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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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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

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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┬ádays 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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2016 Monterey Grand Prix – April 30

This year the the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returned to Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca in Monterey, CA on April 29-May 1. There were also several other racing series holding competition events there, including the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge,

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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. ┬áMy 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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