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2017 24-Hour race results - Area 51, Storrs, CT

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#1 MG Brown

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 03:20 PM

November 11th 2017 Area 51 Raceway hosted their annual 24 hours endurance race on their 5-lane 130 foot Ogilvie routed magnabraid track.


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The Can-Am team started off strong and was leading the first few heats, but then team Shoreline got it going and never looked back, easily getting the win.


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For awhile, the other 3 teams had a close battle for 2nd, then team Quebec suffered a crash that had them losing quite a bit of time for repairs, leaving team Cloverleaf Gearz and Can-Am to fight it out. But then Can-Am had a motor wire come loose, and later on the rear axle shifted, which meant time in the pits. Cloverleaf Gearz drove a steady race to come home 2nd, with Can-Am 3rd and Quebec in 4th.


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Some segments of the race were run in the 'dark'.


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Team Shoreline Model Raceways - 1st


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Team Changing Clover Leaf Racing Gearz - 2nd


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Team Can-Am - 3rd


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Team Equipe Quebec - 4th


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Posted 16 November 2017 - 09:51 PM

Great looking track. I had no idea this was in CT.
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Posted 22 January 2018 - 08:22 PM

Great race and a great time. Always look forward to this race. It was a very close race one issue with the car and we would have been down a spot or two.


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