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Do you Autocross?

We’re very pleased to announce… The Northwest Region SCCA 2012 Solo Championship Series … that’s right, we’re now the title sponsor of the very racing series that first inspired our interest in motorsports and led directly to the creation of Autsport Labs! We couldn’t imagine a more perfect fit! Big thanks to everyone who has […]

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A Rat Tale

Chapter 1 Once upon a time, an innocent little sports car discovered America. He could sense the open road and knew life was going to be totally sweet. “Bring on the curves baby–this kid was born to run!” It was 1990 and, alas, this fairytale life just wasn’t meant to be. His first owner was a 19-year-old […]

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Less is more…

…more or less. In motorsports, the rules must change in order to fine tune the competitive atmosphere and make sure everyone gets a fair chance at the glory that is winning. If change turns against you it might feel like a cold, cruel, sideways rain on your team’s fantasy-of-winning parade. At Autosport Labs it feels like… another work party! Thanks […]

Near Tangent, OR

We went, we broke it, we raced it, we returned

Thursday, May 5th: On this occasion the Autosport Labs team headed to Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, CA to attend “Goin’ for Broken 2010”. That’s a 24 Hours of LeMons event for those of you not knowing. We suffered the minor inconvenience of an overheated wheel bearing near Tangent, OR and fixed it hoping that […]

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Make mine a Merkur… A crapcan, that is

A new year inspires bold ideas and uncovers new challenges. It seeds the dreamer’s thoughts and creates opportunity. Sometimes the challenge of a new years’ opportunity is so compelling, so inspirational that no amount of pain reliever, water or sleep will make it go away. When the dream is to field your very own creation […]

Chasing in the dark

Doubt, the cold Halloween night air, and my balaclava diffusing every exhalation were resulting in the persistent fogging of my glasses (why hadn’t I thought of this?). I’m the second driver of the Autosport Lab Rats Team that’s about to be sacrificed to the night during the inaugural Chumpcar race at Portland International Raceway. The […]