This is terrible, another week with no video’s! I can’t believe it! I really need to either reboot this thing more or upgrade my rig so that I can get these videos working. Oh well, below is the written account of my racing for the week.
Oh boy did I screw up this first race, sorry Top Floor Jacks! I was debating for a while whether or not I would run a race tonight and I decided to. Then I took a gamble on the gear ratio in the rear of the Legends Cup Car and went too low for the race! I went with the 3.90 rear gear and I was hitting the rev limiter halfway down the straight at USA international. Of course I finished in the back because I could not keep up with them. I even tried pitting and attempting to change the gear out but I already knew that I would not be able to. I tried anyway. Oh well, maybe I should have just gone to bed!
The Production Car Challenge was at the Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course. I was able to get in some practice before hand and was running pretty good laps. So good that when I entered the race practice I was the fastest car there! In qualifying, I ended up 2nd. The race itself was pretty uneventful with me trying to get around the first place car and failing. A couple of laps in, the 3rd place car was able to catch us and race with us. He got around me because I did not want to crash and he was trying to get in front of the leader. I backed off a little because he seemed a little erratic and it paid off with him going off and coming back across the track in front of me. If I was racing him hard he would’ve hit me in the door! Anyway, he gathered the car up and sped away again. I rode around in 3rd for a while and he must have crashed because I passed him again and finished the race in 2nd. I’ll definitely take 2nd! Unfortunately, it looks like my computer did not record this race properly, so I will end up with only the bad Legends race….
I did a lot of practicing on the Canadian Tire Motorsports park race track in preparation for the Spec Racer Ford race. I was running pretty consistent laps and getting the feel for this track but I could not get into an official race. I tried twice and both times were failures. I may try to get up early and get this race in but I’m not making any promises.
I was unable to get the race in…..I got up early but the race did not go official again. I don’t think i even tried, 10 minutes before the race there was only 2 registered racers. Oh well, Maybe next week i can get this one in.