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  1. 9 points
    I've got to give Thank You's to many people this 2019 HPDE weekend. Starting with track workers keeping us safe, the instructors giving us invaluable knowledge and advice, for me especially my instructor Damon Hill, and the organizing group of people putting in countless hours preparing and organizing the event: Thank-You! My car ended up breaking (right-rear shock broke, not damaging anything else or causing havoc) mid-morning Sunday before the speed limit was lifted. So I feared that I wouldn't be able to finish the course, wasting my time and money. So my biggest THANK YOU is to George Abrahams from Saskatchewan for lending me his BMW M3 so I could successfully finish the course! That was way beyond the call of duty, Thank-you so much! And last but not least, Thank You to Randy Morash, he had his tow truck there and got my car home on Sunday night! I consider by self to be a very fortunate person to have experienced the generosity of so many people of the WSCC! Thank You All! peace, David
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    Photos should be available to download if you wish to do so.
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    WSCC Season Opener - May 24-26th 2019.pdf
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    That was a great day at the track! I can't thank everyone enough for all the help to keep the event running smooth. It was great to see a bunch of new faces and old friends. Here's my 2nd run, my best today: My 4th run was on track to be better, but, um... yeah... I got too greedy and ran out of talent:
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    First event was great! way more organized than I thought it would be too, Can't wait to see everyone in June! Here's the view from the bottom of the leaderboard May 3rd in Gimli: Yesterday in St Andrews:
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    I think that whenever you run a car that you need to constantly mess with to get the most out of them, it seriously hurts your driving abilities. There is only so much input your brain can take of half your brain is filled with thoughts like "it's understeering, should I soften front sway bar or raise rear roll center?" then there is precious little left over for things like "gotta backside this cone so I can set up for the sweeper that follows". Once we get our cars in that magical zone where they just work no matter what the temp or track conditions, we can start working on being great drivers again. My driving has really suffered since I started building my car and today is the first time in years that I could stop thinking about the car and concentrate on driving the course.
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    Tried running highpass filters using free audio software but it removes too much of the cars various sounds as well. Looks like it needs a foam box to sit inside. Here are a few of the ones filmed last weekend: https://youtu.be/hLsep8Hv4bk https://youtu.be/uE3OZamZ6CE https://youtu.be/PtyYtQj9mS4 https://youtu.be/tKfXStrPHoA
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    F1 looses another great driver with the death of Niki Lauder , i guess its time to watch Rush again...Kiwi
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    WSCC Season Opener - May 24-26th 2019.pdf
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    What a fun day! It was great to see everybody out for the event after a long winter. Also nice of Joe (and Abigail) to come out to say "Hi" even though he was unable to race. I keep hoping to wake up FAST someday...but I'm starting to believe that's not how it works
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    Hi all, here is the schedule for 2019: Dates updated 3 April 2019: Friday, May 3 - Speed Factor Racing Test & Tune at Gimli Saturday, May 11 - Event #1 at St. Andrews Sunday, June 2 - Event #2 at St. Andrews Saturday, June 8 - Level 1 school at St. Andrews Sunday, June 9 - Event #3 at St. Andrews Saturday, June 22 (morning) - Test & Tune at Gimli Saturday, June 22 (afternoon) - Event #4 at Gimli Sunday, June 23 - Event #5 at Gimli Sunday, July 7 (morning) - Event #6 at Gimli Sunday, July 7 (afternoon) - Event #7 at Gimli Saturday, July 20 - Level 2 school at St. Andrews Sunday, July 21 - Event #8 at St. Andrews Saturday, August 10 - Event #9 at St. Andrews Sunday, August 11 - Event #10 at St. Andrews Saturday, August 24 - Event #11 at St. Andrews Sunday, August 25 - Event #12 at St. Andrews Saturday, September 21 - Event #13 at Gimli Sunday, September 22 - Event #14 at Gimli
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    Hello WSCC members and future members, Here is the event registration guide especially for those who wants to join the club! To get you started in the 2019 season, you will need to: 1. Renew or secure a WSCC membership for 2019 via MotorsportReg membership purchase/renewal link New member will first need a MotorsportReg account, follow the instruction to purchase annual membership after logging into your account. 2. Reserve a permanent number for the 2019 season If you would like to reserve a permanent number for the season, head over to the 2019 Permanent Number thread and select or renew your number. 3. All done! You are now ready to register for WSCC Autoslalom events! You can visit the website wscc.motorsportreg.com to view the calendar and sign up for future events. Most events will be ready to register 2 weeks ahead. Feel free to ask questions related to registration in this thread, PM me, or contact autoslalom.reg@gmail.com
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    right - the OTA is piggy-backed to the CASC-ON site. No worries, i'm sure it won't be long. They are updating as Ian mentioned. Use this link when its up and running: http://www.casc.on.ca/time-attack/car-classification
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    First page has been updated with new links and info. 2019 PAX factors: https://www.autox4u.com/blog/2019-pax-rtp-index/ A reminder there's been some classing changes for 2019. BS, CS and DS appears to have the taken the most changes over last year. Notable changes S2000 (non CR) is now in C Street Focus RS is now in D Street! ( @Weebly all aboard the pax gravy train) As always, any questions or clarifications please ask!
