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Old 10-31-2012, 12:28 PM   #141
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Video from the past weekend. 27th out of 138. Enjoy.

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I love the way an N/A Focus sounds

But you got to get your camera mounted higher so you can see what you are doing behind the wheel.
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:31 PM   #142
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Its going to sound better next year with cams and intake manifold.

No one needs to see how crazy I look behind the wheel. Lol
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:28 PM   #143
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I love seeing shots of the MK3s in action.
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:38 PM   #144
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Here is a little track-day action at Road America from the Milwaukee Region PDX "Drive for Babies" for the March of Dimes. I was an instructor, but got a couple of sessions of track time in the afternoon. Went out with the "second fastest" run group. Did not have a full "fast" lap, but it was still fun.

Car is a 2000 ZX2 recently converted to FSP specs from ST. Motor is still ST spec, wheels are 15x9, tires Hankook 225/45-15 RS3, Aluminum flywheel, stage 2 clutch.

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Old 11-16-2012, 08:34 PM   #145
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One last go around before my CRX goes into hibernation. So I drove 3 hours to central IL to have some fun. Mid to upper 60s and sun in mid-November in IL is cause to celebrate. That and my first overall PAX win!

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Old 11-19-2012, 04:16 PM   #146
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One last go around before my CRX goes into hibernation. So I drove 3 hours to central IL to have some fun. Mid to upper 60s and sun in mid-November in IL is cause to celebrate. That and my first overall PAX win!

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Hey this was at my club! I saw you and didn't realize it! You may or may not have noticed my black Focus parked over in the pit area.

I was driving the SSM Miata on Saturday, and you beat me by over 2 seconds on RAW time. That's ridiculous. Nice driving. :)

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Old 11-19-2012, 04:39 PM   #147
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I thought I recognized your SVT.

That Miata did sound good.

Thanks Matt!
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:50 PM   #148
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Here are all of the photos I have take while running during our Houston, TX AutoX 2012 year.

I made it in to our Regional Championship RunOffs, so I have one more event to add to the photos. But here you go guys. Enjoy.

On Facebook: CLICKY HERE

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:52 PM   #149
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Great photos, Ray. I recognized at least a couple cars from Nats.

I've got one more video of the year that I just uploaded because I finally found my GoPro cable. So this was my first of the cold day, and it turned out to be my fastest because it rained right after. First runs are always squirly, and this run has, what I think, is the best slide I've had in the Focus, to date. This was the final event of our WWSCC series, and the top spot in PAX was basically up for grabs with this final race between four of us, and I was sitting in third to start the day. Unfortunately, I was single driving, so I had one cold tire run, so I couldn't stay with the dual drivers, as the second drivers had warmer tires. So I ended up 3rd for WWSCC, 3rd for BSCC, and 7th (bleh) for NWRSCCA, all running in PAX class.

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^^ Nice run.

I finally got myself a camera to record my runs for the next year.

So, now I am building a bracket for it to go in my car. Not a goPro, but it was on a hella deal during the thanksgiving sales.

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