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Old 06-30-2009, 10:23 AM   #61
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Sounds like your hooked! First step to getting better. In our club, you lose novice when you get your first trophy, even if you trophy your first event!
I'm glad that isn't the way ours works, I would have no competition over is HS all by myself. In our region they allow you to run novice for a year.
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Old 07-04-2009, 09:47 PM   #62
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Just to let you know, I've been autocrossing the crap out of my 01 zx3. I am in H Stock class, so other than exhaust it it bone stock. I am currently wiping everyone else in H stock away, and I just bought actual race tires instead of all seasons, so yeah, these little foci are competitive.
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Old 07-05-2009, 10:07 PM   #63
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^^^ Not quite so competative in G-stock against a good MINI Cooper S driver.
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Old 07-07-2009, 01:00 PM   #64
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Just to let you know, I've been autocrossing the crap out of my 01 zx3. I am in H Stock class, so other than exhaust it it bone stock. I am currently wiping everyone else in H stock away, and I just bought actual race tires instead of all seasons, so yeah, these little foci are competitive.
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^^^ Not quite so competative in G-stock against a good MINI Cooper S driver.
Yep, I'd get spanked by a RXS-s on r-comps if I raced g-stock.. There really are no quick cooper drivers that frequent the events out here. I get excited when I see a new one




I'm missing the next points event because I'm going to California for vacation, there is an event the week after I get back though!
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Old 08-03-2009, 01:27 PM   #65
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Dropped a K&N panel filter in and changed my oil this weekend. Track day this weekend, looking forward to it!
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Man! Reading this makes me want to do it so so so so so bad!


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^^ Find an event and go, consider you first year learning, not winning and have FUN. It took one event back in 1984 and I'm hooked for life.
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Just went to my second autocross every thius past sunday. It is more how your car handles and driver skill. I came in 12 out of 15 out of my heat and had alot of fun doing it. Just "remember sometimes driving slower is faster" (corners).
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You guys all have the right idea, looking back on how I was contemplating whether or not to go race I'm really glad I made the leap!

This weekend is looking kind of grim.. There are too many events in the area (they're afraid attendance is going to suffer from this) so they might have to cancel the one I wanted to attend :(
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Hmm seems I haven't been keeping up with this thread as well as I wanted to.

A little update- Last event of the SCCA season is this Saturday. A friend of mine offered to let me drive his fully STU prepped 04 STi, so I was excited. To make a long story short I found a car out of state that I am going to go pick up on Saturday (missing the autocross :().

The Focus is being retired back to daily driver duty and the Rx-7 I'm buying is going to be a full out autocross/track car.

Standings wise- The STi and I have been battling it out all year in novice, but he is going to take the win with overall points. 2nd place isn't half bad. Oddly enough I will have been autocrossing for a whole year come November :).

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