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Keef921 4/27/15

Good one guys, especially CCRider, Happy Camper and Cortez  for valiantly carrying the flag for us Rookies into the major league.

Lets hope Matt Catt and myself get to race against each other next time out, then at least one of us will score a point.




  • you two blokes can bank on that... the ME. heet will pair off all 4 racers. go British Empire go ! ! — model40fan
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model40fan 4/30/15

here they is !  ... fresh from warm weather Tennessee... didn't open the zippies, but both name and  # ?... very organized... almost hate to open them !....

 staging pix later today... if I can still move after lawn raking ?

  thanks Humbolt !

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72_Chevy_C10 4/30/15
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Cool! I'm looking forward to the pics! Don't go too crazy raking, Smitty!


  • property is 1/2 an acre, won't work too hard ! — model40fan
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model40fan 4/30/15

the Rookie Race pairings...

#24 mc v #31 k 921.

#25 mc v #30 k921.

#28 ctd v #60 27-.

#58 hc v #29 ctw.

x     x     x     x

#59 hc v #33 ctz.

#61 27- v #26 mfc

#32 ctz v #57 ccr.

#27 mfc v # b+y - 57Chev



  • i rename #26 mfc as snow job ! — model40fan
  • Looking good! There are some good match-ups in there! — 72_Chevy_C10
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model40fan 4/30/15

Battle for the British Empire...

  The Australian Matt Catt's 2 winless cars vs. the Englishman Keef 921's 2 winless cars  ...  they are facing off in the first two pairings, the winners will pair off in round 2... somebody is going to Sussex with 2 wins,,,

........ LONG LIVE THE UNION JACK !

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CrzyTrkrDude 4/30/15

Whew!! I'm not up against my wife this time... Lol GOOD LUCK TO US ALL!!!

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72_Chevy_C10 5/1/15
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model40fan Friday, 5/1/15 model40fan

thanks c10, that's not too hard...

rookie racing rocks....

the "Attic Track" specs = 6" incline, drag tracks transfer, [4] 20" runout sections with a micro wizard timer...

the times ran from 1.571 sec,. keefer blew out his clutch first round, to a 1.374... ccr spanking cortez for the heet's fastest pass...

the attic track heet results ;

#24 mc over #31 k921... 1.396 to 1.500

#25 mc over #30 k921... 1.460 to 1.571

#28 ctd over #60 -27... 1.453 to 1.470

#29 over #58 hc.... 1.428 to 1.435

x        x          x

#33 ctz over #59 hc.... 1.413 to 1.427

#26 mfc over #61 -27... 1.394 to 1.410

#57 ccr over #32 ctz... 1.374 to 1.460

#27 mfc over #'57 chevy... 1.391 to 1.450

round two...

#24 over #25...1.398 to 1.446

#28 over #29... 1.440 over 1.453

#26 over #33....1.380 over 1.407

#57 over #27... 1.382 over 1.384..... wicked good racing... like they were glued side by side...

semi finals...

#24 over #28... 1.398 to 1.446

#57 over #26... 1.386 to 1. 387.... this guy ccr knows how to make it hurt !

finals...

#24 over #57.... 1.389 to 1.390.... maybe one of the best finals I have hosted...

congrats Matt Catt,  that split personality beast liked the home cooking...

3rd place #26 over #28.... 398 to 452................



  • I just copied this over here from the Middleweight thread. Congrats MattCat! — 72_Chevy_C10
  • THANKS C10... — model40fan
  • Oh Man! CrazyTruckerDude took out TruckerWife again....yikes! — 72_Chevy_C10
  • opps, i just noticed that SHE is in the battle to make the allstar race, how big is the doghouse ? — model40fan
  • Utohhhhhhhhh!!! — CrzyTrkrDude
  • it's pretty big. sleeps 2. does 65 pulling 80,000 gross. lol — CrzyTrkrDude
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model40fan 5/1/15

Attic Track specs... sloppy starter, 6" drag tracks incline, drag tracks transfer, [4] 20" drag tracks section as runout and a Mircro-Wizzard timer ... note the black rubber shims, all the cars rolled back to the transfer.... cool ! ;

Sloppy Starter ;

A little plug for Brian ;

Rookie Winner #24 Matt Catt ;

The Rookie Bracket ;


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72_Chevy_C10 5/1/15
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Points are up...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12wKvNo_et-CU39JnOzw_o-PSCbjHiD08BGg7IUqcJMs/edit?usp=docslis...

Things are getting pretty crowed, going for the podium!


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model40fan 5/4/15

cars went out to Sussex this AM...


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72_Chevy_C10 5/9/15
Event coordinator

I will be setting up the brackets for this race after lunch...the Rookies will run this afternoon and the Middleweights, tonight!


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