Oilburner Posted November 7, 2021 Report Share Posted November 7, 2021 (edited) Seat is tentatively taken. One seat available for VIR December with team Manbro Racing. Being about to help with pit stops is a plus. Message me for details. We’ve been racing with AER the past few years, but looking to get into Champ. Currently we have a core of 3 drivers, but not everyone can commit to every race, so we’re looking to bring in a few new faces to expand our options for future races. We’re located in MD and PA. The car is a 94 Miata, stock drivetrain, bilsteins, springs and swaybars upgraded. Currently a 390 point car. Car has been reliable and we come prepared with a modest amount of spares. The seat is fixed in a position quite low and slightly raked to accommodate taller drivers. I'm 6' tall, 170lb and it fits me perfectly. The biggest guy we've squeezed in was 6'3" probably 230lb. Smaller guys use a foam pad or a pillow if they need to be closer to the wheel/pedals, but it is a Miata, so we're not talking much room anyway. We survived 14 hours of racing at Nelson Ledges in September with minimal issues....well, actually no issues except human error. We are massively out classed running this car in AER, but still managed 4th place overall for the weekend since the car is light and can go 2 hours on fuel. We placed 3rd earlier this year at Summit Point. AER does not do displacement rules, so we end up being classed with cars that would be Class B and C in Champ. Event pics here so you can see the car in action (orange 878 miata): https://photos.americanenduranceracing.com/AER-at-Nelson-Ledges-September-18-19-2021/ Not looking for the fastest driver; more important to be aware of your surroundings, keep a cool head, and drive within your abilities. We've had some great sprint racing drivers who can set the fastest time of the day, but bring in the car halfway through a stint with bent wheels or single vehicle accident damage. Hero laps are cool, but they lead to costly mistakes when you run out of talent. IMO I'd rather have drivers who can make consistent laps and keep the car out there the whole day without incident. Feel free to reach-out if you are interested and have questions. Edited November 12, 2021 by Oilburner Seat taken, Gump! 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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