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      01-18-2013, 11:44 AM   #45
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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.
Road America is a great track. The TTC s2000s usually hit in the mid to high 2:30s.

Gingerman is a fun track that is inexpensive to run. Autobahn is much closer than Grattan (but not nearly as fun). Mid-Ohio is pretty much a must have in my opinion. If you can swing it, make it out there as well.
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      01-18-2013, 12:16 PM   #46
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I'm centrally located-- everything is at least 5 hours away.

Ran Mid-Ohio last year for three days at Oktoberfest, and it's a great track. Probably won't do it again this year.

The weekends I'm looking at, I've got to choose between Gingerman and Road America-- so far I'm giving Road America the nod.
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      01-18-2013, 01:26 PM   #47
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I'm centrally located-- everything is at least 5 hours away.

Ran Mid-Ohio last year for three days at Oktoberfest, and it's a great track. Probably won't do it again this year.

The weekends I'm looking at, I've got to choose between Gingerman and Road America-- so far I'm giving Road America the nod.
My first, and only track day was at Mid-Ohio.

Needless to say, I'm happy to live a hour from there. I have a free 2-day weekend that I can use at Mid-Ohio this upcoming year via NASA
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      02-18-2013, 11:43 PM   #48
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Just ran Laguna again today. Got an official 1:47:933 via CMS Lap Timer on my iPhone 4. Uploaded it under CMS's official lap records database under Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Not many people have uploaded times via this app, so I'm currently 1st rank -_-
Here's a quick pic of the data from that specific session:
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      02-19-2013, 12:01 AM   #49
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Just ran Laguna again today. Got an official 1:47:933 via CMS Lap Timer on my iPhone 4.
Here's a quick pic of the data from that specific session:
Well done! Is this with a lift at the sound check station?
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      02-19-2013, 12:56 AM   #50
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Well done! Is this with a lift at the sound check station?
Yes, with a lift + upshift @ sound hut
So perhaps unofficial 1:46?
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      02-19-2013, 01:53 AM   #51
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That would be my guess too. Definitely lost time with the sound check maneuver.
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when to buttonwillow last sunday and got new record! 1:59.2
same setup with old ad08, weather is cold, but got more power
here is the video
[u2b]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DJTAfCm3N0A[/u2b]

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Great driving Terry! Hope to be close to that good some day.
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      03-15-2013, 02:32 AM   #54
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WHOA YOU BROKE 2 min. NIIICE! And you're not even on R-comps yet?!

Makes me want to go back to Buttonwillow now lol.
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      03-15-2013, 03:03 AM   #55
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maybe time to R-comps! I have fd who come down with his e46 m3 from SF every buttonwillow track events!
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      03-15-2013, 03:29 AM   #56
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maybe time to R-comps! I have fd who come down with his e46 m3 from SF every buttonwillow track events!
Yes, I have plans for a new set of wheels (downgrading to 18" for track-use), and R-comps. Excited, because I feel I'm finally ready for them at the pace I'm currently running
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      03-15-2013, 08:26 AM   #57
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when to buttonwillow last sunday and got new record! 1:59.2
same setup with old ad08, weather is cold, but got more power
here is the video

Updated the lap times!
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      03-15-2013, 11:20 AM   #58
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Last year's best recorded time at Mosport (Northeast) was 1.40.38 Stock with Nt01 Sept 2012
Last year's best time at VIR (first visit) was 2.18.14 Stock with Nt01 Nov 2012
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Yes, I have plans for a new set of wheels (downgrading to 18" for track-use), and R-comps. Excited, because I feel I'm finally ready for them at the pace I'm currently running
Let me know if you want to try A050, cuz my fd just import that,
but expensive than NT01, R888
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      05-20-2013, 11:24 AM   #60
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This weekend at SoW will be my first weekend tracking the Z4M. Have only been in my FR-S. How do you guys think the Z4m would do completely stock with only tires and brakefluid? Anything I need to look out for? Will brake pads be 100% necessary?

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      05-26-2013, 05:26 PM   #61
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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
Just spent a weekend at Mid-Ohio, the weather was near perfect.

Got my best lap time down to 1:55.87 per HLT. Almost a full 5 seconds better than my first trip the the track.

We were running the Keyhole configuration with the bus stop/chicane. This was with my 3.0si Coupe, Michelin PSSs, Hawk HP+ pads.
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      05-28-2013, 09:57 AM   #62
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FYI if any of you are wondering why your times haven't been updated, you'l need to post some proof, screen shot of lap time, link to mylaps, vids, anything. Hate to be a PITA but if you can provide the lap time, shouldn't be too hard to show the source of your data =)
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FYI if any of you are wondering why your times haven't been updated, you'l need to post some proof, screen shot of lap time, link to mylaps, vids, anything. Hate to be a PITA but if you can provide the lap time, shouldn't be too hard to show the source of your data =)
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Streets of Willow:
CW & CCW Bone Stock nothing but tires Dunlop StarSpec Z2
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http://westholdtiming.com/pdf_files/...2/Gold%204.pdf
http://westholdtiming.com/pdf_files/...3/Gold%204.pdf

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SoCal

Autoclub Speedway ROVAL - CCW
Ontrack <E86 S54 Stock> ( ? ) ----- 1:54
terryltl<E86 S54 Stock> (Advan AD08) ----- 1:56
colatkitty <E86 S54 Stock> (Hankook RS-3) ----- 1:57

Big Willow
Ontrack <E86 S54 Stock> ( ? ) ----- 1:35

Buttonwillow - #13 - CW
terryltl <E86 S54 Stock> (Advan Neova AD08) ----- 1:59
colatkitty <E86 S54 Stock> (Nitto NT01) ----- 2:00
Ontrack <E86 S54 Stock> ( ? ) ----- 2:00

Chuckwalla Raceway - CW
colatkitty <E86 S54 Stock> (Hankook RS-3) ----- 2:02

Streets of Willow Springs - CCW
colatkitty <E86 S54 Stock> (Hankook RS-3) ----- 1:26

Willow Springs International Raceway - CW
colatkitty <E86 S54 Stock> (Hankook RS-3) ----- 1:35

By the way, pretty sure Big Willow and Willow Spring International Raceway is the same track.

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What's your deal new guy? If it's too much hassle to copy that link then you don't need to post, it's not like any of us are dying to find out your lap times. I created this thread for the benefit of the community but wanted some quality control behind it. If you're not feeling it, then feel free to start your own thread where anyone can put down any time they like.
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