When you guys say 'track' do you mean 1/4 mile or an actual track with turns and stuff? Because I have seen a lot of 1/4 miles around where I live but I never knew any actual tracks existed in Texas. Are there many? And where are they located?
I'd love to turn my STi loose! (and probably lose to a bunch of Miatas :lol: !)
I know in Houston, the local SCCA club does some track time at the HPD training course. Up here in Dallas, the only track I have found is out in Mineral Wells. The S2000 crew go out there ocasionally. I need to talk to my dealer, he races Pro Solo and should know of some local events.
In Dallas there's Texas Motor Speedway and Motorsports Ranch...
I haven't been to either but my buddy who's moving in with me says that for $40 you can run on Motorsports Ranch all day. Texas Motor Speedway is a giant oval so you can test out your top end speed .
In College Station there's a track called Texas World Speedway. It is an oval with a road course in the middle. I've been to this one 4 times with the Driver's Edge. The road course is 2.9 miles of turns. And on the front straight, I got my 99 Civic Si up to 105 mph. This was a bone stock Si with only ZR rated tires. WOW. Can't wait to go there with the STi.
I have been to Motorsport Ranch twice (once with The Drivers Edge and once with a friend who has a membership there--in the rain). It is well worth going to--especially Rick's Drivers Edge events. I am signed up for the September 6/7 event and will be in my new STi if it get here/is broken in by then or my Comptech Acura. The Drivers Edge will teach you so much about driving at the limit--I highly recommend it.