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Posted 08 September 2020 - 09:39 AM

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2020-2021 INDIANA HOPRA RACING SCHEDULE

 

All races (except the Gobbler Endurance Challenge) will feature HOPRA Super Stock and INDIANA Brass Jet. Both classes' race format will be one-minute qualifying heats, four-minute mains. You can win from any main. 

Entry Fee: $7.00 Includes both races plus food/soft drinks ($5 to host, $2 to IN HOPRA for Nats contribution)

 

Everyone is welcome, just remember that masks (covering your nose and mouth at all times) is mandatory. Hand sanitizer will be available, but it is advised that you bring your own (and use it often). It should go without saying... if you don't feel good the morning of the race, please stay home for the good of everyone involved. 

 

Race #1

Saturday, September 12th

COBRA RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QVNZ4LNWu6p

Track Opens @ 10 am – IN Brass Jet/SS practice from 10-12; SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #2

Saturday, October 24th

RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

COBRA RACEWAY- INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QVNZ4LNWu6p

Track Opens @ 10 am – IN Brass Jet/SS practice from 10-12; SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #3

Saturday, November 21st – Annual Gobbler 4-Hour Endurance Challenge

LUCKY DRAGON (Brystal 4-lane) – Curt Thompson/Greenwood Automotive

Location: 1729 US 31 South, Greenwood, IN 46143

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/pLWrRA4XeQq

Track Opens: 8 am, Team Selection @ 10 am, Racing @ 12 pm

 

Race #4

Saturday, December 12th

LITTLE RASCALS RACEWAY - (Wizzard 4-lane) – Phil Walleck

Location: 554 S. State Road 59, Linton, IN 47441

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/rf5qAwaYFRtF6Up89

Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #5

Saturday, January 16th

LUCKY DRAGON (Brystal 4-lane) – Curt Thompson/Greenwood Automotive

Location: 1729 US 31 South, Greenwood, IN 46143

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/pLWrRA4XeQq

Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #6

Saturday, February 20th - Annual Combo Event w/Midwest HO Series

COBRA RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- Midwest Gravity Class/INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QVNZ4LNWu6p

Track Opens @ 9 am

Practice for Gravity and SS classes until 11:45 am

Noon- Gravity racing

SS & Brass Jet 1- hour practice begins immediately after Gravity Class race

S.S. racing @ 3:30 pm

IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

Entry fee will be the $15.00 for the day for all three classes. If you are racing SS and IN Brass Jet only, then you will pay the normal $7.00 entry fee.

 

Race #7

Saturday, March 20th

COBRA RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QVNZ4LNWu6p

Track Opens @ 10 am – IN Brass Jet/SS practice from 10-12; SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #8
Saturday, April 17th

JORDAN RACEWAY (M.A.R. 4-lane) – Merrell Todd
Location: 790 Nast Chapel Lane, Martinsville, IN
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/hkK74iYWmX22

Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #9

Saturday, May 8th

LITTLE RASCALS RACEWAY - (Wizzard 4-lane) – Phil Walleck

Location: 554 S. State Road 59, Linton, IN 47441

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/rf5qAwaYFRtF6Up89

Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race


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Posted 08 September 2020 - 09:50 AM

The first race of the season is this Saturday! 
 
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Saturday, September 12

 
COBRA RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QVNZ4LNWu6p
Track Opens @ 10 am – IN Brass Jet/SS practice from 10-12; SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race
 
Everyone is welcome, just remember that masks (covering your nose and mouth at all times) is mandatory. Hand sanitizer will be available, but it is advised that you bring your own (and use it often). It should go without saying... if you don't feel good the morning of the race, please stay home for the good of everyone involved. 


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Posted 13 September 2020 - 11:22 AM

Race #1 Results

 

We had 10 racers converge on Tmac's spacious slot racing complex yesterday with everyone attired in their now standard COVID masks. The 2-hour practice session for both classes, SS on the Cobra and IN Brass Jet on the Riverside, was full of fast times, frantic thrashing and more than a few 'glad to be back racing' remarks.

