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How to get Started in High Performance Drivers Training (Track Days)

Also known as Track Days, High Performance Drivers Training programs are becoming more and more popular in the U.S. Already very popular in Europe, the basic idea is to have professional instructors make you a better driver, in your own car, at a real race track. These are not races against other participants even though […]

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Audi Club Track Days at PIR

The good: The Rabbit cannot be stopped, and in fact, it can pass S4 owners with twice the horsepower due to the amazing corning abilities of this little car! That’s no BS, Paul and I both were flagged by because some of the ‘intermediate’ skilled drivers with 350hp+ don’t know how to drive. And I […]

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Larison Rock 2009: Day 1 Report

Long story short, it has been my day. I tied my fastest time up the hill today — although Paul is right behind me with his best time ever at the ‘rock and is only 6 tenths behind me with a matching 2:13! But best of all, I just won the 50-50 raffle drawing for […]

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Our Track Rabbit in Grassroots Motorsports!!

The November issue of Grassroots Motorsports has our Track Rabbit image included with their article on Northwest Hillclimbs! Check out the ’77 Panama Brown Rabbit at the Larison Rock Hillclimb on page 151: Our first national press, WOOT WOOT! My time wasn’t that impressive and I was bested by my buddy Ed; and it was […]

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Larison Rock Day 1 Report

With day 1 now in the books, a few facts have been established: – I’m slow! My best time today was 2 minutes 21 seconds, which is 5 seconds off my best time from 2005. – The Race Rabbit has a new personal best at the hill at the hands of first-timer-to-Larison Fast Eddie GTi […]