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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Assetto Corsa Competizione, highly anticipated sequel to Assetto Corsa, is scheduled for an early access release on September 12th, 2018. It will be the official video game of the Blancpain GT Series, an European GT3 championship.
Ever since the original Assetto Corsa was released in 2013, Italian software development studio Kunos Simulazioni has made continuous improvements, resulting in one of the best racing simulators available today.
Here is what you need to know about the Assetto Corsa Competizione early access and why I think it is worthy of a purchase on Day One.
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The Inside Line Fiesta ST has been due for a shakedown since the BC Racing coilovers were installed in July. Round 6 of the Twin Lakes Motor Club (TLMC) Autoslalom was a perfect opportunity to put the new setup through its paces.
Lower ride height, stiffer springs and dampers combined with a more aggressive alignment should make the car more competitive in the Street Touring Hatch class. However, it is still up to the driver to put down a fast time at the end of the day!
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Corvette Racing has been one of the most dominant forces in North American sportscar racing ever since the iconic Corvette C5-R made its debut in the 1999 America Le Mans Series.
It should come as no surprise that Chevrolet Canada has been a longtime supporter of sportscar racing at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP), dating back when the track was known as Mosport.
My friend Roland and I were lucky enough to win the ultimate experience at this year’s IMSA Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix weekend at CTMP: a hot lap in a Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with retired Corvette Racing driver Ron Fellows at the wheels!
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