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#1 Ralph Thorne

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 05:11 PM

I was just curious if there might be any interest in a HoD/Retro South combo race at Talladega sometime this year? We have had great success with our GRRR/Retro South combo races. They have been the most attended retro race in the South every year now. I think we could have a great turnout, and it would be a lot of fun.






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Posted 17 February 2014 - 05:20 PM

I don't see why not count me in. Let's run stockers on the oval



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Posted 17 February 2014 - 05:34 PM

Heck yeah, stockers on the oval  Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee :good:  :dance3:

Ralph, I would be onboard, if my work schedule allows it.

You probably remember my prediction that combo IRRA races would be a goat rodeo. I was so wrong. :)


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 07:28 PM

Great idea Ralph!!!  I'm all for a Combo race, but that said I'd like to keep my StockCar in one piece so I'd highly recommend running all of the races on the Paperclip.


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 07:30 PM

no stockers on the oval, and i love some oval racing, but not with my retro car.

and YES to the combo race. i think all regions should try to get together as much as possible.the more people the better right?
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Posted 17 February 2014 - 07:39 PM

I understand not everybody likes to tear up their cars on an Oval war.

But I do. :crazy:  Ralph, could we please have a special Oval race for maniacs like me and Bud ? :D  Maybe a "non-points" short race ?  I was the "2010 Advanced Dirt Late Model AMSRA National Champion" on that track, so of course I love it, :)


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Posted 18 February 2014 - 09:29 AM

Yes to any race !
Yes to the oval ...If I can run my FCR isn't it retro or can be made retro ? Figure me in..

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 09:37 AM

Great idea Ralph!!!  I'm all for a Combo race, but that said I'd like to keep my StockCar in one piece so I'd highly recommend running all of the races on the Paperclip.

 

 

Ditto for me.


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#9 Ralph Thorne

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 09:51 AM

Thanks for all the positive responses so far guys!

 

I haven't heard anything from Eddie yet though...



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Posted 18 February 2014 - 08:46 PM

Hell yes. And I'm in for stockers on the oval. I HATE the retro stock cars. That would be a great way to thin out the herd.

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 02:55 PM

Ok guys, good news/bad news...

 

Bad news is I spoke to Eddie and at this time he is not interested in working with Retro South and making this race happen.

 

But that's ok...

 

Good news is this race is going to happen anyway! It will be called The Steve McBride Memorial Race. We will probably run the same rules and classes as Retro South normally does. I will get a date posted soon.

 

Thanks everyone for showing interest.



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Posted 20 February 2014 - 06:07 PM

Looking forward to it.
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Posted 21 February 2014 - 09:53 PM

Thanks Ralph, it'll still happen..Steve was a great guy!

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 08:44 PM

:D I'm in as long as Eddie's out. See you Mar 8th in Snellville. :D What rules are different at Retro South than IRRA? Please PM me so I don't show up and be surprised.


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Posted 24 February 2014 - 08:20 AM

Racing starts around 11:00 am Sat. morning.  Allowing out of town people like you and me and Mike and Casey and Matt and Will to be there without having to leave at 4:00 am or spending fri. Nite..Instead of Talladega starting at 9:30 am. requiring a motel stay !!
No rule changes..regular IRRA rules..



#16 Ralph Thorne

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 09:23 AM

Red,

 

Eddie said he has no interest so he will not be involved. Retro South runs IRRA tm rules. I'm looking forward to having you and many others join us.



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Posted 24 February 2014 - 12:30 PM

Thanks J.C. and Ralph. We'll be there. Thanks for not Banning me. LMAO!!!

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 05:21 PM

You ain't banned.. I've been banned from central raceway for 3 1/2 years ..so you'll get over it .I did!!

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 05:45 PM

Thanks J.C. I feel better now. I was only banned from one guys race not the whole raceway. You still got one on me. LOL!!! See you the 8th.

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