 

After enjoying a delicious lunch featuring spaghetti and garlic bread quickly whipped up by Tmac's lovely wife and daughter, the racing action got underway. When the power turned off for the last time, the results were as follows:

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Thanks to all the racers who joined the fun! We're already looking forward to the next event:

 

Race #2

Saturday, October 24th

RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

COBRA RACEWAY- INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QVNZ4LNWu6p

Track Opens @ 10 am – IN Brass Jet/SS practice from 10-12; SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race


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Posted 13 October 2020 - 03:50 PM

Coming up in less than 2 weeks!
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Race #2
Saturday, October 24th
RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
COBRA RACEWAY- INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN
Track Opens @ 10 am – IN Brass Jet/SS practice from 10-12; SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race 
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Everyone is welcome, just remember that masks (covering your nose and mouth at all times) is mandatory. Hand sanitizer will be available, but it is advised that you bring your own (and use it often). It should go without saying... if you don't feel good the morning of the race, please stay home for the good of everyone involved. 
Entry Fee: $7.00 Includes both races plus food/soft drinks ($5 to host, $2 to IN HOPRA for Nats contribution)

 


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Posted 29 October 2020 - 01:08 PM

It was a slim, but hearty group of racers for the second race of the season, held at Tmac's spacious slot racing complex. For this event, SS was held on the fast and furious Riverside road course bullring and IN Brass Jets (IBJ) raced on the bigger Cobra road course (due to time constraints, only Mains were raced for IBJ). Here are the results:

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Next up...

 

Race #3

Saturday, November 21st – Annual Gobbler 4-Hour Endurance Challenge

LUCKY DRAGON (Brystal 4-lane) – Curt Thompson/Greenwood Automotive

Location: 1729 US 31 South, Greenwood, IN 46143

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/pLWrRA4XeQq

Track Opens: 8 am, Team Selection @ 10 am, Racing @ 12 pm

 

Watch for details coming soon!


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Posted 29 October 2020 - 04:08 PM

Dave, if you ever get a chance, can you take some pictures of the chassis?  Would love to see what's running under these cool bodies!

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Posted 07 November 2020 - 09:08 AM

Mike D,

Will try to snap some pics of the chassis at the next race. The chassis are typically a mix of BSRT G3R or RS, Viper V1 and Wizzard Fusion in Super Stock. For the IN Brass Jet class it has been split between BSRT and Viper chassis, but the Wizzard Fusion chassis will be in the mix too. 


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Posted 07 November 2020 - 09:24 AM

NOW OPEN!

 

The Indiana HOPRA Gear Shop

The only place to for official Indiana HOPRA apparel

 

T-shirts * sweatshirts * hats * much more

 

Everything is at cost to keep the prices as low as possible

 

Here's the link:  https://shop.spreads.../indiana-hopra/

 

 


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Posted 15 November 2020 - 11:24 AM

Less than a week away!

 

Race #3

Saturday, November 21st – Annual Gobbler 4-Hour Endurance Challenge

LUCKY DRAGON (Brystal 4-lane) – Curt Thompson/Greenwood Automotive

Location: 1729 US 31 South, Greenwood, IN 46143

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/pLWrRA4XeQq

Track Opens: 8 am, Team Selection @ 10 am, Racing @ 12 pm

 

See attached for full details: 

Attached File  2020 Gobbler Endurance Challenge info sheet.pdf   107.64KB   18 downloads

 


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Posted 23 November 2020 - 08:44 AM

Well, we pulled another one off! Yes, even in the face of all the crap 2020 has brought us, it could not stop the 19th annual Gobbler Endurance Challenge! Kudos to all who made it to Greenwood Automotive for the 4-hour race. Looking at the final lap totals, it was an extremely fast and very close race. Team RFC took the top spot on the podium. Team Holden McGroin ended up on the second step of the podium due to penalties costing them 20 laps. Teams Pink Panther and Menace finished third and fourth respectively. 

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Next up...

 

Race #4
Saturday, December 12th
LITTLE RASCALS RACEWAY - (Wizzard 4-lane) – Phil Walleck
Location: 554 S. State Road 59, Linton, IN 47441
Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race
 
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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!
 
Stay safe, stay healthy, RACE ON!

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Posted 28 November 2020 - 11:23 AM

Here's hoping you had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends. Maybe did a bit of Black Friday shopping too? Or perhaps dug out the Christmas decorations? Well, just a reminder, the really fun stuff is coming up just 2 weeks from today... yes, we're back racing again!!! This time it's at Fast Phil's.  

