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Old 01-28-2004, 10:18 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by alken
1. Check out the motorsports/track forum (where this thread will undoubtedly be moved to). Lots of good track/autox talk there.

2. Hitting cones should not screw up alignment or suspension, unlesss hitting the cone is in conjunction with a curb, or something fixed... Paint is another story. Use some blue painter's tape on areas likely to be impacted to protect the surface somewhat.

3. I'm still a novice (half a season so far) - it seems that novices hit cones less, as they are being more cautious and slow. Experienced drivers push the corners and edges more, therefore they hit more cones.

4. Just go do it. You'll be hooked.

5. The only damage I can think of is tire damage. Autocrossing chews up tires.
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