Month: April 2017

MPL finale at Road Atlanta

The grand finale to the 2016 IMSA Mazda Prototype Lites series presented by Cooper Tire was at Road Atlanta. The series ran alongside the WeatherTech Sports Car Championship’s finale the Petite Le Man.  A lot less problems to start the weekend, which was a nice change of pace.  Learning a new track is always fun and especially at a fast… Read more →

MPL at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for rounds 10, 11, & 12

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is a home away from home for me.  After a rough run in Canada, I was looking to bounce back and get my championship going in the right way. The weekend of course started poorly with a faulty air compressor for the pneumatic shifter. Missed the first practice with something that will comeback later.  Then of… Read more →

MPL rounds 8 & 9 at Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres GP3R

Back in Canada for another two rounds of the Mazda Prototype Lites series presented by Cooper Tire.  This time at the historic Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres GP3R.  The series got to be a headliner along side Canadian NASCAR.  The only street circuit of the year was to bring a tough challenge in a wide and long prototype car.  Another track for… Read more →

MPL rounds 6&7 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

Another rough weekend to look back on.  My first time driving north of the border at the infamous Mosport.  Had a left front wheel hub break on the exit of flat out turn 1, parking early on the test day. Behind the curve and learning another a new track I had a close encounter with a local seagull as can… Read more →