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Old 04-16-2013, 12:51 PM   #1
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The Continental Tire Challenge race from Barber is replaying on Speed in about 10 minutes (12 Noon EST).

I was driving the #92 car in the ST class for the first 50mins of the race or so. I get a decent amount of air time, especially the part where I get rear-ended by one of the C360 cars. The car is a black, red and white 2012 Civic Si.

Check it out if you have time
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Baller thread is baller.
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No chance to watch it, but did want to comment on how badass that is.
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Get a copy of it and upload it to youtube. I'd like to see. Congrats, bro.
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Full race coverage will be available on Grand-Am.com at some point.

I'll post here when it is.

Maybe I'll even do some sort of race write-up and include some in-car (not from the race, SADFACE) and other pictures
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some pici-tures

sorry for attaching, i'll try to embed some others

4th pic is my co-driver and I pretending like we're having a serious conversation.

5th pic is after I got butt pounded by the Compass 360 civic and smashed into the RSR Civic. Apparently the rear bumper cover was a flappin in the wind, I had no idea...
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OK, enough for now, going to bed.






P.S. TRIPLE POST!!!!!!!!
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Full race broadcast on Grand-Am's website...

GRAND-AM TV

ST race start is about 5:40. At 5:49 you can see me going around the outside of Genesplicer's buddy in the Murillo 328i.

7:30 you can see me in the background taking a car on the inside throught T1.

8:00 - 8:10 you can see my teammate take 2 cars on the inside of turn six. That corner is scary all by yourself, let alone side by side, let alone three wide...

11:40ish you can see the mess that is the mid pack that me and my teammate were running in.

15:06 is a replay of the Compass360 car out braking himself and smashing into my left rear which threw me into the RSR car I was setting up to pass. After this incident the car was fairly difficult to drive because hte rear alignment was changed significantly. I was also a bit flustered because of the hit... It's funny because the video makes it look not that bad. In the car it felt so violent. Immediately I figured our race was over because the hit felt so hard that I assumed our rear suspension was caved in. The replay doesn't do it any justice. The car that hit me did get a 60s stop and go penalty for avoidable contact, so at least Grand-Am was watching.

16:10-16:40 is when the GS leaders go by the first time. You can see my newly rearranged rear bumper cover / braking and turning aid. This part of the race is when I'm re-passing some of the cars that got by me after the C360 incident. Red mist is still fairly prominent at this point... Oh, I did not see the Nissan 370 and almost ran him off the road, completely unintentional, whoops.

Ok, don't have time to watch the rest of it and make comments. I haven't even seen the second half yet.

Cheers
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