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Re: Quattro Club USA/Driving Schools
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> Date: Mon, 13 Feb 1995 13:47:32 +0500
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Zafer Mehmood )
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> Subject: Re: Quattro Club USA/Driving Schools
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> Can you elaborate a little about the Watkins Glen event? You
> mentioned instruction. What kind of instruction is given? Who are the
> instructors and will there be any one-on-one time with the instructor(s)?
> Does the car need to be specially prepared for the event other than pass
> a basic safety inspection?
> There is almost nothing but one on one instruction. As a matter of fact
> nobody is allowed to solo on the track without being signed off by an
> instructor. Last year I had about 6 total hours of class room instruction,
> and there was approx. 3.5 total hours of on track time. The driving
> instructors for last year were all from the QCUSA, but if I do a joint venture
> with the BMW club, there will be quite a mix. Instruction starts with basic
> vehicle dybamics, proper driving position, stopping techniques, turning
> exercises, and basic track driving & ettiquette.
> As for the car, no special eqpt. is needed, although sometimes it is desired.
> Each car MUST pass the safety inspection. New brake pads all around are
> recommended, as is a brake system flush. Tires must be of legal tread, unless
> they are racing slicks. The QCUSA provides helmets.
> There will be a detailed packet sent out by headquarters in the near future.
> Any more Questions?
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Sounds great! If my deal for an 87 5ktq goes through on Friday I'll
makes sure I'm there.