[quote author=PZ link=topic=202471.msg4176472#msg4176472 date=1327189462]
So first you bitch about R-comps (or the lack of street tires in Stock)
But then you come out and say (basically) that Stock should allow springs and sway bars because one car has a factory option.
Go to STF, you'll be happier there.
What's that phrase..... "Don't cry for me, Argentina"?
I'm doing fine in H Stock/Street Tire class locally (See below). Logically allowing one Marque to have stuff and not all in Stock is folly. To sit by and say nothing
is equally foolish, in my *opinion*. If everyone just stands by and accepts whatever is dished out, then you deserve what you get.
As stated, this was a vent and an opinion
. I've dealt with SCCA for more than 30 years, and seen a lot. Much made sense, some did/does not.
If you are happy with the cards dealt, fine. Whatever I stated here will not change what or how SCCA does things. Just needed to be said, IMO.
As far as how I'm doing, how is 14th overall Pax (946) on Street Tires last event? The "*" are National Champions or National trophy winners in class.
We have a very healthy talent pool around here in Phoenix/Tucson Arizona (azsolo.com). Imagine how I'd do with the JCW suspension option!
Pos. Class Name Car Fast Time FT% PAX Time Overall PAX
1 DM *Mark Huffman 1965 Lotus Elan 40.075 1000 36.669 1000
2 STR *Brian Peters 1999 Mazda Miata 44.713 896 37.335 982
3 STC *Jim Harnish 1989 Honda Civic 46.088 870 37.792 970
4 STX Clint Child 2000 Acura Integra R 46.127 869 37.916 967
5 STR David Lahey 1999 Mazda Miata 45.432 882 37.936 967
6 ESP Tim Bergstrom 2006 Ford Mustang 44.820 894 38.007 965
7 STR Chad Mizner 2007 Mazda Miata 45.638 878 38.108 962
8 STR *Jay Balducci 2007 Mazda Miata 45.642 878 38.111 962
9 STR Matt Soeffner 1999 Mazda Miata 45.816 875 38.256 958
10 SS Steve Eymann 2010 Corvette GS 44.601 899 38.268 958
11 SSM Kevin Gleaton 1999 Mazda Miata 43.608 919 38.331 957
12 STR Larry Burrow 1999 Mazda Miata 46.066 870 38.465 953
13 SSP *Ted Lewis 1965 Lotus Elan 44.645 898 38.618 950
14 HS/ST Scott Meyers 2008 Mazda 3 48.517 826 38.765 946
When I went out to buy my last car, the base Mini was on my list. So was the Mazda3, the base RSX, and a couple of others. As far as also needing to have
the car be fun and perky on the streets as a daily driver, just couldn't buy the Mini. Not nearly the car that the MZ3 is. So, I'm dealing with it......as well as
the darn wheel-spin/wheel-hop I didn't know about.