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Waterford Hills Vintage Races

There's some good shots of the action from last weekend.
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Congratulations Kevin. From the look of things, Vytas (23) spent a lot of time at opposite lock

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Vytas "slide job" took driver of the weekend. He handled the car great on vintage tires!
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here's race 1 on sunday. a close call with a vette, and i nice dice with ike's (fast) datsun!

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Nice. The way you caught those guys though, I was surprised that they qualified ahead of you.

I've done a (very) little racing in a Spec Miata (don't have it anymore), and have an Alfetta GT almost track worthy (not race worthy).

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we only qualified once for the whole weekend. and here were the tires i was on(!)
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Congrats Kevin! You drove a great race! Love the picture of those qualifying tires. Those TD's are what you might call "used up"!

As difficult as it is to pass at Waterford, might I suggest you use your best tires for qualifying next time?

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These started with only 1 weekend on them! That's what 3 deg of camber does to bias plies. I'm still not sure how it happened, but I can only blame my setup guy (me!!)
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Depending on your geometry, I have found that -1.0 to -1.5 degrees works best for TD's.

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I've been using -1.5 (or so I thought). I think the suspension wasn't settled when I did the final setup
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Kevin, I apologize if this is obvious to you. But do make sure you have the driver's weight in the seat when you do your set up. It WILL make a difference! It has gotten easier since my son caught up to my weight!

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I tried used my son...didn't work though!

i had weight in the drivers side. so i dont think that was it. i just didn't settle things enough after each adjustment in the alignment i think.
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Wow...that Vette situation could have gotten hairy pretty quickly! Glad it didn't...for both of you.

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