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2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« on: July 07, 2012, 09:36:15 AM »
Hello all!  Here is our official 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!


April 21-22 2012 Autobahn South

Saturday 1st Place

The day started off great running a solid time and getting used to some new rubber from Hankook!

Sat. Session 1 video -

http://youtu.be/zPEyNU_aQ4A

Sunday 1st Place

The competition began to catch up, we improved our position by just a bit to hold off a hard charging BMW M3 by only .03 to take the win on day 2!!!




May 12-13 2012 Putnam Park, IN

Saturday 4th Place

A very low grip track did not yield fast times but we were able to learn about trying to get a better low grip setup out of the car on 15+ heat cycled Hankooks!

Sunday 3rd Place

Ran a bit faster but still not fast enough to get to 1st or 2nd place, saved the new sticker tires for the next event!!!



Here are a couple videos from the event -

http://youtu.be/lrcKGEMu5D0

http://youtu.be/BRkQON0Mon8

June 9th & 10th 2012 Gingerman Raceway (Long Course) South Haven, MI

Saturday 1st Place

The track was good with solid grip.  Grabbed the TTB Track Record as well!  Ran all weekend with year old Hoosier scrubs and still managed two first place finishes!

Sunday 1st Place

Ran the same time as yesterday to secure first place again for the day, saved the new sticker tires for the next event again!!!



Here is the Gingerman Raceway (Long Course) NASA TTB Track Record video -

http://youtu.be/A8CTROUOELs

July 14th & 15th Autobahn South, Joliet, IL

Had a great weekend again with close first place finishes both Saturday and Sunday, despite the hot weather the car ran great and the tires stuck to the ground like glue!!!  In addition to the 2 first place finishes I set the TTB track record of 1:35:0 on Saturday and then lowered it on Sunday to a 1:34:8!



Here is the track record video from Saturday, enjoy!!! -

http://youtu.be/86rSD6PhZa0

August 11th & 12th Mid Ohio

September 15th & 16th Autobahn South, Joliet, IL

October 6th & 7th Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI

« Last Edit: July 19, 2012, 11:55:53 AM by werks »
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2012, 09:37:48 AM »
We will be updating this thread throughout the remainder of the season, check back for updates after each event.  Next event Autobahn South, Joliet, IL July 14th & 15th.

Enjoy!
« Last Edit: July 07, 2012, 09:40:58 AM by werks »
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Ricky's Solstice LE5 '50 trim" WERKS turbo - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 374whp/358ftlbs
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2012, 11:13:35 AM »
Congrats dave! you need to get some good stickies on there next year to better your record! exceptional work!
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2012, 11:49:00 AM »
WOW
Pretty Awesome
Congrats

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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2012, 04:41:08 PM »
Congrats, nice job

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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2012, 05:03:52 PM »
Nice driving Dave.

Miller notice how quickly he get's his hand back on the steering wheel after shifting.
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2012, 05:06:59 PM »
i did notice that... and I also noticed how hard Dave hammers 3-4 shifts! Getting it done!
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2012, 09:11:01 AM »
Dave, Congrats on the win. I wasn't aware that you guys were into Road racing. Watched all your videos  and subscribed. Nice lines, were you no lift shifting 3rd into 4th?
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2012, 09:35:47 AM »
Nice driving Dave.

Miller notice how quickly he get's his hand back on the steering wheel after shifting.

 John if Miller didn't, I sure did next time around curves Must use both hands.    :gaah:   
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2012, 10:19:33 AM »
What is being used for the Dash?
Looks 100% digital.

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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2012, 10:45:51 AM »
What is being used for the Dash?
Looks 100% digital.


 I was thinking the same thing. I was looking at that in some of the turns he was taking and Rev matching. Looks like a F1 dash.
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2012, 11:26:54 AM »
It Looks Bad@$$!!!!!!


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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2012, 11:31:17 AM »
It Looks Bad@$$!!!!!!



Yeah, I noticed it too.  It looks damn good!  I was trying to see what all was going on with it during the video but you can't quite make it out.

BTW, great job Dave G!!  Congrats on the wins and the track record!

