The coffee “brake” is a shorter midweek post with random content, whether it’s a question for you, a some news, some cool artwork, or maybe a burnout video.
This week’s Coffee Brake:
What are the questions you usually get once people find out you do HPDE or Race on track?
Three of my favorites are:
3) “You race? Who are your sponsors?”
“I don’t really have any. Most of what we have at our level are contingency sponsors, which means… oh nevermind… yes I do, Hawk Brakes, Toyo Tires, and Mazda”
-Look for a big post about “sponsors” coming up at some point
2) “You race? How fast do you go?”
“about 110 mph”
“no, what is the fastest you go”
“You’re slow, My buddy did 130 in his G37 on the Turnpike”
“Well, the class is about corner speed more than straightline.. oh nevermind, yeah I’m slow”
1) You Race? How much did you do to the engine? Turbo? K-swap?
“Well, it’s pretty much stock… actually, they just changed the rules to let me pull off the restrictor plate”
“How much horsepower? 300? 350?”
“Haven’t dynoed it, but I’d guess 115… err, 110”