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kix89
November 17th, 2011, 08:42am
hey, it's been a while since i've been on here. picked up a genesis coupe, and i was wondering if there was gonna be any winter lapping this year, as i vaguely remember there being some before.

awndray
November 17th, 2011, 09:14am
http://forums.midnightruns.com/showthread.php?33572-Bored
http://forums.midnightruns.com/showthread.php?15698-Snowcross-season-Returns...-and-new-this-year-ICERACE&p=388013&viewfull=1#post388013

yanrider
November 17th, 2011, 11:03am
Just get studded tires, full body armour and bumper bars, a lift kit, remove your airbags, buy a new dd to replace genesis and you're good to go!

Gamz
November 17th, 2011, 11:04am
hey, it's been a while since i've been on here. picked up a genesis coupe, and i was wondering if there was gonna be any winter lapping this year, as i vaguely remember there being some before.

Nice, another Genesis :) Which Gen Coupe did you get?

kix89
November 17th, 2011, 12:22pm
Nice, another Genesis :) Which Gen Coupe did you get?

i just got the base model 2.0, it was all they had on the lot lol. and yeah, i didn't think about the whole cars bumping each other aspect.... maybe i wont be attending any events lol.

way to make a comeback nate, asking questions about shit you wont even be going to lol

actually, on a side note, i noticed that there's a car drop off date there. is that just for the weekend races, or for the winter season?

sb_915
November 17th, 2011, 07:37pm
Winter season - Drop it off in January, leave it there 'til march.

Do the snowX - no chance of car-to-car contact... just have to mind the snowbanks.

For the icerace, definitely get a dedicated car.

kix89
November 18th, 2011, 07:24am
kk, i've decided... gonna do the snowX with the hyundai. damn... guess this means i need good winter tires now huh?

Gamz
November 18th, 2011, 08:57am
kk, i've decided... gonna do the snowX with the hyundai. damn... guess this means i need good winter tires now huh?

SnowX with the Genesis?? :shocked:

Yikes. Hell of a way to break in your new car.

And Shawn may correct me, but I think you park your car there the whole winter....?

Jethro
November 18th, 2011, 09:07am
Don't most people use a junker/beater that gets left out there for the whole season?

RandomHer0
November 18th, 2011, 09:13am
kk, i've decided... gonna do the snowX with the hyundai. damn... guess this means i need good winter tires now huh?

You live up north no? Shouldnt you have winters already?

kix89
November 18th, 2011, 09:45am
so i'd have to leave it there all winter? and yeah, i should, but i'm still rocking the all seasons on it right now because i use the company truck 95% of the time.

does anyone know if the cars have to get left there all season?

EricVII
November 18th, 2011, 09:51am
You don't have to leave your car there but people usually use junkers as you tend to end up in snow banks if your pushing the limits and the track is usually pretty rough. Have fun!

Gamz
November 18th, 2011, 10:07am
It's a snow/ice covered dirt track, no? Not exactly smooth.

EricVII
November 18th, 2011, 10:10am
Yes and snow banks are usually pretty hard.

sb_915
November 18th, 2011, 11:12am
Drop it off in January, leave it there 'til march.



1. You don't HAVE to leave your car there. It's only for people who aren't using street-legal cars.

2. The track in in the parking lot of capital city speedway. The base is grass, gravel, and asphalt depending on where you are.

3. The track is generally smooth (ice base) unless it's getting torn up. If that's the case, then we try and design around that part so that it can recover & reharden

4. Yes, snowbanks can be hard. But so can the ones on the street (oh, and curbs are always hard). Drive to YOUR limit - tons of people take their street cars out (one of us drove a 2010 Audi S4 last year for an event). Risk of damage increases as you take more chances and/or push harder. Just come out and have fun!

kix89
November 18th, 2011, 01:26pm
yeah, i'll just rock the gencoupe out there. don't feel like driving 5 hours to use a beater and go around a snow track. i'll drive 5 hours to at least use something i can have fun with though lol. what are the prices like for something like this?

sb_915
November 18th, 2011, 01:29pm
Exact prices TBD, but should be somewhere around $35 for an MCO member and $45 for non-members. My goal is 6 to 8 runs/event.

kix89
November 18th, 2011, 01:52pm
is that per event, or for the season?

1Morelap
November 18th, 2011, 03:23pm
Don't most people use a junker/beater that gets left out there for the whole season?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v86/1morelap/justsnow2small.jpg

sb_915
November 18th, 2011, 04:45pm
per event.

for the ice race, it will probably be in the neighborhood of $200-250/car (so if you have 3 drivers, it's around $67-$83 per driver)

kix89
January 4th, 2012, 07:17am
well, i'm not-so-patiently waiting for the registration to open up for the first snow-x, and was just wondering who else is planning on attending?

