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Calling out the Vettes in their Hometown

On my recent trip to Bowling Green, Kentucky for the NMRA World Finals we took a tour of the Vette plant before going to the dragstrip. I love assembly plants and take all the tours I can. It is cool for me to see stuff I helped develop years earlier actually being installed on cars

Couldn't resist parking outside of the main entrance and calling out some Vettes...no one showed

If I had a "Money No Object" life I hate to say I would all over a pair of Vettes though. Z06 and a ZR1 The GT500 KR is nice and all, but it's still a Mustang, and $100,000 for a Mustang is hard to stomach.

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Beagle I think I have some pics of your car at Bowling Green!

I'll look and see!


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Is this you?

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Yeah, that's me! Thanks for the pics.

I looked for you, but that place was a zoo. And I was having bad FEAD issues all weekend, spent more time under the hood than on the track. My hood is now modified from the inside out

Have it all fixed now. 8 rib conversion and some Metco pulleys. The thumperrr slowed the bleeding, but I was still eating up belts on shifts. 6 ribs just wasn't enough.

I had 1.61 60ft times, 119mph trap speed and a 12.03 ET. Each shift I lost boost and the car fell over. All fixed now, but weather has been to bad to get back out. Should be 11.70 capable.

I had the best RT in my class all weekend. I was the guy to beat on the tree until 1st round came....Zzzzzzzzzzzz!

Retiring from NMRA though. Doing Road Track with the Cheese & Wine crowd next year. Super Stang only had 1 race covered in Race Pages and no coverage anywhere else. Even the Finals weren't covered when there was a tight point race. Not good for PR or sponsor support IMO. I can't afford to run any other class or chase 7 races for points. So I'm out for 2009.

You going to PRI? I'll be there for the banquet, get my NMRA Jacket and find creative ways to spend money and look for good products to sell through my biz.
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Awesome shots! Man i cant wait to race my car when im older, im talking serious racing, not just wednesday nights

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Just remember one thing...

That fastest way to become a Millionare is to go racing.

Start with a Billion $ and go racing, you'll be down to a Million before you know it!
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You got that right Beagle! I think I actually have some more shots of your car, I didn't load everything on my photobucket account.

Yeah, we blew the heads again in the first elimination round. We won but we didn't weigh so Dwayne James could go to the next round. We couldn't have made the call for the next round anyways and after Atco we needed to mend a few fences!

I'll be at PRI also, see you there!

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