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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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86CUP Rounds 5-6 at Buttonwillow

This past weekend we made the 3-hour trek down to Buttonwillow Raceway for Rounds 5-6 of the NorCal 86CUP time attack series. It was a long drive, but it was worth it. Buttonwillow is a really fun track! It’s technical

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NorCal 86CUP Round 3 at Laguna Seca

This past Memorial Day weekend, we headed to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Rounds 3 & 4 of the NorCal 86CUP time attack series hosted by NCRC. It’s a fun and friendly way to record and compare your track lap times

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Learning a new track: Thunderhill West

Last weekend I finally had the opportunity to get out to the West track that opened last summer up in the Thunderhill Raceway facility.  I had heard many positive things about this track and how well suited it was for

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Our coverage of NorCal 86CUP Rounds 1 and 2 at Thunderhill Raceway

Words: P.Mok Photos: Scott Grasso. As I upshifted into fourth gear down the front straight, I glanced in the rear view mirror to see if anyone was on my tail. All clear. Engine roaring as I passed the start/finish tower,

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The 2015 NorCal 86CUP Season Begins March 21-22

All winter long, many have been quietly preparing their cars for March 21. It’s the day many of us have been waiting for — the official return to the track for NorCal’s 86CUP time attack series. Join us at Thunderhill

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NorCal 86CUP 2015 Schedule Announced

Once again Northern California Racing Club (NCRC) is hosting the NorCal 86CUP, an energetic group of Scion FRS and Subaru BRZ time trial drivers. 86CUP fits within NCRC’s Chrono Series Time Trial series, as a marque-specific time trial/challenge group. Drivers

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86CUP Round 12

Happy New Year from the 86DRIVE crew! Sorry for the delay in getting this story out, my vacation to Las Vegas kept me occupied for a few days. But I’m back and we’ve got some great tales of track adventures

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NorCal 86CUP 2014 Season Finale Is On December 27

The 86CUP Season Finale takes place on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at the world-famous Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca. We’ll be there in the midst of the time-attack action for Round 12 of this 86-enthusiast-based championship series. Even if you’re

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86CUP Rounds 10-11 Wrapup

This past weekend FR-S and BRZ drivers converged from all parts of California to join us at ThunderHill Raceway in Willows, CA for a two-day weekend of track action. These days were Rounds 10 and 11 of the NorCal 86CUP

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