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  1. Mario Korf

    Test-tune day before Watkins Glen

    Sure thing Tom, your team is why I suggested this to Pineview. Other teams are surely in the same situation with respect to pre-season testing, and there's not much going on up at the club until summer. But we'll get a smattering of nice days here and there, hopefully before you run your first event.
  2. Mario Korf

    Test-tune day before Watkins Glen

    Oh cool, so most people will probably attend that test day, so I've edited the post to see if anyone wants to do a test two days before, or the weekend before. Thanks!
  3. I still have the black set of TR C1 in the picture. I'll be at the Glen this weekend. 415.269.3246 -Mario
  4. I these on my Miata last year, but decided to go with wider wheels and tires this year. $300 TR C1 15x7 black, 195 Toyo R1R (the older 140TW version), with about .1" avg tread depth. Good practice and DE tires, no flat spots, in good shape. $400 Kosei K1-TS 14x6, 195 Falken Azenis 615k with about .1" average tread depth. These are really light rims at 9.2 lbs, I bought them new with the tires two years ago. They've seen a few track days and some street driving. I like these a lot and have used them on my street car, but I need 15" spares for my race car, and so the 14" have to go. I live in Ithaca NY, which is about 20 miles from Watkins Glen. Easy to deliver them there at the AER or Champcar race. I'm also racing Lemons at NJMP and could deliver them there.
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    Fastback points?

    Yeah, something like that would suit us. Were points assessed for that?
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    Fastback points?

    I've got a Miata with a Treasure Coast half top, which is a partial mold of the standard hardtop. I've been thinking about extending this into a fastback, but I don't know how many points that would cost. I think a fair ruling would be to add up the square footage of the additional portion that extends past the partial top, and then multiply by the type of materials used. But before I get started, I'd like some kind of official word on the points. FWIW, I'm not kidding myself about the performance vs effort here, this is largely to look cool and different than other Miatas. http://treasurecoastmiata.com/i-23790162-new-special-chop-top-for-race-miatas.html
  7. Mario Korf

    Maxxis Tires

    So is that contingency for the top 5 overall? Would be nice to see the top of each class get something. I've been wondering about Maxxis tires, this definitely makes me consider buying them.
  8. I live 20 miles from the track in Ithaca NY. Room for guests if the team needs a place to stay before, during, or after. I have a small motorcross track around the property if you want to chance hurting yourself before the racing begins. I've done two track days at Watkins Glen on the full course, so I'm familiar with the track. I started racing 3.5 years ago and have done 12 endurance races without a single black flag, no contact, and no 4-wheeling in the dirt. This doesn't mean I'm slow, but I put a priority on driving clean and safe. We finished 2nd place at the last Chump Car we did (Thunderhill West) and 3rd place at Laguna Seca with other racing series Racing (New Year's day). I have in-car video of these two races if you want to see it. Mario 415.269.3246
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