It’s Miller Time!

I want to race at Miller Motorsports Park! Don’t ask me why, I have not the answer. All I know is that if I don’t somehow pull it off this season, I’ll never set rubber on that track. I google the driving directions and as luck would have it, I could pick up my daughter roughly around the halfway point of the trip. She can be my pit crew again.

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Not that she earns her keep. Last time she was with me she wouldn’t even pay for her mother’s gate fee. (Yeah, I hit my daughter up for twenty bucks!) The dudes in line behind us busted out laughing, overhearing our lively discussion on who was to pay for the bracelets. Happy Mother’s Day to you, too! Then she has the nerve to write ‘Crew’ on the sign-in sheet! Oh, hell, girl! You’ve done it now.

“Crew, huh?”
“Well, yeah…”
“Good. I’ll put you to work then!”

[astonished silence, then:]

“What? Whyyy? I don’t know nuthin’…”

“You made your broke ass mother pay for your gate fee!”

[another round of chuckles from the back of the line]

She sits in her chair in our pit, looks pretty and texts the entire time she’s there. Every once in a while she takes care of the tire warmer duty, but I don’t think she even puts the phone down for that. I do believe I saw her without her phone once when she came to Barber with me last year. She was too busy freaking the hell out when her Mom didn’t come into the pits after the practice session had been red flagged.

This time she’s gonna take a turn driving. Wonder if she would want to go, it would be an awesome opportunity for her to do her photography. Wonder if Margie was up for it? Girly road trip of epic proportions. And maybe I could talk MsXXFast “111” into meeting me there, so we can finally put the who’s faster question to rest. Time to get that Taser cannon installed on the bike… 😉

I’m marking my calendar and keep my fingers xd… May 18-20, 2012.


2012 WERA Racing Schedule

Around mid-December I find a letter in my mailbox from WERA. Hmmm… what in the world could they want? OMG!!! They are revoking my racing license! “Dear Miss Busa, we regret to inform you that we have no choice but to invoke our right to revoke your racing credentials. Based on your past performance, especially the incident at Road Atlanta…” I tear into the envelope with one slightly clammy finger and am relieved to find a reminder to renew said racing credentials and the next season’s schedule. Phew! I get to dress up in leather and play in one-way traffic for another year. I suppose WERA still needs what little money I have left worse than the possibility of my single-handed attempt at ruining their good name. 😉 Welcome to another year of addiction:

2012 Michelin National Challenge Series

16-18 March: Roebling Road Raceway; Faulkville, GA

20-22 April: Talladega Gran Prix Raceway; Talladega, AL Cancelled (Will be rescheduled)

18-20 May: Miller Motorsports Park; Salt Lake City, UT

7-10 June: WERA Cycle Jam at Road Atlanta; Braselton, GA

29 June – 1 July: New Orleans Motorsports Park; New Orleans, LA

25-28 October: Grand National Finals at Barber Motorsports Park; Leeds, AL

2012 WERA Sportsman Series (Southeast)

18-19 February: Talladega Gran Prix Raceway; Talladega, AL

16-18 March: Roebling Road Raceway; Faulkville, GA

12-13 May: Barber Motorsports Park; Leeds, AL

19-20 May: Jennings GP; Jennings, FL

2-3 June: Roebling Road Raceway; Faulkville, GA

7-10 June: WERA Cycle Jam at Road Atlanta; Braselton, GA

29 June – 1 July: New Orleans Motorsports Park; New Orleans, LA

21-22 July: Roebling Road Raceway; Faulkville, GA

25-26 August: Talladega Gran Prix Raceway; Talladega, AL

5-7 October: Road Atlanta; Braselton, GA

WERA Grand National Finals

25-28 October: Grand National Finals at Barber Motorsports Park; Leeds, AL