Mercedes Performance driving school --- What should I expect??

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  1. brentl

    brentl Cinematographer

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    I'm really wondering if anybody has been to this and what should I expect to learn in class and in the car.

    Will I learn how to heel/toe shift?? that would be cool!

    Will I learn about when to brake going into a corner, and when to shift and hit the gas?

    I'm REALLY looking forward to this, but it's nothing I had planned on doing in the near future.

    Brent
    If you are from the Toronto area you may have seen the contest in the Star. I was one of 10 people that won a pair of passes to this at Shannonville.
     
  2. Garrett Lundy

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    Been to an Audi school. Can't imagine much difference.


    Yes.


    Just wear good shoes, do what the instructors say, and don't treat the driving area like a race-track. Or they will ask you to leave.
     
  3. Cam McFarland

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    Is it a 2 day class, or is it just a couple hours?
    Thats what would give you a clue.
     
  4. brentl

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    Actually it starts at 8:30 a.m. and runs till mid afternoon.

    I just found remembered that I, and the other 9 winners, cna win another prize of a 1 day course running with formula 2000 cars. Too bad I'm way to big to use it if I win.

    By the way it's $1000 per person for this class. If that gives you any idea of how good it is.

    Did you feel like a much better driver when you left that afternoon Garrett?

    Brent
     
  5. Cam McFarland

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    Just saw thar Garret posted, must have been seconds before me.

    Should be fun regardless.....[​IMG]

    $1000.00 is not bad if you use their cars.

    I presume they would want a credit card to have to charge the insurance deductible to in event of a wreck.
     
  6. brentl

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    "I presume they would want a credit card to have to charge the insurance deductible to in event of a wreck. "

    Hope not, I plan on rolling one!

    Ju st kidding!

    But I do plan on giving the clutch quite a workout!

    B
     

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