I would like to introduce myself. My name is Craig Peyron and I’m a self employed, business owner from central California. I grew up racing motorcycles from the age of 4 and have raced just about anything with 2 wheels since then. I raced motorcycles for many many years not only because I enjoyed it but it was just what I knew. I have always had an interest and fascination with race cars but motorcycles where just more convenient.
Last year, 2012, it was finally time for a change. In November I purchased an 06 Subaru and I had every intention of just driving it on the street and doing a few track days here and there. Fate had other plans for me though. Low and behold, at my first track day with the Subaru, 2 major events took place. Event number 1) This just happened to be the re-introduction of REDLINE Time Attack. Event number 2) I met 3 key people that day that probably got the ball rolling for what was about to happen next. Mark Jager, Ken Kasitz and Martin Choi. Mark and Ken happen to be the tech guys that day and just so happen to be Subie dudes as well. We instantly had something to talk about and I instantly had questions about going faster and I hadn’t even been on the track yet. Next up was my driving instructor, Martin Choi. We went for a few rides that day and he definitely had influence on getting me up to speed before the day was over. Anybody that knows me very well already knows where this story is going. Wouldn’t you know it, I’ve been competing all year in 3 different Time Attack series.
What is time attack you ask? For those of you that don’t know, let me explain. TA ( time attack) is a form of racing where it is just you against the clock. There are many different classes based on car types and level of mods but we’ll save those details for a future article. In a nut shell, you are trying to go as fast as you can in a certain amount of time.
This website has been built to keep people informed about what’s going on in the US TA scene and also about cool car related stuff in general at times. I have been fortunate enough to become friends with the group that started this page. They are a group of not only TA enthusiast but car enthusiast as well. Them along with myself are going to do our best to keep the page followers informed on what’s new and exciting in this crazy world that is called Time Attack and also on different things that make it easier for others to get involved in this sport. Chasing the fastest lap time is not only quite addicting but it’s also a relatively easy way to get your feet wet in road racing competition.
We have been very busy with Redline Time Attack, Extreme Time Attack and Extreme All Wheel Drive competition. These are 3 different so cal series that between the 3, has something for almost everybody. We will keep you up to date on the latest info and highlights from the different events throughout the season, driver bios, car builds and many more fun articles to read.
That’s it for now. remember though, the street is not a race track. Come out to any of the track event that are available no matter what your skill level is. It’s much safer and you can really learn the limits of your car. In the mean time, stay tuned in to Attack the Track for all the latest.