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Annual Meeting and Run For Absent Friends To Mt. Hamilton - Saturday September 25, 2021

For paid members only Your Host For The Event: Simon and Nikki Tildesley Date of the Event: Saturday September 25, 2021 After our usual meet...

How To Drive Fast At Thunderhill

Alex Lloyd explains how to drive fast at Thunderhill for Jalopnik, with such tips as:
. . . Turn One: A perilously fast left hander where balls the size of grapefruits are required. In a prototype, you’re approaching the braking zone at approximately 160 mph.

No matter what car you’re in, this is a momentum corner. You want to lift early, brake lightly, and role speed down to the apex. The exit is blind, so you must sense how early you can get back to full power. Time, here, is gained on entry. With a downhill exit, an overly hot entry lacks the punishment typically dished out. . . .