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Well, after a year and some change competing in STS (or CMT at local events... ouch!), I've decided to "detune" the Cougar to run in GS. I didn't really have the car modded enough to be competitive in STS, although I was close to (or in some cases, in) the trophy spots in almost every event. It looks like I should be able to do everything allowable under the rules for GS before next season starts... at least I won't have any excuses then!

It's been a frustrating second half of the season... after a couple of great events in the middle of the year, I drove like crap in the second half of the season. It was all capped off a month ago when I broke a connecting rod on the street, ending my season a few events earlier than I planned.

The GS plan should also allow me to start saving for a real race car... I don't know for sure what it will be yet. Probably a small Formula car or possibly a Sports Racer.

So, any tips from veterans of G Stock autocrossing? I should note that I'll most likely run in a street tire class, the full-blown GS class tends to be pretty empty around here.
 

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Good point, I had forgotten about Spec Miata a bit since it's not a National class (a Regional only class is just fine with me though). My current thinking is that I would prefer to buy a purpose-built race car though. Right now, my leading contenders are Formula 500 and Formula Vee. In an ideal world, I think it would be a blast to drive a CSR or DSR car, but I don't see that working financially for some time.
 
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