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REFUEL 2010 at Laguna Seca Pt. 2- Everyone Else

Since I already posted about my experience at Refuel 2010 now it’s time to look at who all else was there. I was excited to see Palatov Motorsport’s cars. I visited the Palatov shop last July in Portland but at the time the dp1 was out of the shop and the dp4 hadn’t been built […]

Posted on July 16, 2010 at 11:39 am by Henry · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Racing

REFUEL 2010 at Laguna Seca Pt. 1- Me

Now in its second year, the REFUEL all-electric expo and race at Laguna Seca Raceway was held last Sunday, the 11th of July. Held by Speed Ventures, it’s an opportunity for owners of electric cars or motorcycles to drive on track in a track-day setting, as well as compete in a time trial style race […]

Posted on July 15, 2010 at 10:39 pm by Henry · Permalink · 3 Comments
In: EV Miata, Racing

TTXGP in the USA: Round 1 Infineon Raceway May 16, 2010

I had the privilege of attending the first ever US TTXGP All-electric motorcycle road race on Sunday May 16th at Infineon Raceway. I arrived with uncertain expectations about the nature of the race- I was impressed by the innovation and variation in the bikes and the determination of the teams. Here are the results in […]

Posted on May 18, 2010 at 11:32 pm by Henry · Permalink · One Comment
In: Photo Journo, Racing

LeMons Sears Pointless 2010

My racing team ran in the Sears Pointless LeMons race last weekend at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma- I chose not to drive but stuck around the whole weekend to support my team and work on the car. It was definitely our best LeMons race yet- we had virtually no problems with the car, only a […]

Posted on March 17, 2010 at 12:01 pm by Henry · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: LeMons, Racing

DIY Autocross Magnetic Car Numbers

What do you need if you are going to an autocross event with a racecar that has one number on the side, but you are going to be running two drivers? Well, you need another detachable number! What about if that racecar has beautiful but easily-lifted purple and yellow house paint on it? Well, you […]

Posted on October 28, 2009 at 3:12 pm by Henry · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Little Fixes, Racing

The Rise of Banzai Lemon

Posted on September 30, 2009 at 12:00 pm by Henry · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Art and Design, Racing

Arse Freeze 2009 We’re IN! And, SPACE PIRAES

Last Saturday my LeMons team and I finished filing our application, complete with a brand new theme, a video and coordinated potraits. Monday we were accepted. Awesome. Proving that putting work into the application is worth it. Check out the video here. The new theme is space pirates. We are space pirates. The car is […]

Posted on September 17, 2009 at 2:45 pm by Henry · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Racing

Photo Journo: Wayland Invitational 2009

Some of the photos have clicky links to relevant pages. Mouseover to see if you get the little clicky linky hand. Bunches more photos lie BELOW- click “Continue Reading”!

Posted on August 27, 2009 at 3:58 pm by Henry · Permalink · One Comment
In: EV Miata, Photo Journo, Racing

2,300 Miles Later

I have just yesterday arrived back from my great Northwest road-trip adventure- I spent two weeks in Oregon and Washington camping, staying with acquaintences, friends and relatives, meeting people, discussing electric car stuff, reading and thinking about the problems and projects in my life.

Posted on August 4, 2009 at 3:32 am by Henry · Permalink · One Comment
In: Life and Times, Racing

Racing is Expensive

I read Jalopnik regularly, so I became aware this morning of the link they posted to Speed:Sport:Life about the expense of racing. I’m still not totally sure what the purpose of the article is, I guess it’s just to educate people who weren’t aware- and I guess that’s reasonable enough. I have always assumed that […]

Posted on March 30, 2009 at 9:55 pm by Henry · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: LeMons, Life and Times, Racing