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Jorge and I autocross together at GCAC.

He was autocrossing for about two years on crappy street tires.

I sold him my extra set of SSR's, then he went to race-rubber....

And he promptly started crushing it!
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Just FYI, under the 2010 SCCA SOLO rules the stock 350Z is now in the C-Stock class as is the non-NISMO 370Z. The NISMO 370Z is in B-Stock

The 350Z can still run in the B Street Prepared (BSP) class and may also be run in the Street Touring R (STR) depending on modifications.

http://www.scca.org/documents/Solo_R...solo_rules.pdf

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Just FYI, under the 2010 SCCA SOLO rules the stock 350Z is now in the C-Stock class as is the non-NISMO 370Z. The NISMO 370Z is in B-Stock

The 350Z can still run in the B Street Prepared (BSP) class and may also be run in the Street Touring R (STR) depending on modifications.

http://www.scca.org/documents/Solo_R...solo_rules.pdf

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He was running in C stock with a bone-stock Z with only wheels and race tires (no shocks, no exhaust, no FSB) until someone in his class protested his 17" wheels. (His HR Z came with 18" wheels, so the 17X8.5 and 9.5 wheels are not "legal")

And STR was a nice thought, but 3300lb cars on 255 rubber isn't a good idea when other cars in the same class are considerably lighter.

Some Z's came with wider stock tires.
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I didn't know if people were aware that the 350Z had changed classes under the new rules, so I thought I'd throw that out there...

Yeah, I have to agree that the 350Z isn't going to be competitive in STR.

I'm afraid we're going to continue to be beat by the Mazda RX-8 in C-Stock, too.

In BSP, there are too many V-8 powered choices for us to do well there. The company where I work has a sports car club and there are a couple guys running older Corvettes in BSP. They're pretty darn fast. Sigh...

I guess that's why the hardcore SOLO-II guys first choose a class and then buy the car. That's still OK, though. I only autocross my Z two or three times per year just for fun.

I'd rather run the Formula Skip Barber 2000 cars on track, anyway.

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I haven't checked the results from any recent national events, but the last time I did look at them, BSP was pretty much owned by the AWD/turbo cars.

I'd like to do some road racing too. Maybe someday. But for now the 16-20 days of autocrossing/year will have to do.
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I didn't know if people were aware that the 350Z had changed classes under the new rules, so I thought I'd throw that out there...

I'd rather run the Formula Skip Barber 2000 cars on track, anyway.

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I didn't know about the new C class. I'd like to stay in BSP just because I know it and feel competitive enough with the rest of the cars.

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Awesome. That's the class I started in and will probably stay in.

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hello !! and thank you for the welcome!! i like the this site..... really nice!!!
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And don't worry about site activity on the weekends. Most people are out enjoying the car, the weather, and their families.

Next weekend will be the first 2 autox events for my area.

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prob. not the place to ask this,,,,, but here it goes... im planning to fit 315/35/17 hoosier A6 in all 4 corners what size of wheel spacers do i need for the front and back???
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