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Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 01-03-2018, 05:04 PM
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Views: 194
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Re: Miata. bumpers/arm restraints/race hardtops

Good questions to consult the rulebook:

Appendix N, 9.12 Bumpers may be removed, except when they are an integral part of the coachwork, in which...
Forum: Suggestions, Comments & Questions 11-22-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By observer
Re: New Member Registrations

An active project is getting through the backlog and updating. A few volunteers stepped forward during the 2017 AGM and already 20% of the backlog has been resolved.
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 07-26-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By observer
Re: FIA rain light or equivalent.

Pat, Powersports is where I got mine (last minute for Ted Powell last year).

BTW, the Princess Auto unit is 156 lumen, and the FIA spec is listed here (in units of cd):...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 05-28-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,515
Posted By observer
Re: GT Sprints Drivers - Looking for Feedback

Personally, I would do it. When I bought the Miata last year, that was one of the tests I did in my own garage (well not the blindfold). Tried with door open and closed. The hardest part was the HANS...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 04-17-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By observer
Annual Tech Day - Ottawa

As part of the MCO Officials Training Day, there is an opportunity for teams in Eastern Ontario to run their cars through annual tech. The Tech Day is this Saturday April 22 at Calabogie Motorsport...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 04-13-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By observer
Simpsons Helmet recall

Simpson Performance Products has recently discovered a potential safety issue with its Snell SA 2015 Voyager 2 helmet. Follow this link to view Simpson's full recall notice.
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 04-06-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By observer
Re: Race Officials' Training Day - April 22!!

More details are available on the MCO web site:

We'll also be looking for a few cars for annual tech for the scrutineering...
Forum: CASC-OR Workers 04-06-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By observer
2017 Officials Training day

MCO and CMP are partnering in presenting a Race Officials Training Day at Calabogie Motorsports Park on Saturday, April 22nd.

Training will be in the following four areas:

Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 03-06-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,949
Posted By observer
Re: Racer Meeting

You might have already received this as an email, but for those that did not, it was posted to the main web site:
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 01-17-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,546
Posted By observer
Re: Analysis of a on-track incident

At the time the driver on the left is in the transition from braking to turn-in, could they even see the white car on the right? It's been over 10 years since I was in a formula car, so I'm not sure...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 01-05-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,262
Posted By observer
Re: Road Race Workshop

Short summary, but it's at the point of just fixing the formatting of the headers, rebuild indices, etc. I think the last outstanding item was resolved in the last 48 hours.
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 06-23-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By observer
Re: What are you looking at on track

Only somewhat related, but there are two videos from Dion von Moltke, called "What Drivers Think", where Dion related exactly what he was thinking during a few laps around Laguna Seca. Really...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 03-06-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,943
Posted By observer
Re: A terrible day

Is he related to Kyle (PWC, Porsche GT3 Cup, F1600)?

Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 12-07-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,351
Posted By observer
Re: Le-Mons crash assessment

not sure if the video was your car, or you know the driver, but it seems that it would have been hard to avoid. A stopped car on track, over a blind crest, with no flags, and dense...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 12-04-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,998
Posted By observer
Re: Some Vintage Mosport Love

Wow that looks so different.

Good lord there is no run off exit 1 DL (for the tunnel), and DL in Turn 9 is so close to the track too. The pedestrian bridge at 4 really blocks the view - today...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 10-18-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By observer
Re: 2015/16 simulator thread

iRacing just released Daytona and another track for free, plus NASCAR Sprint Cup COT and an 2011 Dallara Indycar (plus a few others).

I took the Dallara out for a run at CTMP. I scared the hell...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 05-11-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,757
Posted By observer
Re: 2015 rules and entry fees

The costs will vary from club to club and from year to year.

For example, a number of years ago there were 6 GT Sprint classes, and I think 6 in GT Challenge. That's $15 per trophy x 2 series x 6...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 05-09-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,867
Posted By observer
Re: Running CASC events with ASN/FIA license

have you run any previous race weekends, or did you just take your AISA school this spring?

If you are a novice, you may not meet the requirements for an ASN licence. And I don't think...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 04-24-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By observer
Re: CASC Drivers School

In this picture, I would say the dinosaur owns the corner... :)

The SUV is like a FF1600 in a European truck race.

Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 12-17-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By observer
Re: Road Racing Calendar for 2015?

And any word on a school date and organizer and location? I wasn't sure if the SMP sale and huge track changes at CTMP DDT were making any changes to where the school is held.

Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 10-23-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 846
Posted By observer
Bianchi Accident Panel

Interestingly, ASN Canada FIA's own Roger Peart (and President of the Circuits Commission) is one of the members of the panel that will investigate the Jules Bianchi accident in Japan.
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 10-16-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By observer
Re: race suit cleaning

So does everyone just throw in their gloves and boots into the same wash?

That's really the heart of my question.
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 10-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By observer
Re: race suit cleaning

Resurrecting an old thread...

After a recent enduro where I did a lot of refuelling, my boots and leather-palmed gloves reek of gas. Any suggestions, as they have a combo of materials: leather and...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 09-25-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,367
Posted By observer
Re: Celebration schedule

Not all weekends have the GT Challenge as the last session. In the first few years the Challenge race was last on the schedule, but for a variety of reasons (for both the drivers and marshals), some...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 09-15-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By observer
Re: Add Insult to Injury - Literally

I hope your knee is getting better!

This is a common practice at other tracks. This morning I was looking at the Sup Regs for the Last Chance 4-hr Enduro at the Glen in a few weeks, and it...
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