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  1. Amateur Motorsports
    I started to autocross my W8 this season (spring '15), I'll try to keep this post up-to-date. We run once a month.
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I started to autocross my W8 this season (spring '15), I'll try to keep this post up-to-date.
  3. Amateur Motorsports
    There was a bone stock, 2010 GT-R there that was running the course in 0:52-0:55. I ran the course 11 times, DNF'd six, and ran 1:08, 1:07, 1:09, 1:06, and 1:03 when I completed. And I didn't hit a single cone. =D My DNF's were all because I couldn't "see" the course on two different corners...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, I am here to read and contribuite B5 Passat experiences. I just recently became involved in autocross. My car is not technically classed by the SCCA at this time but it was decided that G-Stock is probably the best bet.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm interesting in trying an autocross event and didn't know if I would be daft to take my daily driver '01 Passat GLX with me. Any precedence on autocrossing with a Passat? I have the V6 4mo and I love the handling of my car, so I figured this would be the best way to enjoy it. It gets babied...
  6. Events & Gatherings
    SCCA is holding Red River Region event # 3 in Bossier City, LA. New class to run in for the modified driver who wants to run on street tires. Here's the link if anyone's interested. Welcome to the Red River Region SCCA site! Maybe I'll see some Dub lovers. See you there.:salute:
  7. Amateur Motorsports
    I'm looking into Autocross, don't have any experience with it. I was wondering about what class i would fall into and what other mods i should consider to better my setup. Current setup: 2000 Passat Sedan GLS 1.8T FWD 5 speed GIAC chip CAI Forge DV Milltek catback Koni shocks H&R springs (1.5"...
  8. Amateur Motorsports
    Went to my first autocross event on saturday:driving:. Had a good time and managed to not come in last place:lol:. That was mainly due to the person who showed up with the mrec sls AMG who had no clue how to drive it. Only had one attempt that didn't end in a DNF. first run was a run through...
  9. Amateur Motorsports
    :driving: :driving: :driving: :driving: I'm thinking I need some stiffer front springs, no?:D I did have the fastest PAX time for a VW (not counting the Audi TT)
  10. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I only autocross 5-10 events per year, and right now I can't afford the Kuhmo Ecsta 710 or Hoosier race rubber I am allowed to use in class. Could you give a rundown, in your opinion, of the best tires to use for autocross in sizes 15" to 18" that will still match up with stock Passat tire...
  11. Amateur Motorsports
    This latest event was this past Sunday at Turner Field in Atlanta.:driving: There was a downpour during my 4th run, but I think I may have finally gotten my rear wheel in the air. You be the judge (see the 5th pic) ^^^^^^I think that right rear wheel is still on the ground The...
  12. Amateur Motorsports
    :thumbup: Sunday is my first one cant wait for it :lol:, its going to be fun as long as the car doesnt go limp during a run, then i will be :mad:. Any pointers for a novice?
  13. Anything Auto
    You don't have to have a Porsche to show up and compete....lots of M3's and S4's ran last time. I might stop by just to check out the rides.....wanted to post up as an FYI. :thumbup: Autocross at RIR: Autocross on the NASCAR oval at Richmond International Raceway on...
  14. Amateur Motorsports
    :trafficcone::trafficcone::driving::trafficcone: ________:trafficcone:_________ :trafficcone: ________:trafficcone: ___________:trafficcone: Here is the link. I missed the first event because I was up in Connecticut getting...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well as a few already know I am building an autocross car out of my passat, the main person helping me is my crew chief, teacher, suspension man, all around good guy, and a man who spends my money like its going out of style Bill aka scirocco78. With his help im going to build an autocrosser...
  16. Amateur Motorsports
    This is a nice look at the last autocross course I ran at Turner Field last weekend. The camera was mounted on the helmet of the driver of one of the open wheel cars, so it is obviously not me driving. Enjoy
  17. Amateur Motorsports
    Spent last weekend racing, 1st place both days. I dont have any video for sunday cause I left the camera on saturday and it was dead. Enjoy. And some pics.
  18. Amateur Motorsports
    My impulse at a local autocross event. 1st in class (sts) both days..
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My son is trying to get me involved in SCCA Solo 2 autocross events. He's running a '97 BMW 323 with an aftermarket exhaust and a set of Michlin PS2 225 45/17s. He thinks I'd enjoy runnning my APR chipped B5 with Michlin Pilot Exaltos a/s 205 55/16s. I think I might be setting myself up for...
  20. Amateur Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 takes out a Celica GT-S, Subie WRX, Audi A3, and maybe a 'Vette.