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Forum: Southern California 02-08-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Egbert Souse
Watch out. The Speed Trials USA participants are...

Watch out. The Speed Trials USA participants are a bunch of undisciplined bozos who spin all over the track. I ran with them one day at Buttonwillow last summer, and that was enough for me....
Forum: Southern California 02-08-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By Egbert Souse
Willow Springs Big Track - Feb. 22

Another great Wednesday event on "fastest road in the West," the big track at Willow Springs Int'l Raceway. This time the sponsor is ACRA. It's $145 or $150 if you pay by PayPal, which is a great...
Forum: Southern California 01-13-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Egbert Souse
Willow Springs Big Track - Jan. 18

It's that time again. Take off humpday, and run the big track at Willow Springs with Open Track Racing on Wed. Jan. 18. 3 run groups with 5 half-hour sessions each, maybe an open session in the...
Forum: Southern California 01-13-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By Egbert Souse
Big Willow Jan. 18

It's that time again. Take off humpday, and run the big track at Willow Springs with Open Track Racing on Wed. Jan. 18. 3 run groups with 5 half-hour sessions each, maybe an open session in the...
Forum: Southern California 12-15-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By Egbert Souse
Any guy who thinks a modded 350Z can beat a...

Any guy who thinks a modded 350Z can beat a Gallardo, also thinks his dick is bigger than John Holmes' wad. Gimme a fuggin' break. :icon11:
Forum: Southern California 12-01-2005, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 478
Posted By Egbert Souse
I'm not trying to discourage you from tracking...

I'm not trying to discourage you from tracking your 350Z. IMHO it is the most fun you will ever have with your clothes on. LMFAO :D

I just think you are really risking an expensive set of 20s...
Forum: Southern California 12-01-2005, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 478
Posted By Egbert Souse
I would advise against running 20s (or even 19s)...

I would advise against running 20s (or even 19s) on a racetrack. It is very likely that you will damage them. If you are running Streets of Willow especially, the chicanes will clobber your bling...
Forum: Southern California 11-23-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Egbert Souse
Run Willow Springs BIG TRACK Dec. 14

Once again, I'm hoping to get some 350Z drivers to come out to the Big Track at Willow Springs Int'l Raceway in Rosamond, Calif., for some high speed fun. I have run with this group before (but I'm...
Forum: Southern California 10-17-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 440
Posted By Egbert Souse
nastyboy - Nice to see you around. Remember...

nastyboy -

Nice to see you around. Remember that ride we took in my Silverstone N/A Track on downtown L.A. about a year-and-a-half ago when I visited your shop?

Hope all is well with you.
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Forum: Southern California 10-11-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Egbert Souse
bump Sign-ups are really light and you...

bump

Sign-ups are really light and you should get tons of track time on the high-speed Big Track at Willow Springs. In a high-hp car like a 350Z, I'd stop wasting my time and money at Streets of...
Forum: Southern California 10-07-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Egbert Souse
4 mile track event Spring Mtn. Oct. 22 & 23

There is a great HPDE event in Parhump, Nevada (55 miles west of Las Vegas, near the state line) at Spring Mountain Motorsports Park on the weekend of Oct. 22 & 23. They just expanded the track from...
Forum: Southern California 10-04-2005, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By Egbert Souse
Sound like a fun event. How many run groups =...

Sound like a fun event. How many run groups = hopefully 3 not 4.
Forum: Southern California 10-03-2005, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Egbert Souse
Here are the other Speed Trials problems,...

Here are the other Speed Trials problems, although minor compared to the safety issue. On their website, the tell you to get "pre-teched" at a local racing shop. I did that in Torrance. The moron...
Forum: Southern California 10-03-2005, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Egbert Souse
Speed Trials USA is a bunch of bozos. I ran with...

Speed Trials USA is a bunch of bozos. I ran with them at Buttonwillow recently, despite being warned. They spent about 45 minutes talking about safety at the driver's meeting. As soon as we got...
Forum: Southern California 10-01-2005, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,408
Posted By Egbert Souse
If you are anywhere near Santa Fe Springs, get...

If you are anywhere near Santa Fe Springs, get yourself a Cosby Oil credit card. They sell 104 octane unleaded for $4.79/gal., and have a number of other outlets in Calif. 76 stations tend to be...
Forum: Southern California 09-28-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By Egbert Souse
Anyone going to Buttonwillow this weekend?

Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 & 2 with Speed Ventures. I will be there Friday only. Lots of track time, reasonable prices, no hassles, and they have their own timing equipment. Go to www.speedventures.net to...
Forum: Southern California 09-27-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Egbert Souse
I'm in Redondo Beach, which is in the southwest...

I'm in Redondo Beach, which is in the southwest L.A. county. When going to Willow Springs, I usually get up really early in the morning and just drive up the day of the event. I used to drive up...
Forum: Southern California 09-27-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Egbert Souse
RT Racing -- Your list of mods is very...

RT Racing --

Your list of mods is very impressive. I had an '03 Track model that was heavily modded, but no TT, it was all N/A. You should be able to run very fast lap times in your Z, once you...
Forum: Southern California 09-27-2005, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Egbert Souse
Three run groups, Advanced, Intermediate, and...

Three run groups, Advanced, Intermediate, and Beginner. Advanced and Intermediate are on your own all day, unless you ask for instruction. Beginners take a short class while the Advanced guys take...
Forum: Southern California 09-25-2005, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Egbert Souse
Run the Big Track at Willow Springs Oct. 25

Take a day off in the middle of the week and run your 350Z on the "fastest road in the west" -- the big track at Willow Springs Int'l Raceway with American Car Racing Assn. (alter-ego of Open Track...
Forum: Southern California 09-19-2005, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Egbert Souse
Run Big Willow Wed. 9/21

Run your 350Z on the "fastest road in the west" -- the high-speed 2.5 mile road course at Willow Springs Int'l Raceway. This is NOT Streets of Willow. Go to www.opentrackracing.com to sign up, or...
Forum: Southern California 09-17-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Egbert Souse
Was anyone there? I ran in my EVO. I saw one or...

Was anyone there? I ran in my EVO. I saw one or two 350z's, one was a silver roadster. Great day on the track. As usual with Speed Ventures, we got lots of track time. I was running in two groups...
Forum: Southern California 09-03-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By Egbert Souse
Yeah, Performance is great. I went through 3...

Yeah, Performance is great. I went through 3 gearboxes in my '03 Track (including the original one), and I got 2 replacements on warranty there with no questions asked.

I wish Mitsubishi had such...
Forum: Southern California 09-03-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Egbert Souse
The defense was that in Calif., when an officer...

The defense was that in Calif., when an officer determines speed using the pacing method and his speedometer, the speedo must be calibrated. I conducted pre-trial discovery and found out that the...
Forum: Southern California 09-03-2005, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Egbert Souse
Talking Victory in L.A. Traffic Court !!!

I got a ticket which alleged I was going 82 mph in a 65 mph zone on the freeway in Los Angeles last January. I decided to fight it (as I always do). I appeared on the date on the ticket in and asked...
Forum: Northern California 08-20-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By Egbert Souse
We had the Whole Track to Ourselves

I went to Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, Calif. (90 miles north of Sacramento) on Sun. and Mon. (Aug. 14 & 15, 2005) with TracQuest. Great (but expensive) event. Lots of track time, especially on...
Forum: Southern California 08-09-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Egbert Souse
Track Days in August '05

Big Willow weekend of Aug. 13 & 14 -- www.speedventures.net

Thunderhill Aug. 14 & 15 -- www.tracquest.com -- I will be there in my EVO

Buttonwillow Fri. Aug. 26 -- www.speedventures.net -- I...
Forum: Southern California 07-29-2005, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Egbert Souse
Talking Willow Springs Big Track Aug. 13 & 14

Speed Ventures has Big Willow on the weekend of Aug. 13 & 14 for $220 both days (or $150 for one day). Racer Factory has Streets of Willow on the same dates (price somewhat higher). Rumor is that...
Forum: Southern California 06-25-2005, 05:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,080
Posted By Egbert Souse
If you are a track newbie living in SoCal, the...

If you are a track newbie living in SoCal, the Buttonwillow Performance Driving Clinic is the best way to get started running road courses. I have run it 4 times and pretty much graduated, as no one...
Forum: Southern California 06-25-2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By Egbert Souse
Run Big Track at Willow Springs June 28

Play hookey this coming Tuesday, June 28, and run "the fastest road in the west." Go to www.americancarracing.com to sign up. Here are the details:

There's still space in all run groups. It's...
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