July 15-17, 2016 – Race weekend – AER – NJMP – Lighting

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Had a great day testing and qualifying with the #88 DriveGear Racing “Ladies plus Jay” team at the American Endurance Racing #NJMP event! Doing some simple prep and getting ready for tomorrow! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks #aer

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@christinaylam Installing helmet communications with critical Mac & Cheese duct tape! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks

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I’m convinced the car doesn’t like me… I was in for the first stint and almost done when I couldn’t get it into gear. Managed to limp it into the pits for repair. Clutch master being replaced and hoping that fixes it! #pressonregardless #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven

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Day 2! Starting from the rear of the pack, but it’s gonna be another hot 9 hour race. I’m in for the first stint, hoping all the wrinkles got ironed out yesterday! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks #aer #njmp

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Just chillin on the apex while driving the #88 DriveGear Racing/Shift Up LLC #e30 in the AER event last month at NJMP Lightning. The car was a blast while it ran!!! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #azpinstalls #bmw #aer #americanenduranceracing
Photo by PuppyKnuckles

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She completed her run…made up a lot of laps!!!

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Lynn is suited up and ready take over for Chis! Girl power!

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Oh no! More trouble!

Race Update: I started, was running well until I had to drive off track in a rough spot to avoid a “situation” with an overtaking car. The strut top was damaged and we had to do a quick repair behind the wall. Luckily it didn’t impact too badly since there was a full course yellow during the repair. I stayed in and went back out… the gas pedal broke. I stayed out as long as I could, set my fastest lap and then the gas pedal fell off completely and I had to pit for repairs during the driver change.

That car really, really doesn’t like me. #pressonregardless

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So uh… yeah. My second stint following Lynn started out rough when we had to push start the car out of the pits. 1.5 laps in the car broke up at more than 50% throttle. Came in, pit repairs, sent out again and barely made it out of T1. Nursed it in, behind the wall and repairs started. The ECU looks to have failed. New ECU and I was sent out again to gain as much time as I could. Set the fastest lap of the day so far then handed off the car to Jay for the final stint. Less the half the starting field is running right now, let’s bring it home! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings  #ladydriven #chickswithslicks #pressonregardless

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The tired little warrior! Took the checkered both days and survived 18 hours of racing(minus the repair time) to finish 25th overall! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks

April 23-24, 2016 – Race Weekend – American Endurance Racing – Watkins Glen – E30 Class

April 23, 2016 – On our way to the Glen!

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April 23, 2016 – And we’re on the road. Packed up at Lime Rock and now to caravan up to #watkinsglen with Kallie! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks

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A short summery of “The Women” and racing with AER at Watkins Glen. Click the Icon above to see all the pictures and to order any. Enjoy!

Photo’s by: EllCie Photography

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April 24, 2016 – Incredibly proud of The Women! Thank you Laura Patton Parkhurst, Amy Dilks, Krista Peden Williams, Christina Lam, Sarah Robinson, Andrew Zimmermann, DriveGear Racing, Todd Reid for making our inaugural run something to talk about. We’re taking this show on the road! We’ll see you all at an event soon. And thanks to our sponsors: Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Retirement Wealth Specialists, Mardi Gras Sports Bar in St. Augustine, FL, and Silberline (Lisa Scheller). More photos on the way for these amazing sponsors.

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Team 2-M

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April 24, 2016 More Photos by Amy Dilks:

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Grid selfie! All ready to roll at #watkinsglen for the second day of Round 1 of #aer series! Here we go! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks @ladydrivenamerica

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And we’re green! Suns out and the track is hot. First driver swap is coming soon! @gypsylynn05 @christinaylam #drivegear #becauseracecar #ladydriven #chickswithstreettires #mmnotattheglen #raceallthethings @ladydrivenamerica

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And this is where our race ends… I was on the last lap of my stint, and the car had been feeling a little sluggish. Was in the braking zone on the back straight, big cloud of smoke and the car had no power. Pulled off line and was towed in. Head gasket looks to be the culprit. Thank you to all of our awesome sponsors for this opportunity, but unfortunately that’s racing! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chicksthatrace