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Old 06-25-2018, 11:30 AM
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RACE REMINDER FOR TOMORROW!
Weather is going to be AWESOME!!! Let's get those cars out there and have some fun!!!


Classes include:
Touring Car- 17.5
F1 - 21.5 or 25.5
USGT 25.5
Sportsman - (Targeted for newer drivers) Any 1/10th On-Road Car, open motor, rubber tires


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USGT 25.5? I thought USGT was 21.5?
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USGT 25.5? I thought USGT was 21.5?
typo. Itís 21.5. We didnít run USGT over weekend. Only 17.5 and F1. Iím trying to get videos uploaded but having problems today.
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Not a class we run. But I did get to try out my 1/12 Pancar

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17.5 Touring car.



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How long does racing tend to go? should I plan all day, or are you done by 3?
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How long does racing tend to go? should I plan all day, or are you done by 3?
We have to be done by 6pm. Don’t really get going till around 2pm. Unfortunately I work till noon. It’s very casual since it’s a small group.

They usually have the track set up by noon. They spray it for traction. Usually by 12:30-1:00 is ready for practice.
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Tracks been ready to go by 12:00 the last several race days.
Normally the goal is to get racing kicked off by 1:00-1:30PM, but since it's been a little smaller laid back crowd lately we usually try and wait for Billy to get there so he can make all the races. If the crowd is a bit bigger we will either go on time or get feedback from the racers about holding off a bit.

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We have to be done by 6pm. Donít really get going till around 2pm. Unfortunately I work till noon. Itís very casual since itís a small group.

They usually have the track set up by noon. They spray it for traction. Usually by 12:30-1:00 is ready for practice.
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Don't forget! Racing this Saturday!
Weather's looking better every hour so it should be an awesome fun race day!


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Made so major changes to my USGT car. Technically still same car. Really curious to see how it works.

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Made so major changes to my USGT car. Technically still same car. Really curious to see how it works.

What were you hoping to achieve?
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What were you hoping to achieve?
ultimate goal for this year is get on lead lap. Donít really care if Iím still last, well I care a little bit.

Basically from October of 2016 to this summer, other then gearing changes and shock fluid, Iíve changed nothing on the car. Itís how it was as it came out the box, itís was one of the rare 21.5 BT4 sold as an RTR. Month ago changed motors, big jump. Iíve now switched out all the stock plastic with the TeamC aluminum stuff, plus swaybars. In my unconventional practice itís between races. Itís remarkable how much smoother it looks driving.

Last race day from round 1-4 to over 20 seconds improvement. Not sure Iíll get that but I think it possible to be in that range.
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