It’s a Pro Challenge car at Toronto Motorsports Park, aka, Cayuga Speedway.
Non-car nerds: there’s no driving aids, no traction control, no power brakes or steering… it’s all muscle. That also means there’s no protective mechanisms in the engine, so, rev it too high and it blows up.
It’s a sequential shift. Which I hadn’t used for years, so made myself a little instruction sheet. Blip when downshifting.
I’m too little to reach the pedals.
So that’s a go-kart seat inside the real seat.
Few laps of the parking lot to get accustomed.
The track is covered in wet patches uhhhh, I’m on slicks.
Okay here I go.
Hit 270 km/h on this straightaway. That’s my fastest ever.
Best lap was a 1:29.
Never stalled it, my lines weren’t great, my shifting was smooth, and by the end my left arm was completely numb.
And apparently I kept hitting the chip too often.
Me: I don’t know what it means when you’re waving your arms at me?
Owner: it means get OFF THE CHIP KERI. Shift sooner.
Requisite race car driver pose.
Jokes asisde, I was pretty proud of myself.
Like my driving shoes?
Did this all in my combat boots.