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Approaching The Hours of Power

Countdown to The 96 Hours of BS Sale


A lot can happen in 96 hours. You could walk the length of the Nurburgring 19 times. Or marathon all the Fast & Furious films 6 times. Or snag 26 new and resto-modded shirt designs in The 96 Hours of BS Sale! That's right, from Thursday, July 26 @ noon ET thru Monday, July 30, a whole closet's worth of tees are looking for upper bodies to cover. Ok technically that's 108h, but when you're talking about soft cotton awesomeness who's really counting?

See any of your favorites before the spy camo comes off?

96h of BS Sale Pixelated Grid

Of course, the littlest of apexers need racing attire too. The in-office shrink ray took a break from making mini cupcakes out of regular cupcakes to mini-ify 4 torso-tastic designs into Formula Onesies! Available as part of the 96h of BS lineup, these baby driver race suits are sized from newborn to 24mo, with three quick release snaps at the rear for speedy pit stops.

Formula Baby Onesies


More accessories and stickers are also on the way, and the first 400 qualifying orders of the sale can nab a FREE Wheel in The Sky Flying Disc for their drag-strip reflexes. 9" wide and 68g, so while not Ultimate legal it will still flatter your throw.

Wheel in the Sky Flying Disc

The 96 Hours of BS Sale starts Thursday, July 26 @ noon ET and runs through Monday July 30.

2018-07-26 12:00:00 2018-07-30 23:59:59 America/New_York 2018 96 Hours of BS 26 resto-modded tees and posters available for a limited time. Blipshift.com

Extended Artist Bio: Jack Yu


Jack loves to make the most of of his motoring, whether that's travelling the continent and playing twourist on his owned-since-new Honda Shadow, or kicking asphalt in his track and autocross-ready E46 M3. A software developer by day for his co-founded healthcare startup, by night Jack can be found designing other soft ware like "Own The Night" and "Air & Water".

Jack came into the pits to answer a few questions:

Ready to Burn Rubber

Ya'll sure had some fun with shirts! A big ol' thanks for the talent-filled grid of SCCA ideas and designs submitted to the Thank You For Your Input Tee Design Contest. Cones may have been harmed, but it lead to some great tees like the podium-winning "Autobahn Society". Congra-tee-lations to the winner Matt Cocola, whose handy spotter's guide earned him a fresh set of BFGoodrich rubber to slap on his ride after some victory donuts. The shirt will be available from Friday May 25 thru Sunday May 28, so get your copy before it tracks out!

Shout out to the runners up; Howard Shek and Jim Rowland; whose snazzy sketches earn them tickets to Track Night in America, and could become a tee of their own in the future.

Autobahn Society SCCA


But wait, there's more! Due to overwhelming demand, "Thumbs up, thank you for your input dude" from the contest graphic has been shirtified into "Trackout II". And for good cone kickin' measure, a resto-modded "+2S" is also in the box. All three designs are available thru 5/27.

Thank You For Your Input Stig I'd Hit That Cone +2S

 Raining Miatas

A month ago, Team 5 HP Racing regaled you with tales of limited glory from Watkins Glen. Over the past weekend, we returned to race with American Endurance Racing at New Jersey Motorsports Park. If you're at all interested in racing, this series is both beginner friendly and filled with experienced drivers who are more than willing to offer a helping hand (to wit, this series is easier to get into than our #65 Miata). 

Similarly, our more experienced #360 sister team also provided us with help when necessary. They rocked an E36 art car. The decade: the 70s. The chance of rain: higher.

The Enduring Apex

Hey you, yes you. What are you doing this weekend? If it's not 18-hours of tight American Endurance Racing then you're missing out! This third race for 2018 is heading to New Jersey Motorsports Park May 18-20, where the weather is set to live up to the track's Thunderbolt moniker...

AER Blipshift Miata Glen


A soggy track won't dampen blipshift's #65 Miata though. With a fresh alternator slapped on last event (because apparently NA cars eat alternators in race conditions - who knew) and only the horsepower of a crank radio to manhandle on track, we're ready to apex everything!

Apex American Endurance Racing

That’s right. Backstreet's back, and so is our #65 Miata, making it's inaugural voyage with its new engine after the last one blew. We didn't know what to expect as we made the journey to Watkins Glen International for a weekend with American Endurance Racing, as our Miata would be on the track for more than 18 hours. Though we knew we could rely on its suspension, prepped by our race partner- the awesome shop Stable Energies, our new (used) engine was still an unknown variable. All in all, we had a great weekend, though we're now intimately familiar with Miata alternators and E36 taillights (yeah, we saw a few of those...)

Miata on the grid

Apex Endurance Racing

We're back baby! The lil' blipshift #65 Miata is ready to run a two-day marathon after its heart transplant and track prep. Watch for us making buzzy racecar noises while being passed at Watkins Glen on April 21-22 for the second American Endurance Racing event of the 2018 season!

AER Blipshift Miata