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pwildfire 08-22-2013 06:55 AM

Post your Lap Times!
 
If there is a thread like this, I couldn't find it.

Just thought it would be nice for everyone to post up their lap times at whatever tracks you normally run. Not trying to start any competition, but it would be nice to have some comparison points for similar cars.

Please post some details about your car setup with times if you have lots of mods.

Mine:
Gingerman (MI): Best 1:45.8, typical ~1:46.3

Grattan (MI): Best 1:30.0, typical ~1:30.7

PittRace/Beaverun (PA): Best 1:07.5, typical ~1:08.0

My mods include:
Nitrons, s111 2 piece rotors, EBC yellows, SSR wheels w/Hoosier R6s 205F/225R, baffled oil pan, rear control arm brace. Times taken with RaceChrono software on my Android phone w/10Hz GPS.

spectre 08-22-2013 07:22 AM

I must note that all best times were done in first or second session of day and at lower temps...75 degrees and under. For my format, they are also typically on 3rd or 4th hot lap as it takes the hoosier A6's at least two full hot laps to get to temp but also right before heat soak sets in.

Grattan - Best: 1:25.7, Typical: 1:27

Mid Ohio
Pro Course - Best: 1:35.6, Typical: 1:37
Club Course - Best: 1:37.4, Typical: 1:38

Putnam Park - Best: 1:19.2, Typical: 1:20

Road America - Best: 2:32.5, Typical: 2:36

I have other tracks but these have been most frequented.

*V2motorsports setup with BOE tune to meet class requirements.

jasondew 08-22-2013 08:24 AM

Below 1:30 at Grattan and below 1:50 at Gingerman.

XHILR8N! 08-22-2013 08:59 AM

Elise at Road Atlanta:

1:42.3 best, 1:45 typical

cemaykan 08-22-2013 09:17 AM

Good thread, some laps from the northwest

Rigde - 1.58.1
ORP Reverse - 1.58.4

2005 Elise, A048's, Nitrons, everything else stock

Apex_in_sno 08-25-2013 05:09 AM

Ridge: 1:56.1
Pacific: 1:36.5
Portland: 1:26.8

pwildfire 08-31-2013 04:10 PM

went to grattan for the first time in the Lotus today, added times to my first post!

andy7777 09-16-2013 06:07 AM

You're all faster 'n me at Grattan and Gingerman. I run on A048's, normal aspirated, and do 1:34 at Grattan, best high 1:33, 1:49 Gingerman. About 1:23 at Waterford Hills.

spectre 09-16-2013 07:43 AM

Grattan
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by andy7777 (Post 2469138)
You're all faster 'n me at Grattan and Gingerman. I run on A048's, normal aspirated, and do 1:34 at Grattan, best high 1:33, 1:49 Gingerman. About 1:23 at Waterford Hills.

4 Spots at Grattan to make up some time.

Going up the hill to the front straight I short shift to 4th (my car about 7k rpm) before going over the dip (very unsettling spot so get your angle correct). You must keep it floored through that section and let the car run out to the right to get max straight speed.

I think its corner 3, but the track falls off into a left hander. Im mid to 3/4 track and brake very late (work up to it) and get the rear of the car rotating. When you feel that rotation turn into the hill and squeeze the throttle and full throttle by exit.

Next spot is the hump or "jump", I run out of third gear and shift to 4th. I keep it floored and right before the jump, tap the brakes firmly to bring the front down, after get back on gas. I carry more speed into the first turn after the jump then shift to 3rd before the left hander, then right into the toilet bowel. I have tried this many different ways and I gained a full second here.

After toilet bowel, I have it floored and run it up to 4th gear and let the car go to the left side of the track then straight line it to the corner and brake late/shift to 3rd then up the hill. I scrub speed on turn in but keep enough mph to have a good run out to the left to be able to floor it, then up the hill.

andy7777 09-17-2013 07:43 AM

Thank you Spectre, I will give that the last 3 a try next time. Already doing #1, at least I think I am.

Where I think I lose the most speed and time is getting around 1 and 3, especially 3. If you don't set that up well the entire back straight is slower.

jasondew 09-24-2013 05:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by spectre (Post 2469378)
Next spot is the hump or "jump", I run out of third gear and shift to 4th. I keep it floored and right before the jump, tap the brakes firmly to bring the front down, after get back on gas. I carry more speed into the first turn after the jump then shift to 3rd before the left hander, then right into the toilet bowel. I have tried this many different ways and I gained a full second here.

Here's what I do: in 4th up the jump, squeeze brakes before crest, shift from 4th to 3rd while light over the crest, throttle down the backside of the jump, squeeze of brakes before turn-in to 6, throttle through 6.

I've felt that I'm complicating this complex with all the changes from brake to throttle and back. Are you recommending to brake before crest, stay in 4th over crest, no brake before turn-in to 6, and throttle through 6?

countryboyshane 10-20-2013 04:05 AM

Spectre, do you have any in car video at Grattan? I've seen some of your clips from Mid-Ohio. There don't seem to be many quality Elise/Exige videos at Grattan. Buckets of Corvette and Rustang videos though!!

mikelr 11-11-2013 12:55 PM

Lime Rock Park- 0:59:18
Watkins Glen - 02:07:23
VIR - 02:12:02


00' Exige S1
1.8L Rover with ported head and Piper cams, stand alone ECU
Nitron singles 450/550lb springs
Speedline mag wheels with Yoko A005 Medium slicks
Full cage, car weight 1591lbs with 20L fuel

spectre 11-11-2013 02:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by countryboyshane (Post 2558833)
Spectre, do you have any in car video at Grattan? I've seen some of your clips from Mid-Ohio. There don't seem to be many quality Elise/Exige videos at Grattan. Buckets of Corvette and Rustang videos though!!

I only have data and this gopro video. My pc took a crap and lost most of my chasecam stuff. I have archives but thats a process...

https://vimeo.com/68250316

costlydakota 11-11-2013 02:57 PM

Blackhawk farms raceway, 1:22.6 on R1R's. Only track I have timed myself at so far.

kestrel74 11-11-2013 03:10 PM

Grattan: 1:32 Waterford Hills: 1:24

Cicero 11-11-2013 03:17 PM

VIR 2:29 I'm a rookie N/A elise, so much time left on the table

mikelr 11-11-2013 03:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kestrel74 (Post 2611193)
Grattan: 1:32 Waterford Hills: 1:24

What no WGI times???

spectre 11-11-2013 04:52 PM

If you want to see how a safety crew fails, watch this. Bad flagging, bad tower calls, all around scary...putnam park.

https://vimeo.com/51241739

LotusCC 11-11-2013 05:41 PM

1:22.6 is my personal best at NewHampshire Motor Speedway with North and South chicane. Toyo R1R's.

1:25.2 was my personal best in my supercharged R package Miata.
My goal is to eventually turn a 1:19.
🇬🇧


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