Hello again, loyal fans of Professional Awesome Racing! All the rumors that I have been abducted by aliens/pirates/pygmies have been grossly exaggerated! I've just been slaving away at work, while the rest of the guys have been busy breaking records. My priorities aren't in order and I look to fix that soon. Promise. Dan-O passed … Continue reading Record Setting Lap at Infineon, in Video Form
In what is surely one of the strongest showings from a grassroots-level team in the Redline Time Attack series, Professional Awesome took another victory at the world famous Sebring International Raceway. Along with the team's first place finish comes the title of East Coast Champions and an invite to the final race November 12-14 at … Continue reading Professional Awesome : Your East Coast Champions for 2010!
The results are in! After our win at Autobahn Country Club, we've leapfrogged the field and found ourselves tied with the Cobb Tuning powerhouse. This puts PA at a very comfortable position just a week before the Redline Time Attack event at Sebring. If the team keeps up its momentum, we should find ourselves out … Continue reading Professional Awesome! : Tied for First and Still Working Hard!
So I never thought I would have the honor of writing press releases for a winning race team, but life always has a way of surprising you, doesn't it? Here it is kids: the first official press release from your favorite race team! Chicago, IL, June 13, 2010 On the one year anniversary of the … Continue reading Professional Awesome’s Press Release
That's right everyone, the time has finally come. No more ugly html and css coding, no more random spacing of pictures and text, no more limitations on media embedding. We've upgraded! After some long nights and days, I present to you Professional Awesome! 2.0! Since switching to a new web designing program, we've unlocked a … Continue reading Welcome to the New Professional Awesome! Site
Some of the more attentive readers may have noticed a distinct lack of updates on the site... I would have to agree that there has been a lack of updates that you can all see, but worry not - there’s been plenty of work going on behind the scenes. Very soon we will be rolling … Continue reading Updates and VICTORY!
Last week, the Professional Awesome! team decided it was time to find out exactly how powerful the Evolution really is. After hearing good things from fellow racers, the team loaded the Evolution onto the trailer and headed north to Komet Motorsports in St. Charles, IL. While Komet specializes in the European brands such as Volkswagen, … Continue reading A Trip to Komet Motorsports
“From our garage.” we all replied. Ever since our debut at Gingerman last weekend and after posting images of the track day, people have been asking all about our splitter. The splitter was designed and built by Grant and Mike in the PA! Garage using a combination of high quality materials, some engineering know-how, and … Continue reading “Where Did You Get That Splitter?”
Looks like all of those sleepless nights paid off! For testing, we were running ~100 less horsepower than we were running last season so that we can safely break in the car. We were faster than we were last season. How is this possible? Let’s take a look at how far we’ve come with the … Continue reading Gingerman Testing : Success!
2.59 AM, First Day of Testing, Leaving at 5 AM... I’d say that it’s going to be a long night, but we’re already well into the morning... It’s a rarity in the grassroots motorsports world to have a car finished well ahead of its track debut. In fact, it almost seems like poor practice to … Continue reading No Extra Bolts, No Loose Ends. Let’s See How She Runs!