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      04-08-2013, 06:09 AM   #1
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Nurburgring GP ESS SC.... 7 April 13


So yesterday I went out to the ring. The weather was great!

This was my first time at the GP track. There was an accident there, so we had to wait a bit for it to clear up.

my rear tires are at 45%. Stop tech pads, stock rotors (60k miles). EDC. ESS 575 kit.

This is a cut out from the 20 min session. I cut the first 3 laps. I was around 2:30, and I think i got one at 2:20.

Later we went to Nordschleife and I did a few laps there. Was a great day! Now I have to figure out new brake set up, and find used track wheels....
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      04-12-2013, 03:53 PM   #2
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The GP track is so ridiculously wide open compared to the 'ring, isn't it? We were LOL'ing the first lap there after 2+ days on the 'ring. Only really odd spot is turn one where you hang the inside front wheel in the air. Ok, the chicane w/the big tires on each side isn't comforting to go through at 10/10ths, but it's not too bad.

We heard a lot of "meow" sounds from the locals as we wore helmets on both tracks...
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      04-12-2013, 04:20 PM   #3

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Nice stuff! Damn rear view mirror, I get what you are doing though. If you want I am going to be there Sunday the 21st for some laps. The weather should be perfect!

BTW: Is that a timer on your iDrive?
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      04-13-2013, 08:17 AM   #4
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+1, what's up with the timer on the iDrive?

Front bbk w/ race pads and a square setup works wonders. Looks like you might be lacking confidence in your brakes.
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