Published on 05-02-2016 09:20 PM
Act I: It was a Dark and Stormy Track
Event 2 of the Texas CMS Autocross season was held on April 17th during a particularly nasty weather day. The early morning was actually a bit warm and humid, but on the drive over the skies opened with a nice, hard, cold, continuous rain (several inches in total). We knew it was coming and left the Yokohama all-seasons on Colin's 2007 MINI but packed the racing Hankooks in the back. When rivers began to form across the surface, we knew the all-seasons were the tire to run.
This was an Elmore only event as David had a conflict, and unlike race 1 Phil was co-driving with Colin in the D street class. Against Phil and Colin would be Charles in a WRX and Buddy in a MINI, two really great guys. But this battle was Elmore v Elmore as we quickly separated ourselves from the others.
The course was