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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2012, 01:06:35 PM »
I'm sure that it had a rev counter along with a shift light and I'm guessing(since it was in the gauge cluster) that it had speed and possibly engine temps etc.
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2012, 02:37:41 PM »
I did see the shift light on the video.

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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2012, 12:38:36 AM »
Updated results from July Autobahn South -

Had a great weekend again with close first place finishes both Saturday and Sunday, despite the hot weather the car ran great and the tires stuck to the ground like glue!!!  In addition to the 2 first place finishes I set the TTB track record of 1:35:0 on Saturday and then lowered it on Sunday to a 1:34:8!

Here is the track record video from Saturday, enjoy!!! -

http://youtu.be/86rSD6PhZa0

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WERKS MAX Power Solstice GXP LNF - "50 Trim" WERKs turbo - 109 Octane - 415whp/428ftlbs
Anthony's SKY Redline LNF - GT35R - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 442whp/414ftlbs
Ricky's Solstice LE5 '50 trim" WERKS turbo - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 374whp/358ftlbs
Matt's Cobalt SS LNF Billet 55/57 WERKs turbo - 93 Octane - 442whp/450ftlbs
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2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2012, 01:15:31 AM »
Cool!
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2012, 10:55:19 AM »
What is being used for the Dash?
Looks 100% digital.

The dash is a Racepak IQ3 datalogger/dash, works great!
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WERKS MAX Power Solstice GXP LNF - "50 Trim" WERKs turbo - 109 Octane - 415whp/428ftlbs
Anthony's SKY Redline LNF - GT35R - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 442whp/414ftlbs
Ricky's Solstice LE5 '50 trim" WERKS turbo - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 374whp/358ftlbs
Matt's Cobalt SS LNF Billet 55/57 WERKs turbo - 93 Octane - 442whp/450ftlbs
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2012, 10:57:52 AM »
It's PIMPTASTIC!!!!!

In order to determine the winners, what cars does the Solstice have to compete against?

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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2012, 11:54:48 AM »
It's PIMPTASTIC!!!!!

In order to determine the winners, what cars does the Solstice have to compete against?

Our class usually consists of the following -

C5 Corvette base
Nissan 350Z
BMW M3 E46 SMG
BMW 335i turbo
BMW 135i turbo
Subaru WRX STI
Mitsubishi EVO
Honda S2000
Porsche 911 Carrera
Porsche Caymen
Porsche 944 Turbo
Ford Mustang GT

The list goes on....
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WERKS MAX Power Solstice GXP LNF - "50 Trim" WERKs turbo - 109 Octane - 415whp/428ftlbs
Anthony's SKY Redline LNF - GT35R - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 442whp/414ftlbs
Ricky's Solstice LE5 '50 trim" WERKS turbo - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 374whp/358ftlbs
Matt's Cobalt SS LNF Billet 55/57 WERKs turbo - 93 Octane - 442whp/450ftlbs
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2012, 02:43:26 PM »
Wow!!!!
and you have the track record over that list of cars on top of it.
That's a huge accomplishment for the Kappa.
and of course You and your driving

Thats freaking awesome!!!

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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #21 on: July 19, 2012, 04:51:45 PM »
Wow!!!!
and you have the track record over that list of cars on top of it.
That's a huge accomplishment for the Kappa.
and of course You and your driving

Thats freaking awesome!!!

Thanks Chief!
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Anthony's SKY Redline LNF - GT35R - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 442whp/414ftlbs
Ricky's Solstice LE5 '50 trim" WERKS turbo - 93 Octane/Water/Meth - 374whp/358ftlbs
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #22 on: July 19, 2012, 06:42:03 PM »
Way to go Dave, Congratulations, and thanks for sharing the video.
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #23 on: July 21, 2012, 01:51:23 AM »
Please... keep this up!!! I very much enjoy your vids. Thanks!!! :thumbs: :drive:
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Re: 2012 WERKSracing Solstice GXP NASA Results thread!!!
« Reply #24 on: July 21, 2012, 09:46:30 AM »
Another question.
What is the current setup, engine and suspension of your @$$ kicking Kappa?

 

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