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Track Junkies Field Trip - Heartland Park? Barber? NCM?


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#1
Shuka

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Hey all, since the NASA schedule is a bit sparse this year, does anyone want to join forces and take a field trip?

 

In our "one travel day" range from the Houston metro, I think we could hit Barber, NCM, or Heartland Park

 

Some possible dates:

 

NASA Central at Heartland Park - May 26-27 (memorial day weekend), July 14-15

 

Great lakes at NCM - March 24-25, Oct 27-28

 

We could also join Chin for a DE day!



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Matt93SE

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Sounds like fun, but not in the condition my cars are in right now! :(


And just because I'm a shitty driver doesn't make a miata any less slow.

I drive slow as shit. LOL

geez, now I realize I drive slow everywhere. haha!


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Max

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Raises hand- I am potential groupie for all the above



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lobster

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I would be interested in heartland park in July

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Captain Buddha

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I'm planning on road-tripping to some SCCA Majors races out of my region this Summer. Will post up once I figure out my schedule/season.


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Thundermoose

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I was hoping to do Road Atlanta at end of February with Chin.  I decided to move my car to VIR for the season and run with Mid Atlantic and NE NASA regions.  I bought some inserts for my exhaust in case I try to do NCM in the future.



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edison_GTI

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What about Road Atlanta?


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#8
sarenar

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I might be interested in visiting Barber.

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lobster

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I was hoping to do Road Atlanta at end of February with Chin.  I decided to move my car to VIR for the season and run with Mid Atlantic and NE NASA regions.  I bought some inserts for my exhaust in case I try to do NCM in the future.

 

 

what do you mean inserts for your exhaust?  does NCM have a noise restriction?  



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RPM

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I would be interested in Barber

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Max

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what do you mean inserts for your exhaust?  does NCM have a noise restriction?  

 

 

Yes they do--I think the limit is 103 dba at 50 feet

 

Mine is right at the limit- Sometimes okay- Sometimes baffles go in.

 

One of my baffles (installed by NCM folks- hahaha) decided to eject and watch the action from the rumble strip...;0  Now- they are tethered when inserted to avoid premature ejection...

 

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lobster

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Yes they do---Mine is right at the limit- Sometimes okay- Sometimes inserts go in.

 

I think it was 103 dba at 50 feet

 

hmm... i have no idea how loud mine is,  it's not quiet. 

 

 

Barber may be fun...  there is a gap in the NASA TX schedule after COTA may (I'm gonna skip Hallett) so that's a lot of time without being on the track so I need to do something with that time until COTA September. 



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derekyarbrough857

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Kong Sheng Han

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I was hoping to do Road Atlanta at end of February with Chin. I decided to move my car to VIR for the season and run with Mid Atlantic and NE NASA regions. I bought some inserts for my exhaust in case I try to do NCM in the future.


Are you going to fly over to east coast for every event?

I'm a lost soul.


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AdamEvo

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I was hoping to do Road Atlanta at end of February with Chin.  I decided to move my car to VIR for the season and run with Mid Atlantic and NE NASA regions.  I bought some inserts for my exhaust in case I try to do NCM in the future.

 

TT3 won't be as fun with out you around. I went and looked at the Mid Atlantic and NE NASA schedules, those regions have a lot of events!



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Are you going to fly over to east coast for every event?


Yeah but it's only like 6 events. With the Texas region schedule I was going to have to travel quite a bit for all but 1 event. Southwest flies directly to Raleigh NC. I'll have like 4 events at VIR, 1 at WGI, and 1 at Lime Rock. It should be pretty cool.

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TT3 won't be as fun with out you around. I went and looked at the Mid Atlantic and NE NASA schedules, those regions have a lot of events!


Thanks. We did a good job of really pushing each other to get faster.

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surlynkid

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what do you mean inserts for your exhaust?  does NCM have a noise restriction?  

Yes.  They did not at first and then the neighbors whined.  I could never pass.


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Boostedtaco

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I vote for California. Nasa Buttonwillow Oct 12-13. :)


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V6Donut

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I vote for California. Nasa Buttonwillow Oct 12-13. :)

 

I like this idea, id be in for this.