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Killercanary 07-08-2008 08:52 AM

Video from 6-30-08 autocross, any advise?
 
I finally got around to pulling my videos from my camera and putting them on the net. I only loaded three of my 5 runs as the other two were really shakey before I tightened my camera straps down. I've taken 1st place in every event our region has had this year in STN (street tire novice) but I haven't been able to place higher than 2nd in GS as there is a RSX that is consistenly a 1/2 second faster than me. I was wondering if anyone can see anything that I can improve on by watching the video? Thanks!

http://s91.photobucket.com/player.sw...fs=1&os=1&ap=1

BlkMamba03 07-08-2008 12:12 PM

try tire pressure. an RSX also has 30 more bhp. right?

Killercanary 07-08-2008 06:07 PM

If the above link doesn't work, try this one:

http://s91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...ompilation.flv


I've been experimenting with tire pressure and it seems that 42 front and 40 rear have worked the best for me thus far. These direzzas definitely get greasy when hot, so I have started to spray them with water between runs and its made for more consistent feel and times. I'm not sure how much power they have, but 200 does sound right.

SpeedOften 07-08-2008 06:35 PM

You were a lot smoother in the better run - less jerky with the steering.

volcomxstonex 07-10-2008 08:20 PM

dam i wanna do this so bad might doing my 1st on the 27

Blurvfocus 07-11-2008 07:24 PM

Where was this? The airstrip in P'burg?

Blurvfocus 07-11-2008 07:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by volcomxstonex (Post 2223269)
dam i wanna do this so bad might doing my 1st on the 27

To Blackwood?

Killercanary 07-11-2008 10:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Blurvfocus (Post 2225383)
Where was this? The airstrip in P'burg?


Midstate Airport near Phillipsburg (near State College) PA. This is the home of the Central PA region. http://www.scca-cpr.com


A lot of people from other regions come to our events due to the length of our facility. We have the cone killer classic coming up in a few weeks and it should be a blast, I'm not sure if registration is over yet or not.

nov173 07-12-2008 09:24 AM

that looks hella fun man... wish they did that stuff around pittsburgh

Killercanary 07-12-2008 09:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by nov173 (Post 2226285)
that looks hella fun man... wish they did that stuff around pittsburgh

They do! LOL! I know they have regular events in North Park, and BeaveRun in Beaver PA also has autocross events. Here's a link to both:
http://www.beaverun.com/thrills_autocross.htm
http://www.nhscc.com/schedule.html

There are guys that come out to our events from Pittsburgh all the time. I can't remember where else they race at, but I feel there is another place in the 'burgh that has events.


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