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Old 04-05-2003, 09:28 PM   #1
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Thumbs up First Race...!!!

Well, up until now, I've been a "parking lot basher". I ran my first race today! I love it! I took 2nd in the first heat, 2nd in the second heat, 4th in the third heat and 4th in the B-Main. I tore my car all to pieces..! I'm hooked on the race thing...!

I've never felt better about smashing my car up!

I'm not real good,... but,... I'm not real bad, either...!

It's a lot of fun....it got my blood pumpin'...~!

Hopefully, R/C racin' will be around forever...!!!!!
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Well, up until now, I've been a "parking lot basher". I ran my first race today! I love it! I took 2nd in the first heat, 2nd in the second heat, 4th in the third heat and 4th in the B-Main. I tore my car all to pieces..! I'm hooked on the race thing...!

I've never felt better about smashing my car up!

I'm not real good,... but,... I'm not real bad, either...!

It's a lot of fun....it got my blood pumpin'...~!

Hopefully, R/C racin' will be around forever...!!!!!
Smashing your car up is fun until you see the repair bill.
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Old 04-05-2003, 09:35 PM   #3
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Donnie-D;

Congrats on your first race. For me too racing is what it's all about.
Hint: Try going a little slower so you don't CRASH as much. Your lap times will actually be quicker because you'll spend less time on the Boards/Pipes (your Car will thank you too)

Good luck on your next race!
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Well,...it's good, clean fun. There's a lot worse things that I could spend my money on....ya' know?
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As long as you had fun then it was a good day spent.
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I want to go racing too. But haven't found the time.
Last year of school, so yeah pretty busy with school work.
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Thanks, Popsracer,...I noticed that when I calmed down and made slow, consistent laps, I finished a lot better. Most of the other cars were wide open and they crashed a lot. It seems to be all about consistency rather than speed. I'm learning!
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Fast isn't always fast. Sometimes slow is faster.
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Yes, it's very hard to keep control with the adrenaline pumping durning a race. Force yourself to stay in control (even if it's slower), the faster speeds will come naturally as you become a better driver.

Have fun,
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