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Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 11-13-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,712
Posted By satakal
http://sdbmwcca.com/docs/autocross-classes.html

http://sdbmwcca.com/docs/autocross-classes.html
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 11-13-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,712
Posted By satakal
I understand your question. The N20's power is <...

I understand your question. The N20's power is < 295hp. That's why the classing doesn't make sense. I don't have an answer to what is correct but I can shed some light.

When the N54/55 was...
Forum: California 05-18-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By satakal
walk-up, day-of registration is still an option...

walk-up, day-of registration is still an option if you miss today's online deadline.

http://www.motorsportreg.com/index.cfm/event/event.advert/uidEvent/3DB3A870-C493-B9F6-EC2028CF524985C7
Forum: California 05-16-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By satakal
Smile day after Bimmmerfest autocross with LA BMW CCA - Sunday May 20

BMW CCA - Los Angeles Chapter - Autocross
Sunday May 20
Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 03-19-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,036
Posted By satakal
Welcome! I hope to see you at an autocross.

Welcome! I hope to see you at an autocross.
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 03-19-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,224
Posted By satakal
May the fourth be with you. ...

May the fourth be with you.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars_Day
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 03-13-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,060
Posted By satakal
Gary posted a set of images on the LA chapter...

Gary posted a set of images on the LA chapter facebook
http://www.facebook.com/groups/122903015653/
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 03-12-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,524
Posted By satakal
autocross maths

Here's the explanation of why we scrapped the March 11th schedule just minutes before the drivers meeting.

Based on past experiences, we wanted to have a minimum of 2 workers per station....
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 03-12-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,060
Posted By satakal
First LA event in history where I hit zero cones....

First LA event in history where I hit zero cones. Not just in scored laps, but in practice laps too. An event or two ago, I remember a cone count of 9 on a single lap for me.

Fun event. Thank you...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 02-16-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,036
Posted By satakal
Welcome! I think that your official "chapter...

Welcome!

I think that your official "chapter affiliation" determines the local newsletter you receive. Besides that, only CCA membership, not chapter affiliation, determine eligibility for events...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 11-18-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,177
Posted By satakal
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=storm+field+lake+els...

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=storm+field+lake+elsinore,+ca&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=gnXGTrDiEK2MigLE6TU&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=3&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAg

Matthew Kogan from the SD Chapter Board was talking...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 11-16-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,722
Posted By satakal
Thanks for the kind words. Both items you...

Thanks for the kind words. Both items you mention, I observed too. And I think your solutions are good ones.

Since I was running work assignments and changes, I take some responsibility for the...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 11-16-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,242
Posted By satakal
When we do this again, I think we need to do what...

When we do this again, I think we need to do what our organization does best. Mentor the driver that has a desire to learn new skills. I think the instructor corps should develop a classroom lesson...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 11-15-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,177
Posted By satakal
CCA membership required for 2012 autocross

If I may, I've hatched a few underdeveloped ideas about how to overcome the CCA membership requirement for 2012 autocrosses.

The Group Buy
Most forum guys aren't track guys. Most track guys lurk...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 11-09-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,722
Posted By satakal
Its not too late to signup at motorsportreg. If...

Its not too late to signup at motorsportreg. If you plan on showing up that morning as on-site registration, I can't make any promises that we won't be full. That said, I've never seen us turn anyone...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 10-31-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,722
Posted By satakal
The day before, a few of us will go have lunch...

The day before, a few of us will go have lunch with legendary road racer and K1 Speed owner Boris Said. I can't wait to hear him tell war stories! Great motorsports weekend for us in SoCal.


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Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 09-30-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,722
Posted By satakal
Smile Los Angeles BMW CCA autocross - Nov 13 - Cal Speedway

BMW CCA - Los Angeles Chapter - Autocross
Sunday Nov 13
Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA...
Forum: BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum 09-12-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,400
Posted By satakal
I observed a lot of people having a lot of fun. I...

I observed a lot of people having a lot of fun. I cannot wait till the next one. Many thanks Ken and Randall.

IMO, the optional skidpad was a success. I didn't hear any complaints about giving a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,459
Posted By satakal
Hi Tom, As others have said, you've learned an...

Hi Tom,
As others have said, you've learned an expensive lesson about understeer. If I may, here's a few thoughts:

You will not see that type or rate of tire wear at an HPDE.
For the next...
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