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Old 08-08-2012, 08:26 PM   #51
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OMG...hahaha Why did they have a manual only class? skeered of those slow automatics. That doesn't look good for those all-powerful m6 cars...just saying.
Hendrix threw out the idea for a manual street tire class; Mike bit on it. Don't see why there couldn't be an auto street tire class...just no one chimed in before hand.

Missing a shift isn't an issue for autos; so it does become more of an equalizer for less powerful M6s who have better RTs, and smoother 60fts...

not sure the same would apply to the 'point and shoot' community.
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Old 08-08-2012, 08:28 PM   #52
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Next years suggestions

Exhibition- ARH, LPE, JRE, RPM and such
V8 unlimited - anything with a TC or SC
V8 NA- pretty obvious anything goes minus power adders
V8 stock- duh lol
V6 unlimited
V6 stock
Bracket racing

Or just throw all the classes out except exhibition and V8 unlimited and make us all bracket race

The m6 street was kinda cool but if you didn't have a blower you weren't gonna get out of the top 8.
Most drag events have street tire classes...or at least a True Street class....always very popular; especially for those that don't want to invest in drag radials....and it does equalize some....

highly recommend retaining the street tire class....get out there with how you actually run it on the street.

Bracket racing is the ultimate equalizer (if the weather allows)....keep the brackets.
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:04 AM   #53
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LMAO yes. First run I tried to launch a little aggressively and spun 1st and 2nd, then gave up. Second run spun most of 1st, ended up 12.2 something at 126. 3rd run tried to roll on easy in 1st, the 60' still sucked, 2.4 But picked up on the big end. 11.9 at 127. I think the car could run 10's if I could get it to hook.

I'm not quite used to the clutch on this car either, it's way different than the one in my Z28 daily driver.

Getting traction in this car is hard, even on 345 wide Envo's. Need slicks for the drag strip. I've had it spin on me in 4th gear around 4000 RPM at 125 MPH on the street before
I saw that and knew exactly what was going on. Nice car
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Most drag events have street tire classes...or at least a True Street class....always very popular; especially for those that don't want to invest in drag radials....and it does equalize some....

highly recommend retaining the street tire class....get out there with how you actually run it on the street.

Bracket racing is the ultimate equalizer (if the weather allows)....keep the brackets.
Yes a REAL STREET tire class no DRs
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By the way had a great time and so did Bev, 1st time she launch the car with no traction control this weekend. Great job by all who worked on the drag racing .
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V8 Unlimited
1st Place #523- Chris Lewis (Longview TX) ET=.137 ET=9.956 / 147.58
2nd Place #500- James Maguire (Naugautack CT) RT=.067 ET=10.323 / 133.92
3rd Place #538- Mark Carlyle (Hilliard OH) RT=.299 ET=10.141 / 143.25
4th Place #542- Owen Priest (Houston TX) RT=(-.58) 10.165 / 136.95


V6 Unlimited
1st Place #401- Todd Zu (Steamboat CO) RT=.122 ET=13.504 / 108.04
2nd Place #402- Tonja Helm (Wichita KS) RT=.458 ET=15.056 / 92.06
3rd Place #408- Janice Moore (Springfield TN) RT=(-.216) ET=15.517 / 91.83
4th Place - N/A due to byes


V8 Naturally Aspirated
1st Place #350- Scott Compton (Star City IN) RT=.573 ET=12.150 / 114.08
2nd Place #319- Jeff Brady (Yorktown VA) RT=.362 ET=12.539 / 112.35
3rd Place #311- Tim Earle (Marion IA) RT=.039 ET=13.294 / 107.61
4th Place #316- Brandon Hill (Silver Spring MD) RT=.162 ET=13.607 / 105.36


M6 Street Tires
1st Place #234- Tim Bailey (Jonesborough TN) RT=.381 ET=12.591 / 114.64
2nd Place #235- (Hendrix Engineering) RT=.807 ET=12.216 / 116.52
3rd Place #229- Stuart Lankford (Jacksonville NC) RT=.262 ET=12.625 / 116.99
4th Place #225- Colby Patterson (Bunker Hill WV) RT=.546 ET=12.849 / 114.74
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The fastest NA car only went 12.14? Guess I missed out...
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:40 AM   #58
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Sorry guys for the late reply here... A lightning strike on Sunday knocked out my home PC and Modem. Finally got fixed this morning.

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I had heads up unlimited won until I went up against a faster car.
LMAO... You tree'd everyone you came up against. If there was a driver award it would be yours..

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can somebody post the list from 1st to last and the times.
Here's the list from day one... these are all hard copy and it takes a bit of time to put together.

There were just over 600 runs for both days.

