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Old 05-19-2011, 10:24 PM   #71
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Steve, that course looks very tight! did you even get out of first gear?

That looked fun Pat, i've yet to run in rain like that. luckily.

here is a run from this past weekends two day event. (sunday)
i was the event chair for both days, and i set both courses. it was my first time setting a course...
i finished 9th overall in pax, that's the best i've ever finished.

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it wasn't my fastest run, but i like the view.


Never left first gear. Would love to run on the open courses I see here!
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Old 05-19-2011, 10:46 PM   #72
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Thanks guys.

i believe the track space is about 27' feet wide.
the owner of this track said he wanted to double the tarmac and widen the actual track.
i hope he does it.

heh, i do what i can with the stock suspension. my tires rub sometimes, and they are stock size street tires.
it's night and day with the frpp kit i have on my zx3 and the 70k miles suspension that's on the svt. can't wait for coils.
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Old 05-23-2011, 07:08 PM   #73
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This is my video from yesterday. I took my MR2 Turbo out for a change. This was with the Central Kentucky Region SCCA.

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Old 05-24-2011, 09:29 AM   #74
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^^^Those two Chicago boxes look HUGE!

Course looked like a lot of fun.
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Old 05-24-2011, 01:25 PM   #75
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^^^Those two Chicago boxes look HUGE!

Course looked like a lot of fun.
Yea they were. This was my first time running with the Central Kentucky Region. I was told this is a big, quick "national style" course and it was a lot of fun. I definitely banged off the rev limiter in 2nd gear at the finish almost every run.
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HA! i was going to say that those boxes looked gigantic! i wish our boxes were that open sometimes.. haha.
nice video, i must install my boost.... :)
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Old 05-31-2011, 08:25 PM   #77
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Doing O.K. in PAX this year even on 340 treadwear off brand all-seasons. 16 out of 64 first event and 19 out of 97 last Sunday. Video of past weekends course, managed to get out of first gear this time.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWXge6bukIg
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My last AutoX let me know what you think. Driving tips would be cool still having problems with my line.

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Autocross I believe is a balancing act between shortest distance and an opinion of best line. That said, and not actually walking the course, the first long left turn I would most likely kept alot tighter and still made it constant radius. Trying to double apex of the two cones with pointers next to them.
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Doing O.K. in PAX this year even on 340 treadwear off brand all-seasons. 16 out of 64 first event and 19 out of 97 last Sunday. Video of past weekends course, managed to get out of first gear this time.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWXge6bukIg
That's what I like to hear. Good results in spite of setup

In our region, we have one or two events per year at a local college, and the courses are so tight that the SVTF stays in its tall 1st gear for most of the course (25-40mph). Most cars with better gearing for the typical autocross course are stuck bouncing between first and second on tight courses like that.
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