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Old 07-19-2014, 03:55 PM   #226
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Just wanted to remind you guys to starting getting your concourse bodies ready. The trophy for the overall winner is right at 4ft tall, so it will be worth fighting for.

And just like in past years, I am offering a 20% discount on paint work for any body that is ordered for the Southern Nats. PM me to get yours ordered.
What all does the concourse entail? I'm new to bigger events and have never done one before. Just want to make sure i'm fully prepared.
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Old 07-19-2014, 05:29 PM   #227
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I will be at Thunder RC tomorrow for anyone wanting to signup and pay for this event.

Remember its $45 for 1st class and $15 for additional classes, Jr VTA is Free and if VTA is your 1st class, 2nd class is FREE
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Old 07-19-2014, 06:04 PM   #228
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I think the UF1 rules are quite good.

http://uf1rc.com/rules-and-regulations/
The UF1 rules are a great guideline. They use a spec tire and will be easy to tech. If we run F1 we should stick to these rules because most places are already using them.
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Old 07-19-2014, 07:22 PM   #229
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F1 is cool but I hope yall dont do the 15min mains
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What all does the concourse entail? I'm new to bigger events and have never done one before. Just want to make sure i'm fully prepared.
Concourse is where all the racers line up against the wall on the straightaway and the race organizer picks the 1 racer a 20% off bodypainting session by Michael Jones that gets video'd and posted on youtube. Kind of like the SI swimsuit issue but way not as hot. That always leads to the Sydor Slam shortly thereafter.
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Okay guys F1 is coming up a little short. I believe the count is under 10?...

We will give it a few more days
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Old 07-19-2014, 08:47 PM   #232
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The UF1 rules are a great guideline. They use a spec tire and will be easy to tech. If we run F1 we should stick to these rules because most places are already using them.
According to that link there is no spec tire. I think a spec tire would be pointless for this event.
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Concourse is where all the racers line up against the wall on the straightaway and the race organizer picks the 1 racer a 20% off bodypainting session by Michael Jones that gets video'd and posted on youtube. Kind of like the SI swimsuit issue but way not as hot. That always leads to the Sydor Slam shortly thereafter.
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How many F1 's do we need?
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According to that link there is no spec tire. I think a spec tire would be pointless for this event.
I think UF1 Midwest has opted for the Tamiya branded Pit Shimizu tire or the Pits version. The numbers are 1031 and 1032 for the Tamiya branded.

Rob King would be better to ask which is the best for carpet.
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Old 07-20-2014, 08:00 AM   #236
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As for the f1 class ... i might just have one by sept not sure tho .
Batman : just add F1 to rc signups so you can keep count. If you dont have a full heat sign up 9+ then dont run them if so then great
i would rather run F1 than 1/12 just cause of tires so i hope it catches on in nash at some point and this might be the way...
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I think UF1 Midwest has opted for the Tamiya branded Pit Shimizu tire or the Pits version. The numbers are 1031 and 1032 for the Tamiya branded.

Rob King would be better to ask which is the best for carpet.
Eric is correct. The new rules are being written now but I think the spec tire will be the TCS Pits. Also, 2 more guys from Carbondale intend to do F-1 as well as well as VTA. They intend to sign up this weekend for VTA and F1 if available. Spoke with Will and Mike H at the dirt track yesterday. Andy Wallace
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Why would someone who won concourse need a gift certificate to have a body painted ? What if they painted the body theirself and it won? So being that its sponsored by rockstar and their is 20 percent discount does this mean a rockstar body will win? Just wondering......
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Why would someone who won concourse need a gift certificate to have a body painted ? What if they painted the body theirself and it won? So being that its sponsored by rockstar and their is 20 percent discount does this mean a rockstar body will win? Just wondering......
rockstar is just sponsoring the concourse, there's no telling if one of his bodies will win.

if you paint it yourself, which a lot do, then cool. most 'professional' painters are just guts that figured they can make a few bucks on the side painting bodies.

the 20% off certificate is rockstar's giftto the winner. most big race bodies take a beating and need to be replaced, so why not offer a deall off a new paint job
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10+ to justify it please....

even if we don't add it...bring them anyway and maybe you can draw attention to the class and help it grow...
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