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#1 Tim Neja

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Posted 06 July 2016 - 10:05 PM

Happy Birthday to one of the true "gentlemen" in slot racing!! Enjoy your week Keith--thanks for all you do for D3 Hard Body Racing too!!

 


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Posted 06 July 2016 - 10:33 PM

Have a very Happy Birthday Keith. As Tim says, thanks for all you do for the hardbody race program.
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Posted 07 July 2016 - 01:24 AM

One of the nicest guys in all of slots and one of the least-heralded greats from the '60s.

Keith is also one of the earliest members of Slotblog, having joined on June 18, 2006. If there was a ten-year Slotblog pin, I'd send him one!

Hope you had a great natal anniversary, Keith.

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#4 Keith Tanaka

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Posted 07 July 2016 - 01:59 AM

Thanks, guys. One more year to 70. I must be lucky as my slot car driving seems to be better today than it was in the '60s. 

On the other hand, old age can play games with one's perception of reality!
 
Keith :)
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Posted 07 July 2016 - 04:44 AM

Happy Birthday, Keith.
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Posted 07 July 2016 - 05:59 AM

Happy Birthday, Keith!

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Posted 07 July 2016 - 08:03 AM

HBD, KT!


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Posted 07 July 2016 - 12:14 PM

Tanaka-San...

No one in the history of slot car racing has ever gone to the extremes that you have in reporting race results for the people who have raced at Buena Park Raceway. I'm sure that your efforts have not gone unnoticed.

For that reason, I say "thank you", and wish you a wonderful birthday week...

Smokie...
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Posted 07 July 2016 - 02:56 PM

Congratulations from Duesseldorf, Germany,
 
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Posted 07 July 2016 - 06:00 PM

Happy birthday and a big thank you for your contribution to slot cars. I'm a huge admirer!

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Posted 07 July 2016 - 08:06 PM

Happy Birthday, Keith!  :D
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#12 Keith Tanaka

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 12:02 AM

Thanks guys for the birthday greetings. 

 

Jens, it was a pleasure meeting you and your family at BPR in October 2010. To travel from Duesseldorf, Germany to SoCal and race D3 Retro NASCARs at BPR was very special at the time for D3 and Retro racing at BPR. 

 

 

Keith :)


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Posted 08 July 2016 - 07:18 AM

Happy Birthday, Keith.

Without your support I could not have started our Retro racing program in Tokyo.

Keep racing,

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 10:13 AM

Happy birthday, Keith.

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 10:17 AM

Happy Birthday, Keith.

Isn't it great that we've been racing more this time around than when we were kids? Who knew?!?

Stay tuned! 

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 10:19 AM

Happy Birthday, Keith. Hope you had a great day!



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Posted 08 July 2016 - 11:02 AM

No one in the history of slot car racing has ever gone to the extremes that you have in reporting race results for the people who have raced at Buena Park Raceway. I'm sure that your efforts have not gone unnoticed.

 

Yes, Keith is the king of race reports. No one does it better.

 

HB, Keith!


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Posted 08 July 2016 - 03:39 PM

Thanks, guys. One more year to 70. I must be lucky as my slot car driving seems to be better today than it was in the '60s. 

On the other hand, old age can play games with one's perception of reality!
 
Keith :)

 

Keith,

 

You're the best! (And humble, too!) Happy Birthday.







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