First Drive: The Sector 111 Drakan Spyder

The idea of a track day car, something designed solely to go as fast as possible on a track with almost no restrictions placed on the designer, is something that entered the automotive world’s collective conscience some time in the late nineties. They’ve always been the province of the more money than sense crowd, but… »10/08/15 5:52pm10/08/15 5:52pm


Lifestyles Of The Rich But Not Necessarily Famous

One of the best track days at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) since the track was built was the one held by Corsa Vita. As usual, when they showed up at COTA, I drove back into the pit lane area, loitered, picked my nose, looked confused and wandered around aimlessly. In the process of doing so, I came across some… »8/01/15 1:36pm8/01/15 1:36pm

A Wailing Six at Willow 13

Speed is an addiction. Speed will take your time, your money, and your sanity. Speed leaves grown men dazed, mumbling incoherently about the importance of every tenth of every second. Speed is a cruel temptress, luring us in with glimpses of what could be, inflating egos and inspiring (false) confidence in talents and… »7/14/15 10:44am7/14/15 10:44am

Out-Of-Control Motorcycle Kills Corner Marshal At Florida Track Day

Veteran corner worker Robert Hoffstetter was struck by an out of control Yamaha R1 at a Florida Track Days event on Sunday at Palm Beach International Raceway, according to reports. Hoffstetter was transported via helicopter to St. Mary's Medical Center in nearby West Palm Beach, but he passed away from the injuries… »12/30/14 4:48pm12/30/14 4:48pm

I drove a B-Spec Mazda2 and gave this story a really stupid title!

Remember the dream of the Grand Am B-Spec series? The best and brightest econoboxes, stripped and caged and ready to rock? Well, that died. The series was shut down after its debut in 2012, but the prepped race cars found their way to enthusiasts, where there’s actually been grassroots efforts to get them racing once… »7/07/14 11:41am7/07/14 11:41am