SASC


Yay for a short break from wheels. Winter has come and I finally got a chance to try the IS300 out on the ice. My expectations for the car were not high. It is a great daily driver, and from what I have experienced on the street, very well balanced and behaved. However, on glare ice with Subaru’s breathing down […]

Driving Rear Wheels Only


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My life has been full of cones. My first enounter with a cone was as a 7-year-old goalkeeper. Because when kids are too small to use a full sized soccer pitch, you make a mini-pitch and mini-goal with cones. Despite all of the lines painted on high school gymnasium floors, basketball practices are still littered with cones that define space […]

Cones.



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I hate when I realize that I’m not yet a master. Here I was… so ready to move on to something else, or somewhere else… and yet it’s clear I have so much more to achieve with my boring C-Street ZN6. The Canadian National Autoslalom Championship (CNAC) was last weekend. It was not a great autocross weekend, but it was […]

One More Year of Endurance


Unlike road racers, auto-xers are a friendly bunch most of the time… until national titles are on the line. My CAC experiences are already tainted from my experiences twelve years ago. 12!!! Put some money on the line as well though, and there are sure to be some weenies inspecting cars with micrometer and magnifying glass. I just hope I […]

A Divide Between Brothers



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The SoloPro Driving School has been coming to Calgary for six years now, and this year, not because of my own great motivation, I was given a chance to partake… and I learned something. Every event that I attend, I try and take something away from it that can be applied to future driving… but it’s rare these days that […]

SoloPro Driving School


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One auto-x down… kind of. The event was actually a practice event with the SASC at Ft. MacLeod last Saturday. The actual competition was on Sunday, but other obligations forced me to miss that. So how was the car? My first runs were about as uncomfortable as any runs I have ever taken. I chalk that up largely to a […]

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