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    Re: Cadillac V Series Performance Lab - Autobahn Country Club Joliet, IL

    What a long day Sunday was. Evidently, there were quite a few no-shows for the Sunday afternoon session. So after taking some pics for the forum, I walked around and talked to the Andy Pilgrim and a lot of the Cadillac reps, designers, engineers and driving instructors. As luck would have it, I was invited to join the afternoon session.

    Their car; their gas; their tires, brakes and maintenance. And I got to drive the full 3.65mi Autobaun race course as wide open as my instructor would let me! What better way to spend the afternoon, I canceled my afternoon appointments and moved dinner to a much later seating time. I've driven fast cars and I've driven road courses. But put the two together and I don't have to worry about saving the car for the drive home or maintenance issues and I'm a happy camper.







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    Re: Cadillac V Series Performance Lab - Autobahn Country Club Joliet, IL

    I will probably see some slightly used Brass Hat cars at my dealer this week lol

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    Re: Cadillac V Series Performance Lab - Autobahn Country Club Joliet, IL

    Quote Originally Posted by Xtreme70SS View Post
    Yep, probably you. Only 2 times, once turning south off stearns (I was in left turn lane ONTO Stearns), once the other direction approaching the dominics there. Small world!


    Definetely a small world. Were you in something I would've recognized??

    A couple weeks ago, making that turn, we had the green light, there were a bunch of kids on their bikes standing on the corner (by the Mobil), and a Shelby Cobra vert turned from west Stearns onto south 59 and they all turned their head, then I turned from east Stearns onto south 59, right behind him and as I was turning, all three kids started pointing at my car and you could see them going "There's a "V"!" and heads turning as I completed the turn and went on my way.

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    Re: Cadillac V Series Performance Lab - Autobahn Country Club Joliet, IL

    Quote Originally Posted by CMNTMXR57 View Post
    Definetely a small world. Were you in something I would've recognized??

    A couple weeks ago, making that turn, we had the green light, there were a bunch of kids on their bikes standing on the corner (by the Mobil), and a Shelby Cobra vert turned from west Stearns onto south 59 and they all turned their head, then I turned from east Stearns onto south 59, right behind him and as I was turning, all three kids started pointing at my car and you could see them going "There's a "V"!" and heads turning as I completed the turn and went on my way.
    Yeah, this car gets noticed. Not as much as my Chevelle, but that's red and loud, too.

    I was driving the V one day (you were by the Dominics heading into the turn lane, I was SB in other lanes), and a generic SUV the other - no way you would have noticed that.

    FYI, sorry to hijack all. Glad the event went well, and thanks for posting some pics!

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    Re: Cadillac V Series Performance Lab - Autobahn Country Club Joliet, IL

    I just got this via Email. I can't attend due to a family wedding but it seems to be open to the public.

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    * Touring will allow a customer to drive their own car or motorcycle on the track in a lead-follow format. This will provide an approximate 20-minute experience on the track following an elite instructor from the Autobahn Performance Fleet driving the lead car in each group of five.


    * Hot Laps will feature a ride in an Autobahn Performance Fleet car with an instructor giving 10-minute "scary rides".


    * For the Autocross event, the customer may drive their own car or use a car from the Autobahn Performance Fleet. The Autocross event will consist of two timed attempts on the course.


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