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#1 Guy Spaulding

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:21 PM

I know nothing of this class. Can't find info on nearly ANY of the listed chassis P/Ns.

The owner doesnt know if it's USRA legal. Looks nice, though. :)
 
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:01 PM

Uh, couldn't tell ya if it's legal or not.

Really good talking to you the other day, Guy. Getting ready for the Zimmerman race at BPR in April. Oughta be fun!
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:06 PM

Couldn't agree more, Tom... So much to share!!!
 
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:20 PM

Yep. Gotta get them fellas interested in Retro Can-Am and the like. They're gonna like it!


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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:28 PM

Maybe I need to stop racing Flexis and build some. :D

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:42 PM

The USRA follows the ISRA rules for the JRL class. You would have to make sure that it is ISRA legal. I would ask Rob Giebel or Jerry Herbert both of them run the Garden State ISRA series or Mic Bryd. One of them will be able to give you a solid answer.
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 10:44 PM

I can't tell what version it is on my smart phone. JK had two or three versions, maybe more since he first introduced it back in 1997. My guess is something has been made better in the last 16 years? Maybe a Czech designed H&R or FX? Don't really know, I haven't raced that class since 2004 but it's hard to imagine that technology hasn't improved them over time?
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 11:59 PM

I think that the base, stock chassis would be ISRA legal and thus USRA legal. The modifications to the pans, etc., would likely not be USRA legal, as most USRA rules require the chassis to be built as it was submitted for approval.

But, your mileage may vary, as always.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 04:55 AM

Never knew USRA raced anything like that.
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Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:41 AM

Ben,

All you gotta do is read the USRA rulebook, which is posted HERE at Slotblog and which is can also be found on the USRA WEBSITE. LOL...

Here's most of the JRL/Indy section, found on page 63 of the 2013 USRA rulebook:

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Guy, that chassis is probably not legal for USRA racing due to the number of modifications that have been made to it. See the Chassis section in the JPG posted above.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:07 AM

The owner indicated the chassis was ISRA legal.

 

But there are so many questions. For one thing, most of the chassis approved by the rules cannot be found at a distributor or web site, and the rule allowing pan movement changes doesn't state what means can be used for those changes. 


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