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#1 wjtaylor

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 08:55 PM

Buena Park, Group F, Schedule change

 

Our next race will be May 6 and because of the number of racers that are attending the races and the late finishes that result, we are going to move the schedule forward.

 

As always, the raceway will open at 11AM.

 

Racing will start at 1PM with the Retro Hawk race, if we have enough entries. After the RH race there will be a 30 minute warm-up before the FK race.

 

If there is no Retro Hawk race, the FK race will start at 2PM.

 

Depending on the number of racers, we may split the field into “A” and “B” groups, with the more experienced racers in the “A” group. We will be asking you to honestly consider your skill level and which group you should race in. This would apply to either class as entries dictate.

 

If you want to run in both races and you only have one car, let us know and we will be happy to help you with the motor change if you need it.


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#2 Jason Holmes

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 10:14 PM

Well sorry won't be playing anymore

 

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I don't see a reason to change the start Time began at 4PM run 2 races if needed should be done by 6:30 that's not late but we will have to change the way things are run  last race we ran 14 heats do the math 3 on 3 off 6 x 14= 84 min. but in this case it took us 2hr 15min to finish 51 min. of track calls I think its time we let it run and people learn how to Drive there were only 2 people that raced Sunday that you would call newies less than 3 races It's time to let the race play out 


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#3 Tim Wilkins

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:18 PM

 The current schedule works best for me because I attend church.


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Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:26 PM

Create a few proposed schedules and let the racers vote on them
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#5 Tim Wood

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 09:04 AM

Lets  consider a compromise, as bbr said, change times to what ever 1 - 3 pm   to start race or races. Some of us have a little farther to drive home. Lets vote. Come on Jason reconsider, We enjoy your help and input. As far as a A & B class for these $100.00 cars. I think its great to have advance racers racing with the still learning racers. How else are will you learn anything. Save your skills for the big races and Fast wing open cars. Hell most the people showing up now enjoy the wing racing and that's all they do and want to have some fun.  Let the race play out and everyone has to marshal. Comments on learn how to drive that's what everyone is trying to do and I personally appreciate all the help by the experienced racers and all of Forrest's Efforts to make this a fun time. Thanks for listening.

 

 

 

 

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 01:17 PM

Sunday is Church and Lunch with the Wife that only change's if its a major race or Traveling playing toy cars does not trump that   and I still think we should be able to start at 4 be done by 6:30 and run 2 race's if done right

 

 

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 07:26 PM

Even though I am going to be out of state till possibly October and not racing till then, I'd still like to make the suggestion that maybe move the wing races to the 1st Saturday of the month instead of the first Sunday. Follow along the lines of the Retro race schedule meaning start at aprox 10:00 am with maybe a quick lunch break somewhere between the races, depending on the number of entries.
This would allow the guys who work or have commitments on Sunday morning, to have a chance to still enter the monthly wing race and also might benefit racers who may have a long drive home by finishing the races much earlier in the day. A Saturday may also give the Grp F wing cars higher visibility and maybe attract some additional new racers.........Just a thought.
 
 
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Posted 16 April 2018 - 11:08 PM

Gona MS U Keith. Hopefully you get bored  and come race with us sooner. Always a pleasure to see you.

 

 

 

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Posted 17 April 2018 - 02:05 AM

I like a 1:30pm start time for RH , and a 3:30pm for FK.
Separate FK racers by how many laps you can run on black lane.

Just another idea to throw against the wall
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Posted 21 April 2018 - 10:49 PM

Would love to qualify on black.
Seperating into an A and B main is a good idea.racers that are learning or not quite to par with the A main can marshall and pick up tricks that the A main guys have and see how we get the job done. A main can marshall and watch the B main and help or guide them in the right direction. I as a racer dont mind either way so long as all racers talk and allow the faster guys thru. Id perfer this be a vote at the next race that way we can solve all issues at one time.

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Posted 22 April 2018 - 09:34 PM

Eric,

 

Qualifying on black is good.  Better than full punch on blue.  I was discussing with another Wing Car Racer the possibility of also running "laps and sections".  At least it takes some skill to drive black. Qualifying on blue and just punching it will determine who’s car is the fastest but doesn’t mean that driver belongs in the A main.  Downside it adds at least 30 minutes to the day's event.


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Posted 23 April 2018 - 05:30 PM

If we qualify on Black it's total Laps in 1 Min. not fast time and only Qualify if there's over 11 racers 

 

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Posted Yesterday, 06:28 AM

Red makes more sense but I'm just happy you guys are doing Laps n sections.

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Posted Yesterday, 08:22 AM

Just curious.

Why would you think you could offer that opinion / advice without ever being on their track?
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Posted Yesterday, 09:21 AM

David 

 

On our Kind Red is a Much easier lane to Drive racers have a hard time with the lead on with black it can be a bear but fast if you do it right red is 2 blips Black lane is 70% of the Track call's in a race

 

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