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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-21-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 191,024
Posted By mdm
Again, long time since I posted, moved on to...

Again, long time since I posted, moved on to other things. But I had another gaming encounter with an 86, or rather a more properly powered 365 HP RocketBunny GT4 mod.

I defended my position...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 10-23-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 191,024
Posted By mdm
You commute in an orange helmet? That's awesome :D

You commute in an orange helmet? That's awesome :D
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 10-23-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 191,024
Posted By mdm
Talking I haven't posted on these forums for quite a...

I haven't posted on these forums for quite a while, but I think I should share this video


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCLw_fqWpgs


After far too many attempts, I finally won the Roman...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-04-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 191,024
Posted By mdm
NASCAR meets simracing :-) ...

NASCAR meets simracing :-)
https://compete.kotaku.com/former-nascar-driver-scott-speed-suspended-from-iracing-1822694688
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 08-16-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By mdm
Why don't you do it at a Toyota or Subaru dealer....

Why don't you do it at a Toyota or Subaru dealer. They should know what's OEM and what is not in their own cars, and safety inspection costs the same wherever you do it. (That may not solve the side...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 07-09-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,835
Posted By mdm
They did not get very far ;-)

Toyota 86 Racing Series 2017. Race 2 Townsville Street Circuit. Pile Up - YouTube
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-22-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
Yup. that's what they do for hire kart races "Our...

Yup. that's what they do for hire kart races "Our karts are fitted with slick tyres at all times, regardless of weather conditions." They are badass ;-)
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-22-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
OK, let's be in touch about Sunday. ...

OK, let's be in touch about Sunday.


Unfortunately if it rains, they will most likely cancel the session. They are not as badass as kart racers in England...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-22-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
Wednesdays not food for you? Bummer! How...

Wednesdays not food for you? Bummer!


How about DR, this Sunday, or the enduro, or both?
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-21-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
As of today, Autobahn is saying they will heave a...

As of today, Autobahn is saying they will heave a dual-facility league on Wednesdays 8 pm starting April 19. Alternating between Manassas and Dulles, first meeting 4/19 in Manassas.




Also, I...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-15-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
I don't know how exactly is this done (i.e., is...

I don't know how exactly is this done (i.e., is there an actual gear ratio change) but it feels that way. In 4th you have almost no acceleration at low speed, and 1st and 2nd you have no acceleration...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-14-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
I got 26.872. Paddle shifting is challenging,...

I got 26.872. Paddle shifting is challenging, things are happening very quickly, and getting your apexes, AND braking, AND shifts correct at the same time is hard, especially in traffic. But it's...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-14-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
Suddenly my today's schedule opened up so it...

Suddenly my today's schedule opened up so it seems I'll be able to go to Dulles today, probably around 5:30-6.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-12-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
Will do. For now, I think I'll probably go to...

Will do. For now, I think I'll probably go to Dulles one weekday night before the end March (weekdays should be less packed, also more likely to get to try out paddle shifters), and then once between...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-12-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
I heard they changing to 8pm, so I'd be in. Just...

I heard they changing to 8pm, so I'd be in. Just have to find some time to go there and get to know the track and practice before 4/20.

Dominion is also going to run a league, once a month,...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-04-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 218,204
Posted By mdm
By the way, anyone has an outside video of Kimi...

By the way, anyone has an outside video of Kimi overtaking Nasr last year, also at Hungaroring, also drifting? I saw an onboard video from Kimi's camera, but I'd love to see it from the outside.

...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-04-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
I guess anything is better than Manassas... only...

I guess anything is better than Manassas... only two short straights. If you want a long straight, go to Dominion :D.


I know, April 20th, and I really wanted to go, but the league meetings start...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-04-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
These are indoor karts so I doubt weather would...

These are indoor karts so I doubt weather would have so much influence. As always, some karts are better, some are worse, and traffic can influence your times a lot.

Other than, it probably boils...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-03-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
For me the new SPK is much farther than Dominion....

For me the new SPK is much farther than Dominion. Still, I'd definitely go there sometimes if they finally opened. What they announced seemed very promising.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-20-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
I'll definitely go there. At this point I am...

I'll definitely go there. At this point I am racing in Autobahn Manassas league, maybe I'll switch to Dulles once they start leagues. In the future, Autobahn may also run a multi-site league:...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-20-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
Impressive! Soi they did let you use paddle...

Impressive! Soi they did let you use paddle shifters on Sunday? They said recently they would only do it on weekdays because of complex logistics of explaining paddle shifters to inexperienced...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-09-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
DR Superkarts reopen this month. On 2/18 and 2/19...

DR Superkarts reopen this month. On 2/18 and 2/19 they offer unlimited racing for $150 (for one day). Details on their FB page.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 01-29-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,429
Posted By mdm
I hear much is going to change this season. From...

I hear much is going to change this season. From electronic timing with online access, to alternative track layouts, to leagues and enduros, to easier access to the tarck (no need to cross the kart...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 01-26-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7,393
Views: 857,690
Posted By mdm
White FRS, today around 9:55 am, on I-95/495/395...

White FRS, today around 9:55 am, on I-95/495/395 ramps in Springfield, driving around a big truck that did not know where to go. You went on I-395.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 01-26-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7,393
Views: 857,690
Posted By mdm
:thumbsup: I was behind you all the way up to...

:thumbsup: I was behind you all the way up to Washington Blvd/I-395 ramp. Nice car!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 01-25-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7,393
Views: 857,690
Posted By mdm
Blue BRZ leaving Georgetown University (Canal Rd...

Blue BRZ leaving Georgetown University (Canal Rd exit) right now
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-25-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 620,693
Posted By mdm
Yes, there was only a CVT on the lot. It was also...

Yes, there was only a CVT on the lot. It was also AWD, which probably did not help because of weight, and I wouldn't want AWD, but there was no FWD to try out. I immediately did not like a few other...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-25-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 620,693
Posted By mdm
Interesting, when shopping for cars last year I...

Interesting, when shopping for cars last year I test-drove a Juke and an 86, and the Juke did not feel peppy at all. I kept wondering where did that claimed 180 hp go? I guess that the difference...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-20-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,939
Posted By mdm
Yup. Basically three enormous straightaways plus...

Yup. Basically three enormous straightaways plus a long very hilly section of tight turns with concrete barriers right next to the track.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-20-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,939
Posted By mdm
Some 86 carnage to watch

Starts at 10:25

Bathurst 2016 all crashes and fails - YouTube
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