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Old 11-01-2007, 09:08 PM
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autocross in GA

i was wondering about autocrossing in GA. when and where they hold events and if anyone from GA is into it. i was looking to get into it sometime
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cool they do it at road atlanta about 25 minutes from my house. so has anyone done autocross and know some of the requirements, do u have to have any special safety features
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nope, all you need is a car, and some money. usually its about $40. $30 if your an SCCA member. your own helmet is a plus, cuz then you dont hafta use the gross rental helmets. if not its cool.
you'll prolly get there around 8-9am, walk the course, first car is off @ 10, and theres usually 4 heats. you race 2 of the heats (either 1 and 3 or 2 and 4), you work 1 heat, and have off the last one. thats usuallly the general layout of the day.
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Old 11-02-2007, 12:58 AM
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oh thats cool. yeah i dont think id want to use other helmets, driving on road atlanta would be sweet, the season is probly coming to an end tho, personally i have more fun goin fast on turns that a strait line
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anyone in GA do any autocross
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There's some guys I know who do it in Valdosta... I've never been though.
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ive been wanting to so bad but i didnt know that it was that close lol. that and i want to get my suspension done and me some rims and tires
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well i was looking and they do it at turner field and the gwinnett county fair ground,which is 15 min from my house.

but the season is pretty much over. they are having one more running this next week. it will give me some time to do some suspension stuff till next year tho. i found the site that has the times and places so if anyone wants i can post it up

autocross is where its at for the lude
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if i could give you guys one piece of advice, it would be: dont think the more mods you have done, the better your gonna be. the MOST important factor to getting good times is practice and seat time. trust me, you THINK you know the limits of your car, you have no idea until you get it on the track. try to get as many races under your belt being as close to stock as possible so you can get a feel for it and what its like. plus being in the stock class is the easiest class, so if you start pwning b!tches in the stock class then you'll be better suited in the harder classes once you get some mods done. even if you only have a CAI, you'll most likely get bumped into STS class (or something of the liking) which is a very competitive class.

but most of all, JUST HAVE FUN
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thanks for the post twokexlv6coupe, ive never done it but im interested in it, my dad used to do it back in the day with his MGB,lol my dad was tellin me just what twokexlv6coupe said, knowing what classes have what limitation is important so u know where to stop upgrading so you can still be competitive.

mostly im just looking for some fun but also win a little too
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idk if you do it is probly not a lot. they have point systems if your in a class. so maybe if u win the points but its not about the money in autocross
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yeh we should go there after it opens back up and get our cars tuned some
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