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Old 06-06-2016, 06:17 PM
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This weekend was the Porsche Club of America Clash at Watkins Glen. If you like racing action, I hope you enjoy my videos below!

Highlights from Race 1:



Highlights from Race 2:

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Old 06-06-2016, 07:10 PM
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That's fun to watch. Well, done.
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Lol....I watched your old video from the glen this morning....the one with the full course yellow near the end. It looks like you are taking the 180* turn about 10mph faster this year.

Those pesky boxsters))
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My lap times were faster this year - due to the new surface, suspension setup changes, and the new R7 compound Hoosiers.

I've come a long way in 11 years!

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Watching that 2005 video, you also realize how far video and data acquisition has come! The 2005 video was shot with a 640x480 bullet cam in the grill and a VHS VCR in between pieces of foam in the spare tire well (with an inverter for power). Consumer data acquisition hadn't been invented yet!
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Awesome Van! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 06-07-2016, 11:30 AM
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Nice going Van....Northam, Herrera are pretty quick and they were just catching up with your early pace towards the end of the weekend.

And whoa....where'd Mallais dig that 2.13 from....?

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I was at Watkins Glen once for a Nationwide and Spirit Cup race. All you can see is 20% of the road course.
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Van, I appreciate you sharing the video, you are my hero
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do you think a shorter 5th would get you past 120 at the start/finish section and the chicane(s)?
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Van, you're too nice. It almost cost you the race. F those SPB's. Don't worry about messing up their race. You're the lead car. THEY should be worried about disrupting YOUR race.

What class are you in again? SP2?
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Originally Posted by thomasmryan View Post
do you think a shorter 5th would get you past 120 at the start/finish section and the chicane(s)?
I have the short 5th. A custom shorter 5th wouldn't be legal.


Originally Posted by StoogeMoe View Post
What class are you in again? SP2?
Yep, SP2.
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Great racing and fun to see your thoughts. Two wins! Interesting that the 30+ year old 944s are faster than the Boxsters. Heh...
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Started 68 th, last to finish 16th 6tth in class. tee bone boxster in 3rd session , no time, had to start last.


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Cool camera angle, Ernie!
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