FAST Open Autocross - Feb 15 - Venice

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Postby Loren » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:30 pm

2020 has proven to be a difficult year for getting events scheduled! As such, this is the only event we have for February. And, since we haven't had an Open event since December, well, this one sort of needs to be an Open to get some points into that season championship!

Registration & Event Info

Basic event details:
  • This is a FAST Open autocross, that means that it is open to all licensed drivers.
  • Novices and first-timers are encouraged to enter!
  • Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all Drivers AND Guests.
  • Driver entry fee is $47 (a bit more for Novices and First-Timers), guest entry fee is $10.
  • This will be a split-format event. You can enter the Early session 8:30am-1:00pm or the Late Session 1:00pm-5:30pm, or both.
  • Snacks and cold beverages will be provided for all registered drivers and guests.
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Postby Native » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:31 pm

I won't be able to make this one - outta town for Mom's 80th birthday party. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, they say...
Y'all have fun!
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Postby AScoda » Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:50 pm

Oh, boy, I get to practice my cone flipping skillz.
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:50 am

Got valentines plans that day. I guess that'll be one of my drops :*( .
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Postby Loren » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:59 am

"If you really loved me, you'd let me go autocross." :grin:
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Postby aw614 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:21 pm

CaptainSquirts wrote:Got valentines plans that day. I guess that'll be one of my drops :*( .
It'll be worse if you get the a052s
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:42 pm

Ok she loves me, so LETS GOOOOOO. But not enough for A052's.
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Postby Loren » Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:39 pm

CaptainSquirts wrote:Ok she loves me, so LETS GOOOOOO. But not enough for A052's.
:headbang:
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:07 pm

Map so I can make a simulator out of it.
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Postby Carracer » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:50 pm

bump for map.
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Postby Loren » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:37 pm

Map soon come, mon. (you can get Chris to translate that for you)
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Postby Native » Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:06 am

Chris went to the islands, but Loren's on island time. :-D
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Postby Loren » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:47 am

What time is it? "It's daytime, mon!"

Okay, here's the course map! Hi-Res PDF

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Postby CaptainSquirts » Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:10 pm

Is this it, the best course layout of Venice we've seen yet? I think so.
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Postby Mnskeeter » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:28 am

Why are so many more people registering for the earlier session especially since it's a long drive for most people? And what does this do to the number of runs in each session?
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Postby Loren » Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:15 am

Generally the same number of runs.

People often like the Early Session because it lets them get their autocross fix, and still have the afternoon free. Other folks like to sleep in and run later.
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Postby bluesight » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:00 pm

I'm going for all day...but I may be looking for some opportunities to share in the afternoon, especially if the driver count stays low. With likely one car on the course at a time, it should work for the Insight at 30+ cars (worked last time). Course looks like a blast...
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Postby dbeng » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:52 pm

I will be out of town for this one. Looks like I'll be missing a great course! Oh well, see y'all at the next event.
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Postby Loren » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:31 pm

Looks like Les will be towing the trailer. He'll be itching for co-drives throughout the day. Think you can beat him? Toss him your keys! 8-)
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Postby bluesight » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:48 pm

I owe him a drive...I'm sure he'd have fun with about a 6th the HP...

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