June 4, Day 4: It’s mid-morning and time for Porsche Track Experience Part 2: The Big Track. After practicing fundamentals early in the morning, I am ready to barrel down straights, squeal through corners, and fly over hills lapping the Barber track.
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Well, at least I think I am…
June 4, Day 4: This is the big day… the Porsche Track Experience at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham (PTX Bham). The half-day Porsche Driving School at Atlanta was the opening act; this is the main event. A full day on a 2½-mile professional track, the same one used for the Honda Indy Grand Prix. Sixteen curves – carousels, esses, corkscrews, hairpins, sweeps – and 120-mph straights in between. Oh, and 80 feet in elevation change with blind summits and curves. Am I a little nervous? Yeah.
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