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    ScaleAuto GT'S Results and Final Standings

    ROUND 1 SCALEAUTO GT'S - FOSSUMHEIM

    To RamJet's for the First Round of the ScaleAuto GT's . On the hottest day of the year we make
    our way up the steep one's to Fossumheim windows open , fan blowing . It's still going to be a hot
    one . Starting off the night a little differently with racer from the Wednesday night clan checking out
    the Monday nighters . Steve's his name he's a true Seahawk's fan , he fit in fine . Steve's toughest
    challenge of the night was adjusting to the end of incline at the crest to the bridge . First time at the
    track he ran fine and I think he had a good time .

    SUMMER KING ; Car , Rogers 1/24 Vintage Chaparral D2 Coupe . Roger led it off and showed us
    all it wasn't going to be easy . No brakes and not a lot of grip . Roger post's a 8.624 , Greg's next
    and fall's 6 hundredth's short , RamJet's 3 hundredth's off the pace himself . Leaving the track most
    every lap I manage to complete a bout 4 and land a .620 . Vic hits a .658 just behind RamJet and
    Roy clocks in just 1 thousandth ahead of Greg . Steve did great , first time on the track and probably
    his first time running a 24th scale car , first vintage for sure .

    1st to Pat , 2nd to Roger and 3rd to RanJet


    SUMMER IROC ;
    Cars , RamJets latest , a set of Scaley 1st gen NASCAR's With some great Vintage
    liveries . The Tide car , Rusty's MGD , Micky D's and Mark Martin's , pole setter Viagra racer . The cars
    proved to be a hand full for the first couple heats . We all settled down and got a grasp of the older cars
    but if you ran in a early heat it was tough . The step back to the past was fun and might even create
    some interest for another NASCAR Series . I think the last heat of the segment was the race of the
    night as all 4 racers stayed within a foot of each other for most of the race . A Super close finish with
    just a lap separating each position on the Podium .

    1st to Pat , 2nd to RamJet and 3rd to Roger


    SCALEAUTO GT'S ; On to the Series Race , the ScaleAuto cars are great performers and by the end
    of the first heat it was proven to be the case . Lap times in the 7.0's at least by Roger . Vic spent most
    his pre race time putting together another Porsche for himself and giving Steve the Viper he ran last
    time around . Neither the Viper or the new Porsche had any ballast on board and it was evident as both
    Vic and Steve had untimely offs . Roger had the speed with the long wheelbase Mercedes , RamJet ,
    Greg and Roy ran the Spyker's at their limits all night . Roy really found his finger this week running
    competitive in most all his heats . My car had it's moments but a inconsistent finger cost me any chance
    down the stretch . Roger had the Win's , Greg had the Laps but RamJet take's the Victory !

    1st to RamJet , 2nd to Greg and 3 to Roger


    Thanks to Ramjet for a great night of racing and a step back with the Vintage NASCAR's

    Next week it's to Greg's and Rainier Raceway
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    8TH AND FINAL ROUND SCALEAUTO GT'S

    Down to Dan's and Cascade Raceway for the final round of the SA GT's as usual it's a Family
    affair with Will and Karen joining in the fun . Parking was at a premium this time around but a
    few
    of late comers got creative and made it work .

    SUMMER KING ; Car , Roger shows up with one of the newest creations out there . it's a TTS
    or aTSS , a off shoot of the BRM mini car's . A 1/24th Ford Escort , beautiful livery , deep Red
    topped off with a Gold roof . Roger led things off and just missed the 5.7's by half a hundredth ,
    my
    ​​​​​​​turn missing the 5.6's 8 thousandths myself . Vic was the only racer to hit the 5.6 range , Dan
    ran a little later clocking in with a 5.725 and found the last step on the Podium . Will ran a strong
    Stage just off the pace with a 5.751 of his own landing in 4th .


