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NASA TTU: VIR

After GRIDLIFE Midwest, I had quite a few things to sort out on the #916 Enjuku Racing LS350Z. The brakes had crippled the car's performance and my confidence for far too long, and so I reached out to StopTech for a solution. StopTech came on board, and spec'd out a custom Trophy kit for the car. The second issue, was the snap oversteer on throttle issue that I had my more experienced Fortune Auto teammate, Phil Grabow, jump in the car to diagnose at Gingerman. We determined the snap over steer was caused by inside wheel lift on throttle with input, which would cause the OS Giken Super Lock to fritz out and lock the rear wheel still gripping. We then determined the cause was most likely from

#GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival

Needless to say, after attending Gridlife's South Festival last year at Road Atlanta, I knew I had to add this event to my roster for 2017. It did not disappoint. The atmosphere at Gridlife's Midwest Festival in South Haven, Michigan is unreal. The drive to Michigan about 16 hours for my partner Kevin Parlett and I, so we broke it up into two days. We arrived at the track in time to tech the cars on Thursday, and the amount of foot traffic and campers already was impressive. We were unable to resolve the brake issue for this race due to finite resources, however I needed to learn the track and had some great media things lined up for the #916 Enjuku Racing LS350z. So when push came to shove,

Tire Rack: Ultimate Track Car Challenge - VIR

For the second year in a row the #916 Enjuku Racing LS350z was accepted to compete in the Tire Rack: Ultimate Track Car Challenge at Virginia International Raceway in conjunction with Hyperfest. Last year, this was one of my favorite events I attended, and for a good reason. It's got something for nearly everyone, and just being able to share the track with some of these incredible machines and teams is a reward in itself. The UTCC event happens on Friday, and is a single day event with one practice session. and four timed sessions throughout the day. Given the increase in turn out, this year, the event was broken into two run groups. On Saturday and Sunday, I registered to run Time Trials w

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