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    Well there is a fair amount of video clips recorded but they are all severely affected by the wind noise. So much so that it's hard to hear the cars. It was a bit breezy through the weekend though. lol I'll work on these and see if I can find a way to filter it out somewhat. If that fails I'll have to use other background audio tracks just to cover it up. Stayed tuned. This will take awhile.
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    Needed to set up 1965 Daytona Shelby Coupe with IRS. Not an easy job and not cheap but very pleased with work at Speedfactor from Jaimie and Danny. Recommend them for any suspension you are trying to set up.
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    WSCC HILL CLIMB AT MORDEN, MANITOBA August 1960
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    WSCC HILL CLIMB AT MORDEN, MANITOBA August 1960 Al Ducharme & his 1959 Chev 2dr. which had the 348 cu.in engine with triple carbs & 4spd transmission. Al was a member of the WSCC as I recall, so he may have been instrumental in having the Roadster Club join in a WSCC event.
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    Good car for $7K. Solid car.
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    That's great @Weebly , thanks for Posting. I'm looking at the illustration of a corner and driving line - all from the Birds Eye perspective. This brings up an interesting point; Driver perspective. I used to think i am just allergic to cones, when i went to an Auto-x (MAXA days, wpg stadium or St. Vital center) i would get blinded easily by orange - and no matter how many course walks i did, it was always a battle for me to see the line through the cones. All i saw was cones and hoped i'd get a late run so there was some rubber on the ground before my first run. my car was low to the ground and that changed my perspective - it didn't look that daunting when i was walking around but in the car was a different deal. When i took my son to a hockey clinic, they spoke about the "Pucks Perspective", and as a shooter you may see an opening in the net, but at 5ft over and 6ft down, the puck sees a totally different opportunity. I kinda use this analogy with cones and the track walk. i think if i try AX this year, i will be taking my track walk with my view from the drivers seat on my mind as i look at the track.
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    I am going to be giving up my #78 since I will not be renewing my membership for the foreseeable future. If someone wants my racing number 78, you can have my two large magnets for free! See attachment for picture reference. If interested please text me 204-510-5893
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    The following are the members of the 2019 Leadership team. If you are interested in assisting in any capacity please contact any one of us and we will help you learn any and all aspects of running these events. Since the people below likely cannot make all the events, please offer to assist in the area(s) that interest you the most. It is people helping people that allow us to have the fun that we do so please do chip in where you can or want to!.The more the merrier! Director Corey - @Corey Assistant Director Tim - @justkickin Chief of Course Design Curtis - @Curtis Chief of Registration Helix - @helix Chief of Safety Chris - @Magner Chief of Schools, Promotions and all things that make you fast! Rob - @S2KRob Chief of Timing and Scoring Matt - @babyfod Chief of Equipment #YourNameHere Looking forward to another awesome year of racing!
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    Thanks to all that came out and helped get the trailers sorted and inventoried. Great start to what should be a great year of racing! @BigKahuna Thanks for the offer. Are you with Ultra Tech fire and Safety? Asking because they are a club sponsor I hear and we would like to provide them first rights to supply as a thanks for the sponsorship. If so great! See you soon. If not, you are second in line once I find out about Ultra Tech. Just being fair to sponsors.
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    I'd be down for a drive like always. We have a great time every year. Hopefully we get a few more cars out this time. The past few years it's been just a few of us, which is fine of course, but the more the merrier.
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