Randy Lanier got his start in grassroots sports car racing and then financed a motorsports career by moving hundreds of thousands of pounds of marijuana. It’s kind of fitting that after nearly three decades in prison, convicted as one of the country’s biggest weed kingpins, that he made his return to racing there too.
I looked up and there it was, an Acura Integra pointing straight at me—spun out, stalled right on the exit of a corner. If I had a half second longer I would have remembered to relax, to curl my arms, to prepare for the impact. As it was I just closed my eyes and took the hit, 80 MPH right into to my door.
Here’s a little something I wrote for BRP (original post)
Tarmac has developed a new permeable concrete called Topmix Permeable that can withstand up to 880 gallons of water at a time. Topmix Permeable is based of an existing permeable concrete, but has been built to withstand the weight of traffic. It is intended to be implemented in urban areas to reduce flash floods.
So you read “How To Lose An Endurance Race In 45 Minutes” and want to know what happened next?
Ken Block finished second at the New England Forest Rally this weekend, the biggest American rally of the decade. And that was after this soaring crash.
American Endurance Racing just had the second of five races at the new Whiskey Hill Raceway at Palmer Motorsports Park in Ware, MA. G-tron and Earn the Drive Racing went with three Audi 90s and a SM2 Miata. After a full day of practice and qualifying on Friday, we were ready to spend eighteen hours racing on Saturday…