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      10-29-2013, 08:05 PM   #111
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Did you let the car counter street itself out of the slide while you were on the gas?
Yup. As long as your front tires are pointed down track and you manage the throttle...you're good. Let the rotation of the car do the steering for you.
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      10-29-2013, 08:23 PM   #112
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Yup. As long as your front tires are pointed down track and you manage the throttle...you're good. Let the rotation of the car do the steering for you.
Um I'm thinking that would end in disaster for most.
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      10-29-2013, 08:30 PM   #113
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Um I'm thinking that would end in disaster for most.
Requires some practice.
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      10-29-2013, 08:31 PM   #114
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Requires some practice.
I bet. I'm guessing covering my eyes and crying would have about the same effectiveness or results as this maneuver.
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      10-30-2013, 09:05 AM   #115
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Requires some practice.
I bet. I'm guessing covering my eyes and crying would have about the same effectiveness or results as this maneuver.
Thumb sucking got me through...
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      10-30-2013, 09:51 AM   #116
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Thumb sucking got me through...
i will try it my next time out.
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      10-30-2013, 03:40 PM   #117
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A few minor moments from my last Nordschleife trip. It was wet from the previous night's rain. Took forever to burn off Did run my fastest lap to date later on the same day.

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      10-30-2013, 06:58 PM   #118
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Everyone needs to realize that the Nurburgring is absolutely terrifying in the rain.
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      10-31-2013, 02:24 AM   #119
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Everyone needs to realize that the Nurburgring is absolutely terrifying in the rain.
Seriously like driving on ice!

Absolutely no traction ... Plus I have Bridgestone RE-11 tires, they are horrible in cold damp conditions, unless they are nice and hot.
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Not a BMW but: (at 2:50)



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showing off your Roush Mustang drift skills!
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      11-11-2013, 04:42 PM   #122
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Everyone needs to realize that the Nurburgring is absolutely terrifying in the rain.
I remembered this post when I came across this video yesterday. This gives some great perspective of what it's actually like

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Everyone needs to realize that the Nurburgring is absolutely terrifying in the rain.
Unless you drive really, really slow.
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      11-11-2013, 07:34 PM   #124
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Unless you drive really, really slow.
Even if you're driving like grandma. That track is f'ing slick in the rain!

Here's a longer save and slide compilation...

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      11-24-2013, 09:40 PM   #125
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Even if you're driving like grandma. That track is f'ing slick in the rain!

Here's a longer save and slide compilation...

Impressive!
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      12-03-2013, 03:12 AM   #126
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I have few "saves" through out this vid from Buttonwillow

Most notable moments:

Sweeper and esses @ ~3:00

Cotton corners @ 4:15

Sunset @ 5:55

Sunrise @ 6:10

Grand finale @ 6:40

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Footage at the Esses is my fav!

You must be on CCA's life time black list.
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awesome! but you've got to keep the tire smoke down...can't see shit.
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kaiv,

just a few observations:

1) Awesome!!! Truly.

2) looks like so much fun but way too many walls at Road Atlanta for me to try any of those shenanigans

3) I now have Tire-Budget Envy after watching this

4) I give you mucho style points for the left hand out the window, but I think you could manage a backside rail grab or something like the snowboarders do, maybe a Method Air off the curbing. something to work on.

5) did I say awesome yet?

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Sunset @ 5:55

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Yup. As long as your front tires are pointed down track and you manage the throttle...you're good. Let the rotation of the car do the steering for you.
i messed around with this last time on the skid pad that wet day i told you about. i actually found out i naturally let go as well and let the wheel unwind on its own until im ready for input the other direction for the next cone.
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