At Watkins Glen International Raceway, problems for the car ahead of you can rapidly become your problems, particularly if the car goes four-off. There’s hardly any runoff anywhere at that track, just Armco. Lots and lots of Armco.

With a green-white-checkers unfolding before him, NASA Florida driver Mark Burt took his home-built LS-powered Mazda RX-7 and weaved through the carnage to take the 2016 ST3 Championship.

Mark Burt built his LS-powered second-generation Mazda RX-7 at home and drove it to an ST3 Championship at Watkins Glen in 2016.
Image courtesy of Brett Becker

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