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dannystarr

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Me Driving at Sonoma Raceway on the track
« on: February 04, 2018, 09:22:07 PM »
Forgot I had this, VERY short video of me driving on the track at Sonoma Raceway. They have a pace car for every 3 cars. So you don't try to be a super star by yourself :D :D  I got up to about 70 MPH. They said keep up with-in a few car lengths, but if you fall behind, catch-up on the straights. SO, I fell behind on purpose in front of the grand stand straight, and jumped on it a little for the camera. Good Times! 4 laps on the regular track, and two on the Nascar part. THEN you keep your helmet on and take 2 hot laps with a sprint car driver. THAT scared the sheep poop out of me. I will NEVER do that part again! This is a semi rare occurrence for sure. They only do it for 3 or 4 hours ONE day a year rain or shine. Cost is $150, and worth every penny.  Danny

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OicI0utpvrc

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Re: Me Driving at Sonoma Raceway on the track
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2018, 11:00:23 PM »
That is awesome!
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Re: Me Driving at Sonoma Raceway on the track
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2018, 04:15:40 PM »
I bet you had a good time. 

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Re: Me Driving at Sonoma Raceway on the track
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2018, 03:23:38 AM »
It really was fun. I had done it many years ago when I got to do a little with the Bob Bondurant team. But it was a fresh experience and super fun! Found a couple still pictures. One picture I am 4 wheel drifting into and out of a turn and the other is nose down in preparation for a sharp right.

CAN'T get them to post. Says JPEG not a usable file.. How the heck do I convert it to something else?

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Re: Me Driving at Sonoma Raceway on the track
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2018, 04:23:46 AM »
jpg is, jpeg is not. Just take out the e in the file name. 
No idea what idiot allowed that naming convention to happen....
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Re: Me Driving at Sonoma Raceway on the track
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2018, 06:52:12 PM »
Kurt helped me get these to the right size.  :)
Found a couple still pictures. One picture I am 4 wheel drifting into and out of a turn and the other is nose down in preparation for a sharp right. I wish the photographer waited JUST a second more and the front wheels would have been crossed!... Danny

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Re: Me Driving at Sonoma Raceway on the track
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2018, 05:25:30 AM »
Digging the Action Shots
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