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#1 AutoXGTR

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Posted 03 March 2016 - 09:40 PM

This tread will announce the various extra instruction events that SCCA Hawaii region is sponsoring with early notice so you can plan ahead.

Nothing special needed, GTR doesn't matter if stock or modded on any tires.

Snell rated helmet M2010 or later, closed shoes.

July 17, 2016
Test and Tune (Autocross track) Aloha Stadium lower parking lot.
Course is setup like a "usual" autocross course with cones.
Open day, lots of driving, instruction available. Only one passenger (with helmet and shoes) can ride along
Likely drive in 2 heats then work 1 heat per half day.

Sample mainland autocross test and tune (try driving at the limit, no pressure since a competition day, practice car control):


January 14-16, 2017 Martin Luther King Weekend
Evolution Driving School (with mainland instructors)
Saturday Phase 1: Full day of instruction for new drivers to autocross, covers all of the basics, emphasis on car control, any car will work fine (no SUVs or trucks). Course remains the same for the day- you work on different things each session out driving.
Sunday Phase 2: Full day of instruction, very busy schedule, builds on Phase 1 and requires completion of that course, Intermediate level concepts, You will drive at least 4 different courses (reverse direction, optional right vs left parts of the course)
Monday- TBD but in the past we have had either a Test and Tune day or a Challenge class (builds on Phase 1 and 2).

Various Evolution Driving school videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1phB_a_ttZk&ebc=ANyPxKreBTLsTmirVj65-l3C-EQHOGwv98TKCOLNKFsv5Xj438zQ-DLFbto_49q4SKDPI9jEbhPAupjkAb7peCgMZpJEZ22slQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeLGX1NTUjY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPq-Xa8OoXo

If you have questions let me know but it's good to save the dates and stay tuned for more announcements or links when pre-registration online opens up.

Edited by AutoXGTR, 03 March 2016 - 09:52 PM.

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Posted 05 April 2016 - 01:50 PM

The next Test and Tune Event (autocross course) is on July 17 at Aloha Stadiu, Lower parking lot,

You can bring any car as long as it doesn't have a high center of gravity and rollover risk, check with me if you are in doubt.

You can learn car control and the basics of autocross with instruction. You can take one passenger out on course.

This is a good time for a family member (teen driver or spouse) to practice car control with the car they drive on the street.

It usually fills up fast, cost is about $65 and you get to drive 2/3rds of the day, 2 heats in the morning and 2 heats in the afternoon while you work the course once in the morning and once in the afternoon.

Since it is a practice day there is no problem if you drive off course or hit any cones so you can drive without the pressure of a race.

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Posted 01 July 2016 - 02:23 PM

Are you wondering what your newly modded and dynoed GTR can do on a closed course (parking lot)?

Well then sign up for the July 17 sunday Test and Tune (all day) at Aloha Stadium lower parking lot.

Likely it will be a "sell out" with pre-registration online required. This is because enrollment will be limited to about 60 compared to the average 110-120. This will allow for more driving time during the day.

It's a great time to try things our whether it is improving on driving skills or techniques or making changes to suspension or even changing wheels and tires. You can also ride along in other cars to see how they do.

The course is setup that morning with cones and should be roughly 45 seconds long with many turns and no speed limit. The course is designed to limit speeds up to about 60 mph but only for brief times followed by tight turns or slaloms. It will resemble an autocross course that we usually see throughout the season which begins on July 31 sunday.

There is also an additional 1/2 day afternoon test and tune on Aug 27 saturday followed by Event 2 Aug 28 sunday autocross. If you purchase a weekend membership for SCCA you can drive both events.

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Posted 16 July 2016 - 12:51 AM

Test and tune this sunday at Aloha Stadium lower parking lot-

we should have more than one GTR out there and one will be a Nismo.

It's a practice and learning day. Fun runs likely about 330pm.

This event was limited to 44 drivers and the pre-reg filled up in a few minutes from when it opened. some on the waitlist were able to get in.

