Road Atlanta 19-20 Oct

Discussion in 'Track Days' started by Huey130, Oct 14, 2019.

  1. Huey130

    Huey130 Director Race Director

    T-5 days!!!!
    What’s your favorite part of Road Atlanta?

    Don’t forget:
    We’ll need volunteers Friday afternoon and Sunday afternoon to help set up Airfence.

    There is an event on the track Friday so we may not be let in until 5:00.

    Track study group Friday night at 6:00 after Airfence is setup!

    We’re having a cookout Sat night in honor of Kappy’s birthday! Everyone is invited for food and games! Bring a tray of something. We’ll have tacos!

    Hmmm what else? BOILED PEANUTS!!!

    Annnnnd... OH YEAH! Two days of riding the most historic and iconic track in the Southeast!!!!

    Start hydrating now!
  2. MrFrzz

    MrFrzz slow and wide


    favorite part at RA might be T9 or getting T5 right....If I ever get T1 right, it might be in there too...
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  3. Huey130

    Huey130 Director Race Director

    think you’re the first person I’ve ever known to say T9! That’s awesome.
  4. I like coming out of 10B setting up for the bridge.
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  5. Fahad

    Fahad New Member

    This is going to be my first track day and I am really looking forward to joining the group - I will be happy to volunteer

    I am still trying to figure out a way for transporting my bike there - worst case, I guess, I will just drive :)

    Is anyone around the Kennesaw area that I can hitch a ride with? Happy to share costs

    I have a cbr500r

    Thanks for your help in advance

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  6. bmart

    bmart Control Rider

    I love it all except for the chicane!
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  7. Slitherin

    Slitherin Control Rider Director

    Back Straight Kink........Mmmmmm, Yummy. I've always wondered Huey, why 10A &10B? What is the story behind this? Its not like its a dbl apex turn or a chicane. At NJMP we have T3 but there is a chicane that cuts turn 3 off so that chicane is 3A, 3B, & 3C. Any idea?
  8. Huey130

    Huey130 Director Race Director

    Use to be a single turn called “the gravity cavity” / 10. It was just a kink. But if you screwed up the exit you went straight for the bridge abutment. youtube “gravity cavity” and you’ll see why it’s not there anymore. :(
    When they built 10a/b they also built that stadium area.
    I got to ride old 12 and 3 with no chicane but never got to ride old 10.
  9. Huey130

    Huey130 Director Race Director

    Do you have Facebook? Send me a message there to Craig Huey Stewart.
    I’ll be able to find you someone I bet.
  10. Huey130

    Huey130 Director Race Director

    start at 3:45
    It’s much much safer this way.
  11. Fahad

    Fahad New Member

    Unfortunately I don't have Facebook, do you think we can connect on LinkedIn?

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  12. Huey130

    Huey130 Director Race Director

    I have a post up and sent you a text.
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  13. bmart

    bmart Control Rider

    10A and 10B are a blast. It is the chicane at the top of the hill after turn 1 that isn't so great. I like the old way much better.
  14. okrider

    okrider New Member

    I'm going to ride Road Atlanta for the first time if the weather allows. What's the policy for bad weather? I assume it's rain or shine.
  15. Jester

    Jester Yamahawkins Control Rider

    Rain or shine!

    If you have an elite membership you can cancel your day up until the time you register.
  16. okrider

    okrider New Member

    I do have elite. Do I get a full refund if I were to cancel the day of the event?
  17. Jester

    Jester Yamahawkins Control Rider

    It would be refunded to your N2 account to be used for future events.
  18. okrider

    okrider New Member

    That's good to know. Thanks!
  19. Slawson

    Slawson Wannabe Racer

    I would have to say turn 5 for more, its like a dip amd the back up from what i remember.
  20. okrider

    okrider New Member

    I just bailed on Saturday. See you guys Sunday

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