    1st to Vic , 2nd to Pat and 3rd to Dan

    SUMMER IROC ;
    Cars , RamJet brought down his Slot-It Classic Alfa 333's always a fun
    set at Fossumheim . I felt , even better on the wood of Cascades . Supper short wheelbase
    and that tight chicane made for some interesting infield racing . 21 laps seemed to be the
    max on the night . Dan made it happen in all 3 heats with 3 wins to boot . RamJet landed
    31 in all 3 to , he just happened to be in one of Dan's heat's to finish 1 down . I was short
    a lap and a win myself . If one came off you were done . A great segment with 3 points
    separating the Podium .

    1st to Dan , 2nd to Ramjet and 3rd to Pat

    SCALEAUTO GT'S ; Looking forward to another run on a routed track . It started out pretty
    good to , I was able to hold Dan off in the first heat . It all went down hill from there . Dan
    went the other direction . RamJet stayed steady getting his laps and winning some heats
    as well . About half way through the heats tires starting leaving the rims , Russ was the first
    to feel the pain . we came up with a set for him and it was night and day for Russell . My
    cars performance started tanking then half way through a heat my Porsche started hopping
    coming down the infield straight . Stuck a little super glue between the foam and the rim but
    to little to late . RamJet just did what he dose and shows us all what it takes to win another
    Championship . Another series that loved the routed track's .

    1st to RamJet , 2nd to Dan and 3rd to Roger


    FINAL STANDINGS


    SCALEAUTO GT'S

    1st RamJet , 2nd Greg , 3rd Roger


    SUMMER IROC

    1st RamJet , 2nd Pat , 3rd Greg


    SUMMER KING OF THE HILL

    1st Roger , 2nd Pat , 3rd Vic


    Thanks to Dan and the Family for a great night of racing . The Pizza To ! Hope you can make it up for a couple this Series

    Next week Round 1 of the NSR Classics at RamJet's and Fossumheim

    Pat






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    ROUND 7 SCALEAUTO GT'S - R&S RACEWAY

    Well I was wondering if Vic would be ready for the 7th Round when I got a call from RamJet answering that
    question . Quick Vic wasn't quite ready yet , then RamJet surprised me with a race offer from Russ . I've al-
    ways liked racing at Russ's old track and new . It's been far to long , for myself and I'm sure most everyone
    else involved looking forward to a night with Russ .


    SUMMER KING ; Car , Russ had 4 cars to choose from and selected my Mr Slot Car - F1 McLaren
    GTR . It's always been a good performer , loves running on the routed venues . After Roger's 6.125
    it showed what might be in store for the rest of us . I was next , couldn't find anything close to Roger's
    time . RamJet slipped worse than I , Vic found the 6.0's and Greg was a hundredth off reaching the 5's
    Both Chuck and Russ both in the 6.2's and Roy joined me with a 6.3 of his own . A 6.016 for Greg was
    3 tenth's quicker than anything the ScaleAuto's could muster .

    1st to Greg , 2nd to Vic and 3rd to Roger

    SUMMER IROC ; Before we got started Russ said he didn't have anything for the IROC segment . It
    worked out well as we all agreed for a fueled marshaled main event .

    SCALEAUTO GT'S ; We haven't run a fuel race sense the last time we visited R&S Raceway . Russ
    has been spending some time with the fidget board and had a great plan for the Series Segment . He
    set the heat's at 3 minutes 40 seconds and fuel load at 35 (gals ? ) . With that set up one would have
    to pit 3 times per heat . Then have to be on their toes with how much fuel to take on the last stop . This
    played right into Vic's hands , he is the human calculator . Think everyone except Vic lay dead on the
    track at one time or another . Vic had his off's and other challenges but one can't run out of fuel and
    expect to take the Round . It was easy to tell we race crash and burn more than not as re slotting the
    car's was more if a challenge than it should have been . It was a great time , fun and with the addition
    of the fuel stop's a whole other strategy to the mix . Vic took the segment missing 300 laps by 3 . Ton's
    of fun !

    1st To Vic , 2nd to Pat and 3rd to Greg


    STANDINGS AFTER 7 ROUNDS

    SCALEAUTO GT'S

    1st RamJet - 2nd Roger - 3rd Greg

    SUMMER IROC

    1st RamJet - 2nd Pat - 3rd Greg

    SUMMER KING OF THE HILL

    1st Roger - 2nd Pat - 3rd Vic



    A big thanks to Russ for a good time and something a little different , a lot different . It was a kick !

