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Old 06-16-2010, 10:56 AM   #21
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Old 06-16-2010, 11:00 AM   #22
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I know this is a tires thread, but since there are some people posting here who have been to TWS (Texas World Speedway) before....does TWS (Texas World Speedway) have electricity? I don't have a generator and would like to plug in a fan if they have electrons flowing.

I'll be there on Saturday...gonna drive up at like 4am from Clear Lake...

I'll be in a large white van...come by for some cand....I mean, stop by and say Hi!
yep, there's electricity but you need to get there early to be under a paddock. Fills up quick
If you have said large van.. why not go up the night before and camp. cant ever rem what time the gates close the night before
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Old 06-16-2010, 11:12 AM   #23
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Gate closes at 11, sunday should be pretty empty with fathers day and all though... I was there over last mothers day and sunday was half of what sat was.
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Old 06-16-2010, 11:40 AM   #24
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Ran BT-016s (stepped down from BT-003rs for more street life) at TWS (Texas World Speedway) without one issue earlier this month...my new favorite tires

Find John with South Central Race Center once you get out there. He's always willing to help with tire pressures and it the resident guru.
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Don't feel to locked in, we shall bust down the gate if we need to There are way more of us then there are of them LOL!
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I know this is a tires thread, but since there are some people posting here who have been to TWS (Texas World Speedway) before....does TWS (Texas World Speedway) have electricity? I don't have a generator and would like to plug in a fan if they have electrons flowing.

I'll be there on Saturday...gonna drive up at like 4am from Clear Lake...

I'll be in a large white van...come by for some cand....I mean, stop by and say Hi!
Hey, I'm going from clear lake too! Ha but leaving Friday night to camp. Don't feel like waking up at 4 for a long day on sat! F that.
Just gonna take a football n n meet some new ppl!

They prob don't allow beer do they?!
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Old 06-16-2010, 12:48 PM   #28
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Ran BT-016s (stepped down from BT-003rs for more street life) at TWS (Texas World Speedway) without one issue earlier this month...my new favorite tires

Find John with South Central Race Center once you get out there. He's always willing to help with tire pressures and it the resident guru.


Thanks! Yall are making me feel a little more comfortable now! Just def not looking coward to the heat! Know it's going to be a pain!
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Old 06-16-2010, 12:59 PM   #29
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If you are drinking two bottles of water inbetween every one of your sessions, you probably are still not drinking enough. Hydration is the key to a successful track day, especially at TWS (Texas World Speedway) in the middle of summer.
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If you are drinking two bottles of water inbetween every one of your sessions, you probably are still not drinking enough. Hydration is the key to a successful track day, especially at TWS (Texas World Speedway) in the middle of summer.


And they bring the water for us don't they? I know when I was corner working at cresson in may, they passed out all the free water.. but that wasnt near as hott as this weekend will be!
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Normally, but it's better to have and not need than need and not have. They might run out, plus you have the ride home.
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Normally, but it's better to have and not need than need and not have. They might run out, plus you have the ride home.

Very true. I usually have extra gatorades an snacks ect...
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Never seen anyone have anything said for bringing beer... We normally sit around sat night and have afew drinks and shoot the . Wouldn't recommend drinking during the day any both to keep yourself hydrated and to keep from getting yelled at, that I am sure would be a problem.
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Never seen anyone have anything said for bringing beer... We normally sit around sat night and have afew drinks and shoot the . Wouldn't recommend drinking during the day any both to keep yourself hydrated and to keep from getting yelled at, that I am sure would be a problem.

O no def not during the day, but going to be up there all weekend, more of a night time, sit around an bs and have a couple. Not drunk or anything no lol.
but o well. i just wont, no big deal to me.
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yeah...30/30 cold seems too high. Start out at 26 front/ 25 rear COLD...after your first good session...as soon as you get in..check your tires HOT...then adjust your pressure to 31 front/ 29 rear for most street tires.

As for the 016's...Ive been using them (well a free one)..and I like it alot. Plenty of grip. You should have no probs at all. I did a two up track day with a 016 on the rear and a friggen Diablo supersport on the front....yeah...those cheap cyclegear ones for like 200 a set. It gripped fine. I wouldnt run them on my track bike, but I was suprised at the grip out of them.

be sure you check your pressure throughout the day (every session). Soon as you pit in...get off..check your tire pressure. You will have to let air out periodically throughout the day as the temps go up.

Dont neglect your pressures though.
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yeah...30/30 cold seems too high. Start out at 26 front/ 25 rear COLD...after your first good session...as soon as you get in..check your tires HOT...then adjust your pressure to 31 front/ 29 rear for most street tires.

As for the 016's...Ive been using them (well a free one)..and I like it alot. Plenty of grip. You should have no probs at all. I did a two up track day with a 016 on the rear and a friggen Diablo supersport on the front....yeah...those cheap cyclegear ones for like 200 a set. It gripped fine. I wouldnt run them on my track bike, but I was suprised at the grip out of them.

be sure you check your pressure throughout the day (every session). Soon as you pit in...get off..check your tire pressure. You will have to let air out periodically throughout the day as the temps go up.

Dont neglect your pressures though.


Thanks for the info!
Ya I have a 016 in the rear, and 2ct up front. Both have plenty of tread, but if I had the choice and the $$ def wouldn't be running them on a track bike either! lol
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HOW ABOUT ASKING SCRCJOHN Im sure he will be out there..roll over to him when you get to the track and tell him what tire you are running and have him answer all your questions...I was running bt16s and they where great as you get faster you WILL NEED to upgrade! LOL I speak from exp without the photos...Now I run the PIRELLI Dragons and love them..every trackday I go talk to John and ask him what he thinks and He is a Awesome guy who doesnt mind helping you...

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yeah...only duct tape on the tire weights so they dont fly off.
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If I remember right SCRCJohn told me to run 30/30 cold on Michelins. He said the 2CT's like the higher pressure. PS I hate the 2CTs

I have only been on 2 sets of Race tires and run a decent Level 3 pace (56s at TWS (Texas World Speedway)) My favorite street tire was the BT003RS. Im running Dunlop Sport Max UK NTECs at the moment.
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