Big off into the mud - Turn 7, Texas World Speedway CW
After a weekend of driving on a damp and slick track, things finally dried up. Unfortunately I got a tad overconfident and had an enlightening off-track experience. Car is a bone stock '97 Miata on Falken Azenes
Super slow driver at MSR Houston
This was the first session of my first weekend at MSR Houston, with NASA.
I'm driving a Mazda Miata. The driver in the Mustang at the front of the pack is a
first-timer, and proceeds to drive very slowly (you can see the speedometer
sometimes reading 25 - 30 mph!) through corners then drag race the
straights. The 5 or so cars in front of me end up passing him without
point-by, because he wasn't giving any!! I finally get by him, but quickly
realize that my brakes and tires are still cold, and I end up in the
marbles. Luckily MSR is a pretty forgiving track. :) Note the number of
cars you can see in the rearview about halfway through - this guy made a
lot of people mad!!
Viper Racing League - 8/29/09 - Texas World Speedway
This is my first race with the Viper Racing League (Viper Days/NARRA) at
Texas World Speedway on Saturday 8/29/09. We have a rolling start with a
pace car and ran 12 laps for about 30 minutes. I edited this video from the
30 minute race down to 10 minutes so it would fit within the YouTube! time
limit. We also had a 26 lap inverted race on Sunday for about 50 minutes
but my camera messed up and I only got the first lap and it shut off.
Anyway, I came in 3rd place in both races behind the World Challenge
competition coupes which are much faster and have better drivers. I was
extremely happy to come in 3rd. In this race, I started out in the 3rd row
inside and managed to get behind Tom in his white/blue comp coupe. I chased
him most of the race just waiting for a mistake. He began losing his tires
and I managed to stick my nose in on turn 13. He was gracious and let me by
but could have easily kept me from passing. We were pretty even the whole
race and it was tons of fun. Thanks, Tom! The next race is Roebling Road in
Georgia and then off to Daytona on the Rolex Series course.
1995 IMSA Endurance Championship Texas World Speedway
1995 IMSA Endurance Championship Texas World Speedway. These videos were
made possible by Racers, Crew Members, Race Fans, etc who have loaned me
their videos for conversion to DVD. Please contact me if you have any
videos from these race series that you would be willing to loan out for
conversion to DVD.
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Texas World Speedway CW
A couple of laps around TWS in the CW direction during the Porsche Club of
America Lone Star Region High Speed Drivers ED. Feb. 10, 2008.
Texas World Speedway Nov '09 PDS MR2 Spyder part 1
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November 21-22 PDS @ TWS (CCW).
- Red Run Group
Best track session of the day. My car, driven by my brother. Lap times are
2:05:47, 2:07:xx, 2:06:xx
Day one was a bust with balding rear tires and rain. But day two turned out
to be beautiful. Started to rebuild my confidence again so the lap times
aren't that great. By the end of the day I had just broken into the sub
2:15:xx. Fast lap of the weekend set by tanman311 at ~2.05.47.
Fastlane Z06 Corvette - Texas World Speedway (full run 2)
C6 Z06 Corvette from Fastlane. - Last Session
Full clip of a run at Texas World Speedway. Shot with a ChaseCam HD.
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1:49.38 lap in 2009 Nissan GT-R at Texas World Speedway 2.9 CCW March 14, 2013
This is during the "qualfying" rounds that some of us took part in during
the TX2K13 DE at Texas World Speedway. This was my fastest lap ever at TWS.
Alcon Super Kit brakes with Pagid RS29 pads (Alcon's support sucks btw)
JRZ RS Pro Silent with 1000lb/530lb springs
Stillen sway bars
HKS resonated mid pipe
Finspeed 18x10.25 custom rims with
Michelin 27/68-18 Cup N1 slicks
There is no engine tune...yet...so stock power.
Data was captured using a rooted LG G2X with CM7 ROM with a QStarz 818XT
Video overlay is from a trial version of RaceRender...duh.
Video was captured from a GoPro Hero3 Black mounted in my windshield -
Sorry I mounted it last minute...
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