1Morelap
January 4th, 2012, 07:49am
I might go.

Gamz
January 4th, 2012, 08:06am
I'll be there, looking forward to seeing what this piece of shit Subaru can do.

sb_915
January 4th, 2012, 08:54am
well, i'm not-so-patiently waiting for the registration to open up for the first snow-x, and was just wondering who else is planning on attending?

:hay: http://forums.midnightruns.com/showthread.php?34104-MCO-SNOWX-Event-1

sb_915
January 4th, 2012, 08:56am
common Greg - we needs more competition in RWD. Jess & I are going to be driving her 318 :)

1Morelap
January 4th, 2012, 10:37am
lol, I was gonna bring the suby. RWD is slow. :P If Ferd shows up you'll have all the competition you need.

Mystake
January 4th, 2012, 11:42am
I'll be coming to spectate. I'm assuming I hafta work in the morning/early afternoon so I probably won't be there until later in the day. I'm curious as to what these are like in person!

1Morelap
January 4th, 2012, 11:56am
Bring your helmet, just like autox, passengers are always welcome.

Mystake
January 4th, 2012, 12:55pm
Bring your helmet, just like autox, passengers are always welcome.

Don't have one yet. Haven't had the time to test fit.

1Morelap
January 4th, 2012, 12:57pm
oh in that case just grab one from the club. They're free and less sweaty in the winter.

Jethro
January 4th, 2012, 01:00pm
Don't have one yet. Haven't had the time to test fit.

I have a size XL M2005 rated helmet for sale. The ad is somewhere in the forsale section here I think.

mikeman
January 4th, 2012, 01:54pm
i really should go back to one of these... but RWD=SLOW. I always had tons of fun in the civic(s) and integra..

debating.
debating.

Mystake
January 4th, 2012, 03:17pm
oh in that case just grab one from the club. They're free and less sweaty in the winter.
Does the club bring them out or will I have to go find whoever has them to grab one myself to bring with me?

jethro i think your head might be slightly larger than mine.

RandomHer0
January 4th, 2012, 03:39pm
You guys should compare heads.

1Morelap
January 4th, 2012, 03:41pm
Does the club bring them out or will I have to go find whoever has them to grab one myself to bring with me?



club brings 'em

wing
January 4th, 2012, 03:56pm
oh in that case just grab one from the club. They're free and less sweaty in the winter.

LOL no doubt !

sb_915
January 4th, 2012, 04:07pm
i really should go back to one of these... but RWD=SLOW. I always had tons of fun in the civic(s) and integra..

debating.
debating.

This first event should have the most grip. if you want to do RWD, this is the event to do it!

Gamz
January 5th, 2012, 10:20am
Put the rally lights on the Soobie last night for the night events.


http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_liuzbqmmPk1qbvc38o1_250.png

sb_915
January 5th, 2012, 11:31am
nice!

This is my prep list for sunday:

-Have new tires mounted & balanced
-remove hood (cable is broken)
-install my hoodpins on jess' car
-put my hood on jess' car
-strip interior
-install my old seats in jess' car (cloth vs. leather - want to preserve interior for sale)
-swap diff (3.45 open to 3.91 LSD)
-fix floor(see wire through bottom... not good!)
-swap grills, headlights, taillights (to my e36 junk - jess has nice lights)
-remove sunroof & install plug (50+lbs of weight up high... HEEELLLLS no!

sb_915
January 6th, 2012, 10:04am
Things to add to the list:

-fix 4 snapped driveshaft flange bolts
-fix snapped driveshaft centre bearing bracket bolt

FML - sunday is coming too fast.

1Morelap
January 6th, 2012, 10:13am
lol. my prep list says bring wooly socks and a shovel.

Casper
January 6th, 2012, 10:16am
lol. my prep list says bring wooly socks and a shovel.

