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Discussion in 'Tracking & Driver Education' started by Ky1e, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. Manda racing

    Manda racing Formula Junior

    Feb 25, 2015
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  2. Manda racing

    Manda racing Formula Junior

    Feb 25, 2015
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    Bakersfield, Ca
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    Mark


    I seem to do my best around lap 3-4.

    I’m heading to Thunderhill for Sunday “ongrid.”
     
  3. Manda racing

    Manda racing Formula Junior

    Feb 25, 2015
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    Mark
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  4. bellwilliam

    bellwilliam Formula Junior
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    great !!! I was there Saturday racing a Miata but didn't see you.
    what was your time at WSIR?
     
  5. Manda racing

    Manda racing Formula Junior

    Feb 25, 2015
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    Thanks William— my best time was 1:33.4.
    I’m running 2:06.0 at bwir on #1cw right now.
     
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  6. jcurry

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    No speed records this Sat. Standing water in places and generally lousy conditions. But still fun learning restraint and limits in the wet.
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    Guy binned a nice early 70's 911 on the first hot lap of the opening session. Hit a puddle while accelerating out of a turn and bam, hello concrete barrier. No injuries other than pride and metal. Sort of gave a sobering reminder for the rest of the day.
     
  7. 95spiderman

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    Driving in rain can be sobering experience. I was instructor this Saturday with steady rain all morning. My lotus was fine in turns on 888s tires but not so much on breaking even in straight line. Mid engine car can swap ends when back gets light. Several incidents in instructor group so even experienced drivers can have trouble. Best thing for me in rain is to practice car control on slow turns that have run off space
     
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  8. jcurry

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    Was interesting how people get so ingrained in doing things that they are inflexible. The day was hosted by PCA, and at one point they put a speed limit down the main straight due to standing water. Everyone was driving down the middle or right of middle, which is typical on a dry day, or when being passed. But the left side of the track was draining very well with no standing water. We (w/instructor) were cruising down the left side, staying out of the puddles and the backwash from those in front (no one behind trying to pass). Same way all over the track, people were not tuned in to the variable conditions like they should have been and just kept driving the dry line.
     
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