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      03-20-2012, 01:22 PM   #1
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Wet and cold day at The Ridge Motorsports Park

First day at our new local track. Also first track day in the E90 which I bought a bit over a month ago; lovely car

It was 33F in morning and actually hailed for a bit. I was amazed at the traction in hail (stock Conti tires).

Here we are in the hail:


A bit drier:


Video taken with iPod Touch (gen4) with CMS Lap Timer Pro app.
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Looks like a great track, saw some early videos of it and looks like it's going to be a real fun track. In the dry with some heat think smiles will abound. Nice driving, April cant come soon enough
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Nice! Come rain or shine
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Nice one! How did you mount the ipod touch? Looks like minimal vibration feedback whilst driving.
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Nice one! How did you mount the ipod touch? Looks like minimal vibration feedback whilst driving.
RAM Mount parts:

- Cradle
- Long Arm. This is made of metal so is heavy and acts as a vibration damper
- Clamp Mount which I clamped to the inside headrest post. They make single u-bolt clamps which I'm sure would work just as well, and they come with an insert for .5 " posts; I made my own insert out of some hose cut in half.
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Cool . Looks like a very enjoyable track to drive . I remember seeing a preview video of this guy lapping a Corvette when the track had just been paved. I love tracks with elevation changes, they bring another dynamic to the driving. The facsimile corkscrew looks like fun .

I can't wait for the season to start here up north, been watching all these track day vids with envy...

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These videos must have been recorded on the Sunday sessions. Friday was wet too, but there was a very distinctive water feature on the exit of turn 11. Saturday didn't rain. So, if it's raining and there's no water hazard, then it must be Sunday!
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