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SSmagna won the V8 unlimited class. Once Mlee gets home I'm sure he will get the info out. They have a 2 day trip home!
Make that 3 days with a flat tire in Shreveport.

Had to get a new tire on the rear and just replaced a front 3 weeks ago..

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It's this part I didn't understand "manual cars only"?

Thanks for explaining the classes so everyone can see I'm not just whining. I may just be the only one speaking up? I know there were 4 other cars/drivers on Saturday morning after the drivers meeting who also said they were left out in the cold because they didn't have the fastest and had an automatic.

Maybe next year we can have the quick 16 and then index the rest so everyone gets the opportunity to run heads-up against similar capable cars regardless of power adders, bolt-ons or transmission choice.
We originally started out breaking all cars out by street tires or DR's... then it just got to be too many classes as those with DR's definitely want to run them. So in an effort to keep it simple we went with the unlimited V8 and V6... Then a N/A class and brackets for everyone.

The M6 class came about due to discussions in the Drag Racing thread and was just an add-on for guys who wanted to give it a shot. I fully expected the A6 guys to chime in, but there were no objections. It also became our second biggest class and did help out with keeping some of the slower cars out of the V8 unlimited. Unfortunately it left the A6 guys w/ blowers and turbos in the unlimted class which was our largest class. We will fix this next year.

You make a good point about indexing, but I think now that we have felt things out for the 1st time, more street tire classes will be in the works as most folks drive to the fest and don't have room for spare tires.

The V6 cars had a very poor showing so this one could be just lumped into bracket racing, however we do want to show off our fastest V6 car somehow.

The past 2 Fests were just about running cars and just having fun with it, especially with all the new drivers. This was the first attempt at putting together some serious competition and it will no doubt improve as we go. The guys in the tower were AWESOME and gave us a lot of good tips going forward... especially while working AutoX and Drag Racing simultaneously.

This year, the main goal was to showcase our fastest cars in the finals and make sure everyone got plenty of test and tune fun runs down the track. With all of your help and constructive comments we will definitely get better next year.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:51 AM   #59
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Mike you guys did a heck of a job !!!!
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V8 Unlimited
1st Place #523- Chris Lewis (Longview TX) ET=.137 ET=9.956 / 147.58
2nd Place #500- James Maguire (Naugautack CT) RT=.067 ET=10.323 / 133.92
3rd Place #538- Mark Carlyle (Hilliard OH) RT=.299 ET=10.141 / 143.25
4th Place #542- Owen Priest (Houston TX) RT=(-.58) 10.165 / 136.95


V6 Unlimited
1st Place #401- Todd Zu (Steamboat CO) RT=.122 ET=13.504 / 108.04
2nd Place #402- Tonja Helm (Wichita KS) RT=.458 ET=15.056 / 92.06
3rd Place #408- Janice Moore (Springfield IL) RT=(-.216) ET=15.517 / 91.83
4th Place - N/A due to byes


V8 Naturally Aspirated
1st Place #350- Scott Compton (Star City IN) RT=.573 ET=12.150 / 114.08
2nd Place #319- Jeff Brady (Yorktown VA) RT=.362 ET=12.539 / 112.35
3rd Place #311- Tim Earle (Marion IA) RT=.039 ET=13.294 / 107.61
4th Place #316- Brandon Hill (Silver Spring MD) RT=.162 ET=13.607 / 105.36


M6 Street Tires
1st Place #234- Tim Bailey (Jonesborough TN) RT=.381 ET=12.591 / 114.64
2nd Place #235- (Hendrix Engineering) RT=.807 ET=12.216 / 116.52
3rd Place #229- Stuart Lankford (Jacksonville NC) RT=.262 ET=12.625 / 116.99
4th Place #225- Colby Patterson (Bunker Hill WV) RT=.546 ET=12.849 / 114.74
Is it possible to put "forum names" on these to better id who's who??

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Old 08-09-2012, 10:07 AM   #61
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True indeed. The closest you could get to a "stock" class was the V8 NA class, which meant any bolt on, but no super/turbo charger. With that being said, I do believe the way they did do it was the proper way to involve everyone and have enough competition in each class.

I had a blast participating and was able to get in 25+ passes throughout the two days of drag racing. Well worth my $100 fee.
Great Post... Thanks!!! Bracket was supposed to take car of the stock cars, but the rain killed it. Also KUDOS to the track guys for going out and drying the track not once but twice... They were leaning hard toward closing it and didn't complain a bit when the boss said get back out there and start drying. Turned out we got a lot more runs in late afternoon on Sat.

