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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2730 on: August 18, 2019, 06:13:02 PM »
Well done Clive great result.
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2731 on: August 18, 2019, 06:16:52 PM »
Woohoo 3rd..and a another trophy!!
And a 53.6 laptime.

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2732 on: August 18, 2019, 07:02:30 PM »
Amazing little rotary....

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2733 on: August 18, 2019, 08:03:26 PM »
Thanks for the support guys, it is appreciated.

Well with a 53.6 I gotta say i'm pleased, as its tough to find lumps of time on a 1 mile track.

The aero must have worked as the car has more front end grip and I had to give the car more rear end grip for the second race then I found a lump of time.

For those who know Brands, before off the end of Cooper straight I always had to have a dab of brake and lift and just about lift and coast up to Clearways. Now I am not braking and still on the throttle right up to Clearways, so the mods worked  :)   

Had two great races and come home with spoils.

Best of all, no work and the cars ready for the next Race@Mallory         
All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2734 on: August 18, 2019, 08:12:02 PM »
Thanks for the support guys, it is appreciated.

Well with a 53.6 I gotta say i'm pleased, as its tough to find lumps of time on a 1 mile track.

The aero must have worked as the car has more front end grip and I had to give the car more rear end grip for the second race then I found a lump of time.

For those who know Brands, before off the end of Cooper straight I always had to have a dab of brake and lift and just about lift and coast up to Clearways. Now I am not braking and still on the throttle right up to Clearways, so the mods worked  :)   

Had two great races and come home with spoils.

Best of all, no work and the cars ready for the next Race@Mallory         
Well done!

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2735 on: August 18, 2019, 08:38:04 PM »
On a different note, look at the colour of this exhaust, just about the most optimum colour your ever going to see out of a Rotary.
Well done Pip,
All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2736 on: August 19, 2019, 05:24:16 PM »
Racing with this MGB V8, lots of grunt with 420BHP  plus on full slicks and very lightweight, got very very close at times, but I got him in the end  ;).

Go to say he was a very capable driver as well and much fun was had by both of us.

Then with tyre pressure adjustments to the rear, I  gapped him in the second race  ;).
All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2737 on: August 19, 2019, 06:25:37 PM »
Congrats Clive  :13:

53.6s around Brands Indy  :notworthy:  - and  another trophy for the cabinet - great result. Sounds as though the car was handling and performing well too  :)
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2738 on: August 19, 2019, 06:50:19 PM »
On a different note, look at the colour of this exhaust, just about the most optimum colour your ever going to see out of a Rotary.
Well done Pip,

Biscuit brown!

Same as the electrodes on spark plugs  :sign0098:
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2739 on: August 19, 2019, 07:34:45 PM »
On a different note, look at the colour of this exhaust, just about the most optimum colour your ever going to see out of a Rotary.
Well done Pip,

Biscuit brown!

Same as the electrodes on spark plugs  :sign0098:

Yes, perfecto  :13:

All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2740 on: August 20, 2019, 09:28:09 AM »
Video from Race 1 Mazda RX8 Races V8 420bhp MGB Race car on Slicks





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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2741 on: August 20, 2019, 10:48:59 AM »
Many thanks Philip.

Stay with it and you will see the battle with the MGB V8 that both he and I really enjoyed.

I sorted the clutch that was slipping when going into 4th down the straight for the next race  ;)
All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2742 on: August 20, 2019, 02:39:36 PM »
Is it me dum from nightshift...but these 2 are both race1?

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2743 on: August 20, 2019, 02:48:41 PM »
Is it me dum from nightshift...but these 2 are both race1?

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This video is Race 1. I haven't done race 2 yet

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2744 on: August 20, 2019, 02:58:38 PM »
Cool. Thanks.woke up now.

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