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      05-09-2012 10:17 AM #1
      It's the beginning of the season for HPDE's, autox's and the sort up here in Michigan. I love seeing daily driver's in track mode and all out weekend track rats.

      I want to see more...show them

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      Last edited by VOLKS-MAN; 05-09-2012 at 02:05 PM.

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      05-09-2012 10:30 AM #2



      Yes i know illegal point by, but it was the only time he would let me pass him!

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      05-09-2012 10:35 AM #3
      I just drove my S4 at Lime Rock in April. I still say my older BMWs were more fun on a racetrack, it's probably the weight of the S4 more than anything that keeps it from being better. But for daily driving the S4 is nearly freaking perfect, so I guess it's the typical tradeoff.

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      05-09-2012 10:36 AM #4
      Nice passing on the right...lol!

      What track is that?

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      05-09-2012 10:39 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by VOLKS-MAN View Post
      Nice passing on the right...lol!

      What track is that?
      VIR

      He wouldn't let me pass him for the longest time. When we passed around oak tree he split out to the left with the point by, so i had to take him on the right.
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      05-09-2012 10:40 AM #6
      I will be driving these two this weekend (dad's 930 street car and a 930 race car we share):




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      05-09-2012 10:52 AM #8
      Adam144.

      I am jelly.

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      05-09-2012 10:56 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by dubjager View Post
      Adam144.

      I am jelly.
      I've driven the street car quite a bit, the racecar is a new venture for both of us. Should be interesting with a LOT less weight and quite a bit more power (450HP at the wheels). Also the thing is sprung super stiff.

      I'm gonna be posting a video early next week of some in car I plan to shoot on the 'ol GoPro. So be on the lookout for that.

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      05-09-2012 11:05 AM #10


      With street wheels and taken at C&C West Chester last weekend. I will probably be sitting out the whole track day thing this year as I want to buy several things for the car before I hit the track again (new tires [purchased] and an oil cooler [not purchased yet]), recently got engaged, and I'll be looking to buy a house. And there are also a couple of small-ish things I'd like to get for the mustang. So that leaves very little money for track day fun.

      Hopefully I can make it out to 2-3 track days next year.
      Last edited by 6cylVWguy; 05-09-2012 at 11:08 AM.

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      05-09-2012 11:11 AM #11



      Same one I drive daily unfortunately/fortunately(depends on your view), wish I can afford to have a weekend toy(and a place to keep it)...

      Don't mind the STX label, the wheels is what puts it there...its otherwise stock...

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      05-09-2012 11:12 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Adam144 View Post
      I'm gonna be posting a video early next week of some in car I plan to shoot on the 'ol GoPro. So be on the lookout for that.
      I will be. I am looking for a nice clean 911. Turbo's get my pants tight, but are out of my price range. Looking forward to it!

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      05-09-2012 11:42 AM #13
      My Stage 2 335i with all bolt-ons:






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      05-09-2012 11:55 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by PhilHVW View Post
      I just drove my S4 at Lime Rock in April. I still say my older BMWs were more fun on a racetrack, it's probably the weight of the S4 more than anything that keeps it from being better. But for daily driving the S4 is nearly freaking perfect, so I guess it's the typical tradeoff.
      That was when it snowed, right?

      What number were you?

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      Although she's resting until I can put in a new clutch.

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      05-09-2012 12:04 PM #16

      My two track toys, one in progress, and one for a different kind of track.
      ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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      Summit Point last April


      NJMP last fall

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      05-09-2012 12:10 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      That was when it snowed, right?

      What number were you?
      It was April 21st, and the weather was surprisingly nice, in the 70s. It was a BMW CCA HPDE with the Connecticut Valley Chapter.

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      05-09-2012 12:14 PM #19
      Haven't seen pics of your Corrado, looks great.


      Quote Originally Posted by 6cylVWguy View Post


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      05-09-2012 12:15 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by TheGreenspanator View Post
      NJMP last fall
      No Jizz in My Pants?

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      05-09-2012 12:23 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Adam144 View Post
      I will be driving these two this weekend (dad's 930 street car and a 930 race car we share):



      That looks like a great time. It's great to share a hobby such as this one with dad

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      05-09-2012 12:33 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by PoorHouse View Post
      Haven't seen pics of your Corrado, looks great.
      Thanks! Unfortunately looks can be deceiving. The front of the car looks every bit like a car that's turned a few laps at a road course. And the wheels---the worst crap I've ever seen. The photo has nicely covers all the chips and small nicks in the bumper, as well as the cracked eurospoiler (you might be able to see it if you look real closely at the photo). Though, that is another item I want to purchase before getting back on track: A new front spoiler, but one of the versions that's longer than stock, but shorter than the euro version.

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      05-09-2012 12:34 PM #23
      Lately it has been the Alfa. So far it has survived 3 events.


      Been Autocrossing Miatas for 3 years or so, this will make it out a few times this season. When the Alfa breaks?



      And I somewhat frequently end up codriving cars that are better prepped than my budget allows. No sense in posting them, though. All the NA Miatas look the same, plus or minus some stickers.
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      What kind of ass backwards world do you live in where your Miata is broken and your Alfa is your reliable source of transportation?

    24. 05-09-2012 01:05 PM #24
      GTV6's make great track cars, even if they are a little slow compared to modern cars. Here is mine, along with my other track toy.








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      05-09-2012 01:09 PM #26
      more pictures of the GTV6 please!

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      05-09-2012 01:16 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by Adam144 View Post
      No Jizz in My Pants?
      I almost did, because I ****ing nailed the Light Bulb, then my car broke on the exit so I was left with blue... wait I can't say that can I? Whatever the girl equivalent is.

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      05-09-2012 01:18 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by PhilHVW View Post
      It was April 21st, and the weather was surprisingly nice, in the 70s. It was a BMW CCA HPDE with the Connecticut Valley Chapter.
      Oh nevermind then. I went to Lime Rock for the first event of the season and it snowed like a mother****er. That was earlier in April (maybe even March, I don't remember.)

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      05-09-2012 01:18 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by TheGreenspanator View Post
      so I was left with blue... wait I can't say that can I? Whatever the girl equivalent is.
      Inflated Duck Taco?

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      05-09-2012 01:25 PM #32
      Here's me at Lime Rock this year in March.


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      Quote Originally Posted by Adam144 View Post
      Inflated Duck Taco?
      Yes, that would be the phrase I was looking for

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      05-09-2012 01:39 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      Here's me at Lime Rock this year in March.


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      05-09-2012 02:16 PM #35
      Need more pics!!

      Here's a shot of the aftermath of a wreck at my last track day..happened on the first lap.

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