Unveil the Racement

I’ve had some requests and some questions come up recently about the “Racement” I have at home.  Every racer has their own place to wrench on the bikes because there’s a lot of work to do in your down time. I find it’s hard to show your workshop because by definition, you’re always working on…

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2016 Season Start

The 2016 race season is finally here.  The winter may have lacked the bitter cold it normally brings here in Philadelphia, but it was still too cold to race and I’m happy to see it go.  After ending the season with the closing races at Barber Motorsports park and some instructing at New Jersey Motorsports…

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2015 AHRMA Round #2 – Barber Motorsports Park

Schedule: Wednesday – Travel Thursday – Practice Saturday – Race #6 SOT3 Race #9 SOT2 Sunday – Race #7 SOT2 Race #10 SOT2 Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham Alabama is one of my bucket list tracks.  From the start of the year, it’s been my plan to find a way to make it to the…

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2015 CCS Round #8 – VIR

Schedule: Saturday – Race #2 GTL Race #8 LWSS Sunday – Race #5 ASRA Team Challenge Ahh VIR – One of those tracks that everyone says the love, but only in the way that you really liked that crazy chick from high school that made you feel cool just for being around her.  VIR is…

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2015 CCS Round #7 – NJMP

Schedule: Saturday – Race #1 GTL Race #7 LWSB Race #17 ULSB Sunday – Race #5 ULSB Race #11 LWSB Round 7 at NJMP represents the end of the standard championship.  This is the last weekend that is local to the primarily North East coast LWT Racer team which means some of the team will…

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2015 CCS Round #6 – Summit Point

Schedule: Saturday – Race #2 GTL Race #13 ULSB Sunday – Race #4 ASRA Team Challenge The annual ASRA Team Challenge at Summit Point is one of my favorite events of the year. Summit Point raceway provides a fantastic rustic venue where we ‘camp’ in the woods of WV while still having the track that…

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2015 CCS Round #5 – NJMP

Schedule: Saturday – Race #2 GTL Race #11 ULSB Sunday – Race #5 ASRA Team Challenge Coming off of the AHRMA races the weekend before, I was fresh and ready to rock at NJMP.  The weather forecast was for humid oppressive heat and the grids looked full of racers.  This would be a Team Challenge…

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2015 CCS Round #4 Summit Point, WV

Schedule: Saturday Rain Out Sunday – Race #1 GTL Race #6 LWSS Race #15 Thunderbike Race #18 ULSB To be fair – we knew the rain was coming. The weatherman had been forecasting a downpour for weeks and boy did they deliver. Thankfully – knowing this was coming, I changed my schedule around to move…

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2015 CCS Round #3 – Summit Point, WV

Schedule: Saturday MARRC Practice Day Sunday DNS Monday DNS In order to finish first, first you must finish.  It’s a common phrase heard around the racing pits.  This round summary will be short as I was unable to heed it to the letter.  I was plagued in New Jersey last race weekend by a bad…

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Review: Impact Safe-T Armor

It was during the middle of last year.  I was lucky enough to have my family stop by for a relaxing day playing on the XR 100 during a NJMiniGP track day.  Most racers have gotten the same question from their mothers, “Why does that guy have a pad on his chest and you don’t?…

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