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    Introduction to Autocross

    General information on Autoslalom (aka Autocross or Solo 2 in the US)

    Wikipedia entry on Autocross

    Sea of Cones : A Documentary About Autocross (9:20 min)

    What is Autocross? by Road & Track (2:36 min)

    What is Autocross? by Gears and Gasoline (4:00 min)

    MSNBC story on Autocrossing and Family (3:15 min)

    Parking Lot "Racing" - Autocross In The NorthEast (5:04 min)

    Speedway Music Video from the SCCA Solo National Championship
    With 1,200 drivers it's the largest motorsport event of it's kind.
    2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016

    Road & Track article on their 2010 SCCA Solo Nationals experience.

    Jalopnik article: How To Win An Autocross

    An in car video of the fastest STS miata at the 2009 SCCA Solo National Championship (1:19 min)

    What is a National tour? (3:05 min)

    Local autocross clubs
    http://www.vcmc.ca (Founded in 1982)
    http://www.ubcscc.com
    http://www.pca-cwr.org
    http://www.bccorvetteclub.ca/

    To participate you only need a car in working order, 4 decent tires and $25-50 for the entry fee. (No fee for spectators)

    Participant information


    Some reading materials

    Speed Secrets - Winning Autocross Techniques by Ross Bentley

    How to Autocross by Andrew Howe

    Grassroots Motorsports
    Periodical devoted to low-cost performance cars, driving skill improvement, and amateur motorsports such as road racing, autocross and rallying.

    Another take on Autoslalom

    Last edited by Fab; August 8, 2017 at 13:13. Reason: Link update

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Added link to Road & Track article and 2010 SCCA Solo National Championship video.

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Quote Originally Posted by Fab View Post
    Added link to Road & Track article and 2010 SCCA Solo National Championship video.
    Hey Fab I just tried the road and track article and the link seems broken.

    rich

    "If you walk up behind a vicious dog, if you talk to the dog on the way up, it won't be caught by surprise and it wont do something unpredictable." Jackie Stewart to James May regarding car control.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5rpFXdWtK4

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Quote Originally Posted by Vancouver03miata View Post
    Hey Fab I just tried the road and track article and the link seems broken.

    rich
    Should be working now, I had inadvertently cut the last letter in the link.

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Added link to Andy Hollis Street Tire FAQ

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Added link to "What is a National Tour?" video

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Added Jalopnik article, How To Win An Autocross.

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Last edited by Derek128; October 27, 2012 at 23:00.

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Quote Originally Posted by Fab View Post
    Added Speedway Motors 2012 SCCA Solo National Championships Music Video
    Has an appearance by the Petrel Data Systems CM Ladies 2012 SCCA Solo2 National Champion along with a few other friends from just south of the border.

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Added Autocrossing with Dick Turner (Autocross Instructional Videos)

    Dated but still relevant.

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    Re: Introduction to Autocross

    Added What is Autocross? by Road & Track

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