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Fun At Barbagallo Raceway


pnblight
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No Limits All Street Car Events 7/12/06

I thought i would just let you guys know of the good night had by all at the No Limits All Street Car Events 7/12/06 and the great job the boys are doing down there. If you haven't had a run at one of these events your missing out, one the chance to push your ride to the limit in a safe and legal evironment, two a chance to see some very nice rides of all shapes and sizes (996 turbo, M3 ,GTR's ,WRX's & Evo's etc), third and not least the chance to learn the right lines and technics to go fast and believe you me it makes a hugh difference.

Well this was my second run on the Barbagallo circuit so my knowledge of the track is limited, but after a few runs around the long ciruit in the afternoon light thanks to day light saving, we turned on the lights and got down to business on the short circuit. I when there with a plan i want to run under a minute as i was told a good street car and good time is just under a minute(under minute = fast car) and after a few points of the boys i managed to achieve my goal and ran a best for the night of a 58.12sec lap :(

http://www.natsoft.com.au/cgi-bin/results....12/2006.BARB.P2

the pic is of my ride looking very track pigish with different rimes front and back bit of long story but basicall i bought a set of rimes for track use (front ones pictured) but when i went to fit tyres to them one was split (not happy :) )and had to borrow a pair for the back for the event thanks Rory

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Ah geez Pete - that was you??

I should have come and said hello! I was down there watching a couple of mates (Porsche, WRX and the HSV club guys).

You were looking nice a quick down the front straight. We noted the late breaking at the end of the front straight. :(

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Ah geez Pete - that was you??

I should have come and said hello! I was down there watching a couple of mates (Porsche, WRX and the HSV club guys).

You were looking nice a quick down the front straight. We noted the late breaking at the end of the front straight. :(

Yeah the front straight braking was the only one i think i had down pat (good shadow line as marker) and yeah feel free to come say hi. The Porsche turned up the whick at the end (very quick car) I need to put some time into suspension as running very straight setup and i felt there was a number of place it could good alot quicker. The instructors very pretty happy with my line so i'm getting there slowly and they all seem to like the straight line speed the R had even on minium boost (14psi). Everyone down there were very friendly.

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Hey Pete,

Great Time well Done :(

Looked like there was some pretty fast cars down there that night!, They seem to be getting quicker with every meeting.

Are you still running the Federals? (595RS's?)

Heres a bit of (crap) video of mine from its last outing.

http://skylinesaustralia.vidiac.com/video/...874003ddbca.htm

And I agree everyone should give this event a go at least once, its reletively cheap, you learn a lot about your car and your driving and is a lot of fun :)

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