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Old 01-19-2016, 11:20 AM   #15
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Old 01-22-2016, 10:26 PM   #16
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Here's one. It'll make you dizzy trying to watch all the apex cones on each side.

No cones were hit.

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Old 04-13-2016, 09:27 AM   #17
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Great videos, they've convinced me to find a local autocross near me and go for the first time ever.

Any tips? Assume traction control is on all the time (you only turn this off for a straight line drag?), and you probably don't get higher than 2nd/3rd at most. Any special way of shifting? Novice here, just figuring out how to tune the car most appropriately for any situation - drag/autox

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Old 04-13-2016, 10:37 AM   #18
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Great videos, they've convinced me to find a local autocross near me and go for the first time ever.

Any tips? Assume traction control is on all the time (you only turn this off for a straight line drag?), and you probably don't get higher than 2nd/3rd at most. Any special way of shifting? Novice here, just figuring out how to tune the car most appropriately for any situation - drag/autox

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Without getting too much into car setup specifically...the best setup in autocross is seat time

If it's your first time leave traction and stability control on. Once you build some confidence (maybe event 2 or 3) hit the button twice for "competitve mode" (I.E. traction/stability off)...the stock SS is without PTM like the Z28 or ZL1 and is faster without the nannies on. They will shut down any oversteer quickly and you'll upset the car. The car needs to be settled for the best turn-in, braking, and best corner exit possible.

As far as shifting it depends on the course. Best advice would be to identify points where you could shift cleanly without "upsetting" the car AKA the start or a "straight-ish" section. Most advocate grabbing second immediately after the launch and leave it there, it usually keeps us in the thick of the torque curve. Larger courses will require third. Sometimes I find my fastest times are when I stay in first for a while before grabbing second...it depends on how well you hook up/the opportunities to shift.

Biggest outside advice it to take it slow. Slow is smooth, and smooth is fast. Walk the course ahead of time and absorb as much as you can from experienced guys at the event. Look ahead not at what's immediately in front of you but further out. If your eyes are focused just off your bumper, what you're looking at is effectively already happening and any corrections will mess up the next turn.

Once you get your bearings you can start diving into things like tire pressures and alignment. But once again seat time is king. Good luck!
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Old 04-14-2016, 09:08 AM   #19
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Awesome - I'm excited, thanks for the tips!
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Another video.

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Old 04-25-2016, 03:34 PM   #21
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Another video.

Good job Bruce against some very quick drivers on faster tires at Crows National tour
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Old 04-26-2016, 12:21 AM   #22
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Yes they are. They kick my a$$ down there. But, I have the Hankook's against everyone else on RE 71R's.


First day at Crows Landing National Tour event.

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Old 04-26-2016, 12:24 AM   #23
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Good job Bruce against some very quick drivers on faster tires at Crows National tour
BTW John, I saw your old vette at Mather a week ago. Tom is enjoying it.
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Old 04-26-2016, 09:29 AM   #24
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BTW John, I saw your old vette at Mather a week ago. Tom is enjoying it.
Great to know a good guy like Tom is enjoying it
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Old 04-28-2016, 12:03 AM   #25
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Yes they are. They kick my a$$ down there. But, I have the Hankook's against everyone else on RE 71R's.


First day at Crows Landing National Tour event.

Nice run !! Looked like a fast and fun autos course.
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[QUOTE=BruHop;9054542]Yes they are. They kick my a$$ down there. But, I have the Hankook's against everyone else on RE 71R's.


The RE71R's will be available in August on 20 inch sizes
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Digging this up again...

Skip to 1:24.

Nice little cob web shaker to start the season! Course was really bumpy, basically a slip and slide.

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First Points Event After 3.91s/Truetrac/Boltons

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