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Old 09-21-2015, 12:04 PM   #21
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My 2 cents:

If you are talking a HP track then HP will drop more lap time per point than tires. But, here is what i can tell you about tires.

You would be hard pressed in TT and even in PT to find a front running car not running on either hoosiers or BFGs. It's not as bad as it used to be when the autocross tires didnt bump you up a whole class but it still holds true.
The current TTE record at VIR is held by an Integra on RC-1s. VIR is for sure a HP track, but I was surprised when he posted about his record.
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If there isn't contingency money then buy what your budget allows. If there is contingency money buy what puts some tire money back in your pocket.
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Old 09-24-2015, 02:54 AM   #23
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I ended up running the 225 NT-01s that I had and taking 3 points for being 8lbs under the base weight.

Spec Miata's were doing ~1:49s.

The winning TTE car a BMW ran 1:51.491 and my best was 1:53.497 the following day.

I think I can close more than half of that 2s gap w/ better driving. Stickier tires and more power will help close the rest.

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The current TTE record at VIR is held by an Integra on RC-1s. VIR is for sure a HP track, but I was surprised when he posted about his record.
Huffman's integra? What did he run? Kohler did a 2:14.8xx at nationals on R7s.
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I wish he would of made the event this past weekend. I would of liked to pick his brain about the track. That record is impressive, especially with RC1s over R7s. I guess he put the extra points into power?
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There was no dyno at events when he did that time.
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Huffman's integra? What did he run? Kohler did a 2:14.8xx at nationals on R7s.
The integra ran a 2:15.887 at the same event, 1.6 seconds off his record. So, the question is what was different.

http://timingscoring.drivenasa.com/N...206%202015.pdf
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