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      04-21-2018, 12:03 AM   #1
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Last track day for the season, done and dusted.

So yesterday I ran at Dubai Autodrome International circuit. Morning session from 8am to 12.



The car was rock solid, even though the temps were a little higher in the morning than I like, and you could feel it in the track, being more slippery than at other days when I've done the Club circuit here.

Had a really good and fun day, working on my braking points, and lines. My 3rd session with new brakes and still can't believe the stopping power. My braking points are all over the joint ATM, most corners being able to brake more than 40 metres later than with stock claws.

The 120kg sack of potatoes sitting next to me didn't detract much from the fun, and even the odd, "don't brake yet" coming from his mouth was actually very helpful.

The car was awesome!!! Just awesome.. it's do well setup now that all corners, it's not the car at the limit, but me and my futile grasp on life.

Every corner the back end is loose, and I have to forcefully drive out of every corner, commiting fully, it makes for a very rewarding, but pretty darn difficult drive. After 12 laps when I pulled my t-shirt was completely soaked. But boy, the smiles were unstoppable.

Such an awesome car.. just handels so nicely.. def not the fastest on the track. Lots of gt3rs, radicals and Cleo cup (full spec race cars) came flying past me. But that was pretty much it. The car could hold its own against many many other (non race prepped ) cars.

The only thing I would love is an extra inch of rubber in the back.. tires are now completely shot, do next set will either be a set of nt101 or the RS? Not sure yet. And I wanna go back to 18's for the track for next season..

So much to do now before next season, new racing clutch / flywheel. Strip some more weight. Small battery. Adjust my front and rear Aero slightly. The back could use another 3 or 4 degrees.

And most importantly I have to come up with a way to not choke the intake. In a tastefully manner... Sigh.

All in all, super day was had with my car, retired when oil temps got to 125 degrees, which is my limit. 39 laps and one complete tank ran.

Vid after camera dislodge of me on it.



Awesome!!! So this car!!!

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      04-21-2018, 07:46 PM   #2
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Great write up and thank you for sharing your experience! Your car is setup perfectly, too. To your point about GT3s - Sure, they are faster with but we can come pretty darn close for a fraction of the price
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Agreed - I enjoy mine every time at the track! FYI, I'm on 295/30r18 R888Rs. They do fit with -2.0 camber, but you need the right offset wheel to accomplish.
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... radicals and Cleo cup (full spec race cars) ...
I Googled Cleo cup, and it was not what I expected.
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Glad u had fun buddy!!!
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I Googled Cleo cup, and it was not what I expected.
THIS! LOL!!!!
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