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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

Posted in DRIVES, Videos

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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Photos from Our Private Track Day at Thunderhill

Last week I had the opportunity to join a few friends at a private Test & Tune day at the Thunderhill West track along with a few folks from Elite Performance and The Racers Line. Since I had the week

Posted in Photos, Racing, Trackday

A look back at 2016

NorCal 86DRIVE: A Look Back At 2016 from 86DRIVE on Vimeo. As 2016 draws to a close, we take a look back at all the great moments that we enjoyed throughout the year. It was a fun year of exciting

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Product Review: Binko VS-GO Camera Stabilizer Stick Parts 1 & 2

Happy Holidays everyone! Hope you got a bit of a break with an opportunity to get some rest, spend some time with your families, and maybe gearing up for the New Year. We had some time off and a new

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86CUP Season Finale Coverage

Well the 2016 86CUP Season is in the books… it was certainly an eventful season full of fun and extreme changes in weather… from the dry and ultra-hot summer days at Thunderhill and Buttonwillow, to the rain-soaked slip and slide adventures

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