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Old 06-07-2010, 06:01 PM   #21
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thats a great time for your first time there. next time sign up for the class for some one on one and we'll help you get below those numbers with a little bit of coaching and line selections.
Oh that wasnt on my own...I had Tim (i think thats his name) helping me out for 2 full sessions and 1/2 of another...he was awesome and gave me great feed back to improve on... before he took me under his wing i was probably doing 4 minute laps
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Oh that wasnt on my own...I had Tim (i think thats his name) helping me out for 2 full sessions and 1/2 of another...he was awesome and gave me great feed back to improve on... before he took me under his wing i was probably doing 4 minute laps
Im curious. What were your weak points?
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Old 06-07-2010, 06:26 PM   #23
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Im curious. What were your weak points?
Well to start off with I know what constitutes the basic race line but dont know where and what to use as braking points/throttle off points and turn in areas...such as the #'s on the wall straight at the end..I didnt even realize they were there until they were pointed out Also going into turn 9 (I think) theres 3 car burnout marks to look for as a turn in marker as you go up and over the hill and then coming out of that same turn there is that black patch...all these things I dont see initially because Im so focused on whats ahead and cant grasp the use of landmarks yet (unless pointed out to me)

Im very afraid of coming into a corner to hott...and I am more afraid of crashing So that makes me an overly conservative rider
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Old 06-07-2010, 06:36 PM   #24
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Well to start off with I know what constitutes the basic race line but dont know where and what to use as braking points/throttle off points and turn in areas...such as the #'s on the wall straight at the end..I didnt even realize they were there until they were pointed out Also going into turn 9 (I think) theres 3 car burnout marks to look for as a turn in marker as you go up and over the hill and they coming out of that same turn there is that black patch...all these things I dont see initially because Im so focused on whats ahead and cant grasp the use of landmarks yet (unless pointed out to me)

Thats one thing I like about ECR. Yea the pavement sucks and its slippery, but the brake markers are big huge signs with 100' increments on them. Would be nice to see other tracks do that.
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Thats one thing I like about ECR. Yea the pavement sucks and its slippery, but the brake markers are big huge signs with 100' increments on them. Would be nice to see other tracks do that.
TWS (Texas World Speedway) doesnt need too many brake points because there is not alot of hard braking. TUrn in points are key though.
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TWS (Texas World Speedway) doesnt need too many brake points because there is not alot of hard braking. TUrn in points are key though.
You do have a point, but it would help me be a little more consistent. I feel like im just being "street smart" out there sometimes cause I find it hard to find definite braking points for myself. I also do really need to work on turn-in points cause I find myself tryin to turn in way too early on occasion. Its time for me to slow down and learn
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Sorry about the beacon, some were getting it some were not, we were going to put a second one from a customer but at the end we never got it. I had a gps one that you could use for a few laps if you wanted to know a few more laps, i am always at grid.
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Sorry about the beacon, some were getting it some were not, we were going to put a second one from a customer but at the end we never got it. I had a gps one that you could use for a few laps if you wanted to know a few more laps, i am always at grid.
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