FAST TRACKER -- The racing version of the new Evora sports car by Lotus. Jimmy Vasser is the third driver in the Lotus driver's suit from left.
TOUGH DAY AT THE OFFICE -- Tony Karis of Aptos, track announcer at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville and a motorsports writer for the San Jose Mercury News, the Santa Cruz Sentinel and the Watsonville Pajaronian, gets a spin around Mazda Raceway with Takumo Sato.
AT SPEED -- Takuma Sato of Japan, one of three of Jimmy Vasser's drivers at KV Racing Technologies in the IndyCar series, gives the photographer a ride around Mazda Raceway in the new Lotus Evora. Photo by Ray Sotero.
TAKING A BREAK -- Jimmy Vasser, right, double checks a map as four Lotus Evoras rest from taking on twisty mountain roads east of Carmel Valley.