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Old 04-01-2004, 10:13 PM   #646
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Hey guys you did an awesome job of covering the racing this past weekend.

David, videos were awesome!

Shane, it was nice to have live chats with you guys while you were sitting in the pits.

The whole thing was unreal. It seems as though the coverage of each event is better than the previous one. Wonder how you are going to top this one?

Good job and keep up the great work!!

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Old 04-01-2004, 10:13 PM   #647
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I was reading through a "Big Jim" forum a little while ago and I came across this quote...

"Stock class on the National level is suppose to be for the rookies. Pros don't care about who's running stock. And neither does anybody else really"

Anyone agree with this? I sure dont.

When stock waz created I believe the intention was to create a class similar to IROC .

same power, car, ect.


years after, it change to the class we have now.


It sure was`nt created for beginner`s....


As far as who cares...

If you win a National level race in stock now-days .

You may , get a complete sponsorship , most likely however you will only get 50% sponsorship.

Compared that if you won a modifiled nat event, you not only get sponsored, you get a $bonus$, in the thousand$, from the factory...
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Old 04-01-2004, 10:18 PM   #648
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That's pretty true. Jay Neil won the ROAR stock nats a while back (before I got back into racing so I'm not sure what year.) and he only got a partial ride from Yokomo for it.
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Old 04-02-2004, 02:03 PM   #649
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Hey guys you did an awesome job of covering the racing this past weekend.

David, videos were awesome!

Shane, it was nice to have live chats with you guys while you were sitting in the pits.

The whole thing was unreal. It seems as though the coverage of each event is better than the previous one. Wonder how you are going to top this one?

Good job and keep up the great work!!

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Old 04-02-2004, 02:21 PM   #650
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Kraig, I've got all sorts of ideas on how to top it. Just you wait.

Photos still coming, been a hard week for me here.
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Old 04-02-2004, 06:17 PM   #651
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Thanks for the videos David, and an awesome sever! Got the mod A1 in 1.5 minutes
hey David I heard something about a video, let me know what you have I would like to get as many videos as I can of racing now and in the future. thanks and let me know what is around on this subject. Chris
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Old 04-02-2004, 07:08 PM   #652
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Chris here are some of the links to download.

Touring Mod A1: http://www.avidrc.com/downloads/vid...ouringModA1.zip
Touring Stock A1: http://www.avidrc.com/downloads/vid...ouringStkA1.zip
12th Mod A1: http://www.avidrc.com/downloads/vid...s_12thModA1.zip
12th Stock A1: http://www.avidrc.com/downloads/vid...s_12thStkA1.zip
12th Masters A1: http://www.avidrc.com/downloads/vid...thMastersA1.zip

There are more this was the first batch they are great!!
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Old 04-02-2004, 08:20 PM   #653
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Great vids!
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Old 04-02-2004, 09:25 PM   #654
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the stock A2 is missing but awesome videos !!!
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When stock waz created I believe the intention was to create a class similar to IROC .

same power, car, ect.


years after, it change to the class we have now.


It sure was`nt created for beginner`s....


As far as who cares...

If you win a National level race in stock now-days .

You may , get a complete sponsorship , most likely however you will only get 50% sponsorship.

Compared that if you won a modifiled nat event, you not only get sponsored, you get a $bonus$, in the thousand$, from the factory...
Actually, a kid ive raced with a few times at a local dirt oval, CRCs Jeff Dayger, finished 2nd at Cleveland in 1/12 stock and was offered a full ride from Novak....so much for you're theory
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Actually, a kid ive raced with a few times at a local dirt oval, CRCs Jeff Dayger, finished 2nd at Cleveland in 1/12 stock and was offered a full ride from Novak....so much for you're theory
Oooohhh, that gives me hope.
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I was reading through a "Big Jim" forum a little while ago and I came across this quote...

"Stock class on the National level is suppose to be for the rookies. Pros don't care about who's running stock. And neither does anybody else really"

Anyone agree with this? I sure dont.
That is pretty much "old school" thinking on Jim's part. It used to be that way more or less, especially in off road. Nowadays winning a major national event in stock will get you pretty far. I may be mistaken, but I believe everyone in the stock A main at the Nats was sponsored except Jeff Switzer, and even he has help on batteries and tires from O'tec. He may be able to shed a little light on that- he visits RcTech regularly as pimpedaccord. BTW- great job Jeff!! You showed 'em the underdog can make the show too!!!
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Just a note... Novak only gives full rides...

But stock is not for beginners it seems anymore, at almost every big race guys even in the B main seem to have deals of some sort.

IMO what is not nessisarily a good idea for some companies to start to have stock teams, like what Losi and Xray are doing. If you look at AE, they do not have a stock team at all, they will help out some drivers who run their cars, but its not like Xray, Losi, or how schumacher used to have a group of guys who just run stock with full factory backing. And then go advertise they won a stock class. All AE has to do is have some of their top guys run stock (barry, mike, etc) and it would just escalate from there, since only a handful of races each year are ROAR races, they would be able to run stock if the team wanted them to. And at least to me, I think stock should be more of a beginner class, like F3000 to F1.
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Personally I think stock motors need to go to the novice racers and bring on the 19 turns as the "stock" spec class for experianced drivers. But that's a whole different discussion.
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Jon, I agree somewhat, but to what extant do you limit the stock racers? If you limit them by sponsorships, then how do you confirm whether or not they actually have sponsorships or what percentage they are sponsored?

There are other places to discuss this, but here's food for thought: With the increase in tires, traction, batteries, technology in general, etc, why haven't we gone to bearings in stock motors? Cost? PLEASE- I think it would cost an extra $2 to put bearings in stock motors. Bearings = less heat = longer magnet life = longer lasting motors... whoops, I guess I answered my own question... longer motor life = less sales!! DUH
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