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Old 12-16-2014, 12:27 PM   #40
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Word. More time/repetition is always good. Just know that at an HPDE you will likely not (and shouldn't) be pushing your car to its limit, compared to autocross where you will be doing so almost constantly.
indeed.. for me, I'm driving at about 7/10ths for track days, and more like 9.5/10 for autox.. and then 12/10 for karting, lol. You can see it varies by overall "risk" involved

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^ yeah I am fully aware of that Kev. Autox I had the mindset of "meh what could go wrong"

on a track the mindset would be "If you fuck up you won't have your racecar anymore"

so yeah, I will be the slow guy on the track enjoying myself and learning while being very cautious and safe.
http://locktonmotorsports.com/product/track-insurance

something to consider^. I've never used them, but it may help calm some people down.

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Instructors are very helpful
Carson has a couple HPDE under his belt with his GTI, might be a good instructor candidate
that^

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Who is Carson?
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