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Virginia City Hillclimb REPRINT

For once I've actually saved something!  Back by popular demand:

From: Dan Bocek <dan@di.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 1995 20:29:19 -0800
Subject: Re: Quattro Club USA/Driving Schools

>  Is anyone on the net going to the Virginia City Hillclimb in June? 
>  Also, can anyone give me information on how the Hillclimb is run?

I was there last year, and I'll go again for sure if I can get the 'ol 
URQ back together in time.  BTW, it was at the hillclimb that my engine 
blew up, but don't let that scare you off, it is really *A LOT* of fun.

It's a ~5 mile course on some old highway leading up to the small town of
Virginia City that the quattro and Porsche clubs have the local police
shut down for the duration of this 2 day event.  This is a road that must 
truley have been designed by the God Of Roads, for it is filled with a
brilliant mixture of fast complexes and long sweepers (with a ~1500 ft 
elevation change thrown in just to make things interesting) that truely test
the limits of both the car and your driving ability.  The idea is to simply
go up it as fast as you can.  Note that this is not a typical quattro 
club driving seminar, where you have an instructor in your car telling 
you what you're doing wrong, and telling you about the virtues of AWD 
handling - rather, it's just you, your car, and "The Hill", and god save 
you if you go off the side of the road...(remember that 1500 ft elevation
change? ;-)

                                                         Dan Bocek