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#26 Mike Who?

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 11:01 PM

Which way will it be run?


It will run right to left looking from the drivers panel.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:02 AM

Thanks!

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:50 AM

I see the beginnings of some serious series racing... SoCal now has a triple threat.

 

That's right. You know the routine, pick you up at Comcast after work, drive to Gorman and sleep, get the stuff at McDonalds, and we head straight for Yorba Linda.  

 

When's the first race, we'll be there in a minute...


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:13 PM

Jason,

 

This track has never held a Nats. This was originally built by Mike Williams of Hot Slots in Iowa. It would have hosted the 2012 Nats (I think) if he didn't go out of business. From what I've heard its basically brand new, no wear and tear.

 

The LTD track that was raced on at JK was in Torrance but then I heard it is headed to San Antonio with a Hillclimb.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:14 PM

I spotted a rabbit roaming behind the drivers panel... LOL.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 08:45 PM

Interesting (to me at least) that the driver's panel as shown in the first pic offers a poor line of sight for both red and black in the critical areas for each of those two lanes. Reversing the lane layout on the panel would for sure improve the vision on black and not detract from red. I do like the fact that the drivers panel is shifted left down the main straight and wrapping around the deadman rather than centered on the straight.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:10 PM

Here is another with the lane striping done. 
 
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Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:19 PM

When's the first race, we'll be there in a minute...

 

George, first race should be Saturday, May 17. Will be running three-four classes. Something like LMP, JRL, GT12, and a Euro class. Don't quote me yet on this but this is the direction we want to go on the third Saturday races.
 
BTW, great job at the Nats. Looking forward to seeing you and hearing more about it next month.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:54 PM

Mike, that track is looking GOOOOOD! Will you be at the Zimmerman race on the 27th?


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 10:09 PM

i need more info. Is this going to be a full blown raceway with parts, etc?

 

Looks like a really fun track, and would be excellent for my vintage cars.  :D


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:34 PM

Will you be at the Zimmerman race on the 27th?


Tom,

I will be down the road, if you know what I mean...

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:07 PM

Mike, the question is, will we ever see you again ?!!!!   Beautiful track job, and awesome looking job.   I will be trying out the awesome motor that you built for me this weekend at the Zimmerman Race.....  Going to Punish those Retro Pro guys,  I learned everything you need to know from watching certain scud missiles that drive in Retro,  wait till they see how fast I can make carnage happen !  Who Power !!!


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Posted 22 April 2013 - 08:52 PM

Fresh Meat! Good to have you in RP Mill!


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 09:01 AM

Mike, the question is, will we ever see you again ?!!!!   Beautiful track job, and awesome looking job.   I will be trying out the awesome motor that you built for me this weekend at the Zimmerman Race.....  Going to Punish those Retro Pro guys,  I learned everything you need to know from watching certain scud missiles that drive in Retro,  wait till they see how fast I can make carnage happen !  Who Power !!!


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if Neja can,,,,,so can you,,,,,,,,lol
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Posted 23 April 2013 - 05:28 PM

Oscar, I just want to have a good time, be an extra racer so they have an extra turn marshal or race director.  I am not out to make the A Main like some people, and no matter where my cars finish, I do not cut them up with a soldering iron ?   Retro Pro looks like a good class, and a lot of times they do not have enough guys to be able to race, and if I can be an extra, then sometimes that is all they need....


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 08:03 PM

mill,youre an excellent retro driver,in every type car,
i have NO DOUBT you can drive a very respectable RP car,too
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Posted 23 April 2013 - 10:37 PM

sick track


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 10:59 PM

Looking forward to getting medical clearance to venture beyond the orange curtain and go racing...

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 12:06 AM

just bought a euro sport

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 12:35 PM

Sweet!!! WE can use some more Eurosport cars out there!!  I"ve got a couple of oldies-- and the 1/32 version too.  Let's race!!!


She's real fine, my 409!!!

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 01:07 PM

Looking forward to getting medical clearance to venture beyond the orange curtain and go racing...

Mike, Yorba Linda is still within the 'Curtain'!!!1 See you soon.


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Posted 24 April 2013 - 01:08 PM

just bought a euro sport

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NICE!!!!!


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Posted 24 April 2013 - 06:05 PM

This track is going to be SICK!!!! to race on, cant wait for the first race. However May 17th might be a bad date, with the Worlds at BP that same week.


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Posted 24 April 2013 - 06:09 PM

Mike, Yorba Linda is still within the 'Curtain'!!!1 See you soon.


I'm on the South side of the curtain...

Getting over pneumonia and broken ribs...

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 07:13 PM

However May 17th might be a bad date, with the Worlds at BP that same week.


Bad for who????

So much DRAMA for such small cars....
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