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PNW-SHOWDOWN Round #4-Northwest Hobbies. March 1-2

Old 02-15-2014, 01:14 PM
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Track address - 2260 Three Lakes Rd. SE Albany, OR 97322

Hotel info from the track owner- Hey guys! I just got off the phone with the phoenix inn and suites here in albany, (1/4 mile from the track) They gave us a awesome room rate for our show down race! $65 a night good for febuary 28th- march 2nd, Rooms come as one king bed or double queens. Use promo north west hobbies when calling down there. 541 926 5696

Tires - most everyone uses gold bar codes V1. For inserts in 2wd buggy most use open cells in the front (usually the ones that come with the bar code rears trimmed down a little and used in the front) and either AKA or proline closed cell in the rear. For 4wd buggy most use closed cell all the way around.

Schedule - Monday through Friday will be determined by the track, details soon

Saturday - Practice from 9am to 5pm. First round of qualifying at 5:30pm for all classes. First 3 out of the 6 classes will run 2nd round of qualifying following round one. The last 3 classes will run 2nd round Sunday morning.

Sunday - Practice from 8am to 9am. Second round of qualifying for the last 3 classes starts at 9:30am followed by round 3 for all classes. Mains immediately following the quals.

Race format - 3 quals, double A mains, single lower mains (double B main for mod buggy). Qualifying order will be based on (Qual. points best 2 out of 3.).

Classes
stock 2wd buggy
mod 4x4 SC
stock truck
mod 4wd buggy
stock 2wd SC
Mod 2wd buggy

Rules for stock classes
17.5 motors. The D3.5 and related motors are allowed.
Speed control in "blinky" mode

Awards
Top 3 in each class

Race RD
Jim Dunlap

Entry fee
$25 per class (includes Saturday practice from 9-5, 3 qualifying rounds, double AA mains with B main bump ups)

Race coverage thanks to 2wdMOD.com
http://2wdmod.com/ Check out the awesome write ups on the buggy classes at round 1-2-3 of the Pacific Northwest Showdown series.
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Hope fully lots of people can make it down. Slicks will the tire and a new layout is going in next week I heard last. The new typos ground Down to slicks were what Casey used at the i5 race with lots of success. Claims they are better than barcodes.

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Vroom vroom... can't wait
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Club race Thursday on the new layout. Open practice friday from 11 till 7 doors open at 8 am saturday going into the show down schedule. New layouts going in today and tomorrow. It will be a real flowing and fast track. Tire of choice will be slicks. If you have any questions feel free to give me a call 541 9908364. Look forward to seeing you all this weekend!
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New track layout pic yet?
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We'll not too bad of a layout. And Lyle can you save me a spot tomorrow. I plan on being there around noon or so.
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Doors are open! First heat kicks off at 530! See you all there!!
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Thank you Casey and crew for a great weekend. Yes there was a delay but I had a good time seeing old friends and meeting new ones

until next time.... Mendoza out!
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Results..................

I was tasked with getting the results for Derek and did not make it out Sunday. If you need some help on how to retrieve them PM me.
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Our computer completely crashed. I'm trying to get it all fixed by tomorrow. Thanks again everyone for coming out. Jim Dunlap and tanner day you guys went above and beyond to help get the races off! I'm truly sorry to everyone that had to sit thru the delay.
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Thomas' report is up: http://2wdmod.com/2014/03/05/ferrell...showdown-rd-4/
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