endangered species

Happy Valentines Day!   Well at least as I write this it is valentine’s day and I’m sat in a plane headed to London. No race this time, just me and my 5 best judys (gay best friends, because Judy Garland obvy) exploring another city. Nightlife mostly I guess but we’ll see. But when you …

a racing state of mind

  So far, I am holding on nicely to my commitment to post every sometimes, but this post has been at the back of my mind for a while now. And it has formed and reformed and I finally decided to just go ahead and write the damn thing.   But let me start with …

bring your a-game

Hello reader,   welcome back to my 5P blog for another article about pretty random stuff. First up I want to talk about the last outdoor race of the season:   A CASE FOR RAIN   After the worlds I decided to have a little break from RC because all in all it was just …

that’s summer done

Where we last left: German nats went really well, Euros not quite so much due to my already broken knee giving in Berlin trip was planned for September, then shifted back to mid-October and finally canceled all together Carpet prep was about to start   After Spain one of my best friend’s birthday was on …

Proper tires … finally :)

After quite stressful a summer, having passed exam time finally eased up things a bit. Doing some proper preparation, building two identical cars, testing speedo firmware updates, a new Graupner transmitter, all that sorts of stuff was on schedule. 15-17th of August was German Nats weekend in Braunschweig. With Daniel and Florian attending too, a …

Czech … again

With the Conrad race,  the last opportunity to race outdoors in the books (tq and win in stock AND modified 😉 ) I turned my head towards the indoor season. Particularly because I came to realize that I had no chance to test on carpet at all! reason one: there is no test worthy track …