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    Late Rennsport Report and In-Car Video

    Nice to meet many of you at Rennsport. Sorry I couldn't make it down to Monterey, sounds like you all had a great time. Thought you might like to see my Rennsport Report and in car video of the 2.5 liter race. All can be found here.
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    Thank You!

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    Was that an optical illusion, or was the windshield flexing like crazy at the higher speeds and in the bumps?
    '66 912
    '50 VW Bug
    '89 VW syncro Tristar Doka
    '83 VW Westfalia

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    Not an optical illusion, it was flexing a lot! We are cutting it down this week to about the level of the mirror. It is Lexan, so it won't break but it was very distracting.

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    Hi Mark!

    Awesome pics! Thanks!
    Glad to have met you - both at the Wing House and then at the bank out on the track!
    Nice run!
    Take it easy!

    Thorsten Klein,
    RGruppe #276, Weissach, Germany

    1973 Porsche 911 T/R (R ennsemmel) -

    2014 991 Carrera (bad weather P car )
    1997 RenaultSport Spider (the 'last' Alpine)

    "Das letzte Fahrzeug auf Erden - wird ein Sportwagen sein..." (F.Porsche)

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    Thumbs up

    Great video Mark! Nice drive, you and your car appear very comfertable at speed. Seeing the topless video makes me think I'm missing some really exciting speed sensations with my 911 coupe.
    Needed a little gust to quickly clear those dust clouds!
    That is a steep bank, in comparision do you know how steep is the Fontana bank?
    Your car looked like a lot of fun to race. It sounded like you were happy, over the engine revs I think I could hear you or you two singing?

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    CA. Speedway is 14 degrees and Daytona is a little more than twice at 31!!!

    You are definitely looking at the tops of the cars as they go around Daytona.

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    wow, 31 degrees if you lift you just slip off it.
    thanks Chuck.

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    Thanks all - this Internet deal is pretty great, making friends around the world!

    I'm determined to make the Rgruppe meeting next year.

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