Jess, Audra and Kathy sit down with father and son team Don and Brian Kuehl (multiple time SCCA Solo National Champion) to talk about their love of building a project CRX together, discovering autocross, and the joys of tuning a daily driver.
We tried something new, but that led to learning about how our brains do not like having a decision to make: it causes stress on the brain. We also decided that we are suffering from decision fatigue and talked about some car related stuff.
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We talk a bit about front ends and general car design. Do people just hate the new designs because they are new? So along those lines, we found something that hasn’t changed.
We, yet again, contemplate what people are buying.
How do you Tai Chi yourself into the back of a MINI? Does it count as a workout?
Some cleaning tips, like spit and vacuum attachments. And while we were on that topic, we had some advice for car designers.
Shifting Points sponsors Southern New Hampshire Cars and Coffee. Audra and Kathy talk when to switch tires, and convertibles and New England winters.They also had a great conversation with Cecily and Nathan about all things cars and Jason Hopkins who moderates the Citrus Racer Lounge which is all about Lemons racing.
BMWCCA autocross co-chair Matt Cweika and autocrosser and course designer Justin Chen join the ladies this week to talk about what it’s like to autocross in a post-COVID world. Justin also talks a little bit about what kind of thought goes into designing a course. Spoiler alert: A lot!
In this episode Audra, Jess and Kathy talk to Matt Cwieka, Co-Chair of the Boston BMW CCA Autocross program, who takes us on his journey from novice to competing nationally, including the story of all of his cars along the way.
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Novice car errors
The slippery slope of autocross addiction
Blowing up cars and learning how to replace an engine
Audra, Kathy and Jess have a rousing discussion about their first (or second) cars and experiences they’ve had while car shopping. I could tell you what we talk about, but I think these photos speak for themselves.