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Heart of Dixie Retro Race #5, July 27 - Talladega, AL


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#1 Edwardo

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 06:02 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 14 July 2013 - 08:28 PM

This race is coming up soon, I'm in the Progress of painting new bodies,.
Also have a new Jim fowler built stockcar chassis, the RGEO war wagon..Nice..
Let's make it another big event....!!

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 02:52 PM

Your wheelwells better be  right :sarcastic_hand:


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Posted 15 July 2013 - 03:18 PM

Can't get that charger body over that 3" wheelbase can You...
Hot spoon. ? Narrow the wheelbase some it'll work.

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 04:39 PM

started over, mercury cyclone BIG WHEELWELLS :clapping:


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Posted 17 July 2013 - 10:39 AM

Great we just gotta beat that yellow 69 charger... Lol. That thing is fast everywhere!!!

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 12:09 PM

We are bringing Greg with us this time

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 12:38 PM

Are you going to open Friday and what time if you do

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 05:15 PM

That shouldn't be a problem, Bud. Let me know what time you need the track to open on Friday and I'll give Eugene a call to get it set up.

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 08:20 PM

Me John and Greg should be there around 6 pm

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 08:24 AM

That'll be good for mike and I also. Be eating at the steak house first..iiii''''mmmm ready!?!?!?
Where you guys staying??

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 11:43 AM

Eddie,

I'll be there with my new Stock Car, and new F1; and the same old Can AM.

See you Thur evening.
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Posted 23 July 2013 - 02:03 PM

How many are you expecting for this race?



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Posted 23 July 2013 - 07:08 PM

The track will open at 5pm on Friday for anyone needing to practice.

I think we'll have at least 12 racers, maybe a few more.

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 08:28 PM

I'll be there with my ________ cars :sarcastic_hand:


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Posted 24 July 2013 - 01:37 PM

Ralph I think we've had @20 the last 2 races..
I'm still calling people ...working on Stan,Steve mcbride,bill bowers, Andrew ford...this has been a great event, and a great time,,
...try to make it Ralph ...

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 02:08 PM

I'll be there.  I hope!


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Posted 28 July 2013 - 11:46 AM

Great Race.
And I'll take the .0029 of an inch off the front wing for the next race! LOL LOL

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 04:12 PM

Race #5 featured some of the best racing we've seen to date with a different winner in each of the 3 classes raced. We also had a record 41 total entries for the day. Thanks to all the racers for the great turnout!

Special thanks to Shirley Harrington for race directing and Dallas Jackson and Howard Harris for helping me get the track ready for racing.

Below are some pictures as well as the race results.

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Race director, Shirley Harrington.
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Steve Saunders
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Jay Guard
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Bobby Robinson showing a sign of things to come.
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Bobby Robinson's ridiculously efficient car cooler, complete with fluids holder.
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Dallas Jackson
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Howard Harris
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Buddy Mitchell
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Steve Harrington
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Red Valantine
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Ralph Thorne
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John C Martin
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Mike Arnold
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Greg Gilbert
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John Clow
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Bud Greene

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 04:19 PM

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John Clow's concours winning Stock Car.
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Stock Car concours winner, John Clow.
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2nd place, Jay Guard. 1st place, Greg Gilbert. 3rd place, Bobby Robinson.
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Greg Gilbert's winning Stock Car. O/S Daytona Charger, Proslot 4002, Gilbert/R-geo chassis, 130.8 grams.
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Jay Guard's 2nd place Stock Car. O/S Fairlane, TSR D3, Guard chassis, 133 grams.
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Bobby Robinson's 3rd place Stock Car. O/S Torino, Proslot 4002, Robinson/FSF chassis, 132.8 grams.

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 04:32 PM

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Bud Greene's concours winning F1 car.
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F1 concours winner, Bud Greene.
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2nd place, Jay Guard. 1st place, Ralph Thorne. 3rd place, Bobby Robinson.
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Ralph Thorne's winning F1 car. O/S McLaren, Proslot 4002B, Jobiwan chassis, 110.3 grams.
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Jay Guard's 2nd place F1 car. O/S McLaren, Proslot 4002BB, Guard chassis, 101.2 grams.
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Bobby Robinson's 3rd place F1 car. O/S McLaren, Proslot 4002BB, Robinson/FSF chassis, 108.8 grams.

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 04:37 PM

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Bud Greene's concours winning Can-Am car.
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Can-Am concours winner, Bud Greene.
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2nd place, Greg Gilbert. 1st place, Bobby Robinson. 3rd place, Eddie Lawley.
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Bobby Robinson's winning Can-Am car. JK Ti-22, Proslot 4002BB, Robinson/FSF chassis, 113.3 grams.
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Greg Gilbert's 2nd place Can-Am car. Parma Lola, Proslot 4002B, Gilbert/R-geo chassis, 100.3 grams.
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Eddie Lawley's 3rd place Can-Am car. O/S Ti-22R, TSR D3, Tony P chassis, 107.9 grams.

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 07:07 PM

Thanks for the awesome report, Eddie !

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 07:17 PM

Thanks, Pablo!

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 12:08 PM

It was a fantastic event. If you didn't make it you missed a good one..keeps getting better every race..great job Shirley,and Eddie also thanks for a well prepared track..pictures are awesome. Can't wait for the next one..thanks again Eddie lawley for putting on a great event...





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