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Driving at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with Allen Berg Racing Schools

Photo by Thomas Outzen/Kinetic Motorsport Photography.

Two days at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with Allen Berg Racing Schools provides bucket-list bragging rights.

Even with bug-splats on my helmet’s visor, the Corkscrew turn at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is an awe-inspiring sight. Wiggling through the quick left-right combination means plunging the equivalent of six stories in just 450 feet of track. Nearing the bottom, I short-shift to fifth gear and apply enough throttle to keep the engine on a steady note while sweeping further down and left through the fast banking on turn nine.

The wind rushes. The sturdy 1.6-liter Renault four-cylinder goes hammer and tongs. My head wags as the wheels graze the red-and-white rumble strips at the margins. That’s life during dozens of laps around the 2.2-mile circuit in an open-cockpit, open-wheel, 1,000-pound race car made by Tatuus in Italy. At the Allen Berg Racing Schools (ABRS), getting on the course ASAP is one of the big draws.

 

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