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Lenzerheide Motor Classics 2018 with the C-V8

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by felixkk » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:59 am

I took part in the Lenzerheide Motor Classics this past weekend with the C-V8. It's a 2.4km circuit (altitude 1370-1520m) with no overtaking and a neutral zone at the end to allow the cars to start in compact field, where you can also pass the slower cars. I was in the field of cars over 2.5 litres, quite fast- and this was my first event so it was quite a steep learning curve. 4 runs, each 25 minutes, thankfully the weather was good. I had no idea what speeds to expect, but it's quite a bit faster than I'm used to. I drove the whole course in 2nd, with the car going into first after the start and after the corner at the end of the lake. Top speed on the course was along the lake- once I tried to go into 3rd gear, but the car immediately went back to 2nd. On the straights the gas pedal was on the floor. Acceleration and speed on the straights was good, but in the corners one does feel the weight of the C-V8 (tires screetching in every corner). I recorded the drives, below is the fourth run (the vertical lines denoting the start). Temperatures were in the mid or high 20s I think, the engine temperature was slightly above the middle at the end of the run.

I was in the back of the field, as time progressed I became more relaxed and confident, trying to brake later (scary)- and remembering to accelerate as soon as you get the chance and not just to roll out of the curve :D But- I was the only one in our field without seatbelts, some drove with slicks. The C-V8 held up well (credits to Andi), I might have developed an issue with one exhaust manifold (again). Lots of friendly people, and lots of compliments for the C-V8.

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4th run:
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Our field
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Pictures by Zwischengas.com:
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The article on the event on Zwischengas:
https://www.zwischengas.com/de/VC/veran ... rm=Bericht

https://www.tw-sportsoft.de/Lenzerheide ... ASSEN_ID=5
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by felixkk » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:30 am

The approximate distance and recorded speeds
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by felixkk » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:39 am

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by Mike L » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:25 am

You did very well. Your car also looked the coolest. Good job.
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by felixkk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:29 am

Thanks Mike, all credit goes to the car!
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by Grant » Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:26 am

Looks great fun Felix and all the cars look so cool.. my favorite was Yours and the Blue and White Capri :P ... Good Man :wink:
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by felixkk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:08 am

Thanks Grant! The black AC is also very cool I thought (and very loud)- all of them very nice cars...
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by felixkk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:21 am

Some more pictures from Zwischengas.com:

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by Keith » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:48 pm

Your car looks fantastic Felix.

It would look good with the grille mesh on the bottom of the intake as well...
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by Grant » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:28 pm

:shock: Wow, such a little thing and makes so much difference :P ... do it Felix innitImage :lol:
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by felixkk » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:03 am

Very cool, Keith :D :D Now with a full set of teeth :mrgreen:
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by felixkk » Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:51 am

Some more pictures of the event, taken by Rudolf Menzi (http://menzi-motorsportfotos.ch):

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