More test and tune dates will become available, keep looking here

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Posted 20 July 2016 - 01:42 AM

Planning ahead for Evolution Driving School in January 2017 there will be three days-

Phase 1
A basic course to learn car control and autocross driving. Only one course all day long to practice and improve. Expect about 24 runs per driver

Phase 2
Builds on Phase 1 and requires completion of that course either in previous years or the day before. Intermediate level skills will be tested on multiple courses. about 24 runs per driver

Challenge
See if you can outdrive your instructor and learn how to look ahead or through the side windows as one of the exercises is your front windshield will be taped over so that you can't see what's in front until beyond 50+ feet. Difficult level of exercises but with Phase 1 and 2 completed you'd be surprised how well you can do.

Instructors are national class SCCA champions in various types of events and in multiple types of cars, many have been teaching Evo School across the nation for years. Usually we have 5 instructors.

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 07:42 PM

Pre-reg is now open for all three days of Evolution driving school during MLK weekend January 14-16, 2017. This event is at Aloha Stadium lower parking lot and is not open to the public, limited to workers and drivers.

Phase One Jan 14, Saturday
https://www.motorspo...03#.V6FL3dArJBw

Phase Two Jan 15 Sunday (requires completion of Phase 1)
https://www.motorspo...65#.V6FLbNArJBw

Challenge Course Jan 16 Monday (requires completion of Phase 1 and 2)
https://www.motorspo...92#.V6FLwNArJBw

Each day there is a limit of 25 drivers what will be split up into 5 groups with 5 instructors that are experienced at teaching these courses, many are multiple year national champions at SCCA level events from autocross to Pro Solo and wheel to wheel racing.

The course is setup with cones and designed to allow you to easily drive it and develop your skill at car control while improving your times. Any family sedan or two seat car will work fine, you can use a rental car as well.

Closed shoes and Snell M2005 or later rated helmets for each driver are required and no passengers are allowed.

Expect to have 24 runs per day and to be busy from driving to working the course to staging your car. The pace is fast.

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 09:30 PM

All of the EVO School days are still open for sign up.

Phase 1 and 2 are at about 20 students and Challenge has 13 at last count.

Come down and try an event at Aloha Stadium and see what it's like. Then you can make your decision.

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Posted 11 September 2016 - 12:43 PM

Each of the Evo School days are filling up.

Phase 1 may be close to 30 limit, if you get the waitlist it's fine, there could be cancellations.

Phase 2 is at about 22

Challenge is at 14

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Posted 20 September 2016 - 08:56 PM

Phase 1 close to limit of 30

Phase 2 at 22

Challenge at 15

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Posted 03 October 2016 - 05:47 AM

Still time left to sign up, all three days are still available.

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Posted 20 December 2016 - 09:22 PM

Give yourself a great christmas present- sign up for the Evolution driving School MLK weekend at Aloha Stadium. Three days long, saturday is for new drivers to autocross.

Day one is also good for basic car control and getting to know the limits of your car (whether family car or sportscar). You can also sign up your older teenagers or other family members.

All three days have not yet sold out but there is not much time left.

Edited by AutoXGTR, 26 December 2016 - 02:41 PM.

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Posted 17 April 2018 - 11:07 AM

Evolution driving school is back in Hawaii January 2019 MLK weekend sponsored by SCCA Hawaii. Three days of driving with instruction from some of the best mainland instructors available.

 

We only bring in the best teachers as it's easy to attract seasoned veterans during the winter to come to Hawaii for a weekend.

 

http://evoschool.com/

 

In the past it was $285 per day.

 

Bring your car as is, street tires are fine. No SUVs or high center of gravity cars.

 

July 22 is the next practice autocross day- Test and Tune at Aloha Stadium lower parking lot. Limited to 60 drivers so that you can drive more than at a regular event.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 02:39 PM

OK, pre-reg is now open for the Evolution Driving School three days of instruction for MLK weekend Jan 19-21, 2019 at Aloha Stadium lower parking lot

Each day limited to 30 drivers, wait list available when limit reached. Phase 1 and 2 are $285 per driver per day, no discounts on more than one day attended. Credit given for Phase 1 completion if taken in the past and to sign up for Phase 2 this time.