    Next week down to Lacey and Dan's for the Final round of the ScaleAuto GT's
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    ROUND 6 SCALEAUTO GT'S - SCALERACING CENTER

    Wednesday Night , back at the Center . a hand full of racer's , some grub , some sud's and a great night of racing .


    SUMMER KING ; Car , Roger's hand made 1/24 Toyota LMP . Carbon fiber chassis ScaleAuto foams front and rear
    topped off with a Lexan LMP Toyota shell . Pretty awesome car , fairly forgiving , strong brakes and super grip . Alan
    led things off posting a 8.425 . I'm next but the best i can muster is 8.563 , RamJet's 3 hundredths off my pace . We
    all knew Roger would set the pace with his own car and he didn't prove us wrong topping the chart with a scorching
    5.302 . Roy was worried about braking 10 but really stepped up with a 8.6 ( great job Roy ! )

    1st to Roger , 2nd to Alan and 3rd to Pat


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    SUMMER IROC ; Cars , My Spirit Courage LMP's . I spent a little time on the tires last week and it really paid off . The
    cars ran great . Well 5 of them did . The Red Perrelli car was a bit off the pace but as the saying goes we all have to
    run it . Considering running N22's the cars performed well and the lap times were consistent . Roger and Alan sharing
    lane fastest lap times . A awesome race with 2nd , 3rd and 4th all on the same lap with places decided by feet and inches .

    1st to Pat , 2nd to Alan and 3rd to RamJet


    SCALEAUTO GT'S ;
    I was looking forward to running these at the Center . There really good cars and the foamy's make
    them even better . Again the lap times were incredible but even more impressive were lap time averages with several heats
    having the average just hundredths of the quickest laps . Coming down to the last heat i was about 10 to 15 feet behind
    Alan , Caught him and passed him only to leave the slot near the end . Alan said he was putting the pressure on me forcing
    me in to a mistake . It wasn't the first and I'm sure it won't be the last . Alan takes the win by 2 laps .

    1st to Alan , 2nd to Pat and 3rd to Roger



    STANDINGS AFTER 6 ROUNDS

    SCALEAUTO GT'S

    1st ,RamJet - 2nd , Roger - 3rd , Greg


    SUMMER IROC

    1st , Ramjet - 2nd , Pat - 3rd , Greg


    SUMMER KING OF THE HILL

    1st , Roger - 2nd , Pat - 3rd , RamJet



    As always , a huge thanks to Alan for the Venue , his humor and his time . It was a blast for all involved !

    Next week a change in the schedule as Russ has offered his track for the 7th Round , Thank you Russ !
    See you all then
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    ROUND 5 SCALEAUTO GT'S - FOSSUMHEIM

    To RamJet's and Fossumheim for the 5th round of the ScaleAuto GT's . Getting ready to leave and the
    land line rings ( yes I still have a land line ) and it's Vic and he's waiting for someone to come fix his land
    line ( crazy ) . Anyway he asked if I could stop by and pick up a couple cars for the floaters because he
    wasn't sure he could make it for the race . Stopped by , picked up and I'm off with one car ready to race
    and one in pieces . Got to RamJet's and he had a spare ready to go so the car in pieces stayed that way

    SUMMER KING ; Car , NSR Fiat Abarth 500 . I led it off once again posted a 7.899 , Vic was still at home
    so up comes RamJet and puts me to shame with a 7.778 . Roger's next with a 7.806 Greg's the only other
    in the 7's . Near the end we hear something hobbling up the stairs and it's our man Vic making it just in time
    to make a run but misses the 7's by 84 hundredths .

    1st to RamJet , 2nd to Roger and 3rd to Pat

    SUMMER IROC ;
    Cars , RamJet's Slot-It Croup C's , 3 962's and a Jaguar . After Vic's stumble in the King
    he quickly found his finger and set the pace in the segment . RamJet did what he does and it was up to the
    rest of us to fill in the last spot on the Podium . Heat wins were spread amongst the top 6 the laps were close
    as well with all racers within 10 . Vic lead from start to finish this week with RamJet and myself 3 laps to the
    rears . A good IROC race with a great set of cars . Thanks RamJet !

