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Old 01-22-2009, 10:56 AM   #21
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in refrence to traffic, it doesnt matter who is running on TWS (Texas World Speedway), its such a large track just chill in hpl a minute and wait for a gap.

if you have 10+ days under your belt though you should be riding in advanved or level 4 with us and a crowded grid is rarely a problem at any track.
Ahhh man, why you have to rub salt in the wound!!!!! OUCH! LOL

I havnt exactly picked this up very fast, dosnt come all that natural to me i guess. So should i base my entering into a level on my number of trackdays attended or lap time. I dont think 2:10's at TWS (Texas World Speedway) would be liked by the advanced or level 4 crowd
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Old 01-22-2009, 10:57 AM   #22
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One org. in particular limits their group size depending on track, with a maximum of 35 per group for the largest track, and a 20 for the smallest.

That same org. offers 3:1 instructor ratio for their Novice class.
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I dont think 2:10's at TWS (Texas World Speedway) would be liked by the advanced or level 4 crowd
That's a novice pace
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everyone org. is different in their own way, every customer/track day rider is different! it's hard to please every one all the time.

most people ride with their friends, i did for 3 years. it's good to make new friends at different orgs, you have to give it a chance. i for one have no real desire to ride on the streets anymore, i've seen enough, read enough, and have heard enough to make me not want to ride on the roads any longer. I am easily influenced to ride poorly and badly on the roads so the best thing i can do is to stay off! maybe that is how a lot of people are. you may turn into that same guy once you've seen "enough".

I'm sure that all of the track day org's welcome any and all suggestions, although not all of them may be agreed with or put in to place, it's still good to hear from people, what matters is what the customers like. We all strive to provide the best we can.

remember, you are basically comparing apples to oranges to grapefruit. we're all the same yet we're all different.
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That's a novice pace
DOH, and it gets worse
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Ahhh man, why you have to rub salt in the wound!!!!! OUCH! LOL

I havnt exactly picked this up very fast, dosnt come all that natural to me i guess. So should i base my entering into a level on my number of trackdays attended or lap time. I dont think 2:10's at TWS (Texas World Speedway) would be liked by the advanced or level 4 crowd
your desired level should be based upon your ability and skill level, just because you run a 2:10 at TWS (Texas World Speedway) doesn't mean that you can't run in the intermediate group. I see people run a 2:10 in our advanced group but, there skill level is matched to those who may run 1:50's.

if you are a safe and responsible rider you have nothing to worry about, that is highly important. Faster people can and will get around you, if you go out and can't seem to hold your line, you become a danger to yourself and others around you.
It basically becomes the instructors discretion to move a rider either up or down depending on his/her observations of your abilities and skills.
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That's a novice pace
not necessarily. that's YOUR pace Tim
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remember, slow, smooth = fast
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DOH, and it gets worse
he's just jealous he can't run a 2:10 on his pink wheeled 1000
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how many track days have you done?

2:10 is barely an intermediate pace. i would say you have to be able to run at least consistent mid 55s at TWS (Texas World Speedway) to hold your own in advanced.
Lets see here, 11 or 12 i think, all being this past year (did first one in March). 2 of those trackdays being at TWS (Texas World Speedway)


$hit, think ill put my car back together and go back to drag racing.

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Lets see here, 11 or 12 i think, all being this past year (did first one in March). 2 of those trackdays being at TWS (Texas World Speedway)


, think ill put my car back together and go back to drag racing.

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werd
some people it just comes natural and some it takes a bit longer. get behind someone that is just a tad bit faster than you and try and keep up. that seems to help me.
this method works for a lot of people!
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bite your fvcking tongue. any fool can drive in a straight line. on second thought maybe you should trade me your 450 motard for my drag quad if thats the sort of thing your into. it gas a gixxer motor on it.
I know i know, i just do it all for grins anyways and its alot less work and cheaper than my drag racing. They both get my vote.............................................. .............although i sure do love driving my car too though, i dont get to hit the parachute on the bike


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nice pass. should try it on a bike somtime . bar or no bar
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I know i know, i just do it all for grins anyways and its alot less work and cheaper than my drag racing. They both get my vote.............................................. .............although i sure do love driving my car too though, i dont get to hit the parachute on the bike
Nice video!

However, it's not right to post up a video like that and not give some details on the car.
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