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Old 04-04-2017, 08:28 AM   #11
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Old 04-04-2017, 09:39 AM   #12
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I still want to do the One Lap of America one day, but I get the impression that the Track Night through SCCA is something between parade laps and a driver's school. I have not been to one and not researched thoroughly, but I suspect all the safety regs are followed as a normal driver's school but gives a more relaxed vibe than BMWCCA, Porsche, etc. schools.

If I ever do want to do the One Lap of America, I'll need to get comfortable on track and would not mind starting at one of these events. Know your risks.
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:34 AM   #13
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A friend from many years ago has been doing track days at (mostly) Summit and VIR for the past couple years in an NB. He had a rear hub failure last summer at VIR that looked kinda scary. About 1:05 in:



I don't need that kind of excitement in a car that's not prepped to protect me if that happens at a really bad time.

Power on that miata modified? actually looks pretty fast
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:36 AM   #14
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Juice just doesn't seem worth the squeeze. Just too much risk for no upside Miata or not.
I forgot my first track event that I did with NASA at Sears point. It was scary as hell driving my daily driver A4 with a bunch of people driving lemons type cars. There were a bunch of crashes.

After that I just started doing BMW clubs event only and it was a lot safer. I would still recommend dedicated track insurance for high cost cars.
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:51 AM   #15
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Knuckleheads.
It doesn't help that tracks around here all have walls, and trees, and suicidal deer lurking in the shadows.
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Old 04-04-2017, 01:41 PM   #16
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Power on that miata modified? actually looks pretty fast
It sounds like it is turbocharged.
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Old 04-04-2017, 09:16 PM   #17
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I'm. It sure how it's prepped. I can ask...
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