The racecars are lined up side-by-side, the drivers strapped in, ready to take to the twisting course at Portland International Raceway.
It is an eclectic grid of cars. An electric blue Z06 Corvette, with its wind-cheating body and fat, sticky tires, idles door-to-door with an aging Honda, sitting high on its 12-inch wheels.
In other rows sit Mustangs, Subarus, a Camaro, a butterscotch yellow Porsche and an assortment of cars more typical of the parking lot at Costco than the paddock at PIR.
That is the beauty of autocross. It’s a run-what-ya-brung sport …Â Details