Phase 1

Basic car control and simple autocross on same course for full day, expect 24 runs and 1 on 1 instruction

https://www.motorspo....ium-evo-384506

Phase 2

Requires completion of Phase 1 course in past or during the weekend. Intermediate level building on what was learned in Phase 1. Courses change direction and expect up to 4 different courses during the day to learn some with limited preparation. Expect 24 runs

https://www.motorspo....ium-evo-208466

Test and Tune

More driving than a regular Autocross event but less than on the previous two days, instructors available but not manditory, less cost at $125 per driver. Multiple cars can be used for one driver.

https://www.motorspo....ium-evo-712018

Let me know if you have questions.

Courses are filling up with about 23-29+ per day for each session already. Not much time left. Great also for family members or teens to learn car control.


Edited by AutoXGTR, 31 October 2018 - 08:53 PM.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 05:43 PM

Spots still available for Phase two on sunday (with completion of Phase 1) or Test and Tune on monday. Waitlist possible for Phase 1 on saturday since it is full.

 

Don't delay, sign up now.

 

Let me know if you have questions. Phase two is intermediate, you can take Phase one in the past or on saturday to qualify. It would be difficult to do Phase 2 without Phase 1.


Edited by AutoXGTR, 11 November 2018 - 10:11 AM.

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Posted 20 November 2018 - 10:57 AM

Phase 1 has currently 31 signed up, Waitlist is possible so go for it. Sometimes there is a cancellation.

 

Phase 2 is still open but requires Phase 1

 

Test and Tune on Monday is still open and anyone can do it. Instruction available but less total runs vs other days. This is a chance to drive multiple cars in the same day, just get them to the event with some help and do the tech inspection in the morning. Then do a heat in one then switch cars in the next heat. Cost is less at $125

 

Let me know if you have questions.

 

Great chance to drive with some of the country's best.


Edited by AutoXGTR, 17 December 2018 - 03:03 PM.

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 04:20 PM

Evo School will be back MLK weekend 2021

 

This year we had five excellent instructors and up to 24 runs each day including monday's test and tune.

 

Lots of very hard courses to practice on and much to learn.

 

We had good weather and no rain. Some clouds to keep things cool.

 

Everything ran smoothly and each day there were about 26 to 30 drivers.

 

Save the date and sign up early especially for Phase 1.


Edited by AutoXGTR, 30 January 2019 - 12:49 AM.

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 03:19 PM

Next Test and Tune at Aloha Stadium will be July 21, 2019

 

Usually there are up to about 70 drivers vs 100+ for regular season events. Drivers are separated into run groups where one group works the course while the other two may drive.

Good to have some freedom to make changes to cars and test them on the track to see how it works or try different approaches and see the difference. You can also have other drivers drive your car or jump in with another driver to see what they do.

 

Good practice day to warm up for new season. You can bring multiple cars to try them out but each car needs to be tech inspected. No need to worry about official classing for autocross and sound limits are not as strict with 100 dB limit as in competition events. We will tell you if you are loud.

 

Race 1 of next season is 8/4/19.

 

Let me know if you have questions. Spectators are OK under awning area.


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Posted 25 June 2019 - 03:45 PM

Another possible driving event is being planned for Sunday Sept 29, 2019 at Aloha Stadium lower parking lot

 

The morning will be reserved for a teaching session for Junior Kart Drivers and families. After a break for lunch the afternoon will be open to a track event with cones to mark the course. Exotics will be invited and space will be limited. A driver may bring more than one car to drive and test. Closed shoes and Snell rated helmet is required. You can take one passenger (closed shoes and helmet) or ask if anyone can assist with instruction. There will be no sound limit restriction and no work assignment. Only driving in small groups and rest periods to cool down and rest. Price is to be determined but somewhat dependent on how many drivers there might be. In the past we have had about 12-18 drivers split into three groups.

 

Each group may have about 20-25 minutes of driving time with 1 or 2 cars on course at one time. Runs are electronically timed for reference. Any cones knocked over are reset by course crew (SCCA volunteers). While the first group is driving the second group will be told to stage in a pre-grid area safely away from the course but brought into the race grid area as soon as the prior group is finished. A third group will have just finished driving and are cooling off.

 

The volunteer workers may form an additional group and be allowed to drive on the course for a limited time. It all goes by quickly so you have to be ready.

 

Be sure to save the date and get your car ready. No vehicles with high center of gravity and roll over risk. Height must equal or be less than width (track) for every car/truck.


