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ZenRanger94 05-10-2009 10:14 PM

Semi-official 09 Autox video thread
Since a bunch of us record our runs, I figured we might as well have a single thread to post our vids. This will give us a good chance to analyze and critique each others performances and get some good advice for our next competitions. I'll start:
YouTube Video
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should have shifted in to 3rd along the sweeper and carried more speed into the slalom. I'm still working on feeling the limits with the new suspension.
any good suggestions for handling the extremely sharp and short hairpins?


thehubster 05-13-2009 12:07 PM

dang man that was awesome. i have an SVTF and i havn't gotten into this yet. man i am behind. i think the first time i will is next month. there is an event in dallas at Texas Motor Speedway. i am going to try really heard and get to this. so that way i can put up some of my own vids

lightning2nd 05-13-2009 04:00 PM


focusedaddiction 05-13-2009 05:47 PM

lookin good ken, you gonna get all practiced up b4 i get back on track are ya ?[;)]
sweet vid. , 3rd. gear works great in that sweeper too, keeps the car more settled imo, just gotta have some big nuts to fly around that baby in 3rd. lol
steve scared himself a couple times going around that sucker bout mid-70's (MPH)[ohcrap]
I can't wait to play with boost on that track!!!

ZenRanger94 06-01-2009 08:41 AM

31 May 09 in Helena again

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This was actually a pretty frustrating course. It was apparently designed for the people who went to the Evo school on saturday and made to use the lessons learned from that. It was pretty hard finding any time better than my first two runs. I pushed too hard in most cases and hurt my time, or hit a cone [mad]
Oh well, it was still a good learning day since the Evo instructor was there to give some advice, plus I had a really good Mazda 3 driver sit shotgun during a buck run and give some more pointers.

notinfocus 06-01-2009 05:54 PM

Smooth out them turns, making too many adjustments while cornering. I see alot of choppy motion on the wheel. It will be a bit easier to explain when the next base event comes up. From what it looks like you're trying to drive each corner when you get to it, instead of connecting the turns to each other. Don't know if this makes much sense(the inability to type what I'm thinking)

focusedaddiction 06-01-2009 08:09 PM

very cool Ken, your NOT helping me with my withdrawls ya know.[neener]
can't wait to get on track with you again[race]

jayel579 06-04-2009 10:02 AM

Can I put up one of my runs not in my focus? I just got my SVTF so I havent even raced it yet, I have been running my mustang for the last 3 seasons. This is from the Holbert Memorial event held by the Philly Region SCCA this past weekend.

ZenRanger94 06-04-2009 04:08 PM

of course! good run!

ZenRanger94 06-09-2009 07:14 AM

Here's last Sundays run:
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Out of 12 runs this is the best I could do, and this was only my second run. I was pretty consistent though, with the majority of times within 1.5 sec. of this run.
Time for new tires too, these all seasons are roasted and toasted. I'm thinking about some Dunlop Z1 Starspecs or Hankook R-S2s, depending on what kind of deal I can get.

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