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Old 11-12-2012, 04:25 PM   #1
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How many of you are going to actully put you're 1LE on the track?

First things first my 1LE was made today YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just wondering by show of hands(giggle)how many of you are going to actually be putting you're 1LE's on the track? I for one will be all the time.In addition to running silverstate http://www.sscc.us/ which this May i will be running the grand sport class the 150 mph class with a top speed of 165 )))))))))) i think i will be in heaven,well as close to it without being dead,if any of you have ever thought about it, this race is a blast,and those of you that need speed like i do, owe it to yourself to do it.By time i get my engine broke in the 1st track day i will be able to make will be Feb 24th at Fontana http://www.speedventures.com/events/Default.aspx then it will be back to Daytona,VIR,Road America,Laguna Seca just to name a few.
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:35 PM   #2
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I don't have any options out here, except for SCCA which I read comes around once a year :( if I take delivery and break it in in time, I'll try to get in on that...but other than that mine won't see a track til I leave the island
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:37 PM   #3
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nope. since i cant see getting a zl1 any time soon, i guess i'll have to suffer.. /poor me.
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:38 PM   #4
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Yep, it is snowing today, so it will have to wait until May 20, but I have that day set on my calendar as the first track day out.
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:40 PM   #5
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I wish an event like the Silver State Challenge was closer, it sounds awesome.
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:53 PM   #6
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My 1LE will mostly be a weekend backroads and coast cruiser for the wife and I. I would like to give racing a try, I've never done it before. What are the proper steps to take to make it happen?
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:02 PM   #7
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yeah guess it would be pretty tuff on Hawaii no tracks there.As for you soulryche they have an open road event in Nebraska which would be alot closer for you.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:04 PM   #8
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I am planing on taking mine out after winter. It is not my daily driver but will be me fun car so weekends and some workdays it will see action. Love tearin up the country roads in it but cant wait for some track time. Gingerman for the first 2-3 times so I can explore the limits without any driver aifs and hipefully end up with some mid ohio track days towards the end of the year.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:04 PM   #9
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I wish an event like the Silver State Challenge was closer, it sounds awesome.
This one is closer to you....
http://www.sorcrace.com/

And yes I will be tracking my 1LE, my goal this year is to try and get to run in the Optima Invitational....
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:06 PM   #10
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As far as track days anyone can do them you need to locate you're closest track as most all of the have some sort of track day as well a lot of them have groups like out here in Calif i run with speedventures.You just sign up and have fun,if you dont have any experience you will most likely start in the begginers group but then you get to have fun ))) it worth it so do it.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:10 PM   #11
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I read something yesterday about our tires and cracking in super cold weather does anyone know if this is true?i dont have to worry out here in Calif.but i do want to do some skiing in Utah this winter so not sure if i should take the 1LE or my 1998 toyota tacoma with 329,000
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:48 PM   #12
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I plan on doing track days with mine. That was one of the considerations for me when getting the 1LE.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:20 PM   #13
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:22 PM   #14
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I read something yesterday about our tires and cracking in super cold weather does anyone know if this is true?i dont have to worry out here in Calif.but i do want to do some skiing in Utah this winter so not sure if i should take the 1LE or my 1998 toyota tacoma with 329,000
Take the Tacoma. The tires do crack under 40 degrees and the guys on here are saying they have zero grip when the tires are cold.
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