Tips for grattan

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  1. tigerblade

    tigerblade What's an apex?

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    Good point about not being able to see the right hander as you come up the hill toward the straight.
     
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  2. jsiegle209

    jsiegle209 Jeremy Siegle #288

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    That tree is a good reference point for the blind right hander
     
  3. j_fuggin_t

    j_fuggin_t Track Addict

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    2 very different tracks, both Acc & grattan are fun as hell (anyone who says acc is boring isn't going fast enough :p )

    Grattan as you've read is blind, 8 out of 10 corners are blind, some memory & guts will be needed for turn in etc. places i would watch in the early part of the day are the first right hander after the hump, coming out of the bowl & turn 3. If i remember reading correctly the first weekend is CCW, am i wrong there?
     
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  4. tigerblade

    tigerblade What's an apex?

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    I haven't done it CCW and not sure I want to. LOL
     
  5. ineedanap

    ineedanap What's an apex?

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    It took 12 days before somebody finally decided to defend ACC. I rest my case...:p
     
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  6. Yamahajohnny

    Yamahajohnny Rides with no training wheels

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    Trust me you want to!
     
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  7. mike.kozykoski

    mike.kozykoski Rides with no training wheels
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    Would you (or do you) drive to a different track that was the same distance away as Grattan?
    CCW is that different track; all the blind corners you can now see threw them.
    You'll be surprised what you can learn about a track by riding it in the other direction.
    There were a number of regulars who felt the same as you, but now they like CCW more than the regular way.
     
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  8. 196paul

    196paul Track Day Junkie

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    Just my .02, Grattan is fun in either direction! I think it flows better CCW but you have to be aware that there's not much runoff at the bus stop.
     
  9. R/T Performance

    R/T Performance found track bike
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    and turn 1
     
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  10. tigerblade

    tigerblade What's an apex?

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    I think I'm just a chicken for when the hump becomes the jump. :p
     
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