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Old 10-01-2007, 02:09 PM   #1381
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Now would you check out that Ninja Graffix beauty of a shell! http://www.ninjagraffix.co.uk
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Old 10-01-2007, 04:03 PM   #1383
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I was watching the Chris' TQ run online and his driving is impressive like always.
Yes he drove well, unfortunately he had a tire problem in the main but it was a great race. Congrads to Teemu. Good week over-all, hope he does as well in Argentina at eight Worlds. I think he leaves tomorrow.
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Old 10-01-2007, 04:34 PM   #1384
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Now would you check out that Ninja Graffix beauty of a shell! http://www.ninjagraffix.co.uk
I like how their initals are in the grill. Thats pretty trick. Also, I sent you an email about a pit board. Thanks
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Old 10-01-2007, 05:03 PM   #1385
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winning mi3 car !
You could also say it robbed Mathias Larson of a win.

Great race. Scotty and the crew put on a great show. BTW sunday night, Scotty had no voice.
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Old 10-01-2007, 05:12 PM   #1386
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Old 10-01-2007, 05:18 PM   #1387
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You could also say it robbed Mathias Larson of a win.
While that is true, don't take away the fact that his win was in another class. Not yielding to the leader on the last lap was in the 19T class. Stock win was deserved.
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Old 10-01-2007, 05:50 PM   #1388
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Which Parma bodies were in use at the IIC? Was there one that was most often chosen by the A-mainers?
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:01 PM   #1389
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Scotty, Boomer, and the entire crew. You guys have run a great race 3 years in a row, and always seem to up the bar year after year. I cant wait to come back next year for the best run race out there.
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:15 PM   #1390
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Heh everyone. Got back last night and have to say it was a very fun event. Thought I'd share some interesting news from Sin City.
-Event was efficient and on schedule. Heats throughout the event were within a minute of their scheduled starting time.
-Traction was great, and was fairly consistent throughout for both foam and rubber.
-Work, Vegas, Blackjack tables, all combine for days of no sleep.
-Jaco Greens were the handout tire for rubber and were great for traction and held consistency even on reruns. In fact the standard procedure was to break them in during practice or on a scuffer, then keep running them over and over.
-Tosolini decided to stick with a good thing and run his ol’ ROAR Nats set-up from the last 3 years and not change it drastically. He ran standard Parma tires trued down to about 55mm. His power was 6-cell, brushed 7 single Team Brood checkpoint based motor, lightweight Parma Alpha with braces in back to help keep from tucking. He started off by TQ’ing by over 2 seconds with a car that started dumping 3 laps before the end in one of the first qualifiers. He commented that his car was awesome, but was a little off and not quite the same for the main. He still finished second.
-Teemu was very fast and on a mission. His car was awesome with the new ’08 prototype. Only a few of the XRay guys had the new car and it looks to be another winner. He was strapped in the main and deserved the win. Good job.
-Hara was hunting down Lemieux for the mod rubber win in the main, but tucked and spun him on an attempted pass, so decided to wait till he was fixed, but in doing so had to let Reinhard get passed too; an unfortunate accident, but showed good sportsmanship. He gave back the spot and in doing so gave away the win. Sometimes sportsmanship is worth more than a win.
-Derek Buono owes me $40. Just because he didn’t make our 1/12th main, doesn’t mean the bet was off. Pay up Derek, ha ha.
-A wide variety of stuff was used for the mod guys, with examples of 6-cell brushed and 5-cell brushless, both tried and used. I didn’t do the most stringent observations of this stat, but I’d say both of these showed up pretty equally in the mod touring car classes with a bit more 6 cell brushed in foam, and 5-cell brushless in rubber.
-I shot a bunch of photos of the event you guys will be able to see them shortly. Unfortunately for the viewers of the action, most of the photographers at the event chose to stick by the rule of pointing their flashes away from the driver’s stand, so there weren’t a ton of different angles; still have some good ones though and I’ll try to get some up for viewing shortly.
-Speed Merchant had their new car at the event and it looks awesome; a unique design that is proving itself.
-Andy Moore won 1/12th scale mod with Hot Bodies 1/12th scale, and second place was also a Hot Bodies.
-Dumping is still a major issue in mod. I saw numerous drivers dump, especially in 1/12th. The machines are stupid fast and with brushless the new standard for the pan cars, they keep getting faster.
-Jon Orr is unofficially retired, choosing to skip this year’s event.
-Serpent had a prototype 1/12th scale at the event based on a t-plate layout. Interesting.
-Alcohol flows like water in Vegas; better have a good liver.
-Seen in the audience was a number of Offroaders, including Saxton and Cavalieri.
-Kindwald ran a TC5 with brushless in mod foam. Great to see the “Dirt” racing at a premiere level again.
-Hara had better hair than Jay Filipow!
-Kyle Skidmore had some bad luck in his mod touring car and ended up in the bottom main. With only 3 drivers in that main, it was only a few minutes before the other two broke leaving Skidmore out by himself. With chants from the crowd, he proceeded to put his radio behind his back and drive that way. If you didn't see him do it on the driver's stand you would have never known.
-Walter Henderson had a similar situation in 1/12th scale. When he was left out by himself after some breaks by others, he chose to turn his car around and run the track in the opposite direction, changing the straight in to a very tight turn at the end; not easy in 1/12th scale where your brakes are fairly useless.
-more soon…
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:18 PM   #1391
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hopefully someone can post a listing of the cars used by the top 10 in each division. In the mod classes it would also be great to know who ran brushless and who used brushed motors.

and a question.....in looking down the posted main results, one is left to wonder why so many drivers didn't show for their mains. Is that because guys signed up for too many classes and they couldn't handle the logistics of being ready for all their mains? (minimally forgiveable but perhaps an indicator that the main day racing schedule could perhaps be more accomodating to those running multiple classes), or is that because of drivers being dissatisfied with their qualifying performance and therefore disinterested in running their main (not a very classy thing to do). Good sportsmanship is always important but it's even more so when one is disappointed with one's result. Hopefully not showing up for the mains is not becomming a trend, because it would not speak well for the state of our sport if it becomes commonplace to diss the other compeditors and the event organizers by skipping out on one's main.
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:37 PM   #1392
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While that is true, don't take away the fact that his win was in another class. Not yielding to the leader on the last lap was in the 19T class. Stock win was deserved.

I did say also, his stock run was excellent just thought the 19t run wasnt. You had a solid run going btw in the last run I think until you ran into a similar problem.
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Hara was hunting down Lemieux for the mod rubber win in the main, but tucked and spun him on an attempted pass, so decided to wait till he was fixed, but in doing so had to let Reinhard get passed too; an unfortunate accident, but showed good sportsmanship. He gave back the spot and in doing so gave away the win. Sometimes sportsmanship is worth more than a win

Well said, Too bad not all the top drivers have that kind of heart.
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Old 10-01-2007, 09:49 PM   #1394
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Scotty and Boomer. Thanks for putting on such a great event. My son Alex and I had a great time at his first big event.

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Consistently my best experience of the racing season. IIC in 08...Should be a 30 minute sellout. Thanks Scotty, Boomer and crew.
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