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Absolutely, I only planned on going Friday and not racing since I had to be home friday night. After watching about 5 runs I went to one of the great venders and bought a helmet, then of too wal-mart to buy some jeans and shoes. I made 15 runs Friday afternoon and drove the two hours home and came back Saturday morning to get in on some more fun. Its the first racing I've done in about ten years and I forgot how much fun it is.
This is awesome..

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Sweet, thanks Mike (mlee)! The first and second place cars for Unlimited V-6 were IPF Supercharged and Tuned, 1st was our V-6 SC shop car and second was Tonja a IPF customer that had been tuned by IPF at the C5 Fest!

It was such a great show and a good time! Cannot wait til next year!

Thanks again,

Jesse!
Great meeting you Jesse, your shop rocks...

Also, the girl reading numbers in the tower loved your blue tape job, especially after the rain smeared most everyone elses.

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Yes a REAL STREET tire class no DRs
It will be done...
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:14 AM   #62
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Mike you guys did a heck of a job !!!!
Thanks man... enjoyed the heck out of meeting you.

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Is it possible to put "forum names" on these to better id who's who??

I'm sure you don't mind a little more work..............you're probably bored anyway
Are you kidding me... then you would know what my times were...

Next year we will put a slot on the tech car for Forum Name...
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Yea, my bad for not keeping up with the "actual" classes discussed here on the forums PRIOR to showing up at the Fest. I did not know. I was at the driver's meeting and asked about "Street Tire" class and was informed that any adders as long as I had real street tires was fine. I did not know, mention, or was informed that having an AUTO would not let me enter this class. Matter of fact, I was teched in the 200's and ran this class for qualifying and first round, when a track official informed me then that I was in the wrong class. No mention of what class I should have been or anything. Very disappointed in organization. AUTOs, apparently, definitely NEED their own class in the future.

My car, #212, has a CAM swap only (with LS3 conv), a stall, and OEM factory street tires. No power adders.
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Sorry guys for the late reply here... A lightning strike on Sunday knocked out my home PC and Modem. Finally got fixed this morning.

LMAO... You tree'd everyone you came up against. If there was a driver award it would be yours..

Here's the list from day one... these are all hard copy and it takes a bit of time to put together.

There were just over 600 runs for both days.

Attachment 409143

Attachment 409144

Make that 3 days with a flat tire in Shreveport.

Had to get a new tire on the rear and just replaced a front 3 weeks ago..

We originally started out breaking all cars out by street tires or DR's... then it just got to be too many classes as those with DR's definitely want to run them. So in an effort to keep it simple we went with the unlimited V8 and V6... Then a N/A class and brackets for everyone.

The M6 class came about due to discussions in the Drag Racing thread and was just an add-on for guys who wanted to give it a shot. I fully expected the A6 guys to chime in, but there were no objections. It also became our second biggest class and did help out with keeping some of the slower cars out of the V8 unlimited. Unfortunately it left the A6 guys w/ blowers and turbos in the unlimted class which was our largest class. We will fix this next year.

You make a good point about indexing, but I think now that we have felt things out for the 1st time, more street tire classes will be in the works as most folks drive to the fest and don't have room for spare tires.

The V6 cars had a very poor showing so this one could be just lumped into bracket racing, however we do want to show off our fastest V6 car somehow.

The past 2 Fests were just about running cars and just having fun with it, especially with all the new drivers. This was the first attempt at putting together some serious competition and it will no doubt improve as we go. The guys in the tower were AWESOME and gave us a lot of good tips going forward... especially while working AutoX and Drag Racing simultaneously.

This year, the main goal was to showcase our fastest cars in the finals and make sure everyone got plenty of test and tune fun runs down the track. With all of your help and constructive comments we will definitely get better next year.
I think You guys did a great job and everything went smoothly. Is this the final places? I was number 529 so it looks like I fell in 7th place is that correct? I knew I made it to the final 8 before I was beat by Jamie, but only by .4 because I cut a good light. If it were brakets I would have won that race by a long shot, LOL. Can't wait to do it again.
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V8 Unlimited
1st Place #523- Chris Lewis (Longview TX) ET=.137 ET=9.956 / 147.58
2nd Place #500- James Maguire (Naugautack CT) RT=.067 ET=10.323 / 133.92
3rd Place #538- Mark Carlyle (Hilliard OH) RT=.299 ET=10.141 / 143.25
4th Place #542- Owen Priest (Houston TX) RT=(-.58) 10.165 / 136.95


V6 Unlimited
1st Place #401- Todd Zu (Steamboat CO) RT=.122 ET=13.504 / 108.04
2nd Place #402- Tonja Helm (Wichita KS) RT=.458 ET=15.056 / 92.06
3rd Place #408- Janice Moore (Springfield IL) RT=(-.216) ET=15.517 / 91.83
4th Place - N/A due to byes


