Jerry Mouton writes this stereotype:
>Unfortunately some old timers really have a
>misguided contempt for people who are not
>running in top spots.
Interesting. I was told that my presence in B Stock wasn't really wanted
last year, because I was "too fast" and that I discouraged the others.
I felt that was misguided contempt, myself.
I ran in the PAX class, where no one else even runs, to help the other BSers
feel better about themselves. Do you all feel better now? The weird thing is
that when I ran in the Slush, I saw drivers driving a lot harder and faster,
which to me explains why Craig Boyle won BS in the Slush. Prior to that, he
had always said I was a "professional" or whatever, and that my presence
scared away other drivers. But he won. Interesting...
I'll either run in B Stock next year, or in the AAS or Sac Cup events next
year. My goals are to do well at the Solo II National Championships next
year. Unfortunately, if that's your goal in SFR, you appear to be kind of a
As I told Jerry privately, I have NEVER seen a group of people face so much
opposition and negativity until we started focusing on the rookies as a
separate group. And vice versa.
And I do care about trophies. I like having something at the end to shoot
for. It's a good feeling at the end of the year, to know that you at least