Wow. If you didn’t know any better, this site would lead you to believe I had DIED or something. Well, worry-not, for thespeedtrap.net is back. With my return, the website … Continue Reading Where The Heck Have I Been? TheSpeedTrap Returns
I’ve long heard that the Monday following the Super Bowl could easily be described as ‘Super Sick Monday’. Up to 60 million people will call in sick on Monday, and … Continue Reading Unexpected 1-Week Hiatus: See Ya Next Week!
As I write this, there is no denying that 2017 is well and truly behind us. While it has been an interesting year in the world of politics and intrigue, … Continue Reading 2017: A Year of Fiesta ST Modifications in Review
Technology recently seems to have been progressing in leaps and bounds, and one market that seems on the cusp of various important innovations is the automotive market. Ranging from self-driving … Continue Reading Three Automotive Technologies to Look Forward To
The death of the Fiesta, the deletion of the combustion-powered Smart car, and the forbidden fruit that is the Toyota Yaris GRMN hot hatchback; all of these seem to signify … Continue Reading Is the Small Car Dead in America?
Last night I was lucky enough to go to a local car event held at our K1 Speed go-karting facility called ‘Cars and Rossi’. With Alexander Rossi hosting, and lots … Continue Reading Cars and Rossi at K1 Speed Sacramento
Lots of people like their cars, and assure themselves that their car will be a future classic, desirable and worthwhile. In reality, most cars are simply future used cars, depreciated … Continue Reading Opinion: What will the Fiesta ST Become (What Makes a Classic)?
Most automotive enthusiasts like to take care of their car a bit more than the average motorist. We will wash our cars more often, keep the interiors nicely sorted, and … Continue Reading Lamin-X Protective Film: Review and Install
My last series of articles regarding my 2016 Fiesta ST focused on the suspension modifications I have done: as they should, because the ISC coilovers I had put on were … Continue Reading June, 2017 Fiesta ST Update and Plans
The very first racing game I played that I really got into was—like so many of a certain age—Need for Speed: Underground. Now, while the cars may have vaguely reminded … Continue Reading How Going on Track in Real-Life Made me a Better Virtual Driver
Earlier in the week, I wrote about what to expect at your first track day experience, and some basic tips on how to conduct yourself. Let’s assume you’ve done it; … Continue Reading Second Track Day: Don’t Get Cocky, Kid
If the title of this article sounds patronizing, don’t worry, it isn’t. Rather, it is more autobiographical in nature. I recently took my car out to both its and mine … Continue Reading First Track Experience: Don’t be Scared, Bro
Doing factory updates, upgrades, and other general dealership work can become expensive very quickly. People suffer through the high costs and corporate-feel of dealerships for a few reasons. While some … Continue Reading Getting Apple CarPlay: Sync3 and Ford’s Hell
On Wednesday, I wrote my installation and comfort oriented review of my Fiesta ST’s new ISC N1 coilover system. Look, I know that isn’t why people buy coilovers, which is … Continue Reading Review: ISC Coilovers on a 2016 Fiesta ST, the On-Track Test
If you have read any automotive publication in the past couple of years, including this one, then you have seen someone waxing lyrically about how good the Fiesta ST is. … Continue Reading Review: ISC Coilovers on a 2016 Fiesta ST, the On-Road Test
Sorry for the lack of posts lately, but with a move happening in real-life, things have been busy. Some improvements over the last video, but remember, it is always a … Continue Reading New YouTube Video!