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04-10-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By mrbill_fl

J.P. III ?

J.P. III ?
02-26-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,557
Posted By mrbill_fl

DE's are not test days. People do stuff you...

DE's are not test days.
People do stuff you don't expect on a race track. Like slow down unexpectedly, for no apparent reason when they were running fast laps and I'm setting up a pass...
Who slows...
02-21-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,133
Posted By mrbill_fl

This thread is Sooooo Terribly Sad. ...

This thread is Sooooo Terribly Sad.

back in the day, I rented my race car a few times.
Just a simple agreement that mechanical damage wasn't their responsibility, but any crash was, and...
02-16-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,593
Posted By mrbill_fl

Is there a way an Instructor can confirm student...

Is there a way an Instructor can confirm student has used turn signals and turned them off? I usually can't see the lights from the right seat...
I could see them being left on a problem. or for...
02-04-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By mrbill_fl

I would get corner weights as part of the PPI. ...

I would get corner weights as part of the PPI.
if its way off, it might be hard to correct without putting back on a frame puller
01-23-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,514
Posted By mrbill_fl

What about a 996 spec car?

What about a 996 spec car?
01-22-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By mrbill_fl

Zanardi's hand controls for the 24 hours

good video on how BMW adapted controls for Zanardi for the upcoming 24 hrs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=SO5hGTsx8f8
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12-16-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By mrbill_fl

I flagged some of the downtown Miami Grand Prix...

I flagged some of the downtown Miami Grand Prix races. IMSA & CART, Bikes, vintage.
The bay was lined with yachts, and all the hotels with views of the tracks had big parties in the rooms. ...
12-08-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 11,863
Posted By mrbill_fl

I've seen many cars destroyed at DE's. heck I was...

I've seen many cars destroyed at DE's. heck I was in one that did 30k of damage and needed a tilt-bed ride home..
For me the issue is the speed late model cars run, so a H&N requirement makes sense....
12-08-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,614
Posted By mrbill_fl

This old thread might be of interest to new...

This old thread might be of interest to new instructors
https://rennlist.com/forums/racing-and-drivers-education-forum/320013-best-instructing-pearls-throw-me-a-bone.html


For me, the reward of...
12-08-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 11,863
Posted By mrbill_fl

I would imagine most new DE students will opt for...

I would imagine most new DE students will opt for the hybrid H&N and 3 point factory belts. (since most newbies don't want to modify their car, or spend a lot of money on something they may not do...
11-28-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By mrbill_fl

Yeah, the Kennilworth is part of the race tracks...

Yeah, the Kennilworth is part of the race tracks history. Just like the broken concrete in T17.
It has a great location too. Built on the top of the hill, with the best view of the lake, plus the...
11-26-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By mrbill_fl

Sad to see... I hope someone got the posters. ...

Sad to see... I hope someone got the posters.

I remember splitting a room for 35 bucks on the top floor with no A/C when I was Flagging SCCA Skippy and SVRA/HSR. The key was drinking heavily... ...
08-29-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 24,278
Posted By mrbill_fl

Electrical Fires are the trickiest, hardest to...

Electrical Fires are the trickiest, hardest to put out, and probably the most likely without a crash. IMHO.
usually start small, but if you can't disconnect quickly it can engulf a car...
07-25-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,544
Posted By mrbill_fl

Brain fade is just another skill to master! &...

Brain fade is just another skill to master! & its good to be lucky! LOL!

Sebring is so much longer, and a variety of slow and fast turns, its my favorite place to instruct in FL. you have time...
07-25-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,544
Posted By mrbill_fl

1+ on going to Sebring. IMO, Homestead's...

1+ on going to Sebring.

IMO, Homestead's T10 is not a turn to coast in. You need to commit and plant the rear of the car and drive it rather than steer.
But you also need to scrub a lot of speed...
07-20-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By mrbill_fl

for $125k/yr I bet they let you run windows up...

for $125k/yr I bet they let you run windows up and AC on.


:icon107:
07-19-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By mrbill_fl

more ...

more
https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2018/07/16/concours-club-under-development-in-miami.html#g/438364/1
07-19-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By mrbill_fl

New Track for Miami? "The Concours Club"

Anyone hear anything about this? Is F1 is coming to Miami? for real?


Miami, a city famous for its mind-numbing traffic and slow-cruise culture, is lately looking like the best city for cars in...
07-19-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By mrbill_fl

I have large wheel razor, and its good when I...

I have large wheel razor, and its good when I don't tow. folds and fits in the 911. but electric would be better.
I rode the 300 e-zip line and liked it a lot.

...
05-17-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By mrbill_fl

I'm not sure everyone understands, that anything...

I'm not sure everyone understands, that anything happening before the turn station, is the previous stations responsibility to cover with flags. Turn stations should only cover what happens down...
05-16-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,611
Posted By mrbill_fl

I raced SCCA for 5 years, Then started doing...

I raced SCCA for 5 years, Then started doing DE's. (because racing became too much like work).

My first DE weekend I quickly realized DE's were NOT test days, when I almost rear ended a car that...
05-16-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,082
Posted By mrbill_fl

OTOH, A wonderful thing happened to me, my car...

OTOH, A wonderful thing happened to me, my car greatly appreciated in value.

So much so that it turns out my running a 911 at DE's was an investment! Even after expenses and upgrades I figure...
05-12-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By mrbill_fl

pacelap bump! Thanks for posting!!!

pacelap bump!

Thanks for posting!!!
03-25-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 43,165
Posted By mrbill_fl

Missing 2017 Speedvegas lambo incident?

Missing 2017 Speedvegas lambo incident?
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