November 12-13, 2016 – Race Weekend – NASA North East – NJMP – HPDE Lighting

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Bouncing over T5 at #njmp Lightning at the last @nasa_ne HPDE event!

#becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #nasane #azpinstalls #windshadowstudios #shiftupllc

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

May 20-21, 2016 – Racing Weekend – NASA-NE – NJMP-Lighting course

Photo by Mike Woeller

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May 20,2016 – Pics from last weekend have arrived!!! This was on Friday when we actually had some sun! #efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #nasane #azpinstalls #becauseracecar #ladydriven #chickswithslicks #raceallthethings

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May 20, 2016 – We out here!!! Still tweaking everything. Missed practice, had to make it work in qualifying. It’s on four wheels and driving, let’s see how the race goes! #efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #nasane #azpinstalls #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks

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May 20, 2016 – @michaelmaduske Finally put on the hand delivered license plate. #unamused #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks

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May 20,2016 – The #purpletireeater survived it’s first race this year. Still feeling out the new setup, qualified P4 and finished 4th overall, third in class. Sitting 2nd in TTB as well. Not bad for a last minute pit alignment!#efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #nasane #azpinstalls #becauseracecar #ladydriven #chickswithslicks #raceallthethings

Photo by Mike Woeller

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May 21, 2016 – Start of a very wet race, them rooster tails!!! #efilogics efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #nasane #azpinstalls #becauseracecar #ladydriven #chickswithslicks #raceallthethings

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May 21, 2016 – #hoosier wets or R7s? The weather might bring us some rain today, I’m ready for it thanks to @efilogics I’m set to play in the rain, but I’ll settle for dry too…#becauseracecar #efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #nasane #azpinstalls #chickswithslicks #ladydriven

April 15-16, 2016 – Race Weekend – NASA-NE – NJMP Lighting – E30

Photo by Mike Woeller

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April 16, 2016 Amy leading the pack in the race on Saturday

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Just getting my #apex on the #njmp magic curbing.  #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #ladydriven #chickswithslicks #efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges  #subaru #windshadowstudios #subiegirls #nasane #e30 #specE30 #bmw

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Finally catching up on my pictures from #nasane @ NJMP! I’m sure by now everyone has heard that Mike aka Windshadow Studios is the official photographer for NASA Northeast, but he’s also going to be the official Stripes Racing Photographer as well! I’ve been working with Mike for years and I’m honored to have him supporting the team. Be forwarned, I catch anyone stealing his pics and I will find you. It’s in my contract. 😉 #sorrynotsorry And thanks to @gypsylynn05 for the borrowed car!!! #becauseracecar #raceallthethings #efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #becauseracegirl #specE30 #e30

Other Photo’s by Amy Dilks

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We out here! Borrowing “Gypsy” Lynn’s Spec E30 today. Running TT and Lightning Race today to prep for running an E30 with an All Women’s Team at Round 1 of the American Endurance Racing series at Watkins Glen!

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Day 2 of driving the E30! Just doing TT today for points. Finally getting the hang of it. Got down to a 1:20.9 around ‪NJMP‬ Lightning. Good enough to be sitting in 3rd in TTB. Two tenths behind 2nd place, not bad for a borrowed car in the class I usually run the STi in!!!

July 24-26, 2015 – Race Weekend – NASA-NE – Lighting

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Front of the car is absolutely covered in R-comp marks from yesterday’s race… was drafting so close my car started to overheat due to the lack of airflow. The video should be epic! #efilogics #jnaperformance #ruges #subaru #subiegirls #becauseracegirl #becauseracecar #ladydriven #chickswithslicks #becauseracecar

April 7, 2014 – Race Day – NASA-NE – NJMP Lighting

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Going for big power!!! Setting up for the season.

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Slowly remembering how to do this drivey-round-and-round without hitting things… thing.

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Last weekend I decided to just run TT, just to give myself a chance to shakedown both my car and my driving. STi needs some TLC and I never found a good spot with my tire pressures so I wasn’t exactly fast. 3rd in TTB on Sat, 1st on Sun. But I didn’t come home empty handed. At the banquet on Saturday, I received the 2013 class championships for both PTB and TTB. I guess its time to tear into the car and start defending those titles!

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I’m still alive! Camping out made it hard to charge my phone. Full race recap laters, for now its time to drive home with my tire transportation system V2!!!

October 26-27, 2013 – Race Weekend – NASA-NE NJMP Lighting

Photo’s by Michael Maduske

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Getting kinda close? — with Brian Casella and Amy Dilks.

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First in TTB, first in PTB, third overall in the race. Had an awesome battle with Ricca, and a huge thanks to Stephen for being and epic crew chief! Back for more tomorrow!

April 20-21, 2013 – Race Weekend – NASA-NE NJMP Lighting

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I believe “because race car” is appropriate.

Photo by Track Time Photo

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Ah, what a whirlwind day. I was kicking ass and managed to qualify POLE in my first race ever with a 1:15.1 and was leading the pack for 4 laps… until I went in too fast and hit the wall. I’m okay and everyone says the car is fixable. Ended my racing weekend

August 4-5, 2012 – NASA-NE – NJMP Lighting

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In route to South Jersey – Everyone racing this weekend – Ahem… Yo dawg!

Photo by Mike Woeller

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Wind Shadow Studios – Sweet shot running HPDE 3 & 4

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Frank Hart – “I needed something to boost me forward in the seat, Amy the driver of the EFI Logics 2004 STI was happy to lend me her PINK blanket.”

Amy – “Always ready to Help.”

Photo by Amy Dilks

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Great weekend racing, packed up and on way home, just before the rain, storm in-bound.

April 20-22, 2012 – Race Weekend – NASANE – NJMP Lighting

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April 20, 2012 – Back in the trailer, Jersey bound!

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April 20, 2012 – We are at NJMP and the car is off the trailer. The sun is still out and cars are still running…we are 8 hours ahead of our normal track arrival time! Lol

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April 21, 2012 – EFI cars after a successful day at the track!

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April 21, 2012 – Amy Dilks at NJMP – Lighting

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April 22, 2012 – Racing in the rain. Just like all of last year! lol