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  Autocross - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Autocross is a form of motorsports that emphasizes safe, low-cost competition and active participation.
An autocross is a timed competition where drivers navigate one at a time through a temporary course marked by traffic cones, rather than racing on a track with multiple other cars, as in road racing or oval racing.
Autocross tends to place more emphasis on car handling and driver skill than on sheer horsepower, and events typically have many classes which allow almost any vehicle, from economy sedans to purpose-built vehicles, to compete.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Autocross   (967 words)

 PCA :: Gold Coast Region :: Autocross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Autocrossing is a hobby practiced by sports car enthusiasts all over the world.
An autocross is NOT a race, but a timed event, testing the driver's ability to maneuver their car through gates or slalom defined by traffic cones.
Autocrossing is an excellent means of becoming more familiar with the handling characteristics of your Porsche.
www.goldcoastregion.org /autocross.php   (600 words)

 Autocross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After you successfully complete three autocross events, you’ll be eligible to participate in Potomac’s Driver’s Education events at some of the most famous race tracks in the country such as Watkins Glen, Mid-Ohio, Summit Point, and Virginia International Raceway.
Autocrossing is also a very social sport, filled with some of the friendliest people you'll ever meet.
Autocross is a low speed competitive event, run on parking lots on a course defined by traffic cones.
www.pcapotomac.org /pca/html/autocross/autocross.shtml   (946 words)

 WPG-AutoX.org Web Site
In an autocross, a single car is timed while it negotiates a paved course, the object being to establish the lowest possible elapsed time among cars in its class.
In an autocross, only one car at a time is allowed on the course, which is typically set up with pylons on a large, paved parking lot in such a way as to emphasize handling and keep speeds low.
Autocrosses, also known as Solo2 events, tend to be fairly social events with plenty of time between runs to adjust tire pressures, help man thecourse, watch the competition, or just shoot the breeze.
www.wpg-autox.org   (305 words)

 PCA Polar: Autocross
This focus is accomplished by driving a miniature road course designated by traffic cones on a flat, low hazard location, such as a parking lot or (in our case) an inactive airstrip (»see map of course layout).
PCA Polar Region autocross events fall within the SCCA classification of "Solo II," meaning that the speeds achieved by participants are similar to normal highway speeds.
Such requests should be forwarded to the Autocross Director for approval on an event-by-event basis and will be limited in number to ensure PCA members are not denied the opportunity to participate.
www.pca.org /pol/autocross.asp   (1064 words)

 Cumberland Motor Club Autocross
An entrant is demonstrating the finer points of autocross for you in his RX7 above.
Autocrossing (aka gymkhana, Solo II) is very simple.
Autocrossing is not a wheel to wheel event.
www.cumberlandmotorclub.com /across.htm   (597 words)

 Autocross/Solo II
Autocross and Solo II events are "Time Trial" style competitions; there is no wheel to wheel racing involved, as cars are sent out one at a time, or at least spaced out so that they should not come into any contact with each other.
An event called an Autocross or Solo II is usually a serious competition, with speeds perhaps as much as 70mph in large lots or on airport runways.
There are often non-SCCA clubs which put on Autocrosses in various locations, and some of the links on the Autocross Links should be able to help.
www.na-motorsports.com /Autocross   (315 words)

 Autocross, Driving Techniques, Autocross Competition Class   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Autocross events are low to medium speed auto racing events; they are often run on parking lots and airport runways, although street events and events at Go Kart tracks sometimes take place.
The autocross driving school has instructors who are specially trained to teach the novice driver through the more experienced driver what skills are necessary in order to be a competitive driver.
An autocross driving school must first teach the driver how to improve his or her on the road driving skills before it teaches how to win on the track.
www.autocrossnet.com   (2657 words)

 Home : The Oregon Region SCCA Solo II Website : Sponsored by PolyBushings.com
Autocross is the sport of trying to navigate your vehicle through a defined course faster than your competition.
Autocross drivers gain confidence in their driving as they learn how to drive at the limits of their vehicle's potential.
Autocross competition affords the average individual to come test their car handling skills (and have fun doing so!) with nothing more than a helmet and your every day car.
www.oregonregionsolo2.com   (538 words)

