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Old 11-24-2017, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default Autocross, where to begin?

I'm seriously considering doing some autocross next year but have no idea where to start. Anyone got any advice on this?
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Old 11-27-2017, 12:12 AM   #2
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Start your car and avoid the cones. Speedventures has one this up coming weekend and Adams does it every thursday. Go drive and adjust from there.
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Old 11-27-2017, 02:43 PM   #3
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lol I got that. I'm going to hold off till next year so that I can get some last minute work done on my car. Speedventures looks good. Thanks
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Old 11-28-2017, 08:19 PM   #5
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Adams is a great place to learn. Not fast, highly technical,
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Old 11-29-2017, 05:27 PM   #6
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Adams is a great place to learn. Not fast, highly technical,
I had fun . . sorta . . when I rode shotgun with Ron.
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Old 12-28-2017, 11:12 PM   #7
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I had fun . . sorta . . when I rode shotgun with Ron.


Riding with Ron was cool, no more batshit than I drive
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:21 PM   #8
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I could only do low 50s with my Grand Prix mostly do to the tire barrier on the back straight, just a little narrow for my car.
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I know this is old but bringing it back.

Come on Ben I was just goofing around when you road around Adams with me. You know it was fun sliding a little. When Guy and I did the Roval I didn't goof around at all but I did run my fastest time when he wasn't in the car. Going into turn 1 at 150mph is a little different of a feel than coming up to the tire chicane at 80-90 at Adams.

Darkstar, the autocross through Speedventures is great. Take your car out there and see what it does then build it from there. The nice thing about the autocross over at California Speedway is they set it up so you can do most courses completely in 2nd gear and they are not hard on brakes.
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I know this is old but bringing it back.

Come on Ben I was just goofing around when you road around Adams with me. You know it was fun sliding a little. When Guy and I did the Roval I didn't goof around at all but I did run my fastest time when he wasn't in the car. Going into turn 1 at 150mph is a little different of a feel than coming up to the tire chicane at 80-90 at Adams.

Darkstar, the autocross through Speedventures is great. Take your car out there and see what it does then build it from there. The nice thing about the autocross over at California Speedway is they set it up so you can do most courses completely in 2nd gear and they are not hard on brakes.
I knew me not being in the car would be beneficial but I had no idea your times would drop so much. With some real brakes you'd take major time off.
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