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Carl G
04-25-2007, 08:08 AM
Well the day is finally here. It seems a life time when we registered. We leave today for Fort Stockton. David and Mike, Stan and myself will try and hit our times that we signed up for. We have newbe class room and time trials this week with the event held on Saturday. Will post up during the week. This should be a lot of fun and will do a video of the run on Saturday. :thumbsup:

Firme
04-25-2007, 08:13 AM
Carl, ya'll have fun and be safe. I know you will all do SCMC proud :thumbsup: .

97CasperCobra
04-25-2007, 10:55 AM
You guys have fun and be safe. Can't wait to see the video :thumbsup:

jimmysidecarr
04-25-2007, 11:18 AM
DITTO!!!

Have fun!!! :thumbsup:

SuperG
04-25-2007, 06:51 PM
I can't imagine the excitement you guys are feeling!! Have a great time, take lots of pics and videos, and I can't wait to hear the stories!!

cobrabitn
04-25-2007, 11:28 PM
This sounds like good newsletter material! Have fun, be safe! :thumbsup:

Levi
04-30-2007, 03:08 PM
I just wanted to say THANK YOU CARL :thumbsup: , for such a great weekend. It was so cool of you to ask me to come along and hang out with y'all. I would not have been able to of experienced this once in a life time event with out your Awesome Generosity. You are a true friend and I am truly blest to have you as my friend. I just wish I could have repaid you with being a better navigator :retard: then I was when you really needed it most. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for being MY Friend. :love:

Thank you,
Stan

Carl G
04-30-2007, 09:03 PM
Well we did the event and it was a great time. The car ran great and it was some intense moments on the curves at a 120-130 MPH. The only bad thing was I got DQ for driving to fast. That should come as no surprise to most of you. One of the best things was the instructors wanted to move David and I up to a higher class due to driving ability and cars performance. They were very impressed with what a cobra could do. David put on a show the final leg by passing five other cars. You had to be there to understand, but thanks David for making my afternoon, it helped alot.
The event was well organized with plenty of activities and social functions. Out of 150 cars, there had to be at least 120 corvettes. I plan to go back in October to run another event they put on. It was worth every penny spent and I cant wait for the next time. I only wish that more of the club could participate. It would be nice for more cobra's to mess with those corvettes. I plan to run in the 140 class next time, that way I want get DQ. Stan thanks for your comments but you helped me out when I needed it. :thumbsup:

97CasperCobra
04-30-2007, 10:14 PM
I plan to go back in October to run another event they put on. It was worth every penny spent and I cant wait for the next time. I only wish that more of the club could participate. It would be nice for more cobra's to mess with those corvettes.

I'm really glad you guys had a great time and am equally glad you made it back safely. :thumbsup:

I really want to/wish I could do this, but the Cobra's not the top priority right now. There are two other things I need to save my money for. :D

03 cobra toy
05-01-2007, 03:47 PM
Next year we will have even more fun!! ;)

cobrapace94
05-01-2007, 06:42 PM
Glad all went well for all who went. Sounds like a good time for all. Too bad you went "TOO" fast Carl, I did not know that was possible when racing :). (except for safety concerns).
That is moving at those speeds. :thumbsup:

SuperG
05-01-2007, 08:32 PM
Blah blah blah...where's the video!!!??? ;)

Oh I'm glad you guys made it back safely, too!

03 cobra toy
05-02-2007, 12:16 AM
Buzzard pictures.... :(

http://www.bborr.com/2007/buzzard.html

03 cobra toy
05-03-2007, 10:48 PM
Blah blah blah...where's the video!!!??? ;)

Oh I'm glad you guys made it back safely, too!

:rotf: :rotf:

My instructor on the side of the road .....


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiXy55GGjok

Firme
05-04-2007, 12:49 AM
Why did he pull over?

03 cobra toy
05-04-2007, 10:47 AM
Why did he pull over?

Loooose suspension bolts :eek:

The last two cars in the video got passed by me :D

SuperG
05-04-2007, 04:41 PM
BTW, what was the time gap between one car starting the run and the next car?

03 cobra toy
05-05-2007, 05:41 PM
Pics...

03 cobra toy
05-05-2007, 05:44 PM
More pics..

93KingCobra
05-06-2007, 02:13 AM
Nice pics Dave :thumbsup:

03 cobra toy
05-08-2007, 11:49 PM
video of my car......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJzmoOytfHM


PROVISIONAL GRAND TOURING 125

Results:

http://www.bborr.com/2007/2007results.html

Levi
05-09-2007, 12:38 AM
If there had been a trophy for the fastest in your run group, you would have won.
27:14.120 @ 129.978
26:28.616 @ 133.701

jimmysidecarr
05-09-2007, 01:48 PM
Man!!! That looks like FUN!!! :bounce: :thumbsup:

03 cobra toy
05-09-2007, 03:50 PM
If there had been a trophy for the fastest in your run group, you would have won.
27:14.120 @ 129.978
26:28.616 @ 133.701

Just having fun :D

Max tech speed of 140 is very hard to stay under... :(

jimmysidecarr
05-09-2007, 04:39 PM
Just having fun :D

Max tech speed of 140 is very hard to stay under... :(

I was wondering how the heck do you guys keep track of that without one of those expensive rally computers???

