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Old 04-21-2016, 12:57 PM   #1
Scooby Newbie
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Join Date: Oct 2015
Default New Owner and first AutoCross!

Hey everyone!

I bought my first Subaru (and first fast car) half a year ago, and I'm loving it!

It's a Subaru WRX 2016 Limited, at about 6000 miles on it and just had my first service. In 2 weeks I plan on attending my first Autocross event with some friends and I am honestly a complete newb to this.

Do you guys have any tips for my first autocross?

Thanks and I'm glad to be a part of Team Subie!
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Old 04-21-2016, 01:09 PM   #2
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Join Date: Dec 2001
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Hopkinton, MA
2004 45k mile Outbac
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Get an instructor with you for every run.

Get as many rides as possible with instructors during their runs.

Seat time is EVERYTHING in autocross. Someone with a bazillion horsepower, autox rubber, welded shocked car newbie will be absolutely OWNED by an instructor in a stock Honda Fit with a stuck-on ebrake.
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Old 04-21-2016, 01:12 PM   #3
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Join Date: Dec 2010
Chapter/Region: SCIC
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2011 SSM STI saloon


I figured Jack would see the words "autocross" and "first" and begin salivating.

Take his advice, OP. He's been there, done that.
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Old 04-21-2016, 01:24 PM   #4
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Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Honey Brook, PA
2016 STI


Take the insurance if they offer it. If not, come up with an appropriate story for your insurance company, just in case.

Just Kidding......Kind of....
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