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Best Autocross Finish to Date

I had a really great day at autocross yesterday where I was fast right off the bat, and got faster all day. I managed a 5th place out of a field of 54 cars, and 3rd out of the street tire cars. So, I figured I’d share some pictures of my Miata and the 4 cars/drivers who outran me.

5th (me) - #76 STS - 1991 Mazda Miata - 50.425

Me with a little oppo dialed in, my car is set up very very loose and is quite a handful:

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4th - #56 DP - 1994 Mazda Soloskate - 49.952

The “Half Miata”, named because about 50% has been removed for lightness. On Formula Atlantic Hoosier slicks.

3rd - #94 AS - 1994 Dodge Viper RT/10 - 49.949

Possibly the smoothest driver in our region, his runs never look fast but always are.

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2nd - #57 SM - 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX - 49.622

Driver finally got some RE71Rs to replace his Direzzas this season, has basically been untouchable since.

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1st - #84 SSR - 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - 48.384

National podium finisher, in a C6Z on Hoosiers... yeah, he’s real fast.

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Further results:

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and a car that wasn’t faster than me, but is too damn cool not to share:

1982 C-Prepared class Trans Am. 500+ NA horsepower on the biggest slicks I’ve ever seen. It spends more time sideways than it does pointed forward.

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Ugh, I want to drive it sometime.

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