When you’re racing, you can see your competition — often in your rearview mirrors. You know that if you’re in front, you win. If you’re not, well, better luck next time.
In Time Trials, you don’t usually see your competition, and even if you do, you have no idea who’s running faster lap times unless you have in-car radio. That lack of information, that not knowing, brings a whole new dynamic to Time Trial competition, and it’s what these drivers thrive on. Time Trials at this year’s Western States Championships Presented by Toyo Tires was marked with heated battles up and down the roster. Here are the Time Trials Champions from the 2015 Western States Championships.