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2012-2013 Pacific NW Showdown. Presented by Marty Barnes!!!!

2012-2013 Pacific NW Showdown. Presented by Marty Barnes!!!!

Old 09-09-2012, 11:18 PM
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Hello everyone! This is Marty Barnes. I want to thank all of you for your support my first year of the series. We had a average of 150 entry's at each race the Showdowns first year. Thank you! I want to thank Tyson Blood of Fusion Graphix for the great work last year. We look forward to your awards this season.

The series will be 5 out of 7 races. Double A-mains, 9 classes. The races will be one-day races on Saturdays, with the last race being a 2-day race, and ending early Sunday afternoon so people can stay for the season-ending awards. The 2- day final will be 4 rounds of qualifying points and we will have triple A mains.

I'm excited to bring all of you a great series that can be one of the best in the nation! Please post feedback with your thoughts.

2012/2013 Pacific NW Showdown Schedule

Nov 10, 2012: Round #1 - Bremerton RC Raceway

Dec 8, 2012: Round #2- TopGear Raceway, Portland (Same location as old PRCR)

Jan 12, 2013: Round #3 - Tacoma RC Raceway

Feb 23, 2013: Round #4 - 4SR, Olympia

March 16, 2013: Round #5 - Bremerton RC Raceway

April 6, 2013: Round #6- 4SR, Olympia

April 27-28, 2013: Round #7- Tacoma RC Raceway

New track Layouts at all tracks


2012/2013 Showdown Rules!

Stock Rules: 17.5 (roar rules) No boost
Super Stock buggy 10.5 No boost

NO SPEC TIRE FOR ANY CLASS.

Front bumpers required for short course.

All classes Roar Rules apply. But does not have to be on the ROAR approved equipment list. Class rules will be enforced by Marty Barnes at his discretion. If you have a question please ask.

Tire Sauce is allowed at all tracks.

If you cheat- The first time that round or main will be thrown out. Second time you will be DQ for the event with no points.

All classes are open to all drivers.

Double A Mains at 6 min. B main will be 8 min. each and C back will be 6 min. 2 bump ups from lower mains

2- rounds of qualifying at 5 min. Rocket round is your best time out of your 2 rounds.

2- Day final. 4 rounds Qualifying points. Triple A- mains.

I want to keep it simple. Random top 3 Tech.

2012/2013 Showdown points layout

Race event points

No Qualifying points.

No TQ points..

A-1
1st- 100 points
2nd- 99 points
3rd-98 points
4rth-97 points
5th- 96 points
6th-95 points
7th- 94 points
8th- 93 points
9th-92 points
10th-91 points

A-2

1st- 100 points
2nd- 99 points
3rd-98 points
4rth-97 points
5th- 96 points
6th-95 points
7th- 94 points
8th- 93 points
9th-92 points
10th-91 points

Those who do not make the A will be given one less point then 10th.

11-90 points
12-89 points
13-88 points
14-87 points
And so on.....

Tie breaker is who ever finishes higher in A-2. This gives us the best chance for the winner of the event to cross the line first in A-2.


POINTS THAT GO TOWARD THE SERIES AT EACH RACE

We will count 5 out of 7 races.

1st- 101 points
2nd- 99 points
3rd-98 points
4rth-97 points
5th- 96 points
6th-95 points
7th- 94 points
8th- 93 points
9th-92 points
10th-91 points

Those who do not make the A will be given one less point then 10th.

11-90 points
12-89 points
13-88 points
14-87 points
And so on.....

1 Bonus point awarded for each race event attended.

Tie Breaker-Who ever finishes higher at last race event.

Trophy's for top 8 in each class.

To qualify for trophy you must race 5 races.

Round 1-6 $25 per entry. Last round 2 day Final $30 per entry.

Classes are

Stock buggy 17.5 (no boost)
Super stock buggy 10.5 (no boost)
Mod buggy
Stock truck
Mod truck
Mod 4wd
Stock SCT
Mod SCT
MOD 4wd SCT

I chose to go with a 10.5 for SuperStock buggy to encourage racers to race SuperStock buggy and Modified Buggy with the same car.

If you are looking forward to the series, and are going to attend races, please post comments. The more excited we get people, the more racers we will have. I want this series to be BIG. I look forward to it!


Lets go racing.

Marty Barnes

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Aaaahhhh..... Yeah!
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I might give it a go this year and race the entire series.

Thankfully there is no discount for racing 5 classes or I would consider it .

JK, two classes, maybe three tops for me.
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Marty Barns on the ball !!!!

Thanks for the hard work you will be giving everyone .
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What's the purpose of SS buggy?
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What's the purpose of SS buggy?
I imagine for mod guys that usually will only run buggy can just run a 10.5 and run 2 classes. And for sandbaggers in stock.
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I am happy to see there is a series again this year. I only made it out to the Bellingham round last time, but I am hoping to make it to all this year. Now to decide on classes...
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Okay I'm not trying to start anything. Just asking a question here. Since every track gets 2 dates except bellingham, was any thought given to putting the finals in bellingham since they only get 1 date?? Just asking.........
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I imagine for mod guys that usually will only run buggy can just run a 10.5 and run 2 classes. And for sandbaggers in stock.
So basically 2 mod buggy classes.. dumb. With the numer of entries it got last year and the number of classes being offered, SS buggy should go away. Mod guys can run truck and buggy.
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So basically 2 mod buggy classes.. dumb. With the numer of entries it got last year and the number of classes being offered, SS buggy should go away. Mod guys can run truck and buggy.
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Okay I'm not trying to start anything. Just asking a question here. Since every track gets 2 dates except bellingham, was any thought given to putting the finals in bellingham since they only get 1 date?? Just asking.........
I have attended the finals the last 3 years, and in my experience the finals is usually one of the lower attended rounds. Having a race early in the season seems to be better attended and more of a "reward" if you want to look at it that way.

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What's the purpose of SS buggy?
The good news is that the gold cup is having SS buggy and I expect that will be pretty much the same group of racers as the series. We can see how it goes at the gold cup and then people can have an informed opinion about whether it is something that would benefit the series or not.
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So basically 2 mod buggy classes.. dumb. With the numer of entries it got last year and the number of classes being offered, SS buggy should go away. Mod guys can run truck and buggy.
SS allows the series to be economically possible , so now you know ....
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Originally Posted by monty c View Post
Okay I'm not trying to start anything. Just asking a question here. Since every track gets 2 dates except bellingham, was any thought given to putting the finals in bellingham since they only get 1 date?? Just asking.........
Probably something to do with the "new layout required" for every race. I know there was issues last year getting a new layout late in the season.

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So basically 2 mod buggy classes.. dumb. With the numer of entries it got last year and the number of classes being offered, SS buggy should go away. Mod guys can run truck and buggy.
Just a way for buggy only guys to get more track time and bring in more revenue for the series... Not dumb in my book. Athough I do hope more will run mod truck and mod SC this year.
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