Jinx Jordan is this weeks guest. He has won a lot in his hobby of autocross including:
(2016) Driver of Eminence award
2016 Solo Nationals Driver of the Year
2010 Inducted into The Silver Circle (25 events)
2005 1st – Most Years Between First/Last Championships, Men – 29 (1987-2016)
9th – Most Trophy Finishes, Men – 26
He has SCCA Autocross Solo Championships in DSP 1987 and 1988
FSP in 2010
SMF in 2016
as well as a 1990 Solo II Championship in CSP
He is also a long time evo instructor so he has that under his belt as well so he knows how to autocross as well as teach it.
He worked for Hoosier and started in Pro Solo in the 1980’s.
He advises not to touch your car at a school rather focus on you the driver.
He noted you can make 20 mental runs in the time it takes to do one real course walk.
We cover a lot including going from FWD to RWDl
He dedicated the whole year of 1983 to learning to left foot brake.
I love his advice to newbie autcrossers which is “Bring whatever you have race it and have fun”.
“Good autocrossers find speed coming off of corners”
“In a slalom the first cone is your only chance to be early.:
He mentioned the book “Secrets to Aucocrossing Fast” by Dick Turner.
He also like the C5 corvette and would really like to drive an A Mod car.