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      11-09-2012, 12:54 AM   #23
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I REALLY want to try R comps at least once. To see how much of difference in lap times there are :/
Try'em once and you'll be hooked buddy! There is no "once" with R-Comps from what I can see.
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      11-10-2012, 12:01 AM   #24
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      11-10-2012, 01:26 AM   #25
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      11-10-2012, 05:09 AM   #26
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      11-10-2012, 03:28 PM   #27
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Finally hit the 2.00 mark with a 2.00.7 at Buttonwillow CW13
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      11-10-2012, 08:21 PM   #28
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      11-12-2012, 08:55 AM   #29
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Finally hit the 2.00 mark with a 2.00.7 at Buttonwillow CW13
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      11-12-2012, 08:37 PM   #30
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"I want some crack!" - Dave Chappelle

That will cost you $1200 and be all gone in 4 days! Crack ain't cheap.
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      11-12-2012, 08:40 PM   #31
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Taiwan represent! hehehe

I REALLY want to try R comps at least once. To see how much of difference in lap times there are :/
It's called Purple Crack or a reason.

Ride in a car with it and the limits of the tire are unbelievable.
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      11-13-2012, 12:42 PM   #32
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It's called Purple Crack or a reason.

Ride in a car with it and the limits of the tire are unbelievable.
Agreed. R6s are awesome, but the A6s we run in NASA Time Trials are simply amazing. You don't even feel like you're driving the same car. You can brake at the 1 to 1.5 where you had to brake as the 2.5 to 3 before - they carry so much cornering speed, its crazy, just CRAZY.
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      11-14-2012, 05:40 PM   #33
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Agreed. R6s are awesome, but the A6s we run in NASA Time Trials are simply amazing. You don't even feel like you're driving the same car. You can brake at the 1 to 1.5 where you had to brake as the 2.5 to 3 before - they carry so much cornering speed, its crazy, just CRAZY.
A6 are faster than R6 for TT event. They reach their operationnal temperature instantatly. But they also wear faster than R6.

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      11-15-2012, 11:43 PM   #34
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A6 are faster than R6 for TT event. They reach their operationnal temperature instantatly. But they also wear faster than R6.
And cost a lot more points.
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      11-19-2012, 07:47 PM   #35
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      11-25-2012, 03:35 PM   #36
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      11-25-2012, 03:40 PM   #37
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2:16:51, lap 7 of video

Ventus V12 or RS3?
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      11-25-2012, 04:49 PM   #38
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Running the RS3, pretty happy with these tires. Recovery is pretty quick on them.
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      12-28-2012, 04:33 PM   #39
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what's the difference between the "full" laps at VIR that are posted and the "lightning lap" that C&D does? i see the lap times are off by 45-55 seconds.

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      12-28-2012, 05:48 PM   #40
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VIR has several courses that all tie into one track. I don't know what those auto rags use since they are sometimes secretive...
but with a time like that, I would bet it's the Grand Course.

See here for VIR course configurations: http://virnow.com/track/configurations/
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      01-05-2013, 08:48 PM   #41
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i hauled an instructor with a stop watch around at one my final days of the year, must have been october, 2012. dry track. ground control coilovers and bars. nitto nt 01 tires. 2:03s
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      01-16-2013, 07:43 PM   #42
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I'm under no illusions that these are fast times, but here's my best this year per Harry's Lap Timer. Haven't seen anything else posted for these tracks though.

Mid America Motorplex: 2:01.89
Putnam Park: 1:36.02
Grattan Raceway: 1:40.88
Mid-Ohio (with keyhole): 2:00.69

All Midwest tracks, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio respectively. All in 3.0si Coupe
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      01-17-2013, 01:36 PM   #43
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I'm under no illusions that these are fast times, but here's my best this year per Harry's Lap Timer. Haven't seen anything else posted for these tracks though.

Mid America Motorplex: 2:01.89
Putnam Park: 1:36.02
Grattan Raceway: 1:40.88
Mid-Ohio (with keyhole): 2:00.69

All Midwest tracks, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio respectively. All in 3.0si Coupe
Another person from the midwest!
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      01-17-2013, 02:45 PM   #44
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Starting to look at the schedule for this year-- so far, I'm planning on our clubs school at Mid-America Motorplex (MAM) again, Grattan, and a trip back to Road America.

Considering trips to Heartland Park in Topeka, and maybe a long haul out to High Plains in Colorado.

I'd have to review my video, as it was before I was using Harry's, but I recall my best time around Road America at about 3 minutes flat-- it isn't exactly technical, but damn, it's a big, fast track.
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