 2nd Annual CCCR Autocross this November 6th   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Autocross is the sport of trying to navigate your car through a defined course of pylons faster than your competition.
In short an Autocross is a “performance driving  event” that is a safe, inexpensive way to learn how to drive your Porsche to the limits.
Autocross is about as dangerous as crossing a busy street.
www.pca.org /ccc/Novcalen/2nd%20Annual%20CCCR%20Autocross%20this%20November%206th.htm   (526 words)

 autocross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Autocross is generally a timed event where you race against the clock; also known as Solo II in the SCCA.
M helmets are only legal for autocross, whereas SA helmets are good for autocross and road racing events - just in case you would like to try this someday I would suggest an SA helmet.
Autocrossing is more driver than how much money you have spent on your car.
home.comcast.net /~mikelouie/autocross.html   (2641 words)

 Excite Deutschland - Autocross > Auto Racing > Motorsports > Sports (Web-Katalog)
Information on autocross and solo as well as hillclimbs and time trials.
Includes autocrosses, track days, driving schools, ice racing, and other racing types.
A team racing a Honda CRX in autocrosses throughout San Diego and Southern California.
www.excite.de /directory/Sports/Motorsports/Auto_Racing/Autocross   (453 words)

 RMC Autocross
The 2006 autocross schedule includes a spring fun/warm-up event, an autocross school, 5 summer point series events, and a Driver's Championship event.
Should you find that you are unable to participate in an autocross for which you have previously registered, please return to the event registration page where a single click will allow you to cancel your registration prior to the event registration closing time.
Please note that riders/passengers on all autocross runs must be of driving age, that is 16+ years of age or 15 with a driving learners permit.
www.rmcbmwcca.org /AutoX/autocross.htm   (828 words)

Autocross dates back to the early 1950's, where clubs would organise timed runs around a course set out in a farmers field.
In 1954 Taunton MC were the first club in the country to organise a series of Autocross events, they scored another first in 1959, when they were awarded the first permit to run a British National Autocross event.
Autocross events will run up to four cars side by side, sometimes two, and singly if conditions are very dry and dusty.
www.aswmc.org.uk /autox.htm   (971 words)

 Autocross Guide
Autocross, or Solo II events, are driving skill contests that emphasize the driver's ability and the car's handling through a course designated by traffic cones on a low hazard location, such as a parking lot or inactive airstrip.
Autocross is one of the most affordeable forms of motorsports.
If you are going to attend an SCCA autocross event, study their Solo II rulebook and try to find out what class your car is in.
www.soloracer.com /autoxguide.html   (1502 words)

 Autocross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Driving an autocross course is a completely different world than the street.
Small things like a loose battery are overlooked in everyday driving, but in autocross, a 40 pound battery being tossed around like a rag doll in the engine bay could be disastrous.
On race day you will get a tech slip which you place under your windshield wiper (assuming you have them) Your helmet should be on your seat, trunk and hood open and you standing nearby.
www.eurotuned.com /racing/autocross.htm   (3012 words)

 Sports: Motorsports: Auto Racing: Autocross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Autocross and Solo 2 Competition - Information on autocross and solo as well as hillclimbs and time trials.
Autocross NYC - Covers Metropolitan New York City area events.
DFW Autocross Events - Pictures and Information for Autocross Solo 2 events in the Dallas and Ft. Worth, Texas area.
www.freshlinks.net /odp.aspx/Sports/Motorsports/Auto_Racing/Autocross   (491 words)

 Solo II Novice Handbook
A day of autocrossing is far safer for both car and driver than most people's daily commute to work.
Autocrossing is a skill that requires instruction and practice to see improvements.
Expert autocrossers will all tell you that the most important factor in improving your skills is seat-time, seat-time, seat-time.
www.tirerack.com /features/solo2/handbook.htm   (7398 words)

 About Autocross
Autocross is an inexpensive, safe way to experience racing.
It costs almost nothing to start autocrossing, and since other cars are not on the course with you, there is almost no risk of damage to your car.
Generally, this task falls to an experienced autocross driver and the inspection is friendly.
www.sfrscca.org /solo2/faq/auto.htm   (2672 words)

 National Capital Chapter, BMW CCA
Cost per event, is $20 for members and $30 for non-members.
It is important that autocross participants and guests act in a manner that is safe and responsible.
We insist that everyone drive responsibly to and from the autocross venue.
www.nccbmwcca.org /index.php?autocross   (144 words)

