Catch you later, 2014. Bring it on, ’15!

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It turns out, no matter how we try to avoid it, that we are creatures of habit. I was turning back the clock this morning, just curious of what I was doing this time last year in 2013. Turns out that I was writing another blog post like this one.

Well, it’s my blog. So, if I want to do the same thing, I can! FYI, this blog post might get kinda emotional/sappy, so if you want to skip it and come back to some car stuff, check in later.

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|Video| Chris Harris on Ken Block’s Gymkhana SEVEN AWD 1965 Mustang (The Hoonicorn!)

I’m not going to lie. When Gymkhana 7 came out, I was a little bored after four or five minutes. I always wished that Ken Block had released four or five mini-short videos of his Mustang rather than a 12 hour…I mean minute epic. However, what did excite me was the 845 hp, 8000rpm, AWD Mustang.

I was hoping that someone would make a video to give some technical detail about the car. Enter Chris Harris. This is a nerdgasm about this amazing car.

Even if Gymkhana 7 is still too long.

|World Formula| Recapping the end of the year…or something.

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Honestly, I’m not sure what to title this post, seeing that I wanted to put so many things in it. Now that it’s the winter time, I figured it was a good idea to do a end of the year wrap up post. Seeing that it’s been a few months since the last Gold Cup race, I’d been holding off on any new posts for a little while, as I’ve been wrapping up the year and prepping for 2015.

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|Video| A beginner’s guide to Formula E

As Formula E is going through development in it’s initial season, I really like how the series is doing it’s best to spread more media awareness of the cars, series and the technologies around them.

I wish that Formula 1 did this, because I feel like in a year where the series has some of the most technological advanced engines in the history of the sport, no one knows about it.

|Video| What happens when you take a #F1 car to a club track day?

If you’re into cars, you’ve joked about it at least once. What would happened if someone took a Formula 1 car to a track day. Well, some clever old guy took an Arrows A22 F1 car out to a club day, and had a go! Watch as basically he just crushes everything out there *and then probably brags to his friends that he does everything “flat out”*.;)

Long story short, this needs to be one of the things I do now. ;)

|Video| @Lotus_F1Team Transporter Jumps over #F1 Car

So it’s been a busy last few months in the background, which is why there haven’t been as many posts on |StartingGrid| Between work, and getting ready for the 2015 race season, I haven’t taken the chance to post like I’d like. (I still have a season-end karting post that I’ve been meaning to get out.)

However, in the meantime, here is a transporter jumping over a F1 car, because cool things are cool. ;)

-D