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 Posted: Jan-06-2012 01:15PM
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Gary, is that this upcoming 17th? i'm going to try and make it i have consoltation appt. at 330 for upcoming hospital visit.. but i'll try and make it and  if i need to have proxy votes lmk what i need to do or bring for any additions or changes for our upcoming gp club oval venue's..

I'm really trying to add some excitement ,positive changes to our oval program with the club. We have a descent fun core group of racers and the possible changes are nothing but positive and beneficial for the gp club.

 Thanks Ford ,i'm trying...

Oval guy's pass the word ,shoot me an email,text, call.. etc.. i know you'll like the possible changes and additions.. 

 

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 Posted: Jan-05-2012 08:21PM
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I've been talking to Kevin about coming out for the Ground Pounder season. Spec Truck would be a for sure second class for me if everything else plays out.

 Posted: Jan-05-2012 05:27PM
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Thanks for doing the legwork on this Koz....first meeting is the third Tuesday, Coddingtown Round Table 7:30-ish

Looking forward to a spirited discussion and new ideas

 Posted: Jan-05-2012 04:26PM
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Gordon- No, in the spec truck class 17five is open motor choice, novaks, Tp's, D3's, Revtechs, all run up front ,each mill needs a different rollout tho, but we have info for any combo out there for anyone that needs guidence..

I'm hoping to get some more respose from the current stock guy's and potential new guy's to help  vote on ,change the current stock class to the more fun,closer racing class with the trucks.

Dan,Dave, Don, Greg are all for it,i've contacted a few others but i would appreciate anyone that runs the stock class currently or plans on it this 21012 season to chime in,send me an email or call.

The cost of changing the class over is very low, truck body, a set of spec tires, thats it basically, the battery would still be any currently available 1 cell pack..

The class would make the racing closer,slow the cars down a touch, but honestly it would make the class alot better for everyone that runs stock

It's still not a begineer class, but the guy's that work on their oval program are still going to be the ones up front and our pits are always open to help anyone that needs info or help set-up,rollout,etc... 

I'll be attending the first gp club meeting whenever that is, i have 2 positive proposal's that are going to help the oval program with the gp club.

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 Posted: Jan-05-2012 10:45AM
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Koz- The 17.5 motor that is used in the spec truck class, is that the speed passion cirtrex motor? Speed passion runs a fixed timing so there no timing advance, or is there another motor thats used?

Gordon.

 Posted: Jan-02-2012 06:46PM
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Hey GP Guys and Gals, I've got some awards here at the shop, from the 2011 Series .... Held for people who were unable to attend the awards meeting. Swing by anytime and pick them up!



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 Posted: Jan-02-2012 03:08PM
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when is the next gp meeting pertaining to 2012 club business?

 

Oval guy's that are planning to run the club races this year please call me or email me i have a few good positive  idea's that would try and bring some new life back into our oval racing in Northern Calif.

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 Posted: Jan-01-2012 05:59PM
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Koz, I have left you a VM

 Posted: Jan-01-2012 03:36PM
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 who ever is in charge of the gp club can you please car me

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 Posted: Dec-31-2011 06:42PM
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Have a Happy New Year Ground Pounders and racers all. I'm racing tomorow at Nor Cal its called the hangover race. See you at the monthly meeting.

Gordon.

 Posted: Dec-29-2011 06:10PM
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Side Street Speed Meet January 22, 2012....southwest end of Regional Parkway...pits are at Wright Plastics, north side of the road....pretty sure the address is 2235. $10 per entry, ROAR membership and hard packs required.

 Posted: Dec-27-2011 01:59PM
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no spec rollout, each motor brand \rotor stregth,etc. takes a different rollout, just too many variables.

Like i said it would certainly tighten up the stock class some, but the guy's who actually work hard to go fast in stock are still going to be the guy's to beat.  oval racing is the hardest form or rc racing to get fast and to stay fast,most get discouraged with oval and quit,and move on to another type of rc racing where it isn't quite as demanding .

It's definitely not a beginer type of class but for the stock guy's it would tighten up the class considerable

 

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 Posted: Dec-26-2011 06:32PM
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Koz: Is there a final drive that is set like that in VTA? The class sounds great, and the close racing would promote both spectators point of view and drivers to join in the fun.

This is another classs to be consider at the next club meeting in January.

Gordon.

 Posted: Dec-26-2011 02:15PM
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The spec truck class would have to replace a class, we just don't have enough local oval program to support another oval class.Spec truck is a really great class, and i would love to see it added to our club program, the racing is super close!

Honestly we would need to get all the current pancar oval guy's only to take a vote on replacing the current stock class with a spec truc class,but it needs to be addressed early enough so guy's can get there tire's and body's.

spec truck rules are as follow's

truck body, 2inch max spoiler height

purple stripe spec tires

17five motor

esc spec mode-easy to tech

battery- we would need to pretty much open this rule up for 2012 or our club deal, since 5000 and under cells are non exsistent for the most part, and allow guy';s to use there current 1 cell packs.

36oz min weight

 Any of the club pancar oval guy's post up on your thought's if interested in reformatting the current stock car class to a spec truck class.

our first club race is typically in march\april so that gives guy's more than enough time to aquire a truck body and a set of tires.

Best spec truck body is the protoform truck body

tires- TM,BSR,Jaco,CRC, all make purple striped spec\wgt type tires, they wear great, plenty of bite, probably could go almost 3-5 races on a set of tires.

personally it would make the stock guy's alot closer and makes for better racing ,without the same 2 guy's winning all the time.

 

 

 

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 Posted: Dec-26-2011 08:43AM
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Track settup really starts at 7am and if there was a few more club members ready to help out there is no reason the track would not be ready by 8 to 8:30 for practice. Also to make room for any class that whats to run lets just start racing at 10am as the rocks club did to help shorten the day. 

Oval Guys for the 2012 season lets bring the truck spec class to the Groundponders. What fun it was racing them down in bakersfield in early December. It was the largest class down there so i am sure there must be some interest in our club. Non ramping esc, 17.5 motor, spec tires,truck body,and battery limitation all to help keep cost down.

Just a few of my thought for 2012 season.

Dave F

 

 

 

 

 

 Posted: Dec-24-2011 10:16AM
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 Posted: Dec-22-2011 03:30PM
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Definitely things to talk about.....

 Posted: Dec-21-2011 09:57PM
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A couple of things to think about before the next meeting.

1 A normal race day starts about 7:30 in the morning and ends at 6-6:30 at night. Do we really want to make it longer?

2 If we decide to drop a class some racers will be upset after investing lots of $$$$ and not being able to race on race day

just something to think about...

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 Posted: Dec-21-2011 09:24PM
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I think if I'm going to do this I'll just go with the silver can and spend my money on a body and tires.

 Posted: Dec-21-2011 09:17PM
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VTA sounds interesting...but i would absolutley run an electric sprint car-thats what i first saw years ago that got me started in the first place.When i actually started racing-the class was gone.Greg

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