You're doing it right.

sb_915
January 6th, 2012, 11:41am
no kidding!

just got your registration. 17 have signed up so far with at least 3 more coming... going to be a good event :)

kix89
January 6th, 2012, 09:04pm
man, i'm pumped, got my high rise shoes, woolies, a shovel, and a place to stay in ottawa at my brothers place.


and the gopro... always got the gopro. will there be any issues with my overnight bag being in the trunk? i'll wanna hit the road shortly after the car's done running.

sb_915
January 6th, 2012, 09:22pm
I'd say take it out and leave it in the classroom... then you'll be good to go!

kix89
January 7th, 2012, 06:43pm
ok, sooooo, i'll apologize in advance. but i stopped in to check out the track on my way in, and almost got stuck in the parking lot.... sorry in advance for the slow times guys.

t
January 7th, 2012, 07:18pm
i hope to stop in and watch the fun.

be there in the afternoon with squibs in tow.

good luck family!

t

sb_915
January 8th, 2012, 12:16am
Nice!


Sign the waivers when you get there, grab some helmets, and ask for ride alongs!

t
January 8th, 2012, 06:51pm
that looked like a ton of fun...putting them in the sched...

i liked the grey Genesis that kept getting stuck in the paddock (sp?).

good work

t

Gamz
January 9th, 2012, 07:45am
Definitely a lot of fun, and our car only hit one snowbank, not bad :)

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a224/Bear607/Capital%20City%20Ice%20Racing%20Jan%208%202012/DSC_4938.jpg



i liked the grey Genesis that kept getting stuck in the paddock (sp?).

He was on summers apparently
:shocked:

RandomHer0
January 9th, 2012, 07:48am
^^ thats dumb.

Wait...doesnt Kix have a Genesis?

Casper
January 9th, 2012, 07:50am
Oh shit...kix is the dummy?


ok, sooooo, i'll apologize in advance. but i stopped in to check out the track on my way in, and almost got stuck in the parking lot.... sorry in advance for the slow times guys.


i liked the grey Genesis that kept getting stuck in the paddock (sp?).

luls?

Gamz
January 9th, 2012, 07:52am
^^ thats dumb.

Wait...doesnt Kix have a Genesis?

Yep, it's kix.... was chatting with him yesterday.

RandomHer0
January 9th, 2012, 07:52am
lol wtf? Doesnt he live up North?

Would suck to drive down for this and not make it out of the parking lot.

Gamz
January 9th, 2012, 07:53am
lol wtf? Doesnt he live up North?

Would suck to drive down for this and not make it out of the parking lot.

5 hour drive or something.

Hope he's not using his new Genesis for the ice race.... :tape2:

daft_mx5
January 9th, 2012, 08:49am
Lol. Wut?

kix89
January 9th, 2012, 07:18pm
ahaha yeah, i'm the douche that mounted all seasons thinking they were winters... and for the record, i only needed one push to get going, thank you very much lol.

i wont make it for the ice race, cant afford a beater and the price to tow it down for one race. but i should be back in 2 weeks for the next snow-x though...with better tires...

RandomHer0
January 9th, 2012, 07:18pm
Good job, there are locals that dont do this.

kix89
January 9th, 2012, 07:58pm
Good job, there are locals that dont do this.

thanks, it was a lot of fun, and totally worth it. everyone out there was really helpful and easy to get along with. and even though i had traction problems, i think my control was pretty bang on around those corners. def. looking forward to the next event.

kix89
January 9th, 2012, 08:07pm
6193

ahaha there, a set of ipikes on the way

Casper
January 9th, 2012, 08:10pm
Lol good stuff dude :like:


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RandomHer0
January 9th, 2012, 08:18pm
lol no fucken around eh.

kix89
January 9th, 2012, 08:27pm
lol, i honestly thought i had better tires than that. and no. no fuckin' around, lol. hopefully they get here before the next event.

t
January 9th, 2012, 08:35pm
6193

ahaha there, a set of ipikes on the way


yah!

Gamz
January 10th, 2012, 07:33am
That should make a difference ;)

sb_915
January 10th, 2012, 10:00pm
NICE!

That's what Jess and I bought for the bimmer.

Kix that's some mega dedication - it was awesome that you drove down.

Maybe next time you won't get beat by a girl ;)

kix89
January 10th, 2012, 10:09pm
Kix that's some mega dedication - it was awesome that you drove down.

Maybe next time you won't get beat by a girl ;)

lol, man, i've been putting off competitively driving my car for way too long. it's about time.... and as for the girl beating me, well, you guys haven't met my girlfriend apparently lol


on a side note though, i'd like to see the times. just curious where i would have placed with 2 DNF's instead of doughnutting and finishing.

sb_915
January 10th, 2012, 10:18pm
Registration for Event 2 is open! http://www.mco.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=13543&p=112895#p112895

Results from Event 1 are posted here: http://www.mco.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=13691

kix89
January 10th, 2012, 10:40pm
thanks for the link! and i would have placed at least 3rd if i would have just taken 2 DNf's, with shitty traction..... but at least i got the most track time out of everyone else ;)

1Morelap
January 10th, 2012, 10:41pm
Already registered for event 2! results are nuts, what happened to greg k??

sb_915
January 10th, 2012, 10:53pm
haha who knows... i think he was having an off day for sure!

t
January 11th, 2012, 05:56am
Hey, what does the tech inspection involve?

