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Old 10-09-2009, 03:55 PM   #221
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I ended up having to leave town to work this afternoon.

Sorry I missed those of you that are making it.

Hustler...PM me the address that all the Dallas homos have memorized and I'll get that piece up to you.
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I pussed out, too. I just spent a lot of money on some new mods, and I didn't want to risk ******' 'em all up when I go off the track in the rain.

Actually, the baby got sick and the wife took the day off. So, I had to stay home.

Well, maybe my contribution was hyping this event on the forums and getting more participation.

I'll be at TWS on November 21 & 22 if anyone is up for a do-over.
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Old 10-09-2009, 05:02 PM   #223
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I'll be at TWS on November 21 & 22 if anyone is up for a do-over.
Yeah, let's do that. I'll bet not many Miata people made it to the event so there will probably be several that would go for another 'Informal Miata Challenge".
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only 4 other miatas showed up to see me play in the mud, your all a butch of pussies.
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It would have been nice to make it, and I was holding out on the chance I would be able to pick my car up today. Even if I couldn't run I thought I might be able to come out to take photos. However my car wasn't painted because of the shitty weather. So on the negative I missed the event, but on the positive, I should have my freshly painted car on Monday or Tuesday.
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It was unexpectedly chilly. Nice to meet those of you who I met. I'll post up a quick video or 2 tomorrow.
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We just got home. Nice to meet all of you guys. I got pics...post up later.

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only 4 other miatas showed up to see me play in the mud, your all a butch of pussies.
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Old 10-10-2009, 12:41 PM   #229
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every one was ether 1st or 2nd

and i found out i have been setting up my flexes wrong for 3.5 years. i have been going full soft then counting click instead of full stiff and counting. i just had the direction confused. the drive home had more grip on street tires then I've ever had on rcomps.
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"Ask any racer. Any real racer. It don't matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning's winning. "
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Old 10-10-2009, 07:43 PM   #233
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miata challenge results: all times are ccw

street class winner - dainbramage - 1:32.20

modified class winner - johnwags - 1:32.87

unlimited class weiner - spoolin2bars - 1:25.832

rharris - unlimited - 1:31.76
jeff_man - modified - 1:38.32
wht. gtr - 1:34.78

thanks to the few that came out despite the weather. jeff - you're right, they are *****'s.
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Wait a minute... based on the lap times you were not running the full 2.9 mile course right?
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Wait a minute... based on the lap times you were not running the full 2.9 mile course right?
infield only both ways.


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Old 10-11-2009, 01:15 AM   #236
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Cool vid
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Well, maybe my contribution was hyping this event on the forums and getting more participation.

I'll be at TWS on November 21 & 22 if anyone is up for a do-over.
Yeah, you did a good job of reprimanding us and didn't show up!

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Wait a minute... based on the lap times you were not running the full 2.9 mile course right?
short track. we got to run it both directions, too! It was a blast. Misty didn't have a corner worker for the section that leaves the track and didn't want us going off and never coming back.

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every one was ether 1st or 2nd

and i found out i have been setting up my flexes wrong for 3.5 years. i have been going full soft then counting click instead of full stiff and counting. i just had the direction confused. the drive home had more grip on street tires then I've ever had on rcomps.
Yeah, don't let jeff adjust your suspension in the pits. I ran full soft in the front all day! virtually no steering in the tight sections, used the hell out of my left foot just to make the car turn in.



We definitely need more participation next time. 5 miatas at an event is a guaranteed top 2 finish. lol
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Not if they're all in the same class!
You guys that have never driven there before missed out on the whole backside. The uphill banked turn is awesome. Videos don't do it justice.
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So do they normally run the 2.9 mi circuit for these Friday events? Not to diminish what you guys ran, but the back half of the track is fun, especially turn 7 (at the end of the back straight running CCW).
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Not if they're all in the same class!
You guys that have never driven there before missed out on the whole backside. The uphill banked turn is awesome. Videos don't do it justice.
true. it just worked out this time.

I was very happy about running the short track, though, as I've always wanted to.
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