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I tracked my 330i HPDE with NASA MID-ATLANTIC a few weeks ago at VIR, OKTOBERFAST. The weather was terrible but I still had a blast. My very first session out and my last session both days were completely dry. I suppose it's good practice driving in the rain
2nd day on stiffer springs, 3rd day on R-comp tires (Continental challenge takeoffs), 6th day at Thunderhill, 3rd session of the day. (Wiped out one brake pad so 4th session was slow and mellow.)
I've decided my skills are not good enough to really appreciate R-comps and I need go back to sticky summer tires after these wear out or heat cycle out.
Lowering my car's resale value one track day at a time...
Last edited by LivesNearCostco; 11-13-2013 at 07:28 PM.
I relate to your frustration of catching higher-powered cars in the corners and having them pull you on the straights. I did a track day at Fontucky (AAA Speedway) a while back with my Porsche 944S2, and this Mustang Cobra driver wouldn't let me by for a full two laps, despite being on his bumper and flashing my lights repeatedly. When he got chewed out at the download session afterward (NASA event), he claimed he just didn't see me. Yeah, sure!!
2002 BMW 325i sedan
Manual gearbox, but of course!
128K miles and counting
Last edited by bee-em-dougle-u; 12-03-2013 at 11:17 AM.
It was pretty hectic in the morning groups, but cooled down nicely after lunch. This video was actually a 29 min session. Third session was about 13, and the final session had to be 30-31 minutes. Fun stuff that last run.