Whiteline Subaru Sprint Series

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  1. Fatharrydog

    Fatharrydog MY98 WRX Type R V-Limited 176/1000

    Location:
    Midlands
    Looking great a Keith. Good job. Hope to see you at an event soon.
     
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  2. MAD Hammer

    MAD Hammer Mad Hammer Motorsport

    Location:
    The Fens
    My write up on FB


    So to round 3 of the Japanese Sprint Series incorporating the Whiteline Subaru Sprint Series at Blyton Park on the 10th June.

    We unfortunately missed round 2 so that’s our dropped round for the season but In the mean time we ironed out a few minor things on the car and Jase at Area 52 Autosport mapped the car with 5 different boost settings so we had 420bhp at the lowest and 547bhp max to play with.

    Unfortunately the day didn’t start well on the first practice run I set off the trackside noise dB meter due to the fact that the cars external wastegate isn’t silenced so this was going to massively hinder the timed runs. To get under the noise limit I could not launch car, so it was 1st and 2nd gear off boost then plant throttle in 3rd once past the dB meter.

    Ran all the timed runs at low boost and was off the pace of the leading cars which was to be expected with my start strategy astatic.xx.fbcdn.net_images_emoji.php_v9_ff0_2_16_1f603.png on the final run I clicked it up a couple of notches to see if I could get near second place in the class. Wasn’t to be but ended the day with 3rd in class and 5th overall so not a total disaster.

    4 more rounds to go and we are still in there near the top of the championship.

    Thanks to our great sponsors

    Area 52 Autosport
    REIS Motorsport Insurance
    SD Motorsport
    Stella Motorsport
    AS Performance
     
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  3. Winchester

    Winchester V-Limited Member

    Location:
    Hampshire UK
    It’s alive!
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  4. Fatharrydog

    Fatharrydog MY98 WRX Type R V-Limited 176/1000

    Location:
    Midlands
    Good news...is it too late for tomorrow?
     
  5. Winchester

    Winchester V-Limited Member

    Location:
    Hampshire UK
    It’s ready for the next round, how did you get on at Kendrew?
     
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  6. Fatharrydog

    Fatharrydog MY98 WRX Type R V-Limited 176/1000

    Location:
    Midlands
    Class winner and equal 6th overall. Didn't like the "track" at all...very difficult to learn and sh*t for spectators. Will be entering Anglesey which is supposed to be a completely different kettle of fish.
     
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  7. Winchester

    Winchester V-Limited Member

    Location:
    Hampshire UK
    Sounds like a great result, who was 2nd & 3rd in class, I haven’t seen any other results yet?
    Glad you are doing Anglesey, I’ll be there too!
     
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  8. type-ra

    type-ra Administrator

    Location:
    West Yorkshire
    Excellent result Steve @Fatharrydog :bow
     
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  9. Fatharrydog

    Fatharrydog MY98 WRX Type R V-Limited 176/1000

    Location:
    Midlands
    Tom Thorpe in a Celica GT4 was second (he usually beats me and is leading the class overall so far) and Dean Simpson in a WRX STi hatch who is 3rd in class overall behind me. It was very close between all 3 of us with just 0.33s between us. Malcolm had problems with his spec C and was way off pace and had to retire early - going for a heads-off inspection at his garage. He is booked for Anglesey so fingers crossed. Missing the black speed machine!

    Here are the event results: http://www.vola-racing.com/msportspro/javelintrackdays/
     
  10. MAD Hammer

    MAD Hammer Mad Hammer Motorsport

    Location:
    The Fens
    Thanks for the continued support guys
     
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