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Race #4

Saturday, December 12th
LITTLE RASCALS RACEWAY - (Wizzard 4-lane) – Phil Walleck
Location: 554 S. State Road 59, Linton, IN 47441
Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race
 
Hope to see you there! Everybody is welcome. 
 
Stay safe, stay healthy and stay in the slot!

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Posted 06 December 2020 - 03:59 PM

Due to the current COVID situation and for the health and safety of everyone, next Saturday's race has been postponed. We currently have a couple regular racers with COVID (both are doing OK) and another in quarantine, so postponing the race is absolutely the right thing to do at this time. Stay safe and stay healthy and we'll look forward to racing again in the new year! 

 

Happy Holidays! 


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Posted 02 January 2021 - 10:21 AM

Wishing you all and very happy, safe, healthy and racy 2021! 
 

With any luck, we'll be back racing 2 weeks from today...

 

Saturday, January 16th

LUCKY DRAGON (Brystal 4-lane) – Curt Thompson/Greenwood Automotive

Location: 1729 US 31 South, Greenwood, IN 46143

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/pLWrRA4XeQq

Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

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Stay tuned!

 

Also, big New Year's Sale at the IN HOPRA Gear Shop

Save 21% on everything for 3 days only - today thru Monday 1/2 - 1/4

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Posted 09 January 2021 - 10:04 AM

Barring any unforeseen issues, we are racing next Saturday!
 
Saturday, January 16th
LUCKY DRAGON (Brystal 4-lane) – Curt Thompson/Greenwood Automotive
Location: 1729 US 31 South, Greenwood, IN 46143
Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race
 
Everyone is welcome, just remember that masks (covering your nose and mouth at all times) are mandatory. Hand sanitizer will be available, but it is advised that you bring your own (and use it often). It should go without saying... if you don't feel good the morning of the race, please stay home for the good of everyone involved. 
 
Also: the December race has been rescheduled, below is the updated schedule of remaining races:
 
Saturday, December 12th

Rescheduled: Saturday, February 6th

LITTLE RASCALS RACEWAY - (Wizzard 4-lane) – Phil Walleck

Location: 554 S. State Road 59, Linton, IN 47441

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/rf5qAwaYFRtF6Up89

Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #6

Saturday, February 20th - Annual Combo Event w/Midwest HO Series

COBRA RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- Midwest Gravity Class/INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QVNZ4LNWu6p

Track Opens @ 9 am

Practice for Gravity and SS classes until 11:45 am

Noon- Gravity racing

SS & Brass Jet 1- hour practice begins immediately after Gravity Class race

S.S. racing @ 3:30 pm

IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

Entry fee will be the $15.00 for the day for all three classes. If you are racing SS and IN Brass Jet only, then you will pay the normal $7.00 entry fee.

 

Race #7

Saturday, March 20th

COBRA RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams

Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QVNZ4LNWu6p

Track Opens @ 10 am – IN Brass Jet/SS practice from 10-12; SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #8
Saturday, April 17th

JORDAN RACEWAY (M.A.R. 4-lane) – Merrell Todd
Location: 790 Nast Chapel Lane, Martinsville, IN
Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/hkK74iYWmX22

Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

 

Race #9

Saturday, May 8th

LITTLE RASCALS RACEWAY - (Wizzard 4-lane) – Phil Walleck

Location: 554 S. State Road 59, Linton, IN 47441

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/rf5qAwaYFRtF6Up89

Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race


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Posted 17 January 2021 - 10:49 AM

Big thanks to everyone who came out for some racing yesterday. Curt had the Lucky Dragon ready and racy when the doors opened at 10 AM and the racers began to file in. As some regulars were off in OH at other races, others had other commitments, not to mention COVID concerns, we weren't sure what the turnout would be for the racing.
 
We were pleasantly surprised to welcome 11 racers, including a brand new racer, Patrick, who had seen the race reports here on Sloblog and came to check it out. He arrived after IN Brass Jet practice had ended. With SS practice starting, Tmac fixed Patrick up with a car and controller and he hit the track for some practice, along with everyone else. Many racers finished up practice to leave enough time to grab a steaming bowl of homemade vegetable soup provided by Curt. Everyone practiced good health safety, using hand sanitizer frequently and keeping their masks on - except when eating, of course - throughout the day. 
 
Racing got underway just after noon with SS, When the 1-minute heats were completed, first and second were separated by just a few sections. The SS mains promised some close, fast racing. Dwayne took the well-deserved win, followed by Dave, Charlie and Gary. See the full results below.
 
