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      02-18-2013, 07:39 PM   #1
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Buttonwillow 13CW *1:58* 02.17.2013

First day running Hankook TD tires, and was stoked to have dipped into sub-2 minute lap time. Was my track day #50.

The experience was so intense, got thirsty in the middle of this session.

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      02-18-2013, 11:50 PM   #2
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The king of MDM, on and off!!!
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      02-19-2013, 12:36 AM   #3
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^hah, haven't MDM'd since April of last year. :P

How come we haven't seen you at tracks recently?
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      02-19-2013, 03:08 AM   #4
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Awesome lap time. Nice driving
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Nice driving! Some pretty fast cars and drivers in that event from what I can tell. I don't know the track (in FL), but from what I see around here, that's an awesome time.
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Awesome driving How much of a difference do you think the tires made? May be switching things up this year from the Ad08's and am curious of your impressions of tire setup... God I can't wait to get back on track
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Nicely done.
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Nice driving! Some pretty fast cars and drivers in that event from what I can tell. I don't know the track (in FL), but from what I see around here, that's an awesome time.
Thanks. Yeah, this event was Redline Time Attack season opener, so lots of cars there.


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Thanks klammer. Re: tires, since I'm less than 2 years into my tracking journey (22 months), I think it was mostly tires. Later this year, I plan on going back to R-S3 and see what my times are like to see how much is tires and how much is driver-mod.

In December, I ran NT01 for the first time at this track and I did 2:03 after having been stuck at 2:06 for 9 to 10 months on R-S3's. Had it not been for the recent rash of tire-cut problems on NT01's, I would've been back this past weekend with NT01 and I think I could've done 2:02, and may be high 2:01 if I got lucky. I'm told that TD's are about 2 sec's faster than NT01, so I think 1:58 was in line with the expectation, or perhaps I had a better-than-expected results. And I'm expecting, or hoping, that TD would last about as long as NT01. But, I won't know as my NT01's were taken off with tread still left, due to the possible safety issue.
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      02-19-2013, 01:22 PM   #9
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In December, I ran NT01 for the first time at this track and I did 2:03 after having been stuck at 2:06 for 9 to 10 months on R-S3's. Had it not been for the recent rash of tire-cut problems on NT01's, I would've been back this past weekend with NT01 and I think I could've done 2:02, and may be high 2:01 if I got lucky. I'm told that TD's are about 2 sec's faster than NT01, so I think 1:58 was in line with the expectation, or perhaps I had a better-than-expected results. And I'm expecting, or hoping, that TD would last about as long as NT01. But, I won't know as my NT01's were taken off with tread still left, due to the possible safety issue.
Where did you source your TD's from? Having a hard time finding dealers down here, specially since they're fairly new in the states.
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      02-19-2013, 03:35 PM   #10
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I think City Tire (in South Gate, CA) has the exclusive on TD's.
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1:58 is screaming on that track - congrats!
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Very nice. Never been to that track so I have no sense of the time, but it looked fast.
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Wow I got thirsty just watching. You were working hard in there!
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great time =)
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Thanks Tom. Haven't had the pleasure of taking my car to your shop yet, but I have many track buddies that have.


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Very nice. Never been to that track so I have no sense of the time, but it looked fast.
Thanks radiantm3. I had to quickly adjust to the faster rate at which the corners were coming up. Fun times. You should come down. It's certainly a drive, but I see NorCal people at Buttonwillow all the time.


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Wow I got thirsty just watching. You were working hard in there!
Oh yeah. Finished the session and gulped down water before doing anything else like checking tire pressure, etc. The only other time I felt like that was while taking a drifting lesson several years ago, and while doing figure 8's, I'm going "fawk, I need water!"


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^hah, haven't MDM'd since April of last year. :P

How come we haven't seen you at tracks recently?
I think its time to finally turn the MDM off Never had it when i used to tear up Malibu grand prix as a kid, so i think ill be ok after a bit of practice.
Albeit, the stakes are a bit higher now

Headed to Chuckwalla March 1, then Big Willow on the 24th. U goin to either of these?
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^Can't do weekdays, but I most likely will be doing Big Willow on 23/24th weekend.
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Very nice. Never been to that track so I have no sense of the time, but it looked fast.

Anything sub 2 min takes driving skill and equipment on this track. You got both, come down and, you can run your car without any exhaust, we dont mind
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