AuthorChris Simmons

NASA Midsouth: Shake and Brake at MIR (Apr 14-15) CANCELLED

Car prepped a week early. Check √ Rain tires mounted. Check √ Driver mentally prepared for another battle in the rain. Check √ Event cancelled 5 days before race. Wait What! Disappointment would be an understatement. There is a lot of mental and physical energy that goes into racing and this energy needs to go somewhere. So I kept my mouth shut about the decision for a few days. I had an idea of...

NASA 944spec Road Racing: Bourbon Barrel

The Bourbon Barrel is the second event of the NASA Midsouth season. Taking place March 24th to 25th at the National Corvette Museum (NCM) in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This is a crossover event with the NASA Great Lakes region and always pulls large fields for 944spec. Saturday/Race 1 Rain is becoming thematic this season and Saturday did not disappoint. Warm-up, Qualifying and Race 1 all took...

NASA Road Racing: Summer in February

What a weekend!  After what seemed like an extra lengthy off season, I was getting so antsy I would have raced in a blizzard; so the torrential downpour wasn’t an issue.  This was the season opener for the Mid-South region at our local track located in Millington, TN.  Pretty much constant rain on Saturday made the 944spec class especially interesting.  At Memphis International Raceway we...

Chris Simmons is a race car driver, instructor, business owner and all around gearhead. His passion for motorsport started in the drifting community over 10 years ago and progressed into wheel to wheel racing of all kinds. When off track Chris can be found training and working on a myriad of projects. After a hiatus from writing, he is back to share his passion, knowledge and experience in regard to motorsports on and off the track.

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