IN Brass Jet was up after the conclusion of SS. Our new racer, Patrick, as well as veteran racer Chuck, had to leave, but that still left 9 racers to duke it out for a podium spot. It was a close finish between Fred and Dave racing fender-to-fender for the entire race. See all the results below. 
 
Before everyone left, everyone got their choice of some great looking HOST racing bodies, thanks to the generosity of Bob Dame. Next race, we'll have a free raffle for one of Bob's advanced hot stock arms! THANKS BOB!
 
Huge thanks to everyone who turned out for the racing action and laughs. Special thanks to Curt for hosting. 
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Next race is at Fast Phil's Little Rascals Raceway (Race 4, postponed from December)
 
Saturday, February 6th
LITTLE RASCALS RACEWAY - (Wizzard 4-lane) – Phil Walleck
Location: 554 S. State Road 59, Linton, IN 47441
Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race
 
 Hope to see you there! Until then, stay safe, stay healthy, stay racy!

 


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Posted 18 January 2021 - 05:22 AM

Looks like some close racing! Nice report.


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Posted 18 January 2021 - 01:54 PM

Excellent race report. I really like the photo stage for the pictures.


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Posted 23 January 2021 - 09:28 AM

Just 2 weeks from today! At Fast Phil's Little Rascals Raceway (this is race 4, which was postponed in December) This will be the track used for Pro SS at this year's HOPRA National Championships!

Due to COVID concerns, this event is restricted to 16 racers. To reserve your spot, comment on this post or email me: howoodrace@aol.com 

 
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Saturday, February 6th
LITTLE RASCALS RACEWAY - (Wizzard 4-lane) – Phil Walleck
Location: 554 S. State Road 59, Linton, IN 47441
Track Opens @ 10 am, Practice IN Brass Jet 10-11, Practice SS 11-12, SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

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Posted 07 February 2021 - 12:08 PM

We kicked off Super Bowl weekend with a super race at Fast Phil Walleck's Little Rascals Raceway, a big and twisting 4-lane Wizz Track. Since this will be the official Pro Super Stock and Pro Spec Racer track at this year's HOPRA Nationals, this re-scheduled event drew racers not only from around Indiana, but also from Ohio, Kentucky and Missouri. Phil's track is not for the faint of heart, it's a tricky beast that tests driver's patience and skills. The one-hour practice sessions for both classes were fast and furious with only a few drivers left feeling comfortable with their setups and times.

 

Racing kicked off with Super Stock and it quickly became clear the big man from MO was the one to beat. Rick May lead the way, but our host Fast Phil, along with Ohio's Dave Craddock and Ryan Peoples kept him honest. It was pretty much the same thing for the IN Brass Jet racing, except Fast Phil sat it out to attend to hosting duties. At the end of the day, it was a sweep for Rich. Congratulations Big Dawg!

 

Huge thanks to Phil, his beautiful wife and family for hosting. Phil's wife served up a great lunch featuring hot wings, ribs and wonderful Super Bowl cheese dip... not to mention a big selection of donuts, soft drinks and more. Big, big thanks to all the racers to turned out for this event too!

 

Here are the results:

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2020-2021 IN HOPRA 2-6-21 IBJ HEATS.jpg

 

Our next IN HOPRA Series Race is less than two weeks away! It's our annual Combo Event @ Tony McWilliams' Racing Complex:
Race #6
Saturday, February 20th - Annual Combo Event w/Midwest HO Series
COBRA RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- Midwest Gravity Class/INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN
Track Opens @ 9 am
Practice for Gravity and SS classes until 11:45 am
Noon- Gravity Racing Starts.
SS & Brass Jet 1- hour practice begins immediately after Gravity Class Conclusion
S.S. Racing @ 3:30 pm (approximately)
Brass Jet Racing immediately after SS Conclusion
Entry fee will be the $15.00 for the day for all three classes. If you are an Indiana HOPRA racer only, you will pay the normal $7.00 for SS and IN Brass Jet.
 
We need to get a head count in order to have enough 'socially distanced' pit space for everyone. To reserve your spot, please respond to this post ASAP. Masks (covering both nose and mouth) are required, no exceptions. Bring your own sanitizer too. 
 
Hope to see everyone there! 
 
