Aug 10 FAST Classic @ Venice Airport

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Postby Loren » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:33 pm

We haven't had an actual FAST Classic autocross since March! We're long overdue.

This is a Classic event, which means fewer entries, more runs and no formal novice instruction. We're allowing "some" novices and even a couple first-timers at Classic events now, but in very limited numbers. If you're one of those people, you might want to register earlier than usual.

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

Registration is open until August 7th, but will likely be filled before then. Y'all know what to do.

This event is at Venice, which is another restricted airport site, so pre-registration is required for ALL drivers and guests.
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Postby Loren » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:34 pm

As of this moment, there are only 6 entries left. If you're not registered already, you might want to get that way!
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Postby aw614 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:49 am

Have fun everyone, missing this one out since I have to travel out for work
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:48 am

:read: Course map? :read:









:P
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Postby RobertElder » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:21 pm

Down to 2 spots now! Just registered - looking forward to running with y'all again.

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Any noise restriction at this site? Might look to bring the Datsun out if I can get it back together in time.
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Postby Native » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:37 pm

Steven Frank
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I'll get to it. Eventually...
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Postby Loren » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:22 pm

I was about to post the course map. Then I decided to tweak it. A lot.

Gotta run it past Safety again...
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Postby twistedwankel » Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:04 pm

And so it should be.
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Postby Loren » Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:23 am

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Postby aw614 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:26 am

Kyle is going to love that start :rolling:
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Postby Van48 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:56 am

I thought the same thing, hes licking his chops.
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Postby Kshader » Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:53 am

I’ll love it until I see the times and realize Miatas are slow :tears: Hopefully there’s enough squiggly bits to catch back up :thumbwink:
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Postby Loren » Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:04 am

It's give and take. There's a fast part or two. But, the rest is tricky. It'll be fun for a Classic!
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Postby BrilloHeadBen » Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:50 am

I'll probably be slumming for a co-drive, maybe co-drives.
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Postby Van48 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:10 am

Looks fair and fun for every type of car.
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Postby lddavis91 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:46 pm

Holy sh!t!! is that an actual defined straight that I see there or am I hallucinating? :love:
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Postby Loren » Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:56 pm

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When life gives you a narrow strip of pavement with poles on both sides, you make a straight.
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:04 pm

I'm assuming those red dots are the poles?
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Postby Loren » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:47 pm

Yup.
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Postby Loren » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:50 pm

I posted two different course maps and nobody noticed. :smack:

The PDF map is correct. The PNG image is wrong.

I'll fix it momentarily.

The course is mostly the same, just the way the entry to the loop is coned is different.
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