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Old 07-31-2011, 01:58 PM   #1
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I went to my first autocross yesterday with sovient, uh colin and some other people. I got some nice pics taken of my car by Mark!














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Also had a little drift session. WOT in first gear through the entire course FTW!!!

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Looks like a good event. Post up some more pictures.

How does your hair fit under the helmet, Min?
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need lower seat.
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That wing is hideous.
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need lower seat.
I would like a race seat and harness but Lars said I couldn't have one. Soviet's "knockoff" uh sparco whateverthefuck were pretty comfy.

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That wing is hideous.
My wing is ******* awesome.
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Hope you had some fun and picked up some ideas. If you keep AXing you'll improve quickly and get more tied into the social and event running aspect. Plus get more seat time as you can teach noobs after awhile.

If you do a proper rack de-power you'll find more control and feel at the limit…but check your race classification for such mods.

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lol at picture

yes i failed to look ahead most of the time. :|

Yes, I liked the social part a lot!
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Another nice pic courtesy of Randy:

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You are ready for tandem!!
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lol @ fail wing
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Everybody disses that wing! Lol! I don't like the painted headlight bezels either, but hey, it ain't my car.
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If I gave a **** about pleasing other people then I would've become a prostitute. :whydon'tyougofuckyourself:
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Nice pics. Where was this at & what club? I totally would've come out, didn't know there was one going on
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This was in Bowie. It was an autocross school. PM me your facebook info, I post status updates about events.
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I probably could have beat you...on foot
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This was in Bowie. It was an autocross school. PM me your facebook info, I post status updates about events.
How many runs and drills did you get? Schools I've helped out at (Evo plus local clubs in NC, NY, CT, NJ, PA) tend to give quite a bit of seat time (for autocross). One recent one had the students at about 25-30 runs apiece.
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Nice pics. You know you want to paint the wheels purple. Do it!
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here's the bullet point list
  • There were 3 different course layouts throughout the day
  • 7-8 runs on first, 6-7 on second and like 4-6 runs on 3rd course. Don't remember
  • Only the last one was timed and was about 55 second course.
  • Everyone was a beginner at both driving & working the course so things were moving painfully slow
  • Instructors were *awesome* and the lectures were decent too
  • I almost killed a course worker (have video)
  • Faeflora never heard of 2nd gear and his car sounds like an machine gun at rev limiter
  • Course was tighter than a virgin *******. Top speed 40mph....
  • I beat a lot of people with 94whp
  • My tire pressure gauge was worth it's weight in gold
  • Them BMW club course designer fantasizes about slaloms and chicago boxes
  • 5 chicago boxes, 3 slaloms in the same course

I'll upload the videos eventually. Also, karts.
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Car looks good man - I like the color (this is coming from a dude that clearly likes gay colored Miatas). Heck, I even like the wing.

I remember my first autocross - it was 2001, and I showed up in my '97 Supra turbo ready to destroy everyone. I laughed at the wack cars that were there - Civics, CRXs, Miatas - until they destroyed me. That was an eye opening experience.
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