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I took my Cayman S autocrossing today with my 20 year old son. WE have owned the car for a total of three days. We had a blast!!!! Times were not great, as we were just learning the car. We managed times in the 43s were the top cars were in the 39s. Car was far more capable then the drivers. We ran the stock Perelli's at 32 psi. We kept the PDK in auto to keep things simple. Oh, ....and we had the spoiler up-lol. Off the line the car seemed to hesitate about a quarter second before it would launch, this seemed to mess with our rhythm and was frustrating. We don't have PDK. We loved the acceleration and low end torque. We are coming from a 84 911 which is lethargic below 4,000 RPMs. I had a tenancy to lift too much (I was in shock with the speed I would get on the straights). I need to work on modulating the power instead of a total lift of the accelerator. We ran with and with out the traction control/PMS. We preferred PMS off. With it on, it felt like we were not getting full power while accelerating after the apex (still turning). The Cayman was very predictable with it off and a lot of fun. Oh and by the way, my 20 year old beat me by half a second.