June 7th Event 2

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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by MikeKelly » Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:10 am

jcox07 wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:11 am

pelli wins.

heh
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by Buck05Sti » Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:45 am

MARKP wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:35 pm
I think we had some events at Bristol in the 120-130 range a LONG time ago. Definitely the largest in a while. I dare say we could have approached 140 without the cap.

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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by michael.plaster » Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:23 am

MARKP wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:35 pm
I dare say we could have approached 140 without the cap.
No doubt in my mind.
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by thrdeye » Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:57 am

Uploading my logs to solostorm cloud if anyone wants them. So many mistakes on the run that counted, and one big mistake on the fastest at the end of the run in the final two turns.
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by ConeEater » Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:27 am

The course ( at least judging by videos ) seemed to flow really well and drove a little more open than it walked.

1st left hander seemed to catch everyone off guard for a few runs. Definantly seemed to reward some patience there. I liked the 1st zone where you slalomed and then did the downhill right hander, as that is something I don't THINK is done often there.
The back section seemed a little 'sea of cones' and since i only was walking on a social aspect, it was a little confusing at 1st. I'm sure after a couple walks it would have made more sense.
That last left... That is where I see a lot of room to be late and botch a good run up.

Nice design and I didn't hear a ton of DNF's considering there was no passengers (novice helpers) and everyone was probably rusty.

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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by thrdeye » Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:42 am

The most DNFs were Heat 1 where a bunch of people didn't go up the access road after they finished.

The sweepers were all decreasing radius except for the first right hander. However it was off camber, so also really required patience. Really need to practice these types of courses. Being patient and going slow enough in the slow stuff is really the crappiest part of my driving. Because then I get over zealous on the speedy parts and hit cones.

What's frustrating about autocross is that I had a 5 to 6 tenths improvement on my 4th run, but the screw up in the final left hander brought that down to 2 tenths. So, seems like a loss of focus or something. Maybe I need to up the adderal.
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by John Brown » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:05 am

If I do another of this type.. I'll have my 3.55 gear instead of the 3.09
Steve and I were way under powered out of the corners. Data had me top speed at 61mph headed out toward the far left hander between the offsets.
waaaaay under my current gear power range.
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by MARKP » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:11 am

There were a chunk of DNFs in the 3rd run group as well. The only thing I can figure is it was the back section closest to the creek. They were being called in before they got to the lights. The visuals back there were tough for me as well. I found myself picking up the wrong key cone in the hard left hander after the offset.

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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by MARKP » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:12 am

John Brown wrote:If I do another of this type.. I'll have my 3.55 gear instead of the 3.09
Steve and I were way under powered out of the corners. Data had me top speed at 61mph headed out toward the far left hander between the offsets.
waaaaay under my current gear power range.
I wish I could change diff ratios for different courses. Image

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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by John Brown » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:20 am

you can! its CAM. :lol:
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by MARKP » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:42 am

You do know how my car is put together, right? I also don't know the course until the morning of.

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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by ConeEater » Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:44 am

I ususally don't KNOW the course until 6 months later... ( as I am watching nationals videos because I miss autocross ...lol )
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by John Brown » Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:17 pm

MARKP wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:42 am
You do know how my car is put together, right? I also don't know the course until the morning of. Image

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ME NEITHER. :lol: ask jy. he knows I throw em together as I walk.
I also walked it 8 times
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by jcox07 » Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:32 pm

John Brown wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:17 pm
MARKP wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:42 am
You do know how my car is put together, right? I also don't know the course until the morning of. Image

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ME NEITHER. :lol: ask jy. he knows I throw em together as I walk.
I also walked it 8 times
Yep that's a true statement, John gets in the van and drives and says I need 2 here and 4 here and sweeper give me about 20 and here a cone there a cone here a cone there a cone old man brown builds a course e i e i o....
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Re: June 7th Event 2

Post by MARKP » Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:06 pm

I get it. That's the way I have done them as well. I was poking fun at the comment that, if I do another course like that I'm changing the gear. Obviously, the rest of us have no clue what the course will be.

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