How to set a track record at Limerock

2 comments | Posted by Mark Petronis on
TL:DR - Raced with NASA Northeast at Limerock on July 12 and 13.  I won both races Saturday and Sunday, set an ST2 track record, and won TTU both days by over a second.  I was somewhere around 5 seconds faster this year than I was 2 years ago.  Here's how I did it. "#Winning" - Charlie Sheen This is the second version of this blog entry. I just hit "delete" on a couple hours of work which was going to be my typical too-long race recap from the NASA event at Limerock from July 2019. I started writing blogs about...
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NASA Northeast Season Opener at NJMP

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Welcome to the first racing blog post of 2019!  On May 4th and 5th we found ourselves at NJMP Lightning with a whopping 10 cars signed up to race in ST2.  Season was sure to start off with a bang (a good one, hopefully) bringing lots of rookies and seasoned vets alike to the track.  I'll re-cap a couple small items since our last race at Watkins Glen before we get to the fresh stuff at NJMP. ...The Past 7 Months... After finishing second place in both races at WGI in September I got the car out two more times to...
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Watkins Glen Race Recap

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TL:DR  After completing 0 laps at Limerock in July, the entire engine wiring harness was rebuilt to exorcise the electronic demons that had been plaguing the car.  Car was tested at Limerock the week before our race at Watkins Glen and everything worked fine.  Raced at Watkins Glen and managed 2nd place finishes in both Saturday and Sunday races and 2nd in TTU on Saturday.  Car ran great 2 days in a row for the first time in I don't know how long. If you'd like to WATCH the Vlog of this weekend rather than spending all your time reading...
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NJMP Thunder Bolt Race Recap

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I just learned what TL:DR means - “Too long, didn’t read.” I should probably throw those at the top of all my blog posts since they do tend to get a little wordy. So here goes. TL:DR - Raced at NJMP June 9-10 but terrible weather and wonky electronics led to bizarre race scenarios in which I was racing for nothing (or not at all). Car finally ran well at the end of the weekend and hopefully it will be fast from here on out. There. Now on to the full write up. June 4-5 I brought the car to...
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"If You Ain't First You're Last." - Reese Bobby

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April 15th marked the start of the NASA Northeast racing season at New Jersey Motorsports Park.  Friday was a test and tune while Saturday and Sunday were the qualifying and sprint race days.  Having made a bunch of very serious suspension changes to the car over the winter I was really excited to get the car on track for the first time since October of 2015, where I lucked in to winning my first 2 races.  Apprehension was added due to the fact that I picked the car up from the shop on my way down to NJMP on Thursday...
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