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Hi. I am new to this forum. I bought a new 2019 GT350 in January 20. I am a HPDE instructor in the Porsche Club of America and for over 10 years I have been racing an old school air cooled 911. To save wear and tear on my aging 911, I bought the Shelby to track and instruct at Drivers Ed events but not race.

What is the hot brake pad setup for racing? I am not interested in a street/track blend as I don't really drive the car on the street much other than to break in the motor and some joy rides.
What is are good replacement rotors for the OEM units on the car now?

interested in knowing how the pads:
wear out rotors
have media build up
bite
longevity, etc.

My front pads on my 911 race car last about 2 race weekends - that's about 18 heat cycles. Rear pads last more than double that amount.
I run Motul 600 (race brake fluid is produced mainly by one producer-brands rebrand the fluid as their own or so I have been told by Miller Oils folks)
 

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Also do HPDE (2 events so far, one Saturday) in the NE. I'll be interested in what you hear. Sadly, a lot of folks switch out of the stock pads because of the dust, admitting they give up performance and would not track those pads. My thought is to stay with stock pads, as they were engineered for street and track.
 

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Hi. I am new to this forum. I bought a new 2019 GT350 in January 20. I am a HPDE instructor in the Porsche Club of America and for over 10 years I have been racing an old school air cooled 911. To save wear and tear on my aging 911, I bought the Shelby to track and instruct at Drivers Ed events but not race.

What is the hot brake pad setup for racing? I am not interested in a street/track blend as I don't really drive the car on the street much other than to break in the motor and some joy rides.
What is are good replacement rotors for the OEM units on the car now?

interested in knowing how the pads:
wear out rotors
have media build up
bite
longevity, etc.

My front pads on my 911 race car last about 2 race weekends - that's about 18 heat cycles. Rear pads last more than double that amount.
I run Motul 600 (race brake fluid is produced mainly by one producer-brands rebrand the fluid as their own or so I have been told by Miller Oils folks)
I can't really offer much help on your mustang brake question. Mine is stock and I have no intention of changing anything as I have no real intention of keeping the car. Personally, I would drive it on track first and see if it needs pads/rotors before going through the expense and time of changing them. Might be just fine the way it is.

You mentioned you're a DE instructor, but that you also race an old 911.

What club do you race with and what class is your car?
What year is the 911?


FWIW, I've never had any success with Motul 600. Boils almost immediately. Personally, I can only recommend Motul 660 or Castrol SRF. It's more expensive, but who wants to have a soft pedal on track and have to do constant brake bleeds? "Mileage" may vary of course based on driving style and lap times. But I, nor anyone else I know, has had any real luck with the 600 variety during a fast-paced DE or race session.
 
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