Is it the same as mco lapping?

I want to do an evening event but it says I should have been previously teched.

Thanx in advance.
T

1Morelap
January 11th, 2012, 06:51am
More like an Autox inspection. A Form gets filled out and they check your car for loose items, belts, battery tied down, helmet legit, stuff like that.

Mystake
January 11th, 2012, 09:42am
is the MCO membership valid until the end of a calendar year or 1 year from date of purchase?

1Morelap
January 11th, 2012, 09:44am
calendar year. time to renew.

RandomHer0
January 11th, 2012, 09:51am
Same with your MR memberships.

t
January 11th, 2012, 10:08am
thanx for the reminder!

done.

t

RandomHer0
January 11th, 2012, 10:10am
lol I was joking...

93GTCANADA
January 11th, 2012, 10:10am
ah shit lol

Casper
January 11th, 2012, 10:26am
LOL. Poor sweet innocent Tony.

t
January 11th, 2012, 11:10am
Need to get tech inspection before evening event.

I will talk to MCO Dave and see what we can do.

I hope I bought someone a "Jager-Bomb" with todays MR membership renewal!

Money well spent right?

t

sb_915
January 11th, 2012, 06:50pm
Hey, what does the tech inspection involve?

Is it the same as mco lapping?

I want to do an evening event but it says I should have been previously teched.

Thanx in advance.
T
If we can meet up ahead of time, I can do your tech. I work for beer

t
January 11th, 2012, 07:38pm
Excellent.

Thanx tons.

Word

T

sb_915
January 11th, 2012, 07:51pm
Street car? If so should def be easy

t
January 11th, 2012, 10:20pm
i am as easy as they get.

sb_915
January 17th, 2012, 10:48am
if you're doing the saturday evening event, we can tech morning of. Friday event, we have to do before hand.

Gamz
January 17th, 2012, 11:30am
Looking forward to it!

kix89
January 17th, 2012, 09:12pm
well, my tires came in, and i'm picking them up tomorrow! as long as i get them mounted before friday, i should be at this weekends event. possibly next weekends also. have to feel out what the gf thinks about that first lol.

somehow staying at my brothers place who frequents pig ails doesn't re-assure her at all.

RandomHer0
January 18th, 2012, 07:41am
Just lie to her.

93GTCANADA
January 18th, 2012, 08:50am
Deny deny deny. And tell her bro's before hoe's

Gamz
January 18th, 2012, 08:53am
Forgiveness > Permission

kix89
January 19th, 2012, 10:14pm
signed up, and got the new tires on. damn what a difference! see everyone on sunday!

sb_915
January 20th, 2012, 12:06am
not sure you if guys saw, but to all those who sign up for sunday, we're doing a solosprint/snowX on saturday for $15. only catch is that you are expected to help out at the winter driving school that will be going on at the same time.

Go here for more info:

http://www.mco.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=13723

Gamz
January 20th, 2012, 09:10am
not sure you if guys saw, but to all those who sign up for sunday, we're doing a solosprint/snowX on saturday for $15. only catch is that you are expected to help out at the winter driving school that will be going on at the same time.

Go here for more info:

http://www.mco.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=13723

Can't make it this weekend Shawn, but I'll be there to help out with the other school dates.

sb_915
January 20th, 2012, 09:26am
Too bad Chris!

See you tonight at Dodgeball?

Gamz
January 20th, 2012, 09:36am
Too bad Chris!

See you tonight at Dodgeball?

Yep! See you there!

sb_915
January 31st, 2012, 09:16am
A couple of you guys were there, but the rest of you missed probably the best event of the year:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCnaRLA-kdQ&feature=g-upl&context=G2fc5c2cAUAAAAAAAAAA

Mechs02
January 31st, 2012, 09:21am
awesome!!! I should really try one of these!

1Morelap
January 31st, 2012, 12:13pm
I loved it. Best course I've seen in a long time. Too bad I missed the last run, would have had a good battle with the boys. I'll be back!

T5shortblock
January 31st, 2012, 01:03pm
There is a lapping day (just like in the summer) this sunday at ICAR, 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.

