kasey (allthingsshiny) wrote,
kasey
allthingsshiny

  • Mood:

end of an era?

My dad has decided to give up driving the race car.

He's 62 years old, has a pacemaker, severe spinal arthritis, and hasn't seemed comfortable in the car since the accident two years ago. It's the right decision, but i know it's got to be hard for him to give it up. He's raced since the '60s.

My brother, who currently has a license to drive the car, currently writes for National Dragster, which is owned by NHRA. As an employee of NHRA, he's not allowed to race, and there are other issues preventing him from driving.

I have less experience than my brother, and am not licensed (yet) in that class. Maybe someday i'll drive, but I'll be the first to admit that i'm not ready.

So we've hired a driver for Pomona, Kurt Kuhns. I don't know him personally, but he's an experienced racer.

I want to drive that car someday ...
Tags: races
Subscribe

  • dirty sheets

    My therapist cancelled on me tonight. Which bummed me out, just a little, cause I've actually been making some progress. I'm having more good hours…

  • it's bathing day

    I've recently acquired two ferrets, both strays. Today was ferret bath day. I don't think either of them has experienced regular bathing before ...…

  • I took the cat to work today.

    There's not much new to write about. The cats are happy. I'm ... content. I think. Charles is working in Moreno Valley again, so that's nice. At…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments