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Old 2nd March 2008, 01:18   #16
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Do they have on-board timing sensors and stuff like a regular kart track or is it still just a track+carts?

Sounds like you had good fun. Maybe Ripper's kart had leaf springs?
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No steeroid ,they dont have that.I had seen it in bangy and madras.they used to give us lap by lap timmings too.
This was an expierience guys.just came back after arrond 30 laps or so.
The initial feel after the track was that my car dint have steering at all.the not so soft steering of verna was like feather.
It will be a good outing venue for all and to get the feel how those big guys would feel like.
so tired off to bed.more on this tommorow.
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wish i was there for the cart meet. you guys m ust have had some FUN!!!!

got a call from ripper. gave him the info. just now reached home.. thats right, 0300 hrs.

initially i was scared that the cart may topple, then ajay said, "do whatever you want, the cart will never topple"...

can we have another one next week?
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wow thats great hearing.. .Between how much was the fee??
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It was good fun

I spun out a coupla times too. Could do only 5 laps in total. Ripper and I kept waiting for a second go, but we had to leave before the Karts were free - only 3 Karts go at a time.

I'm definitely going again. I wish this would be a permanent Karting track.
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Sounds like you had good fun. Maybe Ripper's kart had leaf springs?
I've been analysing the videos of my sub par performance and have come to the following conclusions

no amount of talent can make up for
1.poor tyres
2.wrong suspension set up
3.out of tune engine
4.wrong brake bias
5.wrong track surface
6.adverse weather conditions
7.over-aggressive competitors
8.partisan spectators
9.unsympathetic sponsors
10.lack of safety equipment

there are more reasons to why I could not put my god given talent on display, but these are the cardinal causes of why I have'nt recieved a call from F1 yet.
However, In the interest of furthering motorsport's popularity in india, and to make sure that all the other BHPians recieve enough training in the art of driving fast and smooth,I shall continue to grace the track with my august presence.

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initially i was scared that the cart may topple, then ajay said, "do whatever you want, the cart will never topple"...
that is a bald faced lie! the cart can topple, I think I came pretty close

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wow thats great hearing.. .Between how much was the fee??
Rs90 for 5 laps or Rs140 for 10 plus Rs17 for every extra lap i think.
we could also avail corporate rates, not sure about those.

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It was good fun

I spun out a coupla times too. Could do only 5 laps in total. Ripper and I kept waiting for a second go, but we had to leave before the Karts were free - only 3 Karts go at a time.

I'm definitely going again. I wish this would be a permanent Karting track.
what do you mean it was fun? this is serious business! how will you improve if you go in with this attitude? you need the killer instinct! eye of the tiger! Grrrr.

PS- to tell you the truth,I was scared and had absolutely no control over the cart for the first 8 laps which led to some spectacular crashes. but the last 2 laps were tolerable for the spectators.

I'm going back for sure!!!!
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However, In the interest of furthering motorsport's popularity in india, and to make sure that all the other BHPians recieve enough training in the art of driving fast and smooth,I shall continue to grace the track with my august presence.
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I'm going back for sure!!!!
I hope THEY have insurance. BTW, who is Grace ?

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Where are the pics,nikkie and aha had some in the cam.
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Where are the pics,nikkie and aha had some in the cam.
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he posted it in orkut!
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oy! i missed something??! So much happened in the past two days?? I was at ernakulam that whole day without anything to do.! but the thing is that i didnt have a net connection for those 3 days during which i was at ernakulam. hmm.. Anyways,happy to know that all you guys had a wonderfull time at karting session. and please,can we have the photos here???
missed all the fun!
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BTW, who is Grace ?
I was referring to the verb. who did you have in mind?

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he posted it in orkut!
seriously? where are the links? have you seen them?

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oy! i missed something??! So much happened in the past two days?? I was at ernakulam that whole day without anything to do.! but the thing is that i didnt have a net connection for those 3 days during which i was at ernakulam. hmm.. Anyways,happy to know that all you guys had a wonderfull time at karting session. and please,can we have the photos here???
missed all the fun!
didnt know you were in ekm. we'll give you shout the next time.

let me remind everyone that the numbers and emails from the D R I V E have still not arrived, except for trrk and ashvin(thanks guys)
please send your contact details to me louisjgeo@gmail.com
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Hey guys were are the pics,Aha put the pics gere buddie rather than orkut.
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here's a link to the new meet thread
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/team-b...tml#post768466
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Old 3rd May 2008, 12:37   #29
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We all had fun y'day too!!! All regulars + few newbies!!!

Hello hello.... where have you ppl gone!!! Post the report dudes.....!!cheers:
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i missed this one. I am sure you had a good time. pls. post the reports & pics
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