    1st to Vic , 2nd To RamJet and 3rd to Pat

    SCALEAUTO GT'S ;
    On to the Series race . Well Chuck was starting to find himself in the IROC race and
    really started to show his stuff in the Series segment . Running Ramjet's (fresh off the tuning block) Yellow
    Corvette he was very consistent staying in the slot a collecting his laps . Vic said something about Chuck
    ​​​​​​​being on his best behavior . I found out what that meant a little later in the evening . Once again Roger was
    ​​​​​​​quick in his Mercedes , RamJet just being consistent , doing what he does . But this week something was
    a little different , Chuck came in got his timing down with the track and found the Podium in his first run with
    EMSA and at RamJet's track . Awesome !

    1st to RamJet , 2nd to Roger and 3rd to Chuck




    STANDINGS AFTER 5 ROUNDS

    SCALEAUTO GT'S

    1st RamJet , 2nd Greg 3rd Roger

    SUMMER IROC

    1st RamJet , 2nd Greg ,3rd Vic

    SUMMER KING OF THE HILL

    1st Pat , 2nd RamJet , 3rd Roger



    A big thanks to RamJet for the last minute switch with Vic , all the grub and a great night of racing .

    Next week to Alan's and the ScaleRacing Center on Wednesday - Pizza and Suds




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    ROUND 4 SCALEAUTO GT'S - MASENCHAMPS

    To Blair's and Masenchamps for the half way round of the ScaleAuto GT's . I have to say I love this
    little track squeeze section and all . it was a treat this time around with no track issues , Just a mental
    one as I for got to open the DS box . So the first heat runners got a minute of practice , i'm not sure it
    helped any of them .

    SUMMER KING ; Car , Car's ? , we started the stage with Roger Clark's Fly Racing yellow Shell 911
    Porsche . I led things off with a 6.5 . Vic was next and after a couple laps claimed the car had a issue
    and upon examination it was found to have a pinion problem so we moved on to Blair's second
    choice . My almost vintage Scaley CYTOMAX Jaguar XKRS . Looked slower , sounded slower
    but to all of our surprise it was quicker . I posted a 6.202 , Vic a 6.214 , Greg 6.306 Roy stepped
    up with a 6.311 . Then the heavy hitters showed their stuff RamJet with a 6.168 and Roger with
    a 6.146 . The Fly Racer must of had a problem .

    1st to Roger , 2nd to RamJet and 3rd to Pat

    SUMMER IROC ;
    Car's , Blair's Revo Slot GT2 Porsche's . Heat 1 and at the end of the trip down
    the main straight I'm off , by the end of the heat 1 car was on the track . Second minute another
    early off for 2 of us and no laps on the PC screen . The Elvins rule was invoked once again . As I
    said it didn't really help anyone , I know I got 9 of a possible 18 . The Revo's are a lot of fun and
    gave us some great racing with the Podium separated by just 3 laps . RamJet kept it in the slot
    as did our host for his first Podium of the night

    1st to RamJet , 2nd to Blair and 3rd to Greg

    SCALEAUTO GT'S ;
    On to the quick car's , with most the series car's we run , if we're running
    foamys they love racing at Blair's . Quick times and lot's of laps . Most of us were quick enough
    to hit 22 in the lap department . Roger's car was lighting the only racer to hit 23 laps and I think
    he hit it 3 or 4 times . I was close a couple time's but never crossed the 23 line . It began to feel
    like the week before at Bob's where Roger was going to have another perfect night . Then the
    Mercedes started to find it's way out of the slot . Vic Had a tough night to as his 911 just didn't
    have the wheel's it needed to compete . For me it was a night like at Dan's in the last series ,
    where the car could do no wrong .

    1st to Pat , 2nd to Greg and 3rd to RamJet a strong showing by Roy with 3 heat wins and a 4th



    STANDINGS AFTER 4 ROUNDS

    SCALEAUTO GT'S

    1st RamJet , 2nd Greg , 3rd Roger

    SUMMER IROC

    1st RamJet , 2nd Greg , 3rd Pat

    SUMMER KING OF THE HILL

    1st Pat , 2nd Vic , 3rd RamJet



    Thanks to Blair for another great night of racing at Masenchamps !

