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Latest Grand Bend Raceway upgrade for my 4C. Tiny Shipping Container to keep Oil, Brake Fluid, Wax, Window Cleaner, Funnel, Cooler and Pit Chairs for Car Lapping Events. When I bring my Grand Daughter, we were extremely cramped bringing Water, Snacks, Camera etc so now I will have a Base Camp for 2022. Also a good place to put gear when it rains.
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What a great night at The BEND. Tonight’s 2021 Season Finale was a Sold Out Event with 42 Drivers entered. We ran on the Screaming Alien Circuit which seemed to be popular with the drivers. I was really happy to finish the Track Night Season with a Personal Best Lap of 68.67 Seconds which was over a second quicker than my previous time. I can’t wait to see the 2022 Track Night Schedule.

We are scheduled for an October 9th Track Day with a very wet forecast.
 

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Oh and we had this on track with us (car has done time attack internationally, plased 3rd in unlimited at Pike’s Peak this year, too).

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Glad to hear it. I plan to start tracking mine more and my goal with the 4C is to keep it "arrive and drive".
It's a really fun car to throw around a race track.
Will never be as fast as many trailered-in cars, even if you put a ton of money into it. If you're going to try to break a track record, a Radical or similar is probably the better way to go. But to put a smile on your face, and still give you a challenge, the 4C is pretty awesome.

Of course, this car is somewhat limited by what you can carry (no extra tires, jack, fuel cans) with you. But with a track close to home (in our case, it's 30-60 minutes away), and a great group of regulars who will gladly lend a tool or a hand if needed, 'arrive and drive' works quite well. I'd say 75% or more of the cars here show up that way.

My biggest fear is a blown tire.
Not having a decent rear tow point is also a drawback. So just "don't go off". LOL
 

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I don't need to chase lap times. If I want to do that, I'll drag my race car out. ;) For me it will be something to use when I want to hit a single track day rather than an entire weekend where I would trailer. But also use it for demonstration laps for new drivers. My race car (currently) does not have a passenger seat but I may put one in since I have an extra competition-expired seat.

I did the one track day with it a month after I got it just to have some fun. It had been more years than I care to say out loud when I was able to pack up to leave an event by just putting a few things in a trunk. The older I get, the less desirable it is to deal with a trailer.
 
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