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      07-28-2012, 06:08 PM   #1
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Won my first autocross!

Entered the first autocross in Killeen, TX...usually a haven for show cars and wreckless street racing. And I won the RWD class!

So now I retire from autocross...undefeated! I will caveat this with the fact that I was going against a lot of GTOs, Camaros, and Mustangs. And there were a lot of inexperienced drivers.



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Ahahaha!!!

Quit while you're ahead! Nice!


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And in a four-door sedan, no less...
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      07-28-2012, 07:49 PM   #5
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Yup...one of the few sedans there...might have been the only one except for some subaru's. I'm really hoping that this is a regular thing. The closest autocross previously was 2 hours away...I'm not driving to 2hrs to an autocross. And while nowhere near as intense as a road course...its much closer, cheaper, and easier to sell to my wife!
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      07-28-2012, 11:34 PM   #6
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Congrats, what group was it with?
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And in a four-door sedan, no less...
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Congrats, what group was it with?
Let's say the fact that I won should tell you a lot about the level of competition. But it's a local car club.
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Let's say the fact that I won should tell you a lot about the level of competition. But it's a local car club.
Let's just say that a guy driving a jazzy scooter won second place
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Let's just say that a guy driving a jazzy scooter won second place
All that counts is I beat him.
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Yup...one of the few sedans there...might have been the only one except for some subaru's. I'm really hoping that this is a regular thing. The closest autocross previously was 2 hours away...I'm not driving to 2hrs to an autocross. And while nowhere near as intense as a road course...its much closer, cheaper, and easier to sell to my wife!
Come on down to the autocross events in Houston. We have two regulars that drive E90 M3. Put your undefeated record on the line

Granted 2 hours is a long ways to go for an autocross. 2 hrs for a DE is one thing, but as much as I like autocross event, I don't see myself going 2 hours away for one unless i have something else planned in that area for the weekend.
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Come on down to the autocross events in Houston. We have two regulars that drive E90 M3. Put your undefeated record on the line

Granted 2 hours is a long ways to go for an autocross. 2 hrs for a DE is one thing, but as much as I like autocross event, I don't see myself going 2 hours away for one unless i have something else planned in that area for the weekend.
I've been wanting to go to the SASCA events but its not really enough driving to make it worth it. Plus, I would have to work. Drive 2 hours to work? Nah.

Your tricks won't work. I'm retired and willing to be that I am the ONLY undefeated auto-x'er in the country!
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And in a four-door sedan, no less...
I think to do it in real style, one has to complete the course, pull up at timing and let the wife and two kids get out of the car!
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4 door sedans can be fun!! I used to autocross our E39 M5. It sounded great, but wasn't competitive. I got tired of losing to the wife in her E36 M3, so I ended up getting the M Coupe. Still lost to her for a year until I got sticky tires, and finally improved the driver.
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Sedans rock!
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