Road America

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Track Summary

Web site: http://www.roadamerica.com

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Address: N7390 Hwy. 67 Elkart Lake, WI 53020

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Track Map

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Weather Forecast

Current Conditions: Clear in Elkhart Lake, WI (as of 6:53 PM 4/22/2014)

Current conditions (as of 6:53 PM)
Clear
Clear. 47°F (Feels like 45). Humidity: 44% Winds: 15 mph N.
All times shown are local to Elkhart Lake, WI.
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Forecast for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 for Elkhart Lake, WI

Today: Partly Cloudy.Partly Cloudy Lo: 29°F. Hi: 52°F. Chance of precipitation: 0%
Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy.Mostly Cloudy Lo: 36°F. Hi: 49°F. Chance of precipitation: 0%
Thursday: T-storms.T-storms Lo: 41°F. Hi: 51°F. Chance of precipitation: 90%
Friday: Showers.Showers Lo: 34°F. Hi: 58°F. Chance of precipitation: 40%
Saturday: Partly Cloudy.Partly Cloudy Lo: 31°F. Hi: 49°F. Chance of precipitation: 0%

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Introduction

This is one of the great road racing tracks in the world. It is a high speed track.

RA is a very fast track with several "gotchas" for the unprepared. However, it has very large run-offs with deep gravel in most areas, so mistakes tend to be more embarrassing than anything.

The track is very hard on brakes with 5 significant braking points per lap. A couple braking points are downhill and require scrubbing about 100mph in more powerful cars. Make sure your brakes work, have fresh high temperature brake fluid and racing brake pads. It is recommended you bring a second set of pads with you.

The kink is a wild corner and you should be cautious there as any mistake will probably lead to a serious crash and at least the loss of your car. The kink has walls on both sides and no run off for the brave.

Track Guide

The follow sections describe the turns or series of turns on the race track in a step by step detail from various people who have driven the track

Turn by turn guide to the Road America track

Motorcycle turn by turn guide to the Road America track

GPS Track Map and Vehicle Dynamics

  * Telemetry for good driver in 350Z laptime 2:47
  * Telemetry for instructor/club racer in a Hoosier 1980s Porsche 911
  * Road America Telemetry for BMW E46 with good driver 2:48
  * Road America Telemetry for Lotus Exige with instructor level driver 2:52
  * Road America Telemetry for Porsche 944 sp1 with racing level driver 2:48.3
  * Road America Telemetry for Lotus Exige with good driver doing a 2:45

Typical Lap Times

2000 CART 1:39.866
2007 Champ Car Panoz DP01 1:41.535
Audi R10 2006 1:49
Porsche RS Spyder, Lucas Luhr 1:51
Lola EX257/AER 1:53.042
Audi R8 1:53.346
2006 Atlantic Championship Swift 016.a 1:58.512
Chevrolet Corvette C6-R 2:00.382
Formula Mazda with Adrian Carrio driving 2:03.849
Porsche 911 GT3 RSR 2:08.458
Speed GT Challenge Cadillac CTS V 2:15
Porsche GT3 cup 2:20
Lotus 23 B/C 2:20
Porsche 996 GT3 Stock (MPSC) 2:34
VW Gprod SCCA racer 2:40.7
Porsche 968 2:40.95
Porsche 911 (993), street/track setup (PSS9), r-comps 2:42
Novice 2004 Porsche 996 GT3 Tires PS2 2.42
Nissan 350Z 2:43
mid 80's 911 Carrera 2:45
Spec Miata 2:46
Subaru STi, Cobb upgraded sways & springs, Pilot Sport Cups 2:46.3
Porsche 944 sp1 2:48.34, 2:47.0
94 Corvette, Street radials 2:48:87
Acura RSX Type-S, intake, exhaust, R-compounds, race pads 2:50
Novice 1999 Porsche 996 2:55

Videos

Motorcycle Video of Road America

Car Video of Road America

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