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      12-19-2013, 11:00 AM   #45
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No they don't. Its all in your head. If your talented your should be able to drive fast in any car and conditions with or without gloves. Now I would recommend them in case of fire.........
what if you lack talent and want to look the part? i disagree! i can have a much lighter grip with gloves which is a plus.
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      12-19-2013, 12:14 PM   #46
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on hot days when my hands sweat, I use golf gloves - breathable and super thin, so you don't lose any dexterity.
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what if you lack talent and want to look the part? i disagree! i can have a much lighter grip with gloves which is a plus.
What....disagree! I thought you were my friend
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      12-19-2013, 01:54 PM   #48
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http://www.sparcousa.com/product/tide-h-9

I have the Sparco Tide H9. Spendy at $210 but very good.
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      12-19-2013, 02:10 PM   #49
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What....disagree! I thought you were my friend
You should put some blizzaks on your car so I can keep up.
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      12-19-2013, 02:17 PM   #50
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You should put some blizzaks on your car so I can keep up.
You are doing quite well without help
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      12-19-2013, 02:25 PM   #51
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You are doing quite well without help
Thank you sir! More to come, as soon as I get more hand me downs.
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...and watching Patrick Dempsey Road to LeMans. Guess which gloves he and Patrick Long are wearing?? Yup same Sparco's.
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      12-26-2013, 12:32 AM   #54
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...and watching Patrick Dempsey Road to LeMans. Guess which gloves he and Patrick Long are wearing?? Yup same Sparco's.
And don kitch our lead instructor?
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And don kitch our lead instructor?
I sat next to Dempsey in the driver's lounge at Rolex Monterrey last August and after we chatted a bit, I overheard him talking about Kitch. Pretty sure a lot of his success as a driver/team is a result of Kitch.
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      12-26-2013, 10:43 AM   #56
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I sat next to Dempsey in the driver's lounge at Rolex Monterrey last August and after we chatted a bit, I overheard him talking about Kitch. Pretty sure a lot of his success as a driver/team is a result of Kitch.
yep don is a very knowledgeable guy. he is the owner and lead instructor of the racing school, proformance, that i have been running with for 6 years. glad to know him. one thing i havent done is be a passenger with him at the wheel. hes a very humble guy and never really displays his driving skill although i know it to be substantial.
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      02-05-2014, 12:07 PM   #57
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shit i even use my alpine gloves when i drive this... lol


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      02-07-2014, 01:22 PM   #58
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shit i even use my alpine gloves when i drive this... lol


Holy hobby obsession, batman! That's some serious sheit!!



I would get absolutely ZERO work done at home if I had that setup...


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I think racing gloves are like condoms. They reduce sensitivity
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Anything that makes it easier to operate the controls efficiently while under heavy g's will help you drive faster (gloves, racing buckets + harness, etc.)
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Anything that makes it easier to operate the controls efficiently while under heavy g's will help you drive faster (gloves, racing buckets + harness, etc.)
I drove with no gloves for awhile thinking that I'd have better control. Especially since my hands don't sweat a lot.

But applying my hockey logic...I can't stickhandle worth crap barehanded...properly fitting gloves are a massive improvement.
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