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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #45 on: June 10, 2015, 10:35:41 AM »
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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #46 on: June 10, 2015, 11:48:32 AM »
A nice vid of the rolling start onboard the Camaro.
No grip at all on cold tires and a massive understeer did not help climb in the ranking.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4Cjx7EEXa4

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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #47 on: June 10, 2015, 11:52:12 AM »
Another one onboard battling for 8th with a light and nimble Alfa Romeo.
Interesting to see a light vs heavy BUT powerful car

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOZQUfgz7Ko&feature=youtu.be

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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #48 on: June 10, 2015, 04:31:11 PM »
great video, I see what you mean about the brakes. There is another member on here that raced Camaros in the later 60's against Donahue, he may be able to give you some insight as to alternative brakes, and or tricks they used to stay a step ahead of the pack .
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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #49 on: June 10, 2015, 09:18:36 PM »
Wow, that is such a cool photo ^^

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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #50 on: June 14, 2015, 02:52:27 AM »
Great update and a nice result. That track looks like a lot of fun.
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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #51 on: July 17, 2015, 12:13:36 PM »
Last week-end was the 4th round of our championship at the legendary Monza track, the fastest in Europe. It was our first time there, and I have to say it was a blast. Shinny weather but awfully hot (37 C - 98 F) so that it was very hard for the cars and the drivers. As usual our brakes tended to fade quickly so we had to put us in a "save mode" during the race. We nevertheless finished 7th, once again the oldest car of the grid and the first one on threaded tires.
Our best lap was at 152 Km/h (95 Mph) average speed. We don't have the top speed at the end of the huge pit straight but it was probably around 240 Km/h (150 Mph).
Great week-end with good fight with the Escort gr.2, Rover TWR and BMW 635 gr.A.
Few pictures here under and 2 onboard vids to follow

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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #52 on: July 17, 2015, 12:15:32 PM »
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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #53 on: July 17, 2015, 12:22:13 PM »
Here are two onboard videos :
- Rolling Start : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK2RkZCUhwY

- Battle for 6th - 7th : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ck-QulpPt8

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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #54 on: July 18, 2015, 03:24:33 AM »
Both very cool videos! Nice job!

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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #55 on: July 18, 2015, 04:11:05 AM »
Wow, Monza is a track with great history.  Thanks for the updates, Eric.  We really enjoy the videos and it's great to know how the car is doing.
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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #56 on: September 28, 2015, 02:41:42 PM »
Hi,

I just wanted to share few pictures of our Camaro on the banking at Montlhery, a famous French Track that used to host several world championship events like the FIA 1000 Km of Paris.
The track is only open for demo runs as it is now in a very bad condition. How bumpy is that track ! This was for a motorsport event that gathered lots of interesting cars from Group B to single seater, or vintage racing bikes.
Next will be our last round of the championship in 4 days down south at Le Castellet.

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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #57 on: September 29, 2015, 01:34:45 AM »
Eric, that's a great shot of the car on the banking. That must be an amazing feeling.

It looks like you have a fiberglass trunk lid and obviously the spoiler is molded into it. This was not legal for Trans-Am cars in the late '60s and early '70s. Has your racing organization said anything to you about this?
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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #58 on: September 29, 2015, 07:05:40 AM »
Not yet but we will have to remove it. We have already purchases a steel trunk lid. As for the spoiler, are there different type that can be purchased ?

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Re: A 1967 Camaro in the 2015 Heritage Touring Cup Championship
« Reply #59 on: September 30, 2015, 03:09:51 AM »
No, there are not different spoiler types that you can use. Just the style like what you currently have on your car except not molded into the trunk lid. It is bolted on.
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