Oct 12 Classic - Venice

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Postby Native » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:51 pm

Well, that was quaint. 28 drivers made for a really relaxed event, and allowed time for plenty of runs on the "practice course" down the south access road. Things ran along ahead of schedule most of the day, and best of all I'm pretty sure everyone had fun! (::)

It took me 6 runs to figure out the course, which was deviously simple. Everyone speculated as to whether a left or right entry to the turnaround would be better, when really what was important was proper setup and line through the 3 gates in the middle of the course. Well done, Professor. :salute:

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Postby CaptainSquirts » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:20 pm

Damn I must've missed the Dunnellon event. But luckily I was able to attend the Venice event today. :rolling:

Edit - Looks like you fixed the title :grin: .
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Postby Native » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:51 pm

I didn't fix anything... did I put Dunnellon in the title? Can't blame heatstroke this time...
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Postby Loren » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:47 pm

I edited it for you.

Great event in spite of it's size!
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Postby Van48 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:56 pm

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Postby mymomswagon » Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:52 pm

Thank you all for a great day! Nice course, smooth running organization. Great weather too.

Congrats to Ken on his M4 win and to Steve for besting me. :salute:
Critical damping ??? We don't need no stinking critical damping !
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Postby Kshader » Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:08 pm

Had to cancel last minute due to work obligations unfortunately. But I need my fix, I need videos.
The Miata in M3 with the gold wheels
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Postby Loren » Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:41 pm

I think I designed the perfect option with this course. People were guessing which way to take the turn-around all day long. Even the people who drove it fastest couldn't agree!
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Postby AScoda » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:03 am

The fastest way to take it was the direction that was best.
When presented with such a conundrum, the best way to approach it is the direction that you feel you should take.
You will never be wrong if you take the path that you choose.
Whatever course you decide to follow is the one that will determine your result.
If you can accept failure, you will never be wrong.
If you cannot proceed with quickness, you will not proceed with stickeredness.
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Postby Loren » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:02 am

^^^ Needs to be rewritten as a haiku.
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Postby AScoda » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:28 am

The fastest way is best
The path you choose will be wrong
No sticker for you.

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Postby Native » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:04 am

:rolling:
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Postby aw614 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:14 am

Going right was the least painful for me and I should have done it more, but I really didn't enjoy the course, it was frustrating and not fun. Gopro for some reason didn't charge so no video from me.

I enjoyed the practice course more.
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Postby Loren » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:04 am

AScoda wrote:The fastest way is best
The path you choose will be wrong
No sticker for you.

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Perfect!
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:27 pm

Left was the fastest
If you think right was quicker
You came in second

Video of the FTD run.
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Postby AScoda » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:41 pm

CaptainSquirts wrote:Left was the fastest
If you think right was quicker
You came in second
Also good!
Even if factually incorrect. :rolling:

Let's get some moar haiku up in hur
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Postby Jamie » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:54 pm

AScoda wrote:
CaptainSquirts wrote:Left was the fastest
If you think right was quicker
You came in second
Also good!
Even if factually incorrect. :rolling:
M2 results say:
Right path changes blue to red
By point oh eight six
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Postby AScoda » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:36 pm

Left and right all day
Nearly identical times.
Direction is moot
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Postby AScoda » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:48 pm

Dan Dejon did well
Gravely surface needs grip
All wheel drive was key
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Postby Loren » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:55 pm

Chose left or choose right
Wisdom is proper placement
Push harder, suck less
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