Falling again into The Glen

Watkins Glen is one of America’s racing jewels. Perched on what feels the top of the world, the horizon line falling away in all direction, this historic race track once hosted Gran Prix on par with the best that Europe had to offer. It couldn’t hurt that the track is also located in upstate New York, at the base of one of the finger lakes. In the heart of Wine READ MORE

Alex ain’t all that bad

One of Mid-Ohio’s coolest and most distinctive characteristics is the lofted garages in the paddock area.  Spectators, credentials depending, are actually allowed to climb some steps and loiter directly above the garages whilst engineers, mechanics, drivers and other team members are busy doing their jobs below you.  The elevated catwalk affords a birds eye view of the paddock area including the very busy alleys between the garages. Being down in READ MORE

A Mid-Ohio Memory

The undeniable flatness that is the middle of Ohio, a land of country roads and barren crossroads. I had nearly mastered the 10 to 2 o’clock deadness that was the steering wheel tied to 10 tons of aluminum and fiberglass flying down said country road, when yet another crash from the kitchen 12 feet behind my head reminded me of the hefty security deposit I had just signed my name READ MORE