At the final NASA event of the season, Chris Venturini beat his own previous Pueblo record, setting an even faster lap record for Front4 in his budget-built 1992 Acura Integra! Although the video says 1:48.907 based on GPS, the official transponder had him 12 milliseconds faster at a 1:48.895."Pueblo Lap Record Video"
Here’s our new 1:42.921 lap record at Hastings, which also became the new PTD class lap record for NASA Central. There’s definitely some more time left out there, as the alignment was way wrong for these tires, and there are a few places to drive a bit harder or better, but it’s a good start. Such an awesome track for our cars! Hopefully we’ll get the opportunity to race there again next year…"Hastings Lap Record Video"
A few tips for heading out to a road course track day… Prepare Yourself: Have the right info. Different organizations run track events differently, so make sure you’re aware of their rules, drivers meeting time / location, and other expectations. Seriously, don’t miss the drivers meeting or any required “download” / classroom sessions. Show up early. You don’t want to be “that guy” or miss out on track time. Have a suitable helmet and…"Track Day Prep Tips"