They let us run the 1/4 mile. I made 3 passes. 1st pass: Reaction 1.7267 1/8 ET 16.5035 MPH 39.86 1/4 ET 26.4115 MPH 47.41 2nd pass: Reaction 1.1358 1/8 ET 16.2126 MPH 40.92 1/4 ET 25.9702 MPH 48.38 3rd pass: Reaction .9716 1/8 ET 15.1016 MPH 46.26 1/4 ET 23.8660 MPH 54.73 On May 8, 2007, at 10:07 AM, sammie smith wrote:
Darn! 14.65 in a bus for a quarter mile. Not bad at all. Course we all know that Temple is only 1/8th mile. But you don't have to tell anyone that.wuzmop@xxxxxxx wrote:MIke ran a 14.65. I have a few of my slips at home I'll post later. I got a .61 reaction time on one, which is pretty good for my first time on the track.-----Original Message----- From: bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Tue, 8 May 2007 9:41 AM Subject: [tcb] Re: DAC Temple Report! TIMES! FOR A BUS?Brian Denning <i_am_cool_fred@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:did anybody post times on here? i am just really curious>From: Katrina >Reply-To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: [tcb] Re: DAC Temple Report! >Date: Tue, 08 May 2007 07:19:03 -0700 > >Oh ya and kickass trip report Robb.>Mike's bus looks like it has a smirk on it with the smashed in nose piece.>I think it really did. 30 in a box gotta love it! > >Katrina & Dan Martin >71'bus "Homer" >http://web.mac.com/danandkatrinamartin/ >http://ical.mac.com/danandkatrinamartin/Volks32Shows > > >On Tuesday, May 08, 2007, at 06:23AM, "Mike Hayes" >wrote: > > > > > > > >Here are some pic's of the bus racing.. > > > >http://www.dallasaircoolers.com/gallery/Mikespics > > > > > > > > > >wuzmop@xxxxxxx wrote: > >> Saturday 10 am, Mike, June, Bodean, Michael and I took off from> >> Dallas. 576,876,986 mph headwinds kicking our butts so much we had to> >> stop in Hillsboro just to get a break from it. The drive was> >> uneventful, and even though it looked like rain, there was little more> >> than a drizzle. Nothing rain X couldn't handle. > >>> >> We rolled into the track at about 1, just about the time Dan, Katrina > >> and Thor showed up. We had the place to ourselves. Talk about an old > >> school racetrack, it's like the Kellers of racing. Paul showed up to > >> welcome us, big pimpin', and gave us some great stories of the track> >> back when he was growing up. > >>> >> Once we made ourselves at home, it was only a matter of time before we > >> succumbed to the pressure of the race track. The smack talking was on, > >> the busses were fired up, and we hit the track. The track official > >> wanted us to spin the tires to dry them. Sure thing, ace. Dan said it > >> best, "you have some paper towels or something I can use to dry them". > >> Bodean beat us all in his ghia, but as far as the busses, Mike was the > >> big winner amongst us. Before his head swells too much bigger, I have > >> to remind him that his bus has 12 years of evolution on mine. Not sure> >> what Dan's excuse was. He was going down the track so fast, the> >> announcer made the statement "doing 30 in a box". We had a blast, but > >> they cut us off after 4 passes, when other cars started showing up> >> because we had beer. Oh well, it was fun while it lasted! > >>> >> A bunch of the racers were rolling in all evening long, unfortunately > >> for us, they were rolling in with noisy a$$ generators. Oh well, if > >> you can't beat 'em, join 'em, and we hooked up our lights to their > >> electricity. Next year, I'm getting a generator, and putting a stinger > >> on it for them. At some point, we thought it a would be a good idea to> >> start mooning people as they drove in. The funny part is, none of> >> those people camped near us. As a matter of fact, they camped clear on> >> the other side of the place. I wonder why? > >> > >> There was some great racing on Sunday, Curtis finished 3rd in his> >> class, which should put him as the points leader in the TVWDRA, and> >> Steve came in second in his class, despite breaking a nosecone. > >>> >> The swap meet was pretty thin, although I did get a couple of goodies, > >> and the show was a bit light. I think the racing portion was promoted > >> so much that the other aspects may have suffered some, but it was fun > >> nonetheless. It was also pretty expensive at $15 a head + other stuff. > >> Right up there with Ennis cost-wise. They did have some great stuff to > >> keep the kids occupied, a bounch house, and Orielly's was there with > >> games and prizes. Michael won 2 soccer balls. Overall the event was a> >> really good first effort that should get better with experience. > >>>--------------------------------------------------------------------- --- > >> AOL now offers free email to everyone. Find out more about what's free> >> from AOL at *AOL.com* . > > > > > > > > > _________________________________________________________________Like the way Microsoft Office Outlook works? Youâ€™ll love Windows LiveHotmail.http://imagine-windowslive.com/hotmail/?locale=en- us&ocid=TXT_TAGHM_migration_HM_mini_outlook_0507AOL now offers free email to everyone. Find out more about what's free from AOL at AOL.com.
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