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Heart of Dixie Retro Race #2, January 26 - Talladega, AL


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#1 Edwardo

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 01:04 PM

Heart of Dixie Raceway

Three classes: Stock Car, Formula 1 and Can-Am.

All classes to be run on the 145' Hasse Paperclip.

Doors open at 8:00 AM

Tech opens for the Stock Car class at 10:00AM

One hour lunch break following the conclusion of the Stock Car race.

30 minutes of practice after the lunch break, then tech opens for F1.

30 minutes of practice following the conclusion of the F1 race, then tech opens for Can-Am.

IRRA rules.

$10 entry fee for each class entered plus a $5 pit pass fee for the day.

No qualifying. Races will be run in a Round Robin format if we have between 9 and 11 entries in a given class. If we have more than 11 entries, then racers will be randomly seeded into mains with the combined lap totals determining the overall finishing positions.

Box plaques will be awarded to the podium winners, as well as the winner of concours for each class.

See you there!




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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:11 PM

I'd like to thank all the racers who came out and supported this race as well as Dallas Jackson and Howard Harris for helping me clean and spray glue the track.

 

Once again, a big thank you to Shirley Harrington for race directing.

 

Below are some pictures as well as the race results.

 

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Bobby Robinson

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Red Valantine

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Dallas Jackson and Howard Harris

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Steve Saunders

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Race director extraordinaire, Shirley Harrington.

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Steve Harrington. O/S Charger, Alexander chassis, 160 grams.

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Red Valantine. O/S Charger, Jackson chassis, 128 grams.

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Bobby Robinson. O/S Charger, Robinson/Rgeo chassis, 142 grams.

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Bobby Robinson's concours winning Stock Car.

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Stock Car concours winner, Bobby Robinson.

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2nd Place, Steve Harrington, 1st Place Bobby Robinson, 3rd Place, Red Valantine.

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Bobby Robinson's winning Stock Car.

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Steve Harrington's 2nd place Stock Car.

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Red Valantine's 3rd place Stock Car.

 

 

 



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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:44 PM

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Howard Harris. O/S Matra, Jackson/JK chassis, 101 grams.

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Red Valantine. O/S Mclaren, Alexander/JK chassis, 110 grams.

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Dallas Jackson. O/S Mclaren, Jackson/S7 chassis, 100 grams.

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Steve Saunders. Red Fox Cooper, Merriman/FSF chassis, 113 grams.

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Bobby Robinson. O/S Mclaren, Robinson/FSF chassis, 110 grams.

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Steve Saunders concours winning F1 car.

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F1 concours winner, Steve Saunders.

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2nd Place, Red Valantine, 1st Place, Bobby Robinson, 3rd Place, Steve Saunders.

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Bobby Robinson's winning F1 car.

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Red Valantine's 2nd place F1 car.

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Steve Saunders 3rd place F1 car.



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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:47 PM

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Howard Harris. O/S Lola, Jackson chassis, 106 grams.

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Dallas Jackson. JK Ti-22, Jackson chassis, 110 grams.

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Steve Harrington. JK Ti-22, Flythe/ Warmack chassis, 121 grams.

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Steve Saunders. JK Ti-22, Saunders/Warmack chassis, 124 grams.

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Red Valantine. O/S Ti-22R, Stevenson chassis, 116 grams.

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Bobby Robinson. O/S Ti-22R, Tony P chassis, 105 grams.

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Preston Freeman. Red Fox Chaparral, Jackson/JK chassis, 107 grams.

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Dallas Jackson's concours winning Can-Am car.

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Can-Am concours winner, Dallas Jackson.

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Can-Am drivers, L to R: Howard Harris, Dallas Jackson, Steve Harrington, Steve Saunders, Bobby Robinson, Preston Freeman and Red Valantine.

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2nd Place, Red Valantine, 1st Place, Bobby Robinson, 3rd Place, Steve Harrington.

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Bobby Robinson's winning Can-Am car.

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Red Valantine's 2nd place Can-Am car.

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Steve Harrington's 3rd place Can-Am car.



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Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:06 AM

Nice report with pics to boot.

 

Hats off to the racers...................................


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Posted 29 January 2013 - 03:50 PM

Thanks, Rick!



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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:51 AM

Sorry I had to miss this one. Looks like some great racing.


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Posted 30 January 2013 - 02:19 PM

Yep I to would. Of liked to make this one..when is the next one ?

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 03:04 PM

Still working on that, JC. I should be able to announce the date of the next retro race sometime this week.







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