NASA Arizona Super Touring Kicks Off 2021 at Arizona Motorsports Park

We kicked off the NASA Arizona Super Touring 2021 season at Arizona Motorsports Park in January, and it was interesting to say the least. Some unusually warm weather led to some great racing conditions after a close call with rain the day before.
Arizona Motorsports Park, known as “Arizona’s Safest Road Course,” is a 2.26-mile, 16-turn reversible track with a few passing zones and one big challenge: a sound restriction that forces the NASA crew to set up a single file of cones on one section of the track to ensure that competitors remain compliant with the local sound ordinance.
Saturday the track was run in the clockwise configuration, and the Super Touring competitors kicked off the season with gusto: In a mixed-class race with 944 Spec and Spec Miata, pole position went to Ken Orgeron in his No. 199 BMW M3, followed by Erik Davis in the No. 6 M3 and

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Last to First

At the 2017 Western States Championships at Thunderhill Raceway, Dave Schotz had been having car trouble throughout the weekend. In fact, it was so bad, he missed the qualifying races on Friday and Saturday. After replacing a lot of parts, he discovered that the EPROM wasn’t fully inserted to the circuit board of the car’s ECU. Once he fixed that, the car ran great, but he still had to start at the rear of the field for the Championships race. What happened next is pretty clear evidence why Schotz has 15 NASA national championships to his name. Enjoy watching his charge to the front.
Dave Schotz earned several NASA championships in his No. 75 C4 Corvette.
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NASA Arizona Donates Helmets to Medical Pros Testing for Coronavirus

NASA Arizona donated a few helmets to a doctor who runs a medical clinic in Phoenix. They are using them as added protection while they conduct drive-up COVID19 testing.
They used the helmets as an added layer of protection while doing the drive up COVID19 testing. As the country battles the spread of the Coronavirus protective gear shortages are becoming more common. More physicians may need to get creative in finding ways to protect themselves, and visors down on helmets certainly qualifies as creative.

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