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Yikes! That is a lot of wear for 15 runs.
 

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Been a while since my last auto-x (I think the EVO school back in March was the last time I was out). Needless to say, I expected some rust, but to my surprise, the rust was non existent. Maybe because of all the e-racing I've been doing in between.

Today I ended up PAXing 6th out of 116 drivers and 1st in STH. This is the first time I've PAXed lower than 10th overall and the competition wasnt to shabby with the likes of national champions, Brian Peters, Doug Rowse, and Jason Bucky thrown in the mix.


 

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Today's event
1st in class
5th PAX, and 10th RAW time out of 123 drivers
 

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1st in STH and 5th overall PAX, 13th overall raw time out of 65 drivers.
 

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1st event for 2021/pandemic year 2


1st in STH and just outside of top 10 PAX
 

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Event 2 of 2021/year 2 pandemic. Made a poor judgment call thinking it was going to be a warmer morning by running the Rival 1.5S's as the ambient temps did not get higher than 46 degrees. I spent all of my runs fighting to keep the rear in check and had one spin out (something I haven't done in a few years).

Lesson learned, I probably should have left the RE71Rs on as they heat up much faster than the BFGs.Thankfully I had one good run which was enough to take the W in STH, but barely lol. PAX I didnt fair so well finishing somewhere in the top 20 out of 120

 

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I spent all of my runs fighting to keep the rear in check and had one spin out (something I haven't done in a few years).
Yup, cold rear tire syndrome was definitely showing!
 

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Yup, cold rear tire syndrome was definitely showing!
It was horrible. Even after the spin, I took temps of the tires, the fronts were 88 degrees, and the rears were 60.......😕 On that fast clean run, the fronts only got up to 102 and the rears were at 80.....so much regret....lol
 
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Event 3 for year 2 of the pandemic. On the Falken RT660s (I think i found a new tire that I absolutely love). Kind of a sloppy run and it was hard to find any good rhythm (seemed like it for everyone today as even some of our top drivers struggled). Still managed 1st in STH, 11th PAX, and 14th overall in raw time.

 

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Had a better drive the prior day even though the ambient temps were much cooler.

 

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Event #4, year 2 of the pandemic, fully vaccinated with whatever DNA altering crap is in the shot and now the car has an actual diff. Ended up 1st in class, 4th PAX, and 10th RAW time.
 

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Gemery, you run some really tight & technical courses! Love the man-handling of the 1st slalom, haha! Looks like you're in for a fun segment with the 'Las Vegas Championship Tour'!
 
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Congrats man! I really like how they do the triple cone slaloms in sections. That was a really nice late apex approach on the 2nd to last turn :cool:
 
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