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Announcing the 2018 NorCal 86DRIVE Challenge presented by GT-Radial Tires

We are very proud to announce that the premier Northern California time attack series for 86s, BRZs, and FRS now shall be known as the 86DRIVE Challenge series! We are very excited about the 2018 season, with a new name, new

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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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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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Our video and photo coverage of R’s Day 2016 and NorCal 86CUP Round 11

I know our video filming and editing skills still leave a lot to be desired, but we couldn’t let Skyline Syndicate’s 1st inaugural R’s Day gathering of Skylines and GTRs at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca go uncovered. When are you

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86CUP Season Finale – December 10

Just a reminder that this Saturday we have the season finale event for both NorCal and SoCal’s 86CUP time attack series, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, CA. 86CUP time attack drivers from all over California and beyond will

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Events this weekend: April 16-17

As long as the weather stays great, we’ll keep on planning drives and events We’ve got another drive planned by our buddy Drew for Saturday, and NorCal 86CUP time attack Round 2 takes place at Thunderhill West on Sunday. Visit

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86DRIVE/86CUP End of Season Pics and Coverage

First of all I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and enjoyed some time off with family and friends. At last we’ve had some time to go back and write up a summary of the 86DRIVE/86CUP End of Season meet

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86DRIVE and 86CUP’s 2015 End of Season Event on December 12th

  Some of you may have noticed that we did not hold an End Of Summer event this year like we did last year.  My apologies for that, the summer (and fall) have kind of gotten away from me and

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86DRIVE visits Buttonwillow Raceway (again)

I just came back from another fun-filled track day at Buttonwillow Raceway Park this past weekend, and after quickly sifting through some of the GoPro camera footage from the weekend, I realized that I still hadn’t finished editing and uploading

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Along with Cusco and CSG, new sponsors Winmax and Simpson Performance Product joins Norcal 86Cup.

It is with great support that any motorsport series becomes better! With excitement, I introduce you two more official 86Cup sponsors – Winmax Brakes and Simpson Performance Product! These sponsors have been observing our 86Cup and its enthusiastic participants, both

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