Two for the Road is a hangout for mystery writers Tammy Kaehler and Simon Wood to chat, reminisce, gossip, speculate and argue about all things motorsport.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Free Association and Fast Answers

Simon and I are both on the road this week, so we're going with some quick opinions.

Best track for driving
SIMON: Oulton Park, Cheshire
TAMMY: Road America
Best track for spectating
SIMON: Brands Hatch (Indy Circuit)
TAMMY: I haven't been there, but I suspect it's Bristol Motor Speedway
Best corner on a track
SIMON: Craner Curves (Donnington Park) a downhill S-curve
TAMMY: The Corkscrew, Laguna Seca
Best track food
SIMON: Oulton Park (The sausage guy) or Donuts at Castle Combe
TAMMY: Johnsonville Brats, Road America
Best town outside a track
SIMON: Monterey, CA
TAMMY: Monterey, CA
Worst town outside a track
SIMON: Cadwell Park (Lincolnshire and me don't mix)
TAMMY: Whatever's outside Mid-Ohio
Best car paint scheme
SIMON: The 2012 Formula Ford promo car (at right, top)
TAMMY: Extreme Speed Motorsports' Ferrari (at right). Awesome.
Worst car paint scheme
SIMON: Anything with Red Bull on it
TAMMY: The F1 Renault from a couple years ago, bright blue and yellow
Best teamwear
SIMON: Any I don't have to pay for
TAMMY: The suits that match the car at right, all black, green piping
Worst teamwear
SIMON: Those Sparco jackets that are based on a racing overalls
TAMMY: Any where the bottom half of a driver's suit is white ... do you realize how those look after they sweat through them for a couple hours???
Silliest team sponsor
SIMON: Durex (cuz it's naughty).
TAMMY: Marlboro (cuz it's gross and they can't even show the sponsor name half the time)
Most underrated driver
SIMON: Dan Weldon (cuz he deserves a drive) or me.  :)
TAMMY: Dan Weldon (have to agree with you there) or Patrick Long
Most over-hyped driver
SIMON: Danica (sorry)
TAMMY: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (sorry)
Best driver in the world (right this second)
SIMON: Sebastian Vettel (he really impresses me)
TAMMY: Tony Stewart (he can drive anything)

That ought to give you readers plenty to throw mud at. Tell us what you think!

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