 The Porsche Club of America
Autocross is a sport of trying to navigate your car through a defined course of pylons usually on a large parking lot, faster than your competition.
Autocross courses are set up using soft orange traffic pylons which will not damage your car, but they do melt!!!
Autocross is a "performance driving event" and a safe way to learn how to drive your car at its limit.
www.pca.org /autox/index.html   (120 words)

Autocross (also known as Solo2 by the Sports Car Club of America) is a popular form of motorsports competition.
Rather than racing wheel-to-wheel, as in road racing, drag racing, or oval racing, an autocross is a timed handling competition similar to rally racing, although on smaller facilities.
National organizations such as the SCCA and National Autosports Association sponsor autocross events throughout the United States, and many areas have independent autocross clubs.
www.squidoo.com /autocross   (695 words)

 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Association | SCCA Solo II Autocross
The Steel Cities Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA)will host a Solo II event (Autocross) in conjunction with the 2007 PVGP during our Historic Races at BeaveRun on July 7 and 8.
The Jaguar class is open to any model year Jaguar in any state of modification, and the Vintage class will be for cars 25 years and older.
The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Association is a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization with a mission to hold a world-class vintage automotive event for charity.
www.pvgp.org /67469316135250/site/default.asp   (435 words)

Altec's Autocross Lens Frames convert an ordinary license plate into an integrated and decorative design concept.
Autocross Frames are available in fl, red w/ fl trim, gold, chrome w/ fl trim and white.
The Autocross is a quick and inexpensive face lift, or should I say “rear end” lift for your vehicle!
www.autogeek.net /autogeek/autcroslenfr.html   (317 words)

 The Autocross Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We at the Autocross Forum are happy to announce the newest club to join our site.
The Cincinnati Region of the SCCA is a large club of autocrossers, rally racers, and club racers that have been around for 50 years.
The Autocross Forum is happy to announce a new advertiser into the mix.
www.autocrossforum.com /forums   (208 words)

 Autocross.com Autocross Index, also Called Solo2
Saturday's sold-out autocross featured a tight battle for Fast Time of the Day (FTD) with the top five separated by less than nine-tenths of a second.
Autocross gives you the opportunity to see what your car will do at its limits.
The 2006 SCCA Solo National Championship will be held in Topeka, Ks in September.
www.autocross.com   (223 words)

 Autocross Videos
Kevin's Subaru Impreza L Coupe at a rainy autocross.
Mike Moffa and his Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS at a rainy autocross.
A Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS on a small, wet autocross course.
www.car-videos.com /videos/autocross.asp   (964 words)

 Autocross (SOLO II)
the drivers is a special part of autocrossing that is profoundly satisfying.
The keys to going fast at an autocross are: autocross tires, practice, and smoothness.
The darn thing about the NSX is the vast majority of us are not nearly as good a driver as it is a car (this is a tough pill for most of us).
www.nsxprime.com /FAQ/Track/autocross.htm   (1100 words)

 MSCC Parking Lot Autocross — Madison Sports Car Club
Autocross is a "beat the clock" time trial event where a driver negotiates a curvey course with their every day car!
Afterward, your times are compared to others in your class to see what place you came in.
An autocross is run in both the dry and in the rain, which often presents new challenges to drivers.
www.madisonautocross.com   (139 words)

 Autocross FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These are some Frequently Asked Questions associated with the motorsport of Autocrossing, and the autox mailing list which discusses Autocrossing.
This FAQ was compiled and edited by John Crooke, a rookie autocrosser in the Washington DC metro area.
Any questions you have about autocrossing that are not answered by this FAQ should be posted to the autox mailing list.
www.sfrscca.com /solo2/faq   (370 words)

 Autocross EM : News
Helmut Wild aus Tübingen ist nach seinen beiden Siegen in Dmitrov und Kazan neuer Autocross Europameister bei den Tourenwagen - Division 1.
Nach dem er in dieser Saison alle Rennen für sich entscheiden konnte, liegt er mit 180 Punkten und 9 Siegen in Folge, vor den letzten beiden EM-Läufen in Prerov (CZ) und Maggiora (I), uneinholbar in Führung.
Mit 4 Europameisterschaftstitel und insgesamt 28 Laufsiegen ist Helmut Wild der erfolgreichste Tourenwagenfahrer in der Autocross Europameisterschaft.
www.autocross-em.de   (280 words)

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