This being my first stick, I had not had any experience racing or launching it. I have raced at the track with my auto, a lot. So I already knew how the track works.
My first run I dumped the clutch around 2200 and floored it. Wheelhop like whoa, my head was hitting the roof
I let off, punch it again and grab 2nd, hopping and spinning, grab 3rd hopping and spinning and go through the traps. My run was a 3.0 60' and [email protected]
I saw another guy out there with a 05 M6 GTO and was asking him how to launch it and feather the clutch. He told me 2k feathered, did that and got a [email protected]
with 2.4 60' spinning into 2nd and 3rd. Then tried 2400 feathered and got a [email protected]
with 2.3 60' spinning hard into 2nd and 3rd. Still not spinning when feathered.
I'm going to try 3000 feathered. And I'm going to try burnouts as well. Before also I was hot lapping, but was trying to practice launching, not really et's. Also I was running 87 in it, which retards timing as well. Left the spare and jack in as well.
Next time I go it will have 93, no extra weight, and burnouts with proper cool-down.
One positive though, I nailed every gear, everytime and never missed them.