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Racing Discussion / Re: Tragic Loss Hits The Racing Community
« on: October 21, 2009, 01:02:14 PM »
Losing a child has to be the most painfull thing that can happen to a family, my deepest sympathy to Joe and his family.

Racing Discussion / Re: AIS controversy - tech question
« on: October 02, 2009, 01:00:02 PM »
That frame rule is pretty clear,

"Ground clearance measurement is measured from the lowest point of measured part "

I could see where a DQ could be a legit call....

Not a popular call but the way that rule is written, I think someone could use that rule for a protest, jmho

Racing Discussion / Re: Need gears
« on: September 28, 2009, 06:01:08 PM »
3.55 gears only come in 8.2 ring gear size not 8.5, the closest you can get is 3.42 in 8.5

Racing Discussion / " BULLDOZER " runs wild at Spencer Speedway !!!!
« on: September 05, 2009, 02:10:50 PM »
OK ok , I got it all figured out now  8), startin on the front row just a few 6 points away from havin the Track Championship in my grasp and I'm gonna use all my brains to win this thing  :P, hey look that third place kid is next to me , what the he11 is his name ?? ok ok I know now it's Cherrio's all I gotta due is win the heat and beat that Cherrio's kid and I'm within 6 points of the title with just the feature left and I'm really really really fast and pretty smart too  ;D , Ok now green flag and I'm really really fast , BUT WAIT that "kid" is still hangin in  there, DON'T he know who I am   ??? ??? well I'll fix that in the next couple of corners, just nudge him a bit and nobody will ever see anything....... Hey .. wait .. what in the hell ??? ... that "kid" just passed me and now he's in the lead  :o , oh no, please don't let me end my seasion like this  :-[ , ok ok  I got it now ,, were going into turn one and I'm gonna nudge him just a little, ACTUALY I'm gonna just hold it on the floor and never turn ,,, cause I'm the champ ( right ?? ) , ok ok here goes.... BANG oops I musta hit him too hard, after all I was only going 30 mph faster when I hit him... Now what in the hell......  are they black flaggin me for.. don't they know my foot slipped off the pedal and it was pushin and I hit oil after he stopped in front of me ..... what ???? what do you mean park it ?? what did I do ?? you all seen it , after all I'm the champ here and I gotta title to win... oops just lost my heat points cause I'm parked.... oh well I'll get him in the feature if he can return , he is wrecked pretty bad so I'm not sure he can make it but we will see. Dang... now I am really really really mad  >:( , had the title in my hand, and now my sister in law whips my azz and wins the track championship  :'( , hey wait a minute .....what do you mean I'm not in second place ?? oh yeah I forgot about wreckin in the feature, don't get too many points on the back of that wrecker  :'( , hey wait a minute I'm tied with that kid for second in points  ;D , now what ??? what do ya mean I'm in third cause he won the tie breaker in points by havin more wins  :o , plus the little bastrd passed me, now i'm really really pizzed, BUT I sure showed him, huh  :P ?? after all everyone knows who I am ...... god dang kid anyway's who in the he11 let him on the track....

Racing Discussion / Re: Knoxville TV ????????
« on: August 22, 2009, 05:35:08 PM »
WOW , that sucks , it is one of the richest races on Dirt and they can't finish the TV show :o, I bet if it was some dopey basketball game they would have stayed till the last dribble on the court no matter how many days it would take  ::).

Racing Discussion / Re: is spencer still racing
« on: August 22, 2009, 05:29:38 PM »
The correct call was made in the feature by the SST officials, the 8 car was checked on the track 3 times along with Gradle when they were stopped by the officials on the frontstretch, at the end of the race the 8 car was checked again and was declared OK, the car was not steaming or running hot so I don't know who or why the initial call was made, could have been a driver in the back of the pack that called his crew chief and alerted an official ?? All I know is if the 8 car goes into the pits for whatever reason his race is over and his night is ruined and for what ? when you are in contact with the leader and all guages are reading OK you keep on racing after all you are in second by lap 42 in a hundred lap race, I don't know who saw what or what they saw but apparently nothing was wrong. I think the officials in the end made a good call.

Racing Discussion / Re: is spencer still racing
« on: August 21, 2009, 12:13:36 PM »
Radar as of 12:11pm shows all clear to the west of Spencerport with the light rain moving very quickly to the east, no rain now in Henrietta.

The Tech Barn / Re: Gear ratios anybody?
« on: August 20, 2009, 10:21:36 PM »
I am pretty sure the Turbo 350 ratio is 2.52 in first gear and 1.52 in second gear, if I am off then the number is 2.48 in first gear and 1.48 in second gear but I am pretty sure it's the first set of numbers, now on the powerglide the 6cyl trans is 1.82 in low or first , the v8 transmission is 1.76 in low or first.

Racing Discussion / Re: LAP TRAFFIC
« on: August 17, 2009, 04:15:25 AM »
If you don't have a prayer in he11 of winning the race why not have some integrity and give the leaders the lanes they need, if you are racing for 15th does it really matter ??? Some day you may be leading a race and want the same courtesy.

Racing Discussion / Re: SST Modified
« on: August 12, 2009, 12:43:11 AM »
I think he used a 1980 program for the speed conversion in MPH , all of the drivers listed are current I think.

Racing Discussion / Re: admin...
« on: August 09, 2009, 05:39:11 PM »
I am on AOL dialup and having trouble with the right hand side also, it started out bad then it was fixed and now it's back to where the text is cut off on the right side again , can just see a little of the quote button, the old web site was perfect, tried adding firefox but it slows my computer down more because I am on AOL dial up.

Racing Discussion / Re: Chemung mid season rule changes
« on: August 09, 2009, 12:48:32 AM »
That just makes no sense at all, you can weld the monoball to the fragile tin BUT you can't weld to a rubber bushing and make it stay. Now more money has to spent and who cares ?
I'd probably buy the Urethane type even though they are two times the cost of the monoball  ::)

Racing Discussion / Re: who is racing at spencer
« on: August 08, 2009, 01:40:29 AM »
Garyt , it's actualy very simple... "BLACK FLAG the offender", I counted 4 major punts, 2 times on the same car once in heat and once in feature,  2 more cars crippled in the feature and 1 not repairable in the feature ( destroyed ) !! :o

Racing Discussion / Re: who is racing at spencer
« on: August 08, 2009, 12:38:48 AM »
Can you say BULLDOZER or perhaps PLOWTRUCK , I give the track corner workers credit , they made the correct calls.

Racing Discussion / Re: brain tyler wins usac race at owesgo
« on: August 07, 2009, 01:59:32 AM »
My first time to see a USAC Silver Crown race and all I can say is WOW, the guy that hit the wall in the Ford powered machine owe's his life to the foam blocks, throttle stuck going into turn one, he never would have survived without the blocks, the car was junk   :o

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