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06-14-2019, 01:08 AM
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Posted By Olitho

I know of two caged cars available right now. One...

I know of two caged cars available right now. One is in northern California. It is caged, but needs a few things changed to be Spec Corvette legal. It is a Z06 with LS6 engine and in good shape.
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06-12-2019, 10:30 PM
06-12-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Olitho

Yes, Spec Corvette runs 315/30-18 on all four...

Yes, Spec Corvette runs 315/30-18 on all four corners with Falken 615K+.
06-09-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Olitho

That looks like tire damage from tire pressure...

That looks like tire damage from tire pressure being too low.
06-06-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By Olitho

Some of the Corvette clubs and/or other Corvette...

Some of the Corvette clubs and/or other Corvette owners should come out to join the affairs this day at Auto Club Speedway.

We have 17 cars in Corvette Challenge and 10 plus in Spec Corvette...
06-05-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By Olitho

My Spec Corvette is prepped, washed, wax, fueled...

My Spec Corvette is prepped, washed, wax, fueled up, loaded and ready to go to Auto Club Speedway.

One ready, two more to go.....
06-04-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By Olitho

My two race cars that will be at the track on...

My two race cars that will be at the track on Saturday, plus my daily driver. I have clients out that day driving all three of my Corvettes. Hopefully I will get to race my Spec Corvette in the...
06-03-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By Olitho

I will be there. There will also be about 10...

I will be there.

There will also be about 10 Spec Corvettes for the race group and probably about that many for Corvette Challenge time trial.
05-31-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,351
Posted By Olitho

West End in Gardena also. I use them for...

West End in Gardena also.

I use them for both my race cars. Darren and Chris are dedicated alignment professionals for high performance vehicles.
05-29-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,873
Posted By Olitho

Sorry, I don't have a definitive personal answer...

Sorry, I don't have a definitive personal answer for a C6 Z06.

Both my race cars are C5s and I run 12" wide rear wheels on the GT2 car and 11" wide on the Spec Corvette.
05-28-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,873
Posted By Olitho

Certainly it doesn't hurt to have a properly cut...

Certainly it doesn't hurt to have a properly cut hub centric hole in the center of the wheel, but I will defend to the end the ability of these wheels to be run without a properly sized center hole....
05-27-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,437
Posted By Olitho

Don't ever turn the rotors. There should never be...

Don't ever turn the rotors. There should never be a reason to do so. I don't do it anymore on my street cars either. It just cuts down valuable material and heat sink on the rotors.

and most...
05-24-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By Olitho

My sentiments are similar. Getting a lot of track...

My sentiments are similar. Getting a lot of track time is important, but I will add the caveat that learning the right skills and techniques early on is important too, Right now I am trying to...
05-17-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Olitho

The DH is a harder compound. Like most harder...

The DH is a harder compound. Like most harder compounds they start out OK, once you get heat into them. I have found most harder compound tires seem to heat cycle out before they wear out. The A7s...
05-16-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Olitho

Sure. Hit me up in early July and early August...

Sure. Hit me up in early July and early August when I have returned.

Also, I am curious why all the track day guys seem more interested in the Pirelli scrubs vs. the Hoosier A7s. The A7s come up...
05-11-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,783
Posted By Olitho

How about Auto Club Speedway? I plan to race...

How about Auto Club Speedway?

I plan to race there next weekend.
05-11-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By Olitho

[QUOTE=emarkovits;1599383720]Here is the first...

[QUOTE=emarkovits;1599383720]Here is the first lap of the Cinco De COTA race #1. Lead Changes in T12 and T13, but very tight racing.
/QUOTE]

Thanks Rod for sharing that video. Yes, it is...
05-09-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Olitho

I agree. William Chen is an outstanding driver...

I agree. William Chen is an outstanding driver who has a few thousand laps at ACS. And his car he is driving in this video is much like the OPs car config even if a C5. William has several other...
05-08-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By Olitho

More info at www.SpecCorvette.com

More info at www.SpecCorvette.com
05-08-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By Olitho

No, they are running a 200 tread wear street tire...

No, they are running a 200 tread wear street tire from Falken, the 615K+. We slip and slide a lot on those tires, but that adds to the fun. Spec Corvette racers, like many of the other products we...
05-08-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Olitho

Thanks, a good read. Why were three cars DQ at...

Thanks, a good read. Why were three cars DQ at NJMP?

Congrats on the win.
05-08-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Olitho

For the most part I agree with this article,...

For the most part I agree with this article, although it is rather high level and it doesn't get into specifics at any meaningful level. I don't mean to suggest it is bad, it is good and correct,...
05-07-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Olitho

For a perspective from my other Corvette race car...

For a perspective from my other Corvette race car running in NASA ST2 trim at Auto Club Speedway for a perspective on my driving lines vs. yours.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgac5girSJY
05-07-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Olitho

Just as a point of interest, I was racing at...

Just as a point of interest, I was racing at Circuit of the Americas for my second time this weekend in Spec Corvette. Friday was a day called Test and Tune. I took my fast lap from that morning and...
05-07-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Olitho

I enjoyed your video. I loved seeing the data...

I enjoyed your video. I loved seeing the data from the C7s. I have never seen that before.

BTW - Great driving for your first track day and first time at this track.

My comments on your driving...
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