It would be difficult to understate Tim Barber’s dominant performance in Spec E30 at the NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires. Rocking an old-school Miller High Life livery on his car — with a matching driver’s suit and Bobby Allison’s name above the door — Barber leapt from his pole position at the start and established a quick gap over
Timothy Bidwill had earned pole for the start of the Super Touring 1 race, with Terry Mathis in second and Brian Goldburg in third and Michael Perkins in fourth. However, the wide line Bidwill used allowed Brian Goldburg to get under him in Turn 1.
What looked like a disadvantage turned into an advantage. That wide line benefitted Bidwill when Goldburg
The NASA Prototypes had to endure one of the wettest qualifying races anyone has ever seen, which made getting a good grid spot enormously difficult. The start for the NP01 race was no better. A collision in Turn 1 in the Super Touring class brought out the pace car for a few laps.
When the pace car pulled off, the NASA
Brian Faessler was feeling snake-bitten Sunday morning when his car broke during a Time Trial session about 40 minutes before the Championship race. His father, Paul, loaned him his 1965 Ford Mustang, and the younger Faessler drove it home to a National Championship.
Faessler was going to run his 2015 monster Mustang in Super Unlimited, but by swapping seats with his