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#76 MSwiss

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Posted 13 January 2014 - 12:20 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on sweeping Can-Am and F1 the last two weekends at the races at TR Motorplex and Mark's Model World, using C/R brackets in all four cars.


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Posted 17 January 2014 - 01:23 PM

Congrats go out to "The Beast from the East", Matt Bruce, on his Checkpoint Cup victory in Can-Am, using a C/R bracket on his GVP-built chassis.


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Posted 24 February 2014 - 07:38 PM

Congrats to Dom Luongo (TQ), Eric Gerhken, and Collin Martin on their TQ and 1 ,2, 3 sweep of Can-Am at the NERR race this past weekend at Rapid  Raceway, using the C/R angled Versa-brackets.

 

Stay tuned in the next day or two for a pic of Retro racing's first production, angled, wide (1.370") motor bracket.


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Posted 25 February 2014 - 10:07 PM

Stay tuned in the next day or two for a pic of Retro racing's first production, angled, wide(1.370") motor bracket.


The bracket now can be seen at this LINK.


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 11:47 AM

Congrats to Ralph Thorne on his F1  win, including fastest race lap and total laps records at Retro South Race #2, at Cordele Model Speedway, using a C/R Versa-bracket.

 

Along with the bracket, Ralph also had a C/R Brackagra and coined steel Versa-tongue on his CHR-built Z-Rail chassis.


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Posted 03 March 2014 - 09:08 PM

Congrats to Matt Bruce on his record setting qualifying runs in both GTC-FK and F1 this past weekend at the Retro East race at Port Jeff Raceway this past weekend, using C/R Versa-brackets in his GVP chassis.

 

Also, on his F1 win,setting records for both a single race lap and total race laps.

 

Reminder, Chicagoland Raceway Versa-brackets, like all C/R Retro related parts, along with Backtrack chassis jigs, wire benders and Guide Buddies,

are available to raceways at a discount.
 


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 12:39 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on using a Chicagoland angled bracket to TQ in Can/Am, with a record 4.621.

 

Cap also used a C/R steel coined guide brace on his 18 rail self-built JK X25R chassis.


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Posted 17 March 2014 - 06:54 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on using  Chicagoland angled brackets to TQ in GTC PD, CanAm and F1 at R4/7,  all with track record times.

 

Cap also podiumed in all 3 classes.


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Posted 17 March 2014 - 07:23 PM

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Posted 19 March 2014 - 11:57 AM

Congrats to Matt Bruce, Cap Henry and Greg Fox on their 1,2,3 sweep in F1 at R4/7, using the C/R angled Versa-bracket.

 

The chassis, built by Greg Van Peenen, Mike Muir & Greg Fox, also used C/R Brackagra's(2) or Horseshoes(1)

and a C/R steel guide brace and a steel coined nose pc.


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Posted 24 November 2014 - 05:39 PM

I'm waiting for some race reports to be posted, to give everyone their props, but Eric Gehrken's record TQ run, and win, at HVR this past weekend, using a C/R Versa-bracket deserves special mention.

He also used a C/R 3/4" coined steel nose pc./ guide tongue.

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Posted 28 December 2014 - 12:10 AM

Now that Noose (not complaining-lol) has caught up with the race reports, time for some more props for the numerous racers using Chicagoland Versa-brackets in the last few months.

Sano 8

GTC-FK
2nd Tracy Chin
3rd Mike "Raisin" Garrett

GTC-Pro
2nd Mike Swiss
3rd Kevin Van Pelt

F1
TQ & 2nd place-Kevin Van Pelt

F1 Flat
3rd Mike Swiss

Can-Am Flat
1st Chuck Gambo
3rd Kevin Van Pelt

Can-Am
TQ Howie Ursaner (new record)
1st Joe Neumeister (new record)
2nd Howie Ursaner (5 ft. back)
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Posted 12 January 2015 - 07:26 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on wins in both Can-Am and F1, this past weekend at HMS, using C/R 3/4" brackets in both cars.

The F1 was also sporting a C/R 3/4" brass nose pc.

Stay tuned in the next day or two, for an announcement on a new nose pc. and another chassis part.
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Posted 12 January 2015 - 07:52 PM

Bring it on Mike!!!


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Posted 12 January 2015 - 10:46 PM

Bring it on Mike!!!


X2! Always cool seeing what you come up with.

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Posted 13 January 2015 - 10:55 AM

Ohhhh I like new parts LOL.


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Posted 13 January 2015 - 11:33 AM

Always good to see what new stuff is coming from the creative minds of our suppliers :good:

 

Cheers


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Posted 13 January 2015 - 02:20 PM

Samples did make it in.

I'll post pics later when I get to the raceway.

I hope guys aren't disappointed. Lol

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 12:33 PM

Congrats to Gary Clinton Jr., Eric Gehrken, and Matt Bruce, on their wins in GTC-Pro, Can-Am and F1, at Retropalooza 6,

at Hudson Valley Raceway, using the C/R Versa-bracket.

 

Also, congrats to Les Chase on his record qualifying run in GTC-FK.

 

C/R Versa-bracket's, Retro racing's first production, straight mesh, angled face bracket, were used by 7 of the 12 racers,

on the podium, in GTC-FK, GTC-PRO, Can-Am, and F1.


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Posted 18 June 2015 - 01:45 PM

Congrats to John Weaver on his clean sweep of the American Raceways Extravaganza, using 3/4" C/R motor brackets in his James Grandi built, X25R Coupe chassis, and his Eric Gehrken built, X25R Can-Am chassis.

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Posted 15 September 2015 - 11:12 AM

Congrats to Eric Gehrken (1st Coupe), John Weaver(3rd Coupe & 1st Can-Am) and James Grandi (3rd Can-Am) on their podium finishes at Retro East Race #1 this past weekend, at FastTracks.

 

They all used 3/4" C/R Versa-brackets in their 3D and Grandi built X25R's.


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Posted 15 September 2015 - 06:58 PM

It was brought to my attention from the Retro East tech guy, that 4 out of the top 5, in Can-Am, were using the Versa-bracket.

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Posted 10 December 2015 - 07:27 PM

I'm raising the price, as of this post , of all the standard width (3/4" & 1") Versa-brackets, from $9.50 t0 $10.00.

 

Thank you.


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Posted 10 December 2015 - 07:42 PM

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