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Old 04-24-2013, 06:17 PM   #1
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Great Lakes Dragaway

Anyone regularly race there? I'm thinking I'll head there this Friday or the following Tuesday. I have a converter to dial in.

If anyone has a bone-stock L99 who wants to try to run 12.99 holla I think I can help coach someone to run better than the 13.15 I did last year.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:59 PM   #2
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John,what size stall did you get? Yank? let us know how much difference just the stall made.This should put you into the 11's...right?
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:11 PM   #3
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Wife just asked me to stay in Friday, she's got something she'd like to go to...

So I'm thinking next Tuesday.

Stall brand? Not that one. Otherwise can't say it's for an article (along with other potential mods over the summer).
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12.06@113 1.70 | + CD 3200 + 18" NT05R + RCR Intake + NE OTR + GPI Tune
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:31 PM   #4
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John, I won't be there next week but I will be there this summer and I hope to meet up with you sometime. I have an L99 which is not totally stock and my best time last year was a 12.89. I think there is some more in the car and with a few tips maybe I can get it out of it.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:42 PM   #5
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Used to over 20 years ago.

Have several close friends that are current and former track champions there...Randy OKeefe is one have known for 50 years....watch for him in the points standings.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:44 PM   #6
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Sure it would be cool to meet up. If you have drag radials on there no reason you couldn't go 12.3 two of us locally have.

Planning on Tuesday right now.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:57 PM   #7
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Good luck man, personally I hate that track. I like us41 and byron allot better, you ever head to one of those let me know.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:12 PM   #8
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I like racing at NLR (formerly US41). Have experienced really long waits at Byron so not worth the drive for me.
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12.06@113 1.70 | + CD 3200 + 18" NT05R + RCR Intake + NE OTR + GPI Tune
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:40 PM   #9
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I went up there and tested and its an awesome track. Very cool to see an old track that was happening track in its day.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:03 AM   #10
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havent been to GLD in a few years. Normally end up at Byron.

Your name sounds familiar John - did you used to have a red single turbo WS6? That car made me drool even though it looked like a diesel going down the track
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:06 AM   #11
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Have experienced really long waits at Byron so not worth the drive for me.
This is why i stopped going to GLD

Byron can be bad and even worse when it is amateur hour but I find saturdays with overcast skies normally lead to low turnout and all the laps you can have.

Hopefully they put lights in and open up on friday nights other than once a year
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:25 AM   #12
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Yep, I'm glad you liked it, raced and modded it for almost 10 years:

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12.06@113 1.70 | + CD 3200 + 18" NT05R + RCR Intake + NE OTR + GPI Tune
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:05 AM   #13
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I'm always game for a couple passes at GLD. But Tuesday won't work for me.

My 5th gen is the only car I haven't run on that track yet.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:18 PM   #14
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I hear ya, I've raced everything I've owned except for my old 2002 Z06.

I like going weeknights at GLD because the lines are short and I can hotlap once in a while trying different little changes.
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12.06@113 1.70 | + CD 3200 + 18" NT05R + RCR Intake + NE OTR + GPI Tune
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Old 04-29-2013, 02:17 PM   #15
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I'll probably get to GLD around 6:15 - 6:30 pm depending on traffic from downtown.
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13.15@106 1.95 | 100% Stock
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12.06@113 1.70 | + CD 3200 + 18" NT05R + RCR Intake + NE OTR + GPI Tune
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:51 PM   #16
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Good luck John!!!!
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:55 PM   #17
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If it doesn't rain. GRRR.
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12.06@113 1.70 | + CD 3200 + 18" NT05R + RCR Intake + NE OTR + GPI Tune
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