FAST Classic Autocross - Nov 3 @ Tampa Greyhound

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Postby Loren » Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:13 am

Just as we were getting comfortable with the site, they've pulled the rug out from under us. That's right, this is our last autocross at the Dog Track! No more Tampa Greyhound Park for us. Another one in the "lost sites" column. :(

But, we're gonna make the most of this last event! Come join in on the fun!

This is a Classic event, which means fewer entries, more runs and no formal novice instruction. We do require all entrants to have competed in at least 5 prior autocross events so that they sort of know what they're doing (or enlist an experienced sponsor).

We'll be providing lunch for all registered drivers and guests at this event.

Registration is open until October 29. You might not want to wait until then, though.

This event is an open site, so guests only need to register if they want lunch.
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Postby JasonS » Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:35 pm

This event is at Brooksville, so pre-registration is required for ALL drivers and guests.
Did the dog track get moved? :dunno:
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Postby Carracer » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:33 pm

Copy and paste I think.
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Postby AScoda » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:34 pm

See, Loren, somebody does read this stuff! :lol:
Loren wrote:Freakin' Drew and his freakin' Mustang. :no:
dan wrote:Freakin' Drew and his freakin' Miata.
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Postby Loren » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:38 pm

Fixed.
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Postby aw614 » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:30 pm

Registered, sucks its the last event at that site. I really liked the courses there, plus having less grip to brooksville was a nice contrast to ave
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Postby McMastaHompus » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:24 pm

I've driven 4 events, one of which was at this location and I really enjoyed it. Would anyone be willing to sponsor me so I don't miss the last event here?

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Postby 280z-hab » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:08 pm

Registered. Still have to figure out my timing on my stage 2 cam. Might show up with the stock cam...
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Postby Carracer » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:30 am

McMastaHompus wrote:I've driven 4 events, one of which was at this location and I really enjoyed it. Would anyone be willing to sponsor me so I don't miss the last event here?

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Unfortunately I'm already sponsoring someone but I would like to add that he knows more than enough and would be easy to sponsor if some one hasn't offered yet.
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:30 am

Ugh I really want to do this. A pretty damn fun site and the last time ever to run on it :*( .
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Postby Loren » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:50 pm

Sponsor Elliot. Bum a drive in his 240. Win!
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Postby McMastaHompus » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:17 pm

Loren wrote:Sponsor Elliot. Bum a drive in his 240. Win!
Mr. Wilson Brummal was kind enough to sponsor my 240 and I. Although if anyone wants to drive or ride along, they're welcome to it!

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Postby supraslaya » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:12 pm

Hell yeah man. We're gonna have a good time. This place looks like the dog track parking lot up in bham where i used to frequently autox (where our group was similarly kicked from). I'd love to take the 240 for a run to see the differences between it and the M3

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Postby Jamie » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:56 pm

supraslaya wrote:This place looks like the dog track parking lot up in bham where i used to frequently autox….
I've been up there before, years ago. This site isn't as long and skinny as remember that one, and this pavement has far more sand on it, until the first heat clears a line. Similar contouring, though -- nothing is level!
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Postby Stevefry1 » Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:34 pm

Would anyone like to be my sponsor for this event?
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Postby SlowMiataDrew » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:20 am

Stevefry1 wrote:Would anyone like to be my sponsor for this event?
Hey Steve! I'll sponsor you for this event if you'd like. How many events have you done?
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Postby Stevefry1 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:15 pm

Thank you! I've been to 2 so far
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Postby SlowMiataDrew » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:37 pm

Stevefry1 wrote:Thank you! I've been to 2 so far
Yea man no problem! What are you driving?
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Postby aw614 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:35 am

SlowMiataDrew wrote:
Stevefry1 wrote:Thank you! I've been to 2 so far
Yea man no problem! What are you driving?
looks like another integra owner :grin:
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Postby SlowMiataDrew » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:04 am

I see that now :chuckle: I didn't see that earlier when I was on my phone

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