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PFAFF at Toronto Honda Indy

The ups and downs of racing.  A 12th place finish with a spin, then 3rd plus contact with the wall resulting in radiator and frame damage. :(

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Eurokracy 2014 via Geoff

After a long delay.  We’ve been able to catch up on some Eurokracy photos we failed to post. These pics, come courtesy of Geoff.

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Polish on black.  We planned on having Bronson’s E34 here as well but he was too busy ripping up and down the strip.  So we stuck with Scott’s M135i and Chris’ Mk5.

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@mandi_mkvi ‘s MkIV.    I should make more of an effort to remember people by their actual names, than their Instagram tags.  #firstworldproblems

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Yet again, Stance Culture was holding it down with the best booth of the event.  Nice clean and black, with black casting couches.  ;)

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Manolo = bags. I don’t think I’ve ever seen him in a car without bags.  I remind myself of this car whenever I complain about gas.  Automotic, 4.5L v8, and nearly 5000lbs.

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As much as I like white and clack cars.  I feel red with gold wheels is the best combo.

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Love the fender work.  Its really wide yet its still subtle.

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The guys in the LowLevel crew are insane.  That S2K on Quebec roads should not be able to mix.  Yet they find a way, even to travel to Toronto for FITTED.

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I have a long distance love hate relationship with Corrados.  Such an awesome looking are,  yet so much wasted as it lacks RWD or AWD.  Its a coulda woulda shoulda situation.

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VIP x USDM X Euro.  The Passat CC is a car we need to see more often.

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Does Size Matter?

Formula1 is looking to switch to 18 inch rubber, up from the current 13s.  Ironically for aesthetic reason.  Yes, because all the penis nosed cars, as per the rules, are held back in their beauty by the small wheels.  Realistically, the 18′s allow Michelin to enter the sport again.  They have indicated they would only be interested in returning if they were allowed to design 18s, along the lines of their sportscar tires.

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Boonies Bash 2014

TOPP Drift is really the only one holding it down in southern Ontario for drift events. People young and old travel hundreds of kilometers to come to these reckless (but safe), fun events.
The way the events are run are like none in the world (except maybe gatebil). The 13 cars on track limit leads to plenty of awesome tandems.  It trains and pushes you as a driver to get comfortable in a track environment around other drivers.

This last weekend TOPP hosted its first two day event, Boonies Bash 2014. It was an awesome time out and we all had a ton of fun. Thanks Blake for throwing these awesome events.

PITL Autocross.

At the recommendation of a co-worker, I made my way to a PITL autocross even last Sunday.   As Bramalea Go Station is just 5 minutes away from my home, I had no reason not to go.  I’ve always been interested in autocrossing my vehicle.   The variety of vehicles goes to show you that there are no wrong vehicles to go autocrossing in.  Light nimble Lotus Elans and Mazda Miatas to big lumbering Acura TL and Subaru Legacys.  Although the BL Legacy that day had a fully stripped interior, with a single bucket and some motor work.  I think I’ll wait until my coilovers are on (mid to July) before I even attempt an autocross event.

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I love when “newer” family sedans are turned into weekend warriors. This car had NO interior.

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I also love when older gems get thrashed.  The Lotus in particular was amazing.

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If there are any two budget weekend cars anyone should consider.  They have to be a Civic or a Miata.

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Not everyone’s cup of tea.  914