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Astronauts are just Space Oppos Astronauts are just Space Oppos

Watched the 1989 film For All Mankind tonight. Loved this little exchange regarding the lunar rover:

Which of you will I get to see at #GRIDLIFE Colorado?? Which of you will I get to see at #GRIDLIFE Colorado??

“#Gridlife Alpine Horizon, our third festival property, will include the best elements of the successful Midwest and South/ATL festivals, and integrate them with off-road, overland, powersports and rally programming in the Rockies, with a few surprises. We’re bringing more motorsports into the mix for a mile-high…

What’s That Car: Cool Groove Edition What’s That Car: Cool Groove Edition

I’ve been jamming to this band Parcels for the past few months and the car on this album art has me stumped. What do you think, Oppo?

Outta the way, SPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEED6 comin' through Outta the way, SPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEED6 comin' through

My snowy commute this morning was very fun... when I wasn’t behind traffic that was doing 10-15mph under a reasonable speed on plowed roads.

HOT TAKE INBOUND HOT TAKE INBOUND

Your car isn’t a “unicorn” if you have to qualify it with paint color, transmission type, interior options, etc. My old 1988 Mazda 323 GTX was a unicorn, full stop. My 2002 Miata with Emerald Mica paint, 6MT, Appearance Package #2, and a power antenna is not a unicorn, regardless of how few cars were made to that…

When I am Very Rich and have a proper Mazda Collection... When I am Very Rich and have a proper Mazda Collection...

...this exact four-rotor RX-3 is going to have a prominent position in it. The paint, wheels, and NOISE are just absolutely perfect. please gib.

My Miata is now one pound lighter. My Miata is now one pound lighter.

The first item from my carbon fiber Miata parts wishlist has arrived: the steering column cover.

Liiiike a glove Liiiike a glove

Pulled the Mazdaspeed 6 into my garage today and nailed the parking. I usually leave a bit of room at the front, but not today. 

Today birthday. Today birthday.

I was going to be ice racing up at Georgetown Lake this weekend but the races were canceled due to ice quality. So what the hell else am I going to do??

I want to spend $1k+ on carbon fiber parts for my Miata I want to spend $1k+ on carbon fiber parts for my Miata

I found CarbonMiata recently and I’ve been lusting over their inventory for the past few days. This is the stuff I want to buy for my NB:

DOTS: Rounding out 2018 Edition DOTS: Rounding out 2018 Edition

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Cars? Instagram? Cars? Instagram?

Just a reminder that you can find lots of car content on my Instagram (@MarquetteLa), but also I just started a new IG account dedicated to my virtual car photography in Gran Turismo Sport (@DigitalMarq). Carry on!

COTA World RX photodump COTA World RX photodump

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F1 for Dummies F1 for Dummies

This is my FIA-accredited (lol) championship esports race from Gran Turismo Sport a few weeks ago. 14 laps around Suzuka in the 2017 Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 car, alongside 17 other drivers on the grid. I secured pole position by 0.743 seconds, but things get spicy on the second lap.

Truck owners of Oppo: Please do not park like this. Truck owners of Oppo: Please do not park like this.

A wheelchair cannot fit through this space. A person using crutches could not safely pass by. An elderly person should not have to walk across loose stones on a slope (slope not seen well in the photo) to get by a parked pickup truck. This is not even a particularly large truckbed. You may not use the sidewalk, but…

It's HOT today! It's HOT today!

Let’s cool off with my most popular YouTube video (9k views in 4 years, ooooooooo)

I went Full Oppo at the PPIR Time Attack over the weekend. I went Full Oppo at the PPIR Time Attack over the weekend.

From the second run of the day. Overcast skies meant cold track temps in the morning, which meant for some slidey action.

Watchlopnik: fine, upstanding Citizen edition Watchlopnik: fine, upstanding Citizen edition

A friend of mine was cleaning out his watch collection a few months ago and sent me a couple of cheap quartzes that he didn’t wear anymore. After swapping out the battery and taking a link out of the bracelet, I’m wearing this Citizen for the first time today.

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