pdapaul's YellowSpeed Time Attack EKK24 on ITBS


Leej8

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I think it's safe to say ,your hard work on the car has paid off with a very eye catching car.
Best of luck this season!
Please keep us posted on progress and videos :drool:.
 


Mattyssb

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Looks great Paul! I can't wait to come watch this in action again this year. Good luck to this seasons racing :D
 


pdapaul

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Cheers guys, really appreciate all the kind words.

Can't wait to get racing again. I've only done TA in cars, but used to race at national level in karts so looking forward to the start line buzz again :)
 


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Brilliant day @ Oulton Park yesterday with Vtec Challenge. Car never missed a beat all day, and the changes made over winter resulted in being over 3 seconds quicker than last year!! In fact if I had posted my quickest quali time at the TA round last year it would have got me on the podium :) .
So pleased to have picked up 2 second places, especially for my first time out. Great close racing, and the respect shown by all the drivers is just fantastic.
Vids & pics to follow:drive:
 



Beetlejuice

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Great to hear it's working well Paul. Did you get laughed at in scrutineering? Probably managed to sneak up on a few people on track too!
 



pdapaul

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My fastest lap in Qualifying.
I'm really pleased with how the car felt tbh. I'd not driven the car since last October, different tyres other things to get used to and it felt amazing straight out of the box!
Last year at TA I managed 1:40.1, and in quali I hit 1:36.9! In race 2 which was on a drying track I still managed 1:37.7, so the speed is definitely there. Only engine change was a new exhaust from @Beetlejuice which has helped with the midrange :)
Hopefully I'll be getting an "upgrade package" for TA @ Oulton in July so might be able to squeeze a few more tenths.
Not bad for a little 2litre :)

 


ted777

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Great bit of steering mate. What's the noise between gears? Do u just keep it planted when going up?
 



pdapaul

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Cheers matey,
That's just the noise of the induction I think as I briefly let off..I do change gear rather quickly though.
On the hill coming out of the hairpin I think it's a little wheel spin as I change up to 4th
 


pdapaul

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Race 1 restart.
Only the first couple of laps, as after that I was in a bit of a no mans land just driving around by myself :)

 


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Any idea what's in the crx out in front off the line? Had some pull on it lol nice driving mate
 


pdapaul

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It's a kswap running about 240, but the car only weighs 750kg ish !!!
 


pdapaul

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Race 2..Again not full, but certainly I was in the thick of it for longer, before I was running my own race.
I'll be honest I was ting it on the start, having never driven semi-slicks on anything other than bone dry. That's why I seem super timid for the first few laps. Unfortunately I realised there was more grip than I thought about a lap too late to think about catching the front 3.

 


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Going well there! In the video there seems to be a vibration that comes in when accelerating, is that just the camera mount?
 


pdapaul

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I think so yes. I'd broken my roll bar mount that morning, so I was on my spare windscreen mount.
 


olly

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Good pedalling! Looks like I need to get along to a meeting this year, some nice close racing. That crx is indeed very rapid!
 


pdapaul

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Race 1 from Vtec challenge at Silverstone on Sunday. The last lap is missing, but all of the fun stuff had already happened. Maybe there should be a prize for the most amount near death experiences people can count :)
Mega fun

2nd overall
1st in class

 



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