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Posted 07 July 2019 - 02:06 PM

So there is a difference between the Test and Tune on July 21 and the Track day for sept 29.

 

Test and Tune

Full day

3 groups- one works and 2 drive (one group at rest- but can ride along)

2 heats in the morning and 2 in the afternoon

limited to 60 drivers

Rough Cost $40-55 estimated (less for SCCA members)

Short break for lunch if any

No formal instruction but others may ride along either passenger with shoes and helmet or other drivers (informal instruction)

Course similar to competition autocross

Electronic timing for each run and times written on unofficial sheet

Likely will get in about 10 runs per driver plus fun runs if time permits at end of day

Fun runs at no cost

Multiple cars by one driver possible- need to tech each car at start of day

No sound limit of 100 dB enforced (but infractions are reported for driver awareness)

 

Track Day

Half day- afternoon

3 groups- rotating between being on course driving, in grid area ready to drive or coming off track and resting.

No working

Each heat runs about 20 minutes, each group may drive three times in rotation

limited to 15 drivers

Rough Cost $180 estimated

Rest (for car and driver) during non driving times

No formal instruction but others may ride along either passenger with shoes and helmet or other drivers (informal instruction)

Course similar but more open and less technical vs competition autocross

Electronic timing for each run and times not recorded

Likely will get in about 6-7+ runs per driver per heat/group

Fun runs not offered

Multiple cars by one driver possible- need to tech each car at start of event

No sound limit of 100 dB enforced but is monitored

Warm/sunny in afternoon

 

They are really different events, the Track day is geared more to the exotic owners that just want to do their own thing and not be bothered by working or any rules beyond the very bare basics. They can sign up with others they know and just enjoy the afternoon. Some owners have brought out as many as 3 cars to try out. Cost is higher because there are fewer cars and course working is done by SCCA volunteers.

 

Test and tune is meant more for those who want to try new or alternate strategies in driving technique or driving lines or modifications to suspension or tuning. You can also use the  time to practice and get re-oriented to Solo driving after the summer break. Cost is more than regular event but you can drive more although you still have to work and it is a full day of driving not half day like regular event.


Edited by AutoXGTR, 22 July 2019 - 01:29 PM.

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 06:04 AM

OK pre-reg for Test and Tune opens this saturday and closes the following wednesday

 

https://www.motorspo...lawa-lot-611057

 

Cost is $40 for SCCA members, 60 driver limit so sign up fast

 

6:30 - 8:00 am Event setup 7:00 - 8:00 am Check-in & tech inspection 8:00 - 8:45 am Track open for walking 8:45 - 8:50 am Driver’s meeting 9:00 - 11:30 am Morning runs (Heats 1 & 2) 11:30 am Lunch Break - Bring your own lunch. This break may be cut short if needed. 12:30 - 3:30 pm Afternoon runs (Heats 3 & 4) 3:45 - 4:15 pm Fun Runs, if time allows 4:15 - 4:45 pm Site cleanup and tear down

 

                     Heat 1            /Heat 2           /Heat 3            /Heat 4

 

Group A       Work               /Run                /Run                /Break

Group B       Run                 /Run                /Break              /Work

 

Lunch    

 

Group C        Run                /Break              /Work              /Run

Group D        Break              /Work              /Run                /Run

 

Test and tune was good- weather held up and was sunny.

Course was basic but good for teaching good driving lines- Started with evenly spaced four cone slalom about 55 ft apart then short straight to small 25 foot diameter circle. Then long curve to left turn at pole 14 leading out to Mc Donalds where there as a large 65 ft circle leading back in to a three cone tight slalom then offset three cone more open slalom and finish slightly to the left. Key points was to keep speed up but even in the first slalom then slow down enough on the small circle to hold a minimal tight line then get on power but stay smooth with a clean line going out to Mc Donalds (this was the highest speed area so had to be done well the whole distance). Another tight line around the Mc Donalds circle and smoothly into the return slalom while keeping speed up and line tight then finishing strong and tight on the last two slalom cones. About 29 second course on street tires, best time on race tires a Subaru Sti at 25 seconds.


Edited by AutoXGTR, 22 July 2019 - 01:35 PM.

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2009 GTR Premium Gun Metallic/ Black Leather #2361

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