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      04-04-2008, 04:55 PM   #1
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Anyone doing track/auto-x this weekend (4/5-4/6)?

Does anyone have plans to put thier 1'er on the track or auto-x it this weekend? Let's hear your opinions of the results if you do.

My first 2-day auto-x is next weekend, 4/12-4/13. Running in D-Stock with Street Tires (my region has this as a valid class). It's one way to use up the OE RFTs. :thumbup:
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      04-04-2008, 06:50 PM   #2
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I have two events planned for May. Should give me enough time to get the damn car broken in. I still only have 400 on it now. I was also thinking I would just burn off the RFTs, but then I saw they are $310 each to replace if I every wanted to!!! I may be getting something else now that will be even better on the track and keep the RFTs for daily driving.
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      04-04-2008, 07:05 PM   #3
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April 27 for me... This season is going to be nuts.. 4 weeks before the event, and we had 110 people signed up, with a deep wait list.

I wanna see some 1ers at the Boston Chapter events, other than me, this year!! Next event (May 25th) sign-ups open on 4/21!
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      04-04-2008, 07:05 PM   #4
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I'm too old and lazy to swap to race only wheel/tire setups any longer. When the RFTs are gone think I'll try non-RFT Dunlop Sport Direzza Z1 Star Specs (damn long product name!).
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Wow! How many runs do you get with that large a turnout, Larry? Last weekend (when my car wasn't driven due to low miles) we had about 57 drivers and everyone got 8 runs, which is unusual even for our small region.
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Wow! How many runs do you get with that large a turnout, Larry? Last weekend (when my car wasn't driven due to low miles) we had about 57 drivers and everyone got 8 runs, which is unusual even for our small region.

We give our drivers 8 runs @ about 80-90 seconds each.

Christo and I run a very tight ship, and the rest of the event staff are fantastic. :smile: We bought all wireless gear for last season, and setup/breakdown are done in 20 minutes. We have paypal prepayment, online registration, and I do worker assignments two nights before, and email them all out to people then. We are running around 9-9:15am, after doing walkthroughs, driver's meeting, techs...
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      04-15-2008, 01:00 PM   #7
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I had my 135 on VIR's North Course April 5-6. I didn't push it too hard because of low miles, but it was very impressive. It's faster and handles better than the 350Z I had before! :-D
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Good info all .. I look forward to hearing peoples reviews ..

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