GPS???

I would love to do that but without a cage I'm sure I would be in a fairly slow group...

03 cobra toy
05-09-2007, 05:51 PM
I was wondering how the heck do you guys keep track of that without one of those expensive rally computers???

GPS???

I would love to do that but without a cage I'm sure I would be in a fairly slow group...

GPS with a good antenna....

I would check the rules. You may be able to run in the 125/140 max :thumbsup:

jimmysidecarr
05-09-2007, 08:02 PM
GPS with a good antenna....

I would check the rules. You may be able to run in the 125/140 max :thumbsup:


Hmmmm...

97CasperCobra
05-09-2007, 08:46 PM
Hmmmm...

As David would say...."YOU CAN DO IT!!!"

03 cobra toy
05-09-2007, 10:39 PM
Hmmmm...



As David would say...."YOU CAN DO IT!!!"

BBORR $700
Gas $400
Racing gas $100
Room $400
Food ???? :eek:

YOU CAN DO IT !! :thumbsup:

Levi
05-09-2007, 11:49 PM
I will navigate for free. :D

:rotf:

jimmysidecarr
05-10-2007, 11:06 AM
BBORR $700
Gas $400
Racing gas $100
Room $400
Food ???? :eek:

YOU CAN DO IT !! :thumbsup:

Tempting...

Quite a bit more money than open track though...

124 mph top tech speed w/o roll bar and w/ OEM belts...

From the BBORR web site rule book

A. Street Rod & Touring Divisions - SR & T

Tech Speed: 112 MPH SR1 (85), 124 MPH SR2 (90), SR3 (95),T1 (100), T2 (105), T3 (110)

Classes: SR1 (85), SR2 (90), SR3 (95),T1 (100), T2 (105), T3 (110)

The following are the minimum regulations for the Street Rod Division.

1. Any vehicle in the Street Rod Division, passing the Pace Car, or exceeding 112 MPH SR1 (85)124 MPH - all other street rod and target classes will be disqualified and his/her results not recorded.

a. The Street Rod and Touring Division will be led by a pace car that will not exceed 124 mph.

b. These Divisions have a Technical Speed of 112 MPH SR1 (85) 124 MPH - all other street rod and target classes regardless of the safety equipment installed - this speed may not be exceeded.

2. A 2.5 lb minimum, automotive BC handheld fire extinguisher, with a secure quick release mounting bracket made of metal, mounted within easy reach of the Driver and/or Co-Driver.

3. A SNELL Foundation M2000 or SA95 helmet in good condition with shatterproof eye protection is the minimum standard.

a. Shatterproof eyeglasses will be the minimum standard.

b. If open cockpit, a full face SA2000 helmet will be required.

4. Correctly installed factory seat belts, OEM or better, is the minimum standard.

a. Belts must be in "as new"condition (see Part VI - Restraint System Regulations).

b. Belts of more than five (5) years of age are not recommended.

c. The installation and use of a proper racing safety harness is highly recommended.

5. Non-synthetic clothing (cotton, wool, leather etc.), covering torso, arms and legs, plus gloves and leather topped shoes without holes are the minimum standard. Golf gloves are not considered appropriate (see Part IV - Driver's Suit Specifications).

a. An SFI 3.2A/1 (or better) Driver/Co-Driver's suit and SFI 3.3 Driver's Accessories (shoes, balaclava, gloves, underwear) are highly recommended (see Part IV - Driver's Suit Specifications for all the ratings).

b. A competition approved Roll Bar for an open vehicle is recommended (see Part V - Roll Over Protection Specifications).

6. DOT approved "U" rated tires (or better) will be considered the minimum standard. DOT approved "H", "V" or "Zquot; rated tires are recommended (see Part VII - Tire Specifications). An "S" tire will be allowed in SR1 (85) class only.

a. All tires must have an equal (or greater) Load Carrying Rating and Speed Rating than the original (OEM) manufacturers requirement.

b. The use of tires with better ratings than OEM is recommended.

7. A radio scanner is recommended.

8. At least one rear view mirror is required.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v134/jimmysidecarr/Silly%20file/Youcandoit.jpg

aggie97
05-24-2007, 10:05 PM
On my list of to do's one day. Depending on what happens at Nationals this year and if there is a race in October, AI#97 will be there representing the highly modified Fairmont contingent!!! :cool:

jimmysidecarr
05-24-2007, 11:54 PM
On my list of to do's one day. Depending on what happens at Nationals this year and if there is a race in October, AI#97 will be there representing the highly modified Fairmont contingent!!! :cool:


COOL!!

I'll be looking forward to some Doppler heavy drive by vids!!! :bounce: