It's actually courtesy of the LSSHOC.
I'm sure those guys won't mind if you use it, either.
We plan on doing it again. As far as your observations go I think you are right. The stock tires really do suck for this kind of thing. As far as the brakes I suffered no ill effects due to fade or anything like that. I never felt the ABS kick in and to be honest, I don't think I was on them that hard. I think in terms of my performance it all came down to inexperience. Something I hope to change by doing this more often!
There are alot of tricky curves on that road and the blind corners sure didn't help our comfort level either, I remember being just as tense the first time I've run that course.
The red sedan with the Enkei rims that ran out front most of the time has H&R racing springs and I was pretty amazed by how much they helped that car, especially since it was a virtually stock automatic!
Unless I change jobs to a place where I don't drive on dirt each day and sometimes navigate 6" deep puddles of water I think I'd slap a set of those springs on my car complete with the Konis.
I think what we need to do is get you behind the wheel of mine someday there is an autocross. That might help you formulate an opinion on what might be needed.
At any rate, I really appreciate your comments, I know they'll help me improve!
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