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Old 08-21-2012, 09:50 PM   #26
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I'll be there Friday the 24th as well. Find me there, I'll be the victory red SS
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Old 08-21-2012, 10:29 PM   #27
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Damn I would love to go again but I been busy as hell to even tie my shoe....LOL
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:51 AM   #28
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Damn I would love to go again but I been busy as hell to even tie my shoe....LOL

Well, there are plenty of weeks left and I know I'll probably be there every week until they close for the season, so if you decide to go one week just send me a pm and I'll make sure I'm there too.
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:12 PM   #29
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I'll attend on the 24th. I will look for you out there.

What time are you going to get there? I played a little tonight as it started getting cooler. WKD FIRE just jumped up and said "let's go"! Friday eveneing will be a fun night.
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:57 PM   #30
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I'm going to try and get there around 5 so I can tech inspection out of the way and set up my laptop for data logging.
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Old 08-23-2012, 06:48 AM   #31
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Cool, I will get there around then as well. See you tomorrow.
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Old 08-23-2012, 02:15 PM   #32
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For those coming and racing don't forget to wear jeans or other long pants.
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Old 08-23-2012, 02:36 PM   #33
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For those coming and racing don't forget to wear jeans or other long pants.
Have fun folks. I'd love to join you but I will wait for a bit cooler temps in Sept, it's a 3.5 hr haul for me so I have to make the conditions count
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:15 PM   #34
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Weather looks a bit sketchy. Does anyone think they will still have it?
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:24 PM   #35
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Went to the VMP website. CANCELLED! Due to bad weather.
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Actually, is starting to rain just a little. So, no biggie I guess. It's a good 45 min drive for me one way so maybe next weekend. Stinking weatherman! What changed in the past 24hrs that they could not predict!! Satellite/3D imaging/radar my butt!!
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:44 PM   #37
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Storm coming up from the south. It will hit Richmond around 9pm tonight. Looks pretty big. I just got confirmation text from vmp.
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Old 08-24-2012, 04:39 PM   #38
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Tonight is rained out guys. We can try again next if week people are still
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Old 08-27-2012, 07:19 PM   #39
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Anyone planning on going this Friday 8/31? Trying to decide if I want to go after I get off of work or skip a week and go next week.
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Either going to Richmond or VMP. Haven't decided. Richmond is a lot closer to me.
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I might go on 8/31 anyone else?
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I might go on 8/31 anyone else?
Which track? VMP or Richmond?
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:37 PM   #43
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Richmond is actually closer for me too. How is the track prep there? It was a little lacking at VMP when I went.
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I think the track prep at Richmond is actually pretty good. When I had my 91' mustang and 68' Camaro I ran my quickest times at Richmond. But right after the quarter mile ends better start breaking! The don't have as much stopping distance.

Also, if you have never been, it's really a mom-and-pop type of track, no where as big or nice as VMP.

However, given how humble the track is compared to most others, it still manages to draw some very fast cars. There is a red firehawk that is twin-turbo's pushing probably close to 900hp by now. Deep in the 9's should be in the 8's soon. He usually goes there.
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:53 PM   #45
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I've been before, but only as a spectator. Are there usually a ton of cars on Friday nights? At VMP you could pretty much run back to back runs if you wanted, you just couldn't get any traction off the line unless you had drag radials or slicks.
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Unfortunately I am working on this coming Saturday.
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I've been before, but only as a spectator. Are there usually a ton of cars on Friday nights? At VMP you could pretty much run back to back runs if you wanted, you just couldn't get any traction off the line unless you had drag radials or slicks.
Sorry hard to predict that, it's very unpredictable. I've seen it packed and not-so-much. Just varies.

My guess is that since VMP and Richmond were both closed last Friday, then both tracks will be packed. Just a hunch.
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They got an event on the 1st of Sept @VMP with all day test and tune runs.... I gotta see what the family has planned for the weekend... but here is the flyer...

http://vmpdrag.com/drag/LaborDayPowerfestSep1.aspx

Last time I went to an event like this...the test and tune got a lot of passes in between the pro classes.
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:11 AM   #49
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They got an event on the 1st of Sept @VMP with all day test and tune runs.... I gotta see what the family has planned for the weekend... but here is the flyer...

http://vmpdrag.com/drag/LaborDayPowerfestSep1.aspx

Last time I went to an event like this...the test and tune got a lot of passes in between the pro classes.
I would love to go to this, but unfortunately I have to work all day Saturday.
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Old 08-30-2012, 03:26 PM   #50
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Which track? VMP or Richmond?
If I go it would be VMP, I have never been to richmond raceway. I heard it has a big bump in the track. Is that true?
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