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😂😂😂. You better learn the line, everyone screws up 5-6 and brakes late into 10. i think i have a video of me in the 350 if u want
Yeah for sure send it my way. I was ok with everything except 8,9,10. Trying to get the line right to do that near flat out was nearly impossible. Over 30 track days/ events since than and the car I am bring this time is a bit of an upgrade... should be fun.
 
Yeah for sure send it my way. I was ok with everything except 8,9,10. Trying to get the line right to do that near flat out was nearly impossible. Over 30 track days/ events since than and the car I am bring this time is a bit of an upgrade... should be fun.
I am registered for NASA HPDE1 at Gingerman June 15/16, look forward to checking out that sweet new ride of yours. I decided to see what the NASA HPDE ladder was like (to get to NASA TT) versus going straight to the SCCA TT with its obtuse classing rules. I have 5 Gingerman events in 2) S197's and I also struggle with 8-9 line. I keep trying for a late apex out of 8 to keep pace through 9 without success. Season opens there Apr-20 for me, looking forward to it.
 
655
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HPDE
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3-5 Years
Wisconsin
I am registered for NASA HPDE1 at Gingerman June 15/16, look forward to checking out that sweet new ride of yours. I decided to see what the NASA HPDE ladder was like (to get to NASA TT) versus going straight to the SCCA TT with its obtuse classing rules. I have 5 Gingerman events in 2) S197's and I also struggle with 8-9 line. I keep trying for a late apex out of 8 to keep pace through 9 without success. Season opens there Apr-20 for me, looking forward to it.

Sweet! Nasa runs a good program! Stop over and say hi!
 
655
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Wisconsin
Last night started to take the fire system out of the car for the new 360 system.

It was not that hard however with such limited space in the car and the cage it makes it very uncomfortable to work on. Took about 2 hours to remove everything.

The new bottle needed new mounts, finished that up and then worked on running the first nozzle, trunk. Took another hour or so to do it right. The new system is electric. Not my area so @Middleton Motorsports will be helping me with that part.

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655
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Wisconsin
Updated for Tony :)


Track Days 2024
Registered Days:
LocationClubStart Date
Road AmericaNWSCApril 21st
Road AmericaMVPMay 5TH
GingermanNASAJune 14th -16th
Road AmericaNWSCJuly 4th -7th
Mid OhioNASAAug 23rd - 25th
AutobahnNASASep 20th - 23rd
Road AmericaPrivateOct 7th
BlackhawkCruise for a CauseOct 4th
OzarksNASAOct 18th -20th
 
655
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HPDE
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3-5 Years
Wisconsin
Well...... RA did not go as planned.

Last year at Autobahn the car needed to be jumped between sessions. I would work just fine however once it was off it would need to be jumped again to get it back.

Fast forward to last weekend. I bought a new battery and installed it in the car. She fired right up.

Next morning I started the car as it was pretty cold out. Started just fine. Ran for about 15 min and shut her down. Got my gear on and jumped in the car. Started again just fine. Went to pull away from the trailer and the warning light came on the Motec. It said low Battery... 10.6. Never did that before.

I made it to the false grid and then the car died. Was able to jump the car and we went out on track.....

As I crossed the finish line the alarm came back and the voltage started to drop. Lost power steering and pulled off at turn 5. Made it back the pits and shut her down.

Battery is not getting juice. Odd since it worked last year. Car is @Middleton Motorsports now getting sorted.

Should be able to make the 4th and 5th @ RA.

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655
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HPDE
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3-5 Years
Wisconsin
After a VERY long keep of Middleton working on the car. Julie was all patched up and ready for Road America!

Alternator and some fuses and she was alive!

Car ran amazing and she makes some noise doing it.

ATC trailer was better than I could have expected. Tremor pulled it with ease.

I will post some videos when I am done editing them. New PB by 9 sec!!!!!!!!

Next stop NASA MID-O

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Fabman

Dances with Racecars
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8,263
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W2W Racing
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20+ Years
Pleasanton: 1/2 way between Sonoma and Laguna Seca
After a VERY long keep of Middleton working on the car. Julie was all patched up and ready for Road America!

Alternator and some fuses and she was alive!

Car ran amazing and she makes some noise doing it.

ATC trailer was better than I could have expected. Tremor pulled it with ease.

I will post some videos when I am done editing them. New PB by 9 sec!!!!!!!!

Next stop NASA MID-O

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That's how we roll!
 

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