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#1 Bill Gerhart

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Posted 19 October 2016 - 10:25 PM

Mason-Dixon Retro Series has scheduled a Retro event at The Race Place on Saturday Dec. 3, 2016. GTC and Can-Am will be the events for the day. We will be competing on the "Ogilvie Hurricane."

 

Schedule for Dec. 3, 2016:

Doors open................ 8 AM

Practice...................... 8 AM - 10 AM

GTC event.................10 AM

Can Am event........... 45 minutes after conclusion of the GTC event

 

Pit pass - $10

GTC event - $10 entry fee

Can-Am event - $10 entry fee

 

The Race Place

1151 Highway 33

Farmingdale, NJ 07727

(732) 938-5215

 

Come join us for an exciting and challenging event of Retro racing. We hope to see you there!


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#2 Barry Rosenberger

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Posted 20 October 2016 - 09:55 AM

Gee, I thought the last race was the last race?? LOL.

But that's cool I want to run that track more anyway. It's a great place with great people racing!! I'll be there!!


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Posted 20 October 2016 - 12:19 PM

Which track and guide depth please? An idea on gearing and tires would help those of us who where never there..

 

Thanks, Bill.


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Posted 20 October 2016 - 12:24 PM

From the first post: We will be competing on the "Ogilvie Hurricane."


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Posted 20 October 2016 - 12:27 PM

John, asking Jerry to assist us here with guide depth information and tire selection. Gear will be either a 9-28, or 9-29 like other similar tracks. We are running on the "Hurricane." Thanks.


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Posted 20 October 2016 - 02:13 PM

You'll want an 8 on!! At least I wouldn't be afraid to do a 7 if the grip is there to handle the tork it's only about a 40 ft. straight before a turn.
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Posted 20 October 2016 - 03:00 PM

Hey, Barry.

 

It's the same track you ran the flexi-Retro race on. The track on the left in this picture. I will be running 9/28 and use .025" braid depth on set-up block. 

 

It's good to see you guys joining us.

 

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Posted 20 October 2016 - 03:09 PM

I generally like JK treated tires on here for everything I race.

 

I have yet to try an eight on this track. Just haven't had a necessity to yet.

 

However the back straight is a long way around on red!


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Posted 21 October 2016 - 11:42 PM

9/28 or 8/26 depending on the motor and how brave you feel going under the hill. Treated tires or soft wonder for the track as it is big and has great bite on race day. Can't wait to hit the track with some real retro.

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Posted 21 November 2016 - 06:44 PM

Doors open at 8 am on Saturday December 3rd. Racing at 10 am.  We use the Tier 1 qualifying format for both races in Mason-Dixon Retro, Qualifying with 6 to the A,  6 to the B, etc, with 2 advancing. Hope to see you there.


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Posted 28 November 2016 - 11:49 AM

Getting cars ready and testing during the week.  Looking forward to seeing everyone on Saturday.


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Posted 28 November 2016 - 12:45 PM

I was at the track doing quite a bit of testing my findings are retros or treated tires work well. I haven't tried anything harder. Gear ratio beyond all doubt is 9/28. I tried a 29 and lost way too much.

Bodies I only tested a ti22 NN Parma. I have 2 cars for coupe that had Lola t70's on also felt fine. But again that's in my hand and driving style.

We stated previously that the braid depth was .025 that was inaccurate. I have my car at .030 to accommodate imperfections in braids but I measured black lane in a straight and it measures to be .035

Very excited for this


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Posted 29 November 2016 - 11:10 PM

Getting cars ready and testing during the week.  Looking forward to seeing everyone on Saturday.

will there be coffee and a couch ??????


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Posted 30 November 2016 - 04:36 PM

See you guys there - gonna have an invader in the house for the day
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Posted 30 November 2016 - 04:39 PM

John, we will check on coffee.....I am sure we can find you a comfy chair ! :laugh2:


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Posted 02 December 2016 - 05:08 AM

John, I think we can find you a nice comfy chair. I am sure Andy will offer his for the right price.
And we are hoping for some fast racing with some breaking into the fours if all goes well. Not me but maybe some others. Can't wait fir tomorrow.
If you are local, put a flexi 5 together and come join us for some Friday night nascar to help get ready. Treated rubber, Parma body and a sealed proslot 16D are all ya will need.
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Posted 02 December 2016 - 11:54 AM

John, I think we can find you a nice comfy chair. I am sure Andy will offer his for the right price.
And we are hoping for some fast racing with some breaking into the fours if all goes well. Not me but maybe some others. Can't wait fir tomorrow.
If you are local, put a flexi 5 together and come join us for some Friday night nascar to help get ready. Treated rubber, Parma body and a sealed proslot 16D are all ya will need.

Chris Ive canceled my appearance fee for tomorrow. LOL


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Posted 02 December 2016 - 12:07 PM

Sorry, can't make it guys. With the wife in NYC.
 
You may want to heed this warning if you are coming from the north.
 
Avoid parkway this weekend, half the lanes will be closed at Raritan toll plaza


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Posted 02 December 2016 - 12:24 PM

Get off at 127 and take 9 south follow signs for 9 south then about three miles down on the left is an exit for route 34. 34 takes you right to The Race Place.


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Posted 02 December 2016 - 12:29 PM

Get off at 127 and take 9 south follow signs for 9 south then about three miles down on the left is an exit for route 34. 34 takes you right to The Race Place.


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Posted 02 December 2016 - 08:22 PM

Sorry guys, have to cancel my plans to race at the last minute. Had to take my cat to the vet today and it turns out she has an infected paw caused by an abnormal claw growth. Had to cut it open and what not, I have to be around to give her medicine 2x a day for the next 3 days
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Posted 03 December 2016 - 05:01 PM

Early Results from RACE PLACE:

 

GTC - 18 entries

 

GTC Pole - Matt Bruce   5.112 (NEW TRACK RECORD)

 

GTC C Main-  1. Max Mohring, 2. Andy Holman, 3. Dale Granger  ( 2 advanced )

 

GTC  B Main- 1. Randy Kohr   2. Max Mohring  3. Chris Wendel  ( 2 advanced )

 

GTC A Main - 1. Jerry Herbert Jr.  2. Matt Bruce  3. Barry Rosenberger

 

Can Am - 21 Entries..........C Main currently on the track.


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Posted 03 December 2016 - 07:47 PM

Can Am 21 entries

 

Can Am Pole- Randy Kohr   5.099  (New Track Record)

 

C Main-  1. Kurt Mansfield, Charlie Schlottfield, Barry Rosenberger

 

B Main -  1. Joe Emm  2. Max Mohring   3. Charlie Schlottfield

 

A Main-  1. Matt Bruce  2. Dave Demott  3. Randy Kohr

 

Racing concluded at 720 pm.


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Posted 05 December 2016 - 08:51 AM

The Mason-Dixon Retro series bought some good racing to The Race Place.  Big thanks to Bill Gerhart and Jerry Sr for putting it together.   

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