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Old 01-14-2019, 05:55 PM
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Default Miata Meetup at Gingerman Raceway, May 11th 2019

Hey everyone, KMiata is hosting an all-Miata track day at Gingerman Raceway on Saturday May 11!

If this goes as well as we hope it will become an annual event. Check out www.miatameetup.com for all details and registration. Just $199 with early bird registration for six 20 minute sessions!

Please help us make this a success by registering early and telling all your friends. If you're interested in signing up as a vendor or have any questions, send us an email to [email protected]. Thanks everyone, hope to see you there.
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I'll be there!

*edit* would love to get a ride-along in a K or turbo Miata to see what I've been missing on team rotrex.
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This is awesome, I'll be there for sure and driving as-well!
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Thanks guys! It will be a blast. If you can sign up early that will really help us a lot too. We aren't trying to make a dime on the event, but renting race tracks isn't cheap so we're just trying to give everyone maximum seat time for the price and not lose thousands of dollars in the process.

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*edit* would love to get a ride-along in a K or turbo Miata to see what I've been missing on team rotrex.
We will absolutely make that happen. We'll have 3 or 4 of our own cars there with the main goal of doing ride-alongs all day, and I know other customers with K swaps will be there. Lots of turbo Miatas too I'm sure.
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Hey this gives me a good excuse to visit some friends in KZoo... Maybe if the car is tuned in time?
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How do you get an instructor to sign off? Ride-along for the first session and then sign off? Verbal sign-off? I know you sign-off? Please add the answer to your FAQ section when you get a chance. Chalking this down as a distinct possibility. Der_Idiot - let me know if you are driving down - maybe a caravan can be arranged? If we can arrange a dual car trailer - we could also tow behind ...
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Hey this gives me a good excuse to visit some friends in KZoo... Maybe if the car is tuned in time?
Would also be down for a Miata meet in Kzoo @ Bells Brewery afterwards haha
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Registered as an instructor
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Originally Posted by Der_Idiot View Post
Hey this gives me a good excuse to visit some friends in KZoo... Maybe if the car is tuned in time?

I'd be down to ride along.
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Originally Posted by miataki View Post
How do you get an instructor to sign off? Ride-along for the first session and then sign off? Verbal sign-off? I know you sign-off? Please add the answer to your FAQ section when you get a chance. Chalking this down as a distinct possibility. Der_Idiot - let me know if you are driving down - maybe a caravan can be arranged? If we can arrange a dual car trailer - we could also tow behind ...
We have a draft of a much more extensive FAQ doc that we're working on now and should be uploaded tonight or tomorrow.

Instructors will most likely be required to ride with beginner students for every session of the day.

Big thanks to those of you who already signed up!

Yes, lots of good beer in SW Michigan, and we will show up fully stocked for Friday and Saturday night hangs.
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Originally Posted by Der_Idiot View Post
Hey this gives me a good excuse to visit some friends in KZoo... Maybe if the car is tuned in time?
Bring your friends to the track to hang out too!
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Signed up as an intermediate yesterday. KMiata - put me on the list for a ride along in a K24 Miata, please. Considering one of your kits later this year, and curious how the car feels. Thanks for putting this together.

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Originally Posted by Fosters View Post
Signed up as an intermediate yesterday. KMiata - put me on the list for a ride along in a K24 Miata, please. Considering one of your kits later this year, and curious how the car feels. Thanks for putting this together.

Josh
Sounds good Josh. We won't have a formal rider signup list before the event, so just stop by our tent first thing after checking in and we'll make sure I get a chance to take you out in my blue car.

And thank YOU for signing up, without a bunch of guys jumping on board early and proving there is interest for an all-Miata event like this, we wouldn't be able to make it happen.
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