V8 Naturally Aspirated
1st Place #350- Scott Compton (Star City IN) RT=.573 ET=12.150 / 114.08
2nd Place #319- Jeff Brady (Yorktown VA) RT=.362 ET=12.539 / 112.35
3rd Place #311- Tim Earle (Marion IA) RT=.039 ET=13.294 / 107.61
4th Place #316- Brandon Hill (Silver Spring MD) RT=.162 ET=13.607 / 105.36


M6 Street Tires
1st Place #234- Tim Bailey (Jonesborough TN) RT=.381 ET=12.591 / 114.64
2nd Place #235- (Hendrix Engineering) RT=.807 ET=12.216 / 116.52
3rd Place #229- Stuart Lankford (Jacksonville NC) RT=.262 ET=12.625 / 116.99
4th Place #225- Colby Patterson (Bunker Hill WV) RT=.546 ET=12.849 / 114.74
I only know these:

1st Place #523- Chris Lewis - SSMagna
2nd Place #500- James Maguire - Supercharged SS
3rd Place #538- Mark Carlyle - I believe this was Darth_Emma's driver
4th Place #542- Owen Priest - ARDLS1
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Nope those numbers are for the first day only! I was 550 and I'm not on there broken belt drive ! If I wasn't busy with my dirty mag you would have been out sooner anyway!!!!!!

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I think You guys did a great job and everything went smoothly. Is this the final places? I was number 529 so it looks like I fell in 7th place is that correct? I knew I made it to the final 8 before I was beat by Jamie, but only by .4 because I cut a good light. If it were brakets I would have won that race by a long shot, LOL. Can't wait to do it again.
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Nope those numbers are for the first day only! I was 550 and I'm not on there broken belt drive ! If I wasn't busy with my dirty mag you would have been out sooner anyway!!!!!!
, True,True hey theres a time and place for everything right.
It was great meeting you dude. Do you or your crew have a video of that pass?
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I don't think so Dan is the Camera Man and he was busy behind us racing! But hell yeah shit happens it just wasn't my day! Congrats your ride is sick and it was awesome to hang with you all weekend!
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Cool was it the rear belt drive that broke? your car is hot too man. I bet you kill them in the car shows.
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Nope alternator bracket was twisted slipping off and crank pully was eating the belt! Can't say enough about the Guys at Lingenfelter going above and beyond to get us on the track put a whole new 10 rib system on and even gave me an extra belt how cool is that!?

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Wow thats awesome service! Who made your original 10 rib pully system? My belt is slipping and I only have 8lbs right now!
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It was from Lingenfelter likely damaged in shipping to Jannettey's but like I said can't say enough about either shop or there service! Now for UPS and Fed-EX I've had my issues!
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Sorry guys for the late reply here... A lightning strike on Sunday knocked out my home PC and Modem. Finally got fixed this morning.

LMAO... You tree'd everyone you came up against. If there was a driver award it would be yours..

Here's the list from day one... these are all hard copy and it takes a bit of time to put together.

There were just over 600 runs for both days.

Attachment 409143

Attachment 409144

Make that 3 days with a flat tire in Shreveport.

Had to get a new tire on the rear and just replaced a front 3 weeks ago..

We originally started out breaking all cars out by street tires or DR's... then it just got to be too many classes as those with DR's definitely want to run them. So in an effort to keep it simple we went with the unlimited V8 and V6... Then a N/A class and brackets for everyone.

The M6 class came about due to discussions in the Drag Racing thread and was just an add-on for guys who wanted to give it a shot. I fully expected the A6 guys to chime in, but there were no objections. It also became our second biggest class and did help out with keeping some of the slower cars out of the V8 unlimited. Unfortunately it left the A6 guys w/ blowers and turbos in the unlimted class which was our largest class. We will fix this next year.

You make a good point about indexing, but I think now that we have felt things out for the 1st time, more street tire classes will be in the works as most folks drive to the fest and don't have room for spare tires.

The V6 cars had a very poor showing so this one could be just lumped into bracket racing, however we do want to show off our fastest V6 car somehow.

The past 2 Fests were just about running cars and just having fun with it, especially with all the new drivers. This was the first attempt at putting together some serious competition and it will no doubt improve as we go. The guys in the tower were AWESOME and gave us a lot of good tips going forward... especially while working AutoX and Drag Racing simultaneously.

This year, the main goal was to showcase our fastest cars in the finals and make sure everyone got plenty of test and tune fun runs down the track. With all of your help and constructive comments we will definitely get better next year.
You all did great...better each year...Next year should be awesome!

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