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      01-09-2010, 01:59 AM   #1
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Anyone attending the free driving seminar by OC Racecraft at El Toro?

Not sure if this has been posted yet...I didn't see anything on a quick skim, so I'll take my chances. I'll be attending on Saturday the 16th.

Regular track days are pretty expensive with OCRC, and I'm sure this free seminar will have some sort of upsell, but I think it's still worth checking out.

Here are the details:

http://ocracecraft.com/index.php?opt...d=41&Itemid=46

If anyone here is going, let's say 'hello'

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interesting. thanks for the heads up!!
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I am actually pretty interested. Who else would be interested in this event?
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      01-09-2010, 03:24 AM   #4
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I'm not sure how many "seats" they'll have but my guess is it ought to be limited, especially since they say it will include some driving sessions...so I'd recommend that anyone who is interested sign up quickly. It's only a week away
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      01-09-2010, 03:27 AM   #5
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      01-09-2010, 12:03 PM   #6
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Cool. I'm Ken...I'll be in the Space Gray/Fox Red E92 with CF kidneys/grills/emblems.

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I just registered...but I think the 16th is now full.

Looking forward to meeting up with some fellow forum members!
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I'm Steven. Cars in the sig. Looking forward to seeing you guys there .
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I just registered...but I think the 16th is now full.

Looking forward to meeting up with some fellow forum members!
Did you get in for the 16th or are you going the 15th?
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Sounds more like a car control type thing.
Just join the CCA and go to a real race track. You won't regret it.
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Did you get in for the 16th or are you going the 15th?
It would'nt let me sign up for the 16th-only the 15th, assuming it's full, I'm going to go on Friday.

One of my current clients is the former MCAS. I maintain the base's infrastructure so I'm usually there 2-3 days a week anyway.
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Sounds more like a car control type thing.
Just join the CCA and go to a real race track. You won't regret it.
I'm a recent new member of the San Diego Chapter. Planning on going down for the next Qualcom event in Feb

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It would'nt let me sign up for the 16th-only the 15th, assuming it's full, I'm going to go on Friday.
Bummer...too bad we'll miss you on Saturday. Looking forward to meeting the rest of you though!
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Sounds more like a car control type thing.
Just join the CCA and go to a real race track. You won't regret it.
You're right in the sense that it will be more of a 'clinic'. But for those of us already in the CCA, and itching to run our cars now, we know that there is not much happening this month.

El Toro's runway 'straightaway' is 2 miles long. Their created track length is 2.2 mi. The OCRC have done a pretty good job of utilizing the portion of the runway alloted to them to create a nice "track" that for many of us is within a 30 minute drive from our homes... besides, it's free!

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I understand that this will not be a track day or anything but it'd be nice to learn something. I've got a couple of other Ms registered from MFestforum. Looking forward to seeing you all.
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i registered for the friday class
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Can anyone attending the friday session provide a recap of what was covered and how you liked it?
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Yes whoever went please let us know what you thought about the entire seminar. More importantly, how many times did they allow you to go around the lap?

I signed up for tomorrow I'm curious how you all liked it.
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Damn, that was fun...

I spun the rear wheels quite a bit(even spun out at 1 point ).... Braking, handling, then 4 laps around the big course in a group.
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What kind of exotic cars did you see out there today? Lastly, can I borrow youe M? just kidding
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