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Unread 03-14-2016, 06:18 AM   #1
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Any one else doing Auto Cross this year? Its my first season, and im super excited!


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I'm planning on doing my first event in April!
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If the season in my whereabouts kicks in as it should - I might. Although it wouldn't be my first time.

If I do, I will be undertaking coaching from another expert. It's worth it's weight in gold, even for those who raced or even coached themselves.

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If the season in my whereabouts kicks in as it should - I might. Although it wouldn't be my first time.

If I do, I will be undertaking coaching from another expert. It's worth it's weight in gold, even for those who raced or even coached themselves.
I do as many ride alongs as i can stand while im out at the events. Then i try to have a variety of other experts ride with me too. We are actually very lucky here in N.Al, we have 4 national champions here, 1 of which is a 7 time champ, so there is a plethora of knowledge.
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So i entered in the Novice group yesterday, which is all scored by PAX handicaps, and since im in such a higher class than most, it kills me. I had the fasted RAW time of all the novices, but placed 5th overall by PAX modifier. Im happy with my runs, i just wish i could have gone more... every lap was faster and faster...

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Bro you lost to an Altima!

Can't let that stand..
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Just goes to prove that it isn't the car, it's the driver.

The best driving coach in the world (and a very fast racing driver he is) uses an Opel Astra.

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Bro you lost to an Altima!

Can't let that stand..
Sorta, i was much faster per lap, but then the PAX modifier added to my time with such a higher class car put me at a slower lap time. But still yeah, he beat me.
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My only clean run from yesterday, Event 3.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eUHKhfZDB4
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Brilliant! And with datalogging, too!

It demonstrates some very good points on automotive dynamics, like induced drag, throttle and the relationship with cornering force that I as a coach am basing my philosophy, as it were, on.

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