Unforeseen Challenges

Road America Saturday August 3, 2019 Elkhart Lake, WI From start to finish, there was nothing even remotely predictable about the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race at Road America on the first weekend in August. Out of the blue The weather during practice and qualifying sessions was ideal, with no hint of trouble in the […]

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Feeling the Heat

Northeast Grand Prix Lime Rock Park, Lakeville CT July 19-20, 2019 The heat was on. With skyrocketing temperatures, a pressure-packed schedule and a notoriously finicky track, the 6th race of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge had the potential to be a scorcher in more ways than one. Sweating the strategy The Legistics/Racing to End Alzheimer’s/FastMD/Speed […]

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A Tale of Inches and Miles

Canadian Tire MotorSport Park Saturday, July 6, 2019 Bowmanville, Ontario Sometimes the true essence of a tale is in the numbers. 4 days That’s how long the Legistics/Racing To End Alzheimer’s/FastMd/Speed Syndicate team had to repair major damage to their #23 Audi RS3 (affectionately dubbed “Violet” by those who’ve come to know and love her) […]

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A Sudden Turn of Fate

Watkins Glen International Raceway Saturday, June 29, 2019 Watkins Glen, NY Every team participating in the grueling 4-hour IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race at Watkins Glen International Raceway was obsessed with the subject of tires. Running on slicks all week during dry practice runs, they were all too aware that rain in the forecast for […]

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Weathering Adversity

Acura Sports Car Challenge — Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course May 3-5, 2019 Lexington, Ohio The perfect storm. That’s what the Legistics/Racing to End Alzheimer’s/FastMD/Speed Syndicate team ran up against earlier this month. A dicey forecast The most obvious challenge was the actual weather. With intermittent rain in the forecast throughout the weekend, every team on […]

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That’s the Brakes

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge March 16 Sebring, Florida There are times in racing when the simple act of crossing the finish line is its own kind of victory. For the Legistics/Racing to End Alzheimer’s/FastMD/Speed Syndicate team – plagued by major mechanical issues all weekend – the race at Sebring […]

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