Monday, February 20, 2017

Brian Takes 5th: Out of 103 Drivers!

Brian in Orange

On a beautiful weekend in the Palmetto state, Brian Nixon kicked off the NMS season with a big bang on Sunday, taking 5th place overall PAX out of 103 drivers! This was a great turn-out at Darlington for the South Carolina Region of the Sports Car Club of America, and they'll be competing once a month for most of the rest of 2017.  NMS co-driver last year Jason Rucker also landed in the top 10, with 10th place on the day in a different car.

Brian and the NMS Miata competed in the Pro class, which features cars from all classes, and attracts the fastest drivers in the region. He placed a solid 4th place in Pro, and is off to a flying start in 2017.
Overall, the Miata gang took 5 of the top 10 places, with our friends Kyle Ray-Smith, Luke O'Hara, and Marty Bull all up there fighting for the win. The autocross crowd is a great group of drivers and friends, and it's great to be competing again, win lose or draw. (although winning is more fun!)

Listed below are the top 10 overall PAX drivers out of 103 competitors. For all the results you can find them on the SCR results page at: FEB RESULTS

Place Driver Car Model Pax Time Diff. From 1st
1 Jason Fetchko 2003 Toyota MR2  25.531 0 0
2 Kyle Ray-Smith 2001 Mazda Miata 25.557 0.026 0.026
3 Luke O’Hara 2001 Mazda Miata 25.719 0.162 0.188
4 Chad Parker 2016 Scion FR-S 25.986 0.267 0.455
5 Brian Nixon 1999 Mazda Miata 26.014 0.028 0.483
6 Don Bruner Biesse 26.017 0.003 0.486
7 Jaybird 1999 Mazda Miata 26.024 0.007 0.493
8 Dave Jenkins 2010 Subaru STI 26.029 0.005 0.498
9 Marty Bull 2005 Mazdaspeed MX5 26.048 0.019 0.517
10 Jason Rucker 2016 Scion FR-S 26.175 0.127 0.644

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