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Old 09-10-2013, 06:49 PM   #1
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Road course? Anyone????

All I see is drag strip threads here. Certainly nothing wrong with that but doesn't anyone share info on actually turning right and left on a track??? I've been running my 13 GT on a few road courses in the NE and having an absolute blast and doing quite well against other vehicles that I would have guessed would have blown off stock (almost) Mustangs. Love to hear if anyone's been around Lime Rock, Pocono, NH or NJ road courses this year. If not, you don't know what you're missing!
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I usually try to make a trip to the local road course out here in Colorado a couple times a year. It's pretty awesome going out and seeing what I can stack up against. It's tough for me to do it more because this is my DD. It was definitely a great feeling blowing the doors off a NSX cause the owner couldn't drive it very well the last time I was out.
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I autocross regularly along with a few others on this forum. Never taken my car to a road course though. Track days at Laguna Seca are never less than $400 from what I've seen.
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I autocross regularly along with a few others on this forum. Never taken my car to a road course though. Track days at Laguna Seca are never less than $400 from what I've seen.
Most track days are $295 in the Northeast. Since I use my DD I also opt for insurance which runs $200 but I think I'm the only one at the track that does this but I'd better be safe than sorry. Yeah tack a tank or 2 of gas on top of that and it does pinch a bit.

While auto crossing offers huge bang for the buck, there's just something about a full road coarse day that makes me glad I bought a GT.
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Damn that's expensive. It's $150 for a full lapping day and $90 for a half day out here. But I do wish I had access to some of the tracks you guys have.
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I built my car to run at willow springs

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Opps. But I ended up moving to Nebraska. Which had very few road courses
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Any road courses in the southeast?
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Opps. But I ended up moving to Nebraska. Which had very few road courses
It's probably a hell of a drive but I'm planning on going to High Plains raceway on Sept 29th if you wanna join us.
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Looking forward to doing some road courses but at the moment having a lot of fun in autocross. Out of curiosity, what classes are you guys running in? Im currently in F-Stock on street tires and planning on staying there.

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Any road courses in the southeast?
Plenty! I was at Roebling Road near Savannah, GA the other weekend and had a blast. Will definitely try Road Atlanta soon.
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Looking forward to doing some road courses but at the moment having a lot of fun in autocross. Out of curiosity, what classes are you guys running in? Im currently in F-Stock on street tires and planning on staying there.

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I ran F stock last year and think I could again, but I did download a FRRP tune and changed the brake pads to Hawk FerroCarbon so that might kick me out. Also moved to Michelin Pilot SS which were not offered so...either way I never got serious enough with auto cross to worry about winning a class. For the road course events there is no timing, just trying to improve with more track time, racing against those in classes with similar experience.
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Plenty! I was at Roebling Road near Savannah, GA the other weekend and had a blast. Will definitely try Road Atlanta soon.
Ok nice any in MS TN or AL?
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Ok nice any in MS TN or AL?
Of those the only one I know of is Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL. My dad said its a good course.
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Of those the only one I know of is Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL. My dad said its a good course.
Awesome that may happen sometime!
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Plenty! I was at Roebling Road near Savannah, GA the other weekend and had a blast. Will definitely try Road Atlanta soon.
Took the words outta my mouth if you head to road ATL or Roebling let me know. I'm dying to go but I rarely have the time. But if someone else is going it'll give me an excuse to take a day lol
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Looking forward to doing some road courses but at the moment having a lot of fun in autocross. Out of curiosity, what classes are you guys running in? Im currently in F-Stock on street tires and planning on staying there.

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I run in ESP with Nitto nt555's competing against mustangs with R spec tires. I'm not nationally competitive, but I'm usually top 3 in class in our region, with a couple over all wins.
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Took the words outta my mouth if you head to road ATL or Roebling let me know. I'm dying to go but I rarely have the time. But if someone else is going it'll give me an excuse to take a day lol
I'll let you know! It may not be for a few months.
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i'd love to do a good track day but i never seem to have the cash come the day it's around...good thing autox days are so much cheaper lol
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Took the words outta my mouth if you head to road ATL or Roebling let me know. I'm dying to go but I rarely have the time. But if someone else is going it'll give me an excuse to take a day lol
There will be a 3 day track day at Daytona in December which I am currently planing on going. U can choose to race 1, 2 or all 3 days. But it is still too far away to say I will go 100%. At the Daytona track you will see very very high speeds compare to other tracks
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There will be a 3 day track day at Daytona in December which I am currently planing on going. U can choose to race 1, 2 or all 3 days. But it is still too far away to say I will go 100%. At the Daytona track you will see very very high speeds compare to other tracks
I would loveeeeeeee to come lol how much is the one day?

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Hmmmm I didn't realize that Daytona is 5.5 hours away :/ I doubt I'd make that lol
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What about midwest? I know of country club in joliet..but obviously can't afford that. How do they work...inspections? Probably wouldn't even let me on the course lol. I guess ill stick to the somewhat country roads on work commutes.
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What about midwest? I know of country club in joliet..but obviously can't afford that. How do they work...inspections? Probably wouldn't even let me on the course lol. I guess ill stick to the somewhat country roads on work commutes.
If you go to Motorsportreg.com or google Hooked on Driving or SCDA (Sports Car Drivers Association) you can get listings of all events in your area.
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I would loveeeeeeee to come lol how much is the one day?

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Hmmmm I didn't realize that Daytona is 5.5 hours away :/ I doubt I'd make that lol
5 hours is nothing!!! I live in miami so it is about the same...
I am planing on the ultimate road trip from miami to laguna seca and back. come along lol
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If you go to Motorsportreg.com or google Hooked on Driving or SCDA (Sports Car Drivers Association) you can get listings of all events in your area.
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5 hours is nothing!!! I live in miami so it is about the same...
I am planing on the ultimate road trip from miami to laguna seca and back. come along lol
If you take a road trip to Laguna Seca I'm 30 minutes away, and Venomous831 and Straybullitt are even closer.
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If you take a road trip to Laguna Seca I'm 30 minutes away, and Venomous831 and Straybullitt are even closer.
Lucky motha. ....... Lol
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If you take a road trip to Laguna Seca I'm 30 minutes away, and Venomous831 and Straybullitt are even closer.
Ooh boi, I love that track lucky dogs
I will inform you guys

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Lucky motha. ....... Lol
I will pass by GA and pick u up :p
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Ooh boi, I love that track lucky dogs
I will inform you guys

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I will pass by GA and pick u up :p
Sounds like a plan ;P
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