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NorCal86 presents End of Summer 2017 Celebration!

Celebrate the End of Summer with the NorCal86 community, hosted by The Racers Line and Epidemic Ales. There will be food trucks, raffle prizes, and a show-and-shine car show! This event is free to attend for everyone, please respect the

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86DRIVE will be at SPOCOM Alameda on Sep 23!

On Saturday, September 23 SPOCOM returns to the Alameda Point location for another day of fun in the sun. Some of you may remember our photo coverage from last year’s event. This year, we’re getting involved by trying to bring

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Our New Summer 2017 86DRIVE T-Shirts Are Coming!

We’ve teamed up with local designer and BRZ owner Jonathan Tipton-King to come up with a fresh new design for this Summer’s t-shirt! We think he’s put together a wonderful design that will definitely catch the eye and proclaim your

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86DAY – Dyno Day and Block Party at Mann Engineering

Our next big event planned is 86DAY on SUNDAY, August 6th, 2017. When: Sunday August 6 @ 10AM Where: Mann Engineering 970 George Street Santa Clara, CA 95054 This year we will be throwing a Block Party and Dyno Day

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Gizdich Ranch Pie Run 2017 – July 22, 2017

It’s time for our annual drive down to Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville, CA! One of our most popular destinations for some delicious apple pie or other fruit pies. You’ll want to eat a slice there and take a whole pie

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Summer DRIVES are under way!

Not to state the obvious, but summertime is here and the weather is great! Our summer DRIVES are well under way with something going on almost every weekend. In fact last week with the July 4th holiday we ended up

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Our coverage of NorCal86’s Summer Kickoff 2017

Story to come, enjoy the pictures for now. Watch this video of some highlights from the event by our friend and fellow 86DRIVER Scott Grasso — thanks Scott! And also check out this cool video by WetttMedia shot in 4K

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Skidpad Day at Thunderhill

Earlier this week a handful of us 86 enthusiasts got together at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, CA and rented the skidpad for a day. We chipped in about $150 per car and had the wide open asphalt lot all to

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Announcing NorCal86’s Summer Kickoff 2017 on June 3!

This is the event everyone’s been waiting for, the Summer Kickoff is set to take place once again at Lake Del Valle on June 3! This is NorCal86’s largest annual meet and it gets bigger and better every year.  You

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The 2017 GT Radial NorCal 86CUP competition has begun! Round 1 photo coverage

A wet and slippery track awaited our 86CUP competitors as they rolled into Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca on the morning of Saturday, February 18. Heavy rain in the preceding days had started to subside by mid-day, but even as

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