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#1 Ralph Thorne

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Posted 09 December 2015 - 08:44 PM

If you have suggestions for the 2016 schedule or rule set let's discuss them here...

 

 






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Posted 09 December 2015 - 09:01 PM

Have a 3 race winter series and a 3 race fall series. More cowbell.
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Posted 09 December 2015 - 09:12 PM

Hooter girls as turn marshals?


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Posted 10 December 2015 - 07:37 AM

Host a race in Florida.


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Posted 10 December 2015 - 11:56 AM

A race or two in whitehouse Tn.
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Posted 10 December 2015 - 02:03 PM

A race or two in whitehouse Tn.

 

Working on that...


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Posted 10 December 2015 - 08:03 PM

Hawk 7 in Gtp

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Posted 10 December 2015 - 08:04 PM

I like buds idea. Turn them up!
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Posted 11 December 2015 - 07:14 AM

Doesn't that defeat the OSS idea of using a single motor to save costs and keep things simple? I thought that was a big part of what Ralph was doing to keep the series healthy and attractive to new racers.
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Posted 11 December 2015 - 08:38 AM

Doesn't that defeat the OSS idea of using a single motor to save costs and keep things simple? I thought that was a big part of what Ralph was doing to keep the series healthy and attractive to new racers.

 

 

 

Exactly


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Posted 11 December 2015 - 10:53 AM

How about a 4.5 flexi Nascar
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Posted 11 December 2015 - 11:28 AM

Maybe with a 6 race schedule ...,have 5 then the track with the most attendance gets a final race.?

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Posted 11 December 2015 - 12:47 PM

Good idea.

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Posted 11 December 2015 - 03:42 PM

Less races mean more people at each event.
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Posted 11 December 2015 - 09:24 PM

I like that idea. Maybe that instead of 4".


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Posted 11 December 2015 - 09:26 PM

Was responding to Bud's post  #11.


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Posted 13 December 2015 - 07:10 AM

Host a race in Florida. Many Fl racers have made the trip north on many different occasions fast eddies is the fastest and has the most pit room of any track in FL.
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Posted 13 December 2015 - 12:12 PM

we should get an army tent for the back parking lot at eddies and set up a 3-day barracks.  

maybe the kane furniture warehouse across the street can sponsor us?


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Posted 14 December 2015 - 10:10 AM

Can't wait to run with you guys next year
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Posted 14 December 2015 - 12:04 PM

Can't wait to run with you guys next year


Great group of racers. You will have fun and learn a lot.

Best thing about this series is the rules that make perfect sense!
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Posted 14 December 2015 - 12:47 PM

Maybe one at the Viper pit

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Posted 14 December 2015 - 01:55 PM

I'll probably change the rear width rule from 3.250" to 3.267" ( 83mm ) to allow for easier clearance when using JK bushings with JK tires.


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Posted 14 December 2015 - 02:13 PM

How about handout tires?  Would make more money for the track owners and would eliminate a lot of the "tire tuning time" required before each race.  This would also level the playing field since many types of tires just aren't available at every track.  The track owners could sell the tires at a slight discount (say 20% off) since he has a locked in deal.  I raced with handout tires a few times and it worked out great!!


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Posted 14 December 2015 - 02:14 PM

I like the one motor and 4in rule. Gives u option to run same motor or chassis in two classes. Heard several say,cars good, going to run it in GTP. I have run same motor in NASCAR then in GTP.
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Posted 14 December 2015 - 03:15 PM

With handout tires track could get not enough or to many tires .
Also if you come with your correct tire sizes you don't spend your time Truing instead of practice..
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I'd include the JK short 10811 TI22 as being legal.. It's comparable to the OS TI 22 short that every one runs when they can get one..?
Everything else is great to me

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Posted 14 December 2015 - 03:51 PM

I agree with Jay on the hand out tire rule. However if not I like it the way it is also. Everyone of the racers is a great bunch of people.
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Posted 14 December 2015 - 04:12 PM

I would like to see some kind of penalty for people that don't want to martial. Also no need for 2-3 people in the bank when there aren't enough elsewhere. The person running the computer should not have to be martialing cars.


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Posted 14 December 2015 - 09:03 PM

Bluecars I am 100% with you. May people this last weekend where not around to do their duties.

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Posted 14 December 2015 - 09:17 PM

I think the rules are perfect. Maybe a change like Ralph suggested on the rear width rule.
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Posted 15 December 2015 - 02:24 AM

I know it's a little off topic but any hopes of a Florida track on the schedule I think ed Hoffmans track near Tampa would be perfect lots of parking and space for pitting two awesome tracks and plenty of nice hotels within 5 miles....and before Danny calls me out on it, yes I may be a little biased for his track due to his hill climb lol
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Posted 15 December 2015 - 04:48 AM

That's a long haul. But great raceway. It's 4 hours from fla border.

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Posted 15 December 2015 - 07:22 AM

I am considering having a Florida race next year.

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Posted 15 December 2015 - 08:48 AM

I know it's a little off topic but any hopes of a Florida track on the schedule I think ed Hoffmans track near Tampa would be perfect lots of parking and space for pitting two awesome tracks and plenty of nice hotels within 5 miles....and before Danny calls me out on it, yes I may be a little biased for his track due to his hill climb lol

Great track!
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Posted 15 February 2016 - 01:17 PM

Maybe an Open wheel class.





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