Events

32nd Annual Pacific Northwest Historics

The annual Pacific Northwest Historics event at Pacific Raceways in Kent Washington is traditionally the largest gathering of vintage and historic sports and formula cars in the Northwest.  Year over year, its also been the largest fund raising vehicle for Children’s Hospital in Seattle.  To date, the event has raised over $10 million for uncompensated care since its inception.  Unfortunately,...

Editorial

Fix the cause, not the effect

Drive a car long enough and it will break, this is inevitable. Time and time again I have seen people “fix” their car only for the same exact issue to arise weeks or months later. This is because most people only fix the perceivable effects of an issue, and not the underlying cause. It is not just ordinary cars with...

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Getting Back To It

We spend a lot of time talking about the good things, the things that go well, fun events and successful installs. But sometimes you only have the bad to report on. This weekend I had the pleasure of racing at the second points event of the Pikes Peak International Raceway Track Attack Championship Series. With COVID restrictions in place the...

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Essential Tools: Electric Ratchets

Much like when I first saw an electric impact gun back in the day, my first reaction to seeing an electric ratchet went something like “Yea, ok, sure, of course that's a thing”. Then I bought one, and much just like that electric impact my tune changed instantly, one of these days I will learn. Just like the electric impact...

Events

A couple laps with Circuit94 (Honda S2000 Turbo)

The Ridge Motorsports Park Shelton, WA I get the opportunity to drive lots of different performance and race cars.  Pretty much every variety, front engine, mid-engine, solid rear axle, front drive, rear drive, big V8, tiny 4 cyl…I love them all.  Very rarely do any of them make me giddy with excitement and slightly terrified all at the same time. ...

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Build Feature: Alex’s Integra

A 30th Anniversary Tribute To Spoon Transport yourself back in time 20 or so odd years. Your looking to get into the car game for the very first time and looking for an affordable, and fun platform to get your hands on. Being somewhat young, you don’t have a lot of money to spend but you still want to have...

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Essential Tools: The perfect emergency tool kit. Part 2

In the first part of this two parter we covered the tools you should keep in your car as an emergency tool kit. Today in part two we will be covering things that are possibly even more important than the tools, and that is roadside repair supplies. You can have all the tools in the world, but if you don’t...

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A couple laps with Circuit94 (AR Motorsports E46)

Kirk MyhreAR Motorsports E46 BMWJanuary 4-5, 2020 I trained for two months to drive a highly-modified Miata at Laguna Seca.  I eagerly get in the car to qualify on the Saturday morning of the race.  I idle the car to pit out.  As soon as I put pressure to the throttle, there’s no response.  The engine is running but I...

News

2021 Honda Civic Type R Is Chasing Lap Records Again

Could the track-focused Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition reclaim the Nurburgring FWD lap record? The Honda Civic Type R is already a highly capable hot hatch, but Honda made it even more hardcore earlier this year with the launch of the new Civic Type R Limited Edition. Limited to only 600 units in the US, the 2021 Honda Civic Type R is...