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1Morelap
May 4th, 2011, 12:50pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ1LJvcQs-c

get's entertaining after lap 6. turn 2 pass on the outside. nice!

figo
May 4th, 2011, 01:09pm
the instructor blew them by like they were standing still

nice driving

Mechs02
May 4th, 2011, 03:04pm
Hahahah Klaus. Checking his watch at 10:57

Nice passing in turn 2 though!

RandomHer0
May 4th, 2011, 09:11pm
Great run....man I gotta train myself to stay in it before turn 8 this year. Brake AFTER hump :P

Mechs02
May 4th, 2011, 11:44pm
Yeah its unnerving at first! its gets comfortable after a while :P

RandomHer0
May 5th, 2011, 08:55am
Yeah last year I couldn't doit, but its a high speed corner so it's perfectly fine.

Mechs02
May 5th, 2011, 10:22am
I havent tried the '91 there yet... All i know is in my '07 I hit 210 at the hump on shitty all OEM all season (i.e. crappy exit speed at 5b) and then started braking for the the turn. Turn 8 was always fine for me even on those tires, but i would always come too hot into 9 and 10 too much slip, bad lines... bleh... id really like to go back and try in the '91, that's its original home. Turn 2 is still my favorite :D

RandomHer0
May 5th, 2011, 10:34am
Yeah I would hit 230ish

Mechs02
May 5th, 2011, 10:52am
nice. The '91 stang apparent takes corner 8 at 230+.

RandomHer0
May 5th, 2011, 11:00am
lol Im not sure I believe that.

Mechs02
May 5th, 2011, 11:06am
lol I don't know what to make of it. The last owners are very knowlegeable and have spent a lot of time at Mosport doing Ontario Time Attack and mustang days, and that's what they tell me. But it does seem a little crazy. Either way i know I wont be being 230 around that corner...

RandomHer0
May 5th, 2011, 11:13am
Im just a bit sceptical, they must have huge balls if thats the case lol

Mechs02
May 5th, 2011, 11:16am
As you should be! Well they either have big balls or big mouths... or both. They have been pretty accurate about everything else they have told me though... that's why i dontk now what to beileve. Guss I'll have to try it myself, and have an RLC Track Commander now, so that will give me some data to analyze next time i go there.

RandomHer0
May 5th, 2011, 11:17am
You're not going to the Frank Ewald day on May 27 are you?

Mechs02
May 5th, 2011, 11:51am
Not in the plans right now. What's it all about?

RandomHer0
May 5th, 2011, 11:55am
Its a fun event we started doing as small group last year, good camping, good times, good event...

http://www.frankewald.com/

Mechs02
May 5th, 2011, 12:36pm
That sounds awesome!! are there any spots left?

RandomHer0
May 5th, 2011, 12:38pm
Nah, it fills up pretty fast. IIRC I had my deposit in Dec 2010, and fully paid in Feb. He has a waiting list though you can see if you can be put on.

1Morelap
May 5th, 2011, 12:50pm
what kind of lap time did the previous owners run at mosport?

Mechs02
May 5th, 2011, 11:48pm
I can't find the old email with it, but I seem to remember a 1:36.x

Robin2
May 5th, 2011, 11:59pm
is your mustang was used in the ontario solosprints by previous owner? it seems familiar....

gchislett
May 6th, 2011, 08:03am
Keep in mind that Klaus' car runs out of gear at 200kph, so that's as fast as he's going up the back stretch. Don't judge your speeds around that turn by what it looks like Klaus is doing.

RandomHer0
May 6th, 2011, 08:27am
I'm basing that off of what my instructor was telling me to do last year, I had lots left but hitting that hump at 220+ is unnerving to say the least lol

Mechs02
May 6th, 2011, 10:57am
is your mustang was used in the ontario solosprints by previous owner? it seems familiar....

Yes, it was, father and son team. The son then build up an 06 mustang, and eventually moved out west to work in Alberta. I bought the car off the father last year.

Robin2
May 6th, 2011, 07:03pm
thought so..... remember seeing that mustang / was my instructor at solosprint school. it looked well prepped / race ready.

jgraves
May 6th, 2011, 08:40pm
Atkins' car has been around solosprint before I started in 2001. It's quick and I don't recall them having any issues with it. It was run by Perry Iannuzzi (current CASC-OR prez) before the Atkins but there may have been an owner in between.

PS Chris is quick so you're doing good if you can get close to his times.

Mechs02
May 9th, 2011, 11:03am
They did a phenomenal job preparing that car. Everything was done right, no skimping on anything, which is nice, you dont want to have to buy a car and have to redo anything. The cage alone is a thing of beauty.

Robin: Was your instructor Chuck(Dad) or Chris (son)? Did you go out in the car?

Jgraves: Apparently it has been through a couple of owners. We bought it just after a complete rebuild of the motor. So it's fresh and strong. The Atkins boys put a lot of work into once they got it. I don't know if I'll ever be as fast as Chris, but I'll sure try!