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Signed up with NCRC for this event in the Solo group. Anyone else wanna come? Around $160 for the day on the 3 mile track.
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In order to keep this forum cleaner I decided to just make a topic dedicated to events at an individual raceway and we can post Dates, videos, feedback, results under the track thread. I am going to Thunderhill
August 2. I hope some of you will consider signing up.

Feel free to post Thunderhill related material in this thread
Thanks. This will be my first event with NCRC. I've heard they are a good group.

You will get used to the car quickly and then get annoyed waiting to pass people in the turns. It out handles many "better" cars in the turns but loses ground on straights.
I don't want to get overconfident. I'm happy just harassing porches and bmws and taking the opportunity when it comes.
I'll be at Sonoma end of September with NASA. If you aren't burnt out from THill you should come by. Message me if you sign up.
Just completed the day and in the heat the FiST had a little trouble. The temp was 100-103 for much of the day and the biggest thing I noticed was the weakness of the stock braking hardware and stock tires. I did max out the temp gauge on one session which was a little concerning. I've posted some video. I'll try to add more feedback later.

Note the passing of the Ferrari 458 Competizione. Had a tough time chasing down the Mustang with trackpack.

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No problem. I designed this thread to be all things Thunderhill.
Thanks for posting the video! Looks like fun as usual. Now you know why I don't do Thill events anymore in the summer. ;)

Is your FiST stock?

If you turn in a little earlier in turn 14 and basically hook the rumble strip there that's the fast line through there. Turn 3 too, if you hug the inside it's the flattest part of that off camber corner and usually the fastest.
Haha. Yeah it was too hot. But also not crowded. I won't be going back in summer.

It was my first day there and thanks for the feedback. I definitely hug the rumble strip on 3 most people say to write off 14 and use it to set up for 15 and the front straight (which I tried to do). My best lap was 2:22 at 107 mph. I'd be curios what others have managed, stock or otherwise.
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