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Where does Rick Hohwart go next?

Old 06-21-2007, 03:23 PM
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Rick if you are gone what is going on with Joe P?
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Old 06-21-2007, 05:20 PM
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Joe P is already running his Orion powered Kyosho cars.
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Old 06-21-2007, 07:25 PM
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Wow, that is a shocker. Rick I would also like to thank you for all your help, and super fast responses.
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Old 06-21-2007, 07:58 PM
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Where does Rick Hohwart go next?
To the moon....

Seriously tho, good luck with your future plans. I hope you have nothing but success at LRP and continue your success at AE.
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Old 06-21-2007, 08:07 PM
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I didn't see this one coming. Good luck Rick.
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Old 06-21-2007, 09:22 PM
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Man I hate to hear things like this. I've been in RC for a long time (I started right after they invented dirt), and I'm not sure I like the way the industry is going. It used to be about PEOPLE -- people like Rick, like the Losi's, Mike Reedy, etc. Now it's all big business and the people who built the hobby get tossed out.

Best of luck to you Rick. The way this smells, I think Peak/Orion will NOT be getting any of my business in the future...
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Old 06-21-2007, 09:38 PM
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WOW! Rick founded Peak Performance long before Peak had anything to do with Orion. I had hoped this would not happen
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Old 06-21-2007, 11:10 PM
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Good luck Rick. Wherever you will go, I am sure you will do a fantastic job like you were doing !

See you at the races
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Old 06-21-2007, 11:16 PM
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Good luck Rick
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Old 06-22-2007, 12:17 AM
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more time on this?
http://rickhohwartracing.com/index.html
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Old 06-22-2007, 03:34 AM
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Hallo Rick,

its hard to read your words. For a businessman like you it must be strong to decide leaving the company you established more than 20 years ago.

I think, I know some facts, why you mad this decision and you can be sure, that we understand this.

We all hope to see you on some next races and we wish you all the best for your future.


See you my friend,

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Old 06-22-2007, 04:24 AM
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I've known Rick since the beginning of Peak Performance.I won and still have the replica of the motor he won his first 1/12th(DELTA) Nationals in Orlando 1986( on the carpet).I've been sponsored by him and over they years if I had any questions about his products I could give him a call. I don't like what happened .Good luck Rick and I'll give you a call at the new place-where ever that might be.
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Old 06-22-2007, 06:42 AM
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Good luck Rick. I know you will be a success no matter what you decide to do.

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Old 06-22-2007, 07:43 AM
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this sucks....big time... kinda hurts even...

good luck Rick!!!
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Old 06-22-2007, 08:05 AM
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Rick,

You have always been a class act.

It is people like you who have helped the hobby progress through thick and thin. I still have some great memories of me racing against you during the "gold tub Shumacher cat tire RC10 days"!

Sometimes change is good Good things happen to good people. You will land on your feet and be just fine.

Take care,

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