2017 NASA Eastern States Championships Contenders Gearing Up for Sebring

NASA Eastern States Championships presented by Toyo Tires Is on Pace for Deep Fields and Stiff Competition
The fourth annual NASA Eastern States Championships presented by Toyo Tires is racking up entries from across the Eastern Seaboard that will ensure strong competition October 20-22 at Sebring International Raceway.
In American Iron, a double-digit car count is the order of the day and NASA Northeast’s AJ Hartman is taking it all in stride. Hartman is running through his usual checklist to ready his car, which has been dead-on reliable for going on two seasons. After he competes in a regional event at Watkins Glen International Sept. 22-23, he’ll return home to New Jersey to get ready for Sebring.
AJ Hartman
“I will watch some videos, preferably videos from people with data and maybe jot down some notes that might speed up the learning curve a little bit,” Hartman said. “Other than that, car prep, I’m

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Competition Ramping up for 2017 NASA Western States Championships

Top amateur racers are ready for action on Thunderhill Raceway

The fourth annual NASA Western States Championships presented by Toyo Tires is racking up entries from across the country that will ensure strong competition October 6-8 at Thunderhill Raceway.
In Spec Miata, Teen Mazda Challenge racer Nick Sommers won last year’s Championships event at Buttonwillow Raceway. Obviously, Sommers is looking for a repeat. His performances this year certainly indicate that he can get it done again. His first-generation 1.6-liter Mazda Miata is well prepped and as competitive as any car in the field.
Nick Sommers
“At Thunderhill, you can be competitive in a 1.8 or a 1.6. I think the 1.6 is a little bit more competitive on the first half of the track because you’ve got to be able to carry a little bit more speed, and the 1.6 allows you to do that,” Sommers said. “But the 1.8 helps you down the

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Important Links and Information for the 2017 NASA SoCal “Flat Out Summer Shift” Event at Buttonwillow

The schedule for the weekend can be found HERE.

For Live Timing go: https://racehero.io/orgs/nasa-socal

For Event Results go to: https://racehero.io/orgs/nasa-socal

Gates will stay open 24hrs starting Friday. Track will close Sunday at 7PM

Important(Please Read):

Tech Info, Track Specific Details, Parking, Camping, etc can be found HERE.

PREPARE FOR THE HEAT
Bring a cooler, drinks, and shade. Remember to visit the tower and sit in the air condition every so often. If you feel a headache coming on, you are starting to get heat exhaustion. Get in the air condition immediately!

See you at the track!

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