Hawk Contingency Program Revised for 2017

Although the Hawk Performance contingency program may look the same, there are some big changes this year. For the first time, NASA competitors finishing first through fifth are eligible for Hawk Bucks. Not only will Hawk Performance provide more NASA competitors with more awards, but it also has made a new-for-2017 program for NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill competitors.
“This new program from Hawk Performance continues to demonstrate how important NASA competitors are to the Hawk family,” said Jeremy Croiset, NASA Director of Business Development. “This new program makes more awards available to more NASA competitors making it easier than ever to save money on your racing endeavors. My hat’s off to our Official Brake Supplier.”
Not only are competitors eligible to win up to $100 per weekend toward the purchase of Hawk Performance products, but they also can combine those rewards toward their purchase. The program is available to all NASA

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Performance Touring

Normally, the purpose of these “Class Syllabus” stories is to give you a good idea of what a class is all about without having to dig through a rulebook, and normally you can understand a class pretty well after reading one. However, for Performance Touring, you must be intimate with the rulebook to be successful. That said, let this installment of “Class Syllabus” serve as an overview.
“The big thing about PT, it’s very open bringing what you have and being able to class it,” said PT and TT National Director Greg Greenbaum. “A lot of people didn’t have a spec car or didn’t have a car that fit into those other rules, and we purposely designed a series where you could bring just about any car, whether it had a motor swap or whether it had significant modifications or no modifications and get them to be able to class fairly

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He’s Better Than I Ever Was

Athletes spend much of their lives trying to master a sport, dreaming of being the best they can be, never being satisfied when they don’t win the day. Racecar drivers are no different. They strive and labor relentlessly while attempting to master their sport. For a lucky few, there sometimes comes a day when they are bested by another competitor — except this time it’s one that makes them smile.
What circumstances would lead anyone to be happy to see his lap time bested, to be beaten by a better or more skilled driver, you ask? The answer is simple. It happens when a father sees that his own son has arrived on the racetrack. It’s these precious moments that bring a lump to his throat. At first it’s because he’s beaming with pride and excitement, but then there comes a time he begins to consider hanging up his own helmet

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