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      05-24-2021, 01:21 PM   #23
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Turn 1 at Thunderhill East is not a heavy braking zone by any means...unlike Turn 2 at Laguna which is where BBKs really come in handy on heavy cars like ours.

Like Spun was alluding to, the faster you are at Thill...the more speed you end up carrying through Turn 1. It's a great turn that most people, including myself, overslow. The faster you get, the trickier it gets IMO!
So true, I have a variation of up to -6mph through the apex at T1, at such a crucial run up to the long sweeping T2.
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      05-24-2021, 09:30 PM   #24
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Not sure how the OP was getting away with stoptech sport pads on the track
Must be a very sporty pad

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      05-24-2021, 09:36 PM   #25
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*Plz don't roast me about just how badly I screwed the end of that lap by missing the apex on 14, and not getting it together for a good exit from 15.
My next and final lap of the session I was about to shave off another second, but a drivetrain malfunction due to fuel starvation thwarted that a few hundred feet from the finish line.
I might post that, but it is one of the bigger tragedies of my life.
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      05-25-2021, 02:45 PM   #26
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Must be a very sporty pad

With very little additional effort I can see a 2:00 lap simply from you braking a tiny bit less at pretty much every corner.

If this lap is with the new BBK, then I would say that after getting mine installed, I had to re-learn braking because it was SO easy to overslow a bit too much whenever I applied the brakes.
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      05-25-2021, 03:21 PM   #27
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With very little additional effort I can see a 2:00 lap simply from you braking a tiny bit less at pretty much every corner.

If this lap is with the new BBK, then I would say that after getting mine installed, I had to re-learn braking because it was SO easy to overslow a bit too much whenever I applied the brakes.
Absolutely, with 20ish events on the stock blues I certainly will have some adjustments to make. Only did 3 sessions, 19 laps, I would be a fool to say I got the hang of the new brakes.

Got Sonoma Raceway this Saturday where I fully expect these things to pull me down to 1:48.
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