Arlo Karikomi was first introduced to autocross in 2014. In his backyard sat a 1965 Chevrolet El Camino that he had owned for 17 years.
But it had been sitting unused for several years after a head-on collision on a Los Angeles street.
After making the car roadworthy again, Karikomi took it out to his first autocross event, where it performed exactly how one would expect a rough, stock 1965 El Camino to perform.
Of course, Karikomi also recognized his own inexperience as a performance driver, and it was then that he decided that he and the car needed to grow together…