Pirelli GT Sprints 771 Motorsports Race Report – Celebration of Motorsport

771 Motorsports Honda Civic EK hatchback at the 2018 Celebration of Motorsport, final round of the CASC Pirelli GT Sprints championship.

After finishing second place in the CASC Pirelli GT Sprints GT4 class at the BEMC Indian Summer Trophy race weekend, 771 Motorsports is back at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) for the last race of the year.  The team looks to carry momentum from the previous race to finish the season and start out strong for 2019.

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Pirelli GT Sprints 771 Motorsports Race Report – BEMC Indian Summer Trophy Races

771 Motorsports and their Honda Civic EK hatchback racecar at the 2018 BEMC Indian Summer Trophy race weekend, competing in Pirelli GT Sprints GT4.

771 Motorsports invited me to the seventh round of the Canadian Automobile Sports Club Pirelli GT Sprints.  It is one of the series running during the British Empire Motor Club  Indian Summer Trophy Races .

After the receiving aero upgrades, alignment, and corner balancing since the last race, 771 Motorsports seemed confident with the improvements on their #71 Honda Civic racecar.  Additionally, a fresh set of Pirelli slick racing tires have been mounted on the Enkei RPF1 wheels.

However, they are still down on power compared to other cars in their class.  This is a significant disadvantage for the Grand Prix track at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.  To overcome the power deficit, 771 Motorsports driver Pauly Plewa really had his work cut out for him. Continue reading “Pirelli GT Sprints 771 Motorsports Race Report – BEMC Indian Summer Trophy Races”

Fiesta ST Autocross – TLMC 2018 Finale

The Inside Line Auto Ford Fiesta ST at the 2018 TLMC Autocross Finale.

After taking my less than stellar showing with the Fiesta ST at the previous round of Twin Lakes Motor Club autocross, I was determined to improve my driving at the 2018 season finale on September 9th.

The last TLMC round was a double header event running two different courses in one day.  To add to the challenge, the cold weather made it very difficult to get heat into the tires.

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