125$ for the session, 3 run groups of 20 minutes per hour. For those looking for serious seat time (vs those 6-7 laps in the mco sessions)

http://www.circuiticar.com/main.cfm?l=en&p=01_310&id1=33

sb_915
January 31st, 2012, 06:04pm
Here's my 5th run:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OcOzTJjh5o

kix89
February 4th, 2012, 09:33pm
working on the video now, so keep your eyes peeled for a vid of the snowcross races. like i posted on the MCO forum, anyone with quality videos of this years races (720 and higher) let me know so i can chop them up, and add them in. if they're on youtube, i'll grab them off of there. don't try and email me 400 MB vids. unless its something including at least 2 women, and an oversized strap-on.

kix89
February 5th, 2012, 04:33pm
kk, here's the vid. credits didn't work, but its half decent. enjoy!


http://youtu.be/eUc2QhaWlIU

sb_915
February 9th, 2012, 11:20am
Registration for Event #4 is up!

1Morelap
February 9th, 2012, 02:48pm
I think RWD this time, Kix in?? what happened to your rwd bimmer Shawn?

Mystake
February 9th, 2012, 03:13pm
Tentatively in for the night autox.

Whats the deal for scrutineering? List looks small, nothing too crazy ( no leaks no loose items)

sb_915
February 9th, 2012, 03:44pm
I think RWD this time, Kix in?? what happened to your rwd bimmer Shawn?


Going to check it out this weekend and try to get it fixed. Should be as simple as swapping the fuel pump. If we have at least 2 more RWD drivers, I'll be in RWD.

That being said, it's tempting to go FWD because I have a chance at the championship.... oh well. RWD is better.



Tentatively in for the night autox.

Whats the deal for scrutineering? List looks small, nothing too crazy ( no leaks no loose items)

No scrutineering this event. We are going to have minimal time before the event starts (45 min from doors open to drivers meeting), so if you need your car teched, you need to get in touch with me BEFORE hand.

Mystake
February 9th, 2012, 04:16pm
In that case, because I need my car tech'd, you will have a PM coming your way in the next day or two.

thanks shawn

t
February 9th, 2012, 04:29pm
Registered for #4.

Should be a blast!

t

kix89
February 10th, 2012, 11:05pm
What time does the next event start at?

sb_915
February 11th, 2012, 05:32pm
aiming for 6, but you should be there by 5

sb_915
February 11th, 2012, 05:36pm
More fun to be had!!!

http://www.mco.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=13810

1Morelap
February 11th, 2012, 05:57pm
right on, good job guys.

Mystake
February 11th, 2012, 09:58pm
That is so sick!!

kix89
February 11th, 2012, 10:14pm
man, once again, wishin' i was local. what time does it run till next friday? i'll be coming down for the weekend with the gf, but might not be in ottawa till 9 or so.

sb_915
February 12th, 2012, 08:37am
We're going to run until 11pm, or when we get tired :)

kix89
February 22nd, 2012, 07:28pm
wth? lol, i rolled up at quarter to 11 and the gates were closed, thought you guys were hardcore?

on a serious note, hope the event went well

Mystake
February 22nd, 2012, 07:36pm
wth? lol, i rolled up at quarter to 11 and the gates were closed, thought you guys were hardcore?

on a serious note, hope the event went well

I think it was cancelled. That or I'm terrible with directions.

kix89
February 22nd, 2012, 07:38pm
yeah? track not holding up well with the warmer weather? i know me and the gf were looking forward to skating on the canal, but the weather was too nice.

ice is ice, right?

Gamz
February 23rd, 2012, 07:23am
Why didn't you take the Genesis out to the ice race?! :D

sb_915
February 23rd, 2012, 08:14pm
Yup - event was rescheduled to this sunday. It may be our last event this year...

sb_915
February 27th, 2012, 10:26am
Awesome event yesterday - 22 drivers and kick-ass weather.

Looks like we'll be able to have one more - THIS SATURDAY, and it will be a night event :) This is your last chance this year - come out and have some fun!

http://www.mco.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=13543&st=0&sk=t&sd=a

1Morelap
March 1st, 2012, 06:44am
Here are my vids from event 4, Runs 5 and 6 were FTDs

This legacy wagon is available to rent for 30$
Well worth the price, it has WS-50s that have never seen pavement :D

Run 3 80.28s


http://vimeo.com/37710936

Run 5 71.98s
Run 6 71.87s


http://vimeo.com/37712132

sb_915
March 2nd, 2012, 03:16pm
Nice vids ;)

LAST chance is tomorrow! Get your registrations in before 6pm tonight!

http://www.mco.org/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=13543