Stay safe, stay healthy and race on! 
 

 


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Posted 13 February 2021 - 09:16 AM

Just 1 week from today...
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Race #6
Saturday, February 20th - Annual Combo Event w/Midwest HO Series
COBRA RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- Midwest Gravity Class/INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN
Track Opens @ 9 am
Practice for Gravity and SS classes until 11:45 am
Noon- Gravity Racing Starts.
SS & Brass Jet 1- hour practice begins immediately after Gravity Class Conclusion
S.S. Racing @ 3:30 pm (approximately)
Brass Jet Racing immediately after SS Conclusion
Entry fee will be the $15.00 for the day for all three classes. If you are an Indiana HOPRA racer only, you will pay the normal $7.00 for SS and IN Brass Jet.
 
We need to get a head count in order to have enough 'socially distanced' pit space for everyone. To reserve your spot, please respond to this post ASAP.
 
Masks (covering both nose and mouth) are required, no exceptions. Bring your own sanitizer too. 
 
 
Stay safe, stay healthy and race on! 

 


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Posted 21 February 2021 - 05:55 PM

Race 6 Results...

 

It seems when it's cold and there's snow on the ground, it draws the largest amount of serious slot racers to our annual combo event with the Midwest Series group. Equipped with masks, sanitizer and tons of serious HO racing equipment, 23 racers from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Missouri made the trek to Tony McWilliams' spacious racing complex. The racing was fast and furious in all 3 classes. Huge thanks to all the racers who turned out for a very full day/night of seriously fun HO slot racing... especially those who traveled far and wide. Everyone was masked up all the time during the event. 
 
Special thanks to the Tony and his family for hosting and providing some very tasty food to keep us all going during this epic event. Also, thanks to Rick DeRosa for bringing along some of his wife's uber delicious cookies. 
 
2020-2021 IN HOPRA-Midwest Series - Gravity Mains.jpg
Race 6 Gravity Podium-main.jpg
Race 6 Gravity Podium-chassis.jpg
2020-2021 IN HOPRA-Midwest Series - Gravity Heats.jpg
 
2020-2021 IN HOPRA Series - SS Mains.jpg
Race 6 SS Podium-main.jpg
Race 6 SS Podium-chassis.jpg
2020-2021 IN HOPRA Series - SS Heats.jpg
 
2020-2021 IN HOPRA Series - IBJ Mains.jpg
2020-2021 IN HOPRA Series - IBJ Heats.jpg
 
To be continued...
 
 
 

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Posted 21 February 2021 - 06:01 PM

It seems the limit was reached with all the results and podium pictures in the first Race 6 results posts, which somehow seems appropriate for this big event. Here's the podium pics for IN Brass Jet. Again, huge thanks to all the racers who turned out for all the racing action, fun and laughs. 

 

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Race 6 IBJ Podium-chassis.jpg

 

 Can't wait for the next race coming up in March. Stay tuned!


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Posted 01 March 2021 - 06:28 PM

Congratulations to all winners! 

Congratulations Jim Keen winning Gravity with a LANDSHARK..

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Posted 06 March 2021 - 08:23 AM

Two weeks from today we return to Tmac's emporium of speed for Race #7. We'll be racing SS on the Riverside bullring and IN Brass Jets on the Cobra. Here's the full details and directions (for any of those who haven't make the trek to this HO racing mecca in Middletown.
 
Saturday, March 20th
RIVERSIDE RACEWAY- HOPRA Super Stock (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
COBRA RACEWAY- INDIANA Brass Jet (Brystal 4-lane) – Tony McWilliams
Location: 9728 North County Road 700 West, Middletown, IN
Track Opens @ 10 am – IN Brass Jet/SS practice from 10-12; SS racing at 12:30; IN Brass Jet racing immediately after SS race

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Everyone is welcome, just remember that masks (covering your nose and mouth at all times) are mandatory. Hand sanitizer will be available, but it is advised that you bring your own (and use it often). It should go without saying... if you don't feel good the morning of the race, please stay home for the good of everyone involved.

 

Have you got your IN HOPRA swag yet? Visit the IN HOPRA Gear Shop  today or tomorrow and save 15% off everything!
 
Good luck and safe travels to all those heading to Lucky Bob's next weekend for the 9th annual Midwest Championships!
 
Stay safe, stay healthy, race on!

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