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      01-22-2017, 01:54 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by JoosyJoos View Post
Love the car and good driving! Smooth throttle inputs and good hand position.

A few pointers if you want to put down a faster lap time.

1) Brake later, carry more speed into Turn 1. You can really cook it into there and balance the car with the throttle to get it to rotate. You should also downshift in a straight line instead of mid-corner. You're at risk of a mis-shift with your hand placement too.

2) Hold your line at Turn 3 out towards the right then turn HARD. It'll give you a later Apex and you can stay on the throttle all the way up to Turn 4.

That alone will probably give you 1-2sec.

And on a random safety note, you should keep your visor down or barely cracked. You don't expect to get hit in the eye with anything in a closed cockpit car but its happened to me. Luckily it was just some rubber and not a rock.

Happy motoring!
Thanks man . It's for fun I'm not interested in late braking from 152 mph although that day I was taking it easier than usual in 1 , I brake from the 4 most times . I have to shift in between 1-2 because of my modded gearing . At the end of the straight I'm at redline in 5th so I can't downshift when braking , have to slow down too much to put it in 4th . I've made that shift there literally 1000 times with the way my box is set up with the SSK there is no way to put it into 2nd by accident. Even a noob would have a hard time. Never had a missed shift . Going into turn 3 I am at over 100 mph gps , on street tires it can't hold that no matter what line is taken . The most it will hold is 94-95 at the apex , wasn't doing that because of the traffic . When I'm taking it easy like I was in the vid I go more inside in 3 which is slower . Don't worry my eyes are always covered on track even when my scratched up visor is open . What are you driving at Roebling ?
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