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Old 03-19-2018, 08:19 AM
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This is the last session of the Audi Club event at Summit Point yesterday. Lots of passing but things really get interesting around the 19 min mark when I catch up to the Chief Instructor in his Porsche 911 Cup car. Lots of fun even though I never quite catch him. I also beat my previous best trying to stay ahead of him in a previous session - 1:15.3.

BTW, this is 32 mins and I went out with a full tank and came back with less than 1/8th.


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The most fun I've ever had on the track is when I'm chasing the guy I can never catch. There's just nothing like the excitement and focus of being on the hunt.
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Does the Audi guy use his blinker to let you know you can go around?
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Yeah, it seems just as you start to haul him in there is another slow car that he passes just at the right time. It is fun to run with somebody like that. Have had many such runs. Sometimes we run closer together first with me following the other guy then him waving me on and him following me. After the session ends it is great to sit and talk about the run with the other driver. One of the reasons I have been doing this stuff for 26 years.

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I wouldn't have believed that a C7 Z06 could hang with a 911 Cup Car.......

Love the video..........
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I noticed that you started taking some corners in 2nd gear where you had previously taken them in 3rd. Fantastic video, thanks for the vicarious thrill.
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Originally Posted by Poor-sha View Post
This is the last session of the Audi Club event at Summit Point yesterday. Lots of passing but things really get interesting around the 19 min mark when I catch up to the Chief Instructor in his Porsche 911 Cup car. Lots of fun even though I never quite catch him. I also beat my previous best trying to stay ahead of him in a previous session - 1:15.3.

BTW, this is 32 mins and I went out with a full tank and came back with less than 1/8th.

https://youtu.be/04ugN-rHNYA
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That was insanely awesome!
did he actually let you pass (at 19:00)???
that was Great driving.
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Originally Posted by eddie-d View Post
That was insanely awesome!
did he actually let you pass (at 19:00)???
that was Great driving.
There were actually three 911 GT3 Cup cars out that session. The light blue one was a 996 gen, then a white with pink 997.2 GT3 Cup, and a white with blue 997.2 GT3 Cup. The two 997s were husband and wife and both were very good tires but she let me by easy.

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I noticed that you started taking some corners in 2nd gear where you had previously taken them in 3rd. Fantastic video, thanks for the vicarious thrill.
Yeah, I was playing around with that since I had enough grip to go WOT in 2nd coming out of turn 1. I'll need to do a full data dive to know if it was any faster but it made me feel better More than anything, I'd use it if I had to do an offline pass into T1 which meant a slower entry speed.

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Does the Audi guy use his blinker to let you know you can go around?
This was the Audi club and they are pretty adamant about using turn signals instead of point-bys. You still saw some folks doing both though.


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I HATE how Audi clubs mandate use of turn signals to pass, because 'that's how they do it in Europe'.

I tell my students to use their hands & not bother with the turn signals during Audi club events.

Huge disparity of speeds, which was rather surprising; were you guys playing in slower run groups?

I was playing with one of the PCA instructors at CMP last weekend in his GT3. There is NO WAY those cars have only 475 HP... I know they are lighter than the Z, but they are stupid fast. Love the sound of the PDK cracking off shifts.

Very fun to watch as usual!

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That was a combined black and red run group so all advanced drivers.
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That was a combined black and red run group so all advanced drivers.
Have you given thought to mounting an in car camera?

I'd love to see your hands as I could probably learn a lot. Looks like you were sliding the car around a quite bit. Judging by the sound of the brakes, I'm guessing you're on the AP 372mm setup up fronts & standard AP out back. I can't believe you can go WOT with 50+ degrees in the wheel, especially in 40 degree temps!

Fan-f*cking-tastic driving. The section from 19:00 on was better than ****.



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What tires were you on? Fun ride Cup cars turn better because of weight in the back and with the aero package they are really fast, I think you were pulling him everytime there was a straight line, the 911 can throttle up earlier coming off a corner. What makes it so fun, completely different cars with near the same performance in the hands of the right wheel man.
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Have you given thought to mounting an in car camera?

I'd love to see your hands as I could probably learn a lot. Looks like you were sliding the car around a quite bit. Judging by the sound of the brakes, I'm guessing you're on the AP 372mm setup up fronts & standard AP out back. I can't believe you can go WOT with 50+ degrees in the wheel, especially in 40 degree temps!
Yup, AP Racing kit front and rear with DS 1.11 pads front and rear. I'd been running DS 2500 rear pads but burned them down earlier in the day. That's another story.

I've toyed with getting a 360 cam for inside the car but you can really see everything you need from the PDR data and it hate having to mess around with another device before and after sessions. The PDR is just so plug and play.

I know everyone thinks wider is better but the Pirelli 315/680-18 rear sticks really well once it's warmed up and the new pavement helps a lot too.

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What tires were you on? Fun ride Cup cars turn better because of weight in the back and with the aero package they are really fast, I think you were pulling him everytime there was a straight line, the 911 can throttle up earlier coming off a corner. What makes it so fun, completely different cars with near the same performance in the hands of the right wheel man.
I was on a set of well used Pirelli DH scrubs. In fact, it's the same set I ran the 1:57.5 at VIR on last November and have been sitting in my unheated garage all Winter. I should list the mods in the original post. The only other one is the DSC Sport controller and alignment.

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Yup, AP Racing kit front and rear with DS 1.11 pads front and rear. I'd been running DS 2500 rear pads but burned them down earlier in the day. That's another story.

I've toyed with getting a 360 cam for inside the car but you can really see everything you need from the PDR data and it hate having to mess around with another device before and after sessions. The PDR is just so plug and play.

I know everyone thinks wider is better but the Pirelli 315/680-18 rear sticks really well once it's warmed up and the new pavement helps a lot too.



I was on a set of well used Pirelli DH scrubs. In fact, it's the same set I ran the 1:57.5 at VIR on last November and have been sitting in my unheated garage all Winter. I should list the mods in the original post. The only other one is the DSC Sport controller and alignment.
15's are some serious times at SP great driving Sean.
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