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Post  HWKII on Fri May 25, 2012 12:31 pm

Been watching this peice from 1981 today at work, shhhhh don't tell anyone:
1981 BBC Horizon - Gentlemen, Lift your Skirts







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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  HWKII on Fri May 25, 2012 12:32 pm

The Golden Age of Motorsport videos are also amazing, been inhaling these videos the last few days, god I love 60s Grand Prix cars...
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL65D0006EEA571A33&feature=plcp

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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  group44 on Wed May 22, 2013 3:58 pm

Mesmerizing


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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  group44 on Thu May 23, 2013 9:19 pm

First time out with the new camera. Couple random clips from over last weekends race at Grattan Raceway up in Michigan. Has to be one of the best tracks in North America, period. Tons of elevation change as well as banked, off camber and blind corners. The camera doesn't really do it justice Wink

There are always multiple classes on track at any given time, hence the differing chassis you see. This will be my second year running the 100cc Yamaha Sportsman Sprint class. Just wanted to show you guys what fun you're missing.


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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  timneyb on Fri May 24, 2013 5:06 am

That is pretty cool.

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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  clacksman on Fri May 24, 2013 7:10 am

youtube wrote:An error occurred. Please try again later
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Damn youtube doing this to me recently.

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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  Wallhugger60 on Fri May 24, 2013 1:25 pm

That's definitely cool. How fast are you going down that long straight?

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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  group44 on Fri May 24, 2013 3:43 pm

clacksman wrote:Subscriber the first. I love you



Wallhugger60 wrote:That's definitely cool. How fast are you going down that long straight?

Runs about 92 MPH at Grattan with the elevation gain, hit 97 at VIR last year without any draft Twisted Evil As you might guess, with my head just 14" off the ground, that feels pretty darn quick.

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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  clacksman on Thu May 30, 2013 7:05 am

Finally got to watching.

dat centrifugal clutch
dem peeps spinnin out
dat selective repaving

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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  group44 on Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:07 pm

clacksman wrote:Finally got to watching.  

dat centrifugal clutch
dem peeps spinnin out
dat selective repaving

Finally got to reading Embarassed Clutch comes in about 10,000 RPM and we top out just north of 14,000.  Gotta love them two cycles.  Entire track was recently repaved (in stages over two years) and is way smoother than before.  Before the repaving, Grattan is the only track I've been to that I managed to bend a rim by rolling over a nasty bump on cold, low PSI tires.  Not sure what the large patches of sealer are, but the grip level sure varies from the actual pavement.

Next installment is from the most recent race at my home track, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course I love you  This is from Race 1 on Saturday, my class leaving the LeMans style start on the third flag.  Turn 1 corner workers sign on the cool down lap is priceless.


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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  clacksman on Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:08 am

Would have made the corner worker sign the new avatar but for no frames where I could get the whole thing without the lens-edge-blur.

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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  HWKII on Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:39 pm

My two thoughts: I gotta get even more less fat, because that looks like too much fun not to be doing, and also, recognize and immediately recalled Mid-Ohio as an amazing racetrack when the Skip ran there last season. Do want more.

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Re: YouTube - Racing / Motorsport related videos

Post  group44 on Sat Jun 22, 2013 3:50 pm

clacksman wrote:Would have made the corner worker sign the new avatar

Brilliant idea

HWKII wrote:looks like too much fun not to be doing

Couldn't agree more Wink  Here's Sunday's race.  


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