Watching other peoples videos from autocrossing last year to try to deal with my withdrawals and suddenly I find myself pulling up to the start line.

This video is from the Exocet run by one of the heads of my region. Its build with the drivetrain from a stock 99 Miata and is on slicks. I rode along in it at the last event of the year and it is a completely different game compared to my little hatchback.

The venue is the special event we ran on the oval at Thunder Road. I had tons of fun but was really slow because I did not have the tire for the speeds we were doing. For me it was a lift and change to second to get it to turn back up the hill and then it was flat all the way to the other end. Only 115hp and I was still reaching 55+ coming off of 4 (downhill runs are your friend).

Anyway, here’s the video if you want to watch the run:

I’m really hoping we get the opportunity to do this again next year. Tons of fun and I would really like to have another go with more than one event under my belt. I need to get a go pro for next time to record my own runs.

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I’m also really antsy because I’m finally going to get to hit the ice on Saturday and am basically counting down the minutes to then.