Tag Archives: ALMS

December 29

2013: a Look Back

I never thought the birth year of a blog would be a big deal, but here I am, looking back on 2013 through the eyes of this blog, and thinking about all that has happened since I published my first post on May 25. I have been to car-related events in Michigan, California and Texas, […]

October 19

Motorsport ADD

Whoever controls the master calendar for all racing events (Bernie Ecclestone? God?) is trying to kill me. As I write this, on a Saturday that is almost Sunday, there are three different races going on, in three different series, in three different time zones. My OCD is in mad overdrive, and I seem to be […]

September 21

Day One of Acronym Racing: ALMS

On the heels of an uncharacteristic downpour, today dawned beautiful and “fall-ish” in Austin, Texas. Convenient – since I spent 8 hours at the track. (In my seat – bwaha!) Today’s festivities included a GT3 Cup race (all Porsche GT3s), qualifying for tomorrow’s WEC race, and the 2-hour-and-45-minute ALMS race. ┬áThis was my first time […]

September 20

The Weekend of Acronym Racing

The workweek is complete. The rain has temporarily abated. My supplies are assembled. It’s time for race weekend, sports fans! The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) are bringing an alphabet soup of auto racing to Circuit of the Americas (COTA) this weekend. I admit I am having to do […]

September 17

It’s Raaaaace Week!

Yes, I’m a bit more chipper than usual. I won’t pack for a trip till the day before, but I already have my itinerary, wardrobe and accessories* planned for this weekend. And it’s only Tuesday. It’s ALMS and WEC at Circuit of the Americas this weekend…AND my very first race weekend in my very own […]