    We ran last Monday at Fossumheim , Chuck even came by and Podiumed !

    Our next race will be next Thursday the 18th at ScaleRacing Center . Pizza and Liquid Refreshment !



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    ROUND 3 SCALEAUTO GT'S - THE BRICKYARD

    Out to Bob's and the BrickYard for the 3rd Round of the ScaleAuto GT's . Was another beautiful night
    out at the lake and another night of wondering what Bob will have in store for the club . Steve makes
    it for his for his 3rd time with EMSA he seems to be having a good time . Roy's moved to the next level
    putting a little pressure on the reg's , me anyway . It's been a good Series so far .

    SUMMER KING ; Car , Roger's SRC 907 Porsche Long Tail Endurance Racer . Roger leads it off and
    logs in a 8.358 . I'm next after last weeks stumble , pushing all the way with about 6 offs I find a 8.010
    Vic's up next clocking a 8.021 . then a couple 8.1's a 8.4 and a 8.8 . Then Baba Loo digs deep posting
    a 8.015 for the second step on the Kings Podium .

    1st to Pat , 2nd to Bob and 3rd to Vic

    SUMMER IROC ;
    well we wondered what Bob had in store and the IROC was it . A couple of VW Bugs
    for the Gutters and two Micro busses on the inner . In the first heat both the busses were on there sides
    before the end of the first lap but the PC wasn't keeping laps ( reprieve ! ) It took 2 more try's by the time
    we finished heat one . Lots of practice for the first rounders . We all had our shots with the busses and we
    all failed . Roger did manage do stay in a little longer than the rest for the IROC Win .

    1st to Roger , 2nd to Greg and 3rd to RamJet

    SCALEAUTO GT'S ;
    After last weeks debacle I was hoping to find my finger , didn't come close . Bob had
    his tires trued down to rubber bands but what he gained in down force he lost in top end . The Spyker's were
    ​​​​​​​strong once again but this week it was Roger and his Mercedes . In a rare week on the track Roger stayed
    in the slot on both race segments not leaving it once . Roger's always quick and now if he's figured out the
    staying in the slot thing we're in for some long nights at the track .

    1st , again to Roger , 2nd , again to Greg and 3rd again to RanJet



    STANDINGS AFTER 3 ROUNDS

    SCALEAUTO GT'S

    1st ROGER , 2nd Greg , 3rd RamJet


    SUMMER IROC

    1st Greg , 2nd Pat , 3rd Roger



    SUMMER KING OF THE HILL

    1st Pat , 2nd Vic , 3rd Greg


    Thanks to Bob for the Racing , Music and the Pizza

    Mext week it's to Blair's and M
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    ROUND 2 SCALEAUTO GT'S - RAINIER RACEWAY

    To Greg's and Rainier Raceway for the Second Round of the ScaleAuto GT's . Vic , Roger and myself
    running a little late because of some heavy traffic on 18 . We show up about quarter to race time and
    for me it showed . Never really found my finger . Steve showed up for his second tussle with EMSA
    and showed the exact opposite in his performance . A great round for both Steve and Roy .

    SUMMER KING ; Car , NSR Porsche GT3 . In a rare occurrence I lead things off clocking in with a 6.08
    that lasted for a minute . Roger peppers in with a 6.03 , RamJet , Vic and Greg all end up somewhere in
    between . The top 5 within 5 hundredths of each other . A early glimpse of what the night had in store for
    the club .

    1st to Roger , 2nd to Greg and 3rd to Vic

    SUMMER IROC ;
    Cars , Greg's Ninco 1 GT's . After running the King in lane 2 and constant cleaning of
    the tires in the segment the Lambo had a advantage over the Corvette in lane 1 . Another incredible run
    in the IROC segment with a single off for the night . The Corvette did find it's rears as the race moved on
    We had a couple lane and scoring snafus . One that went in the book and one was corrected . In the end
    what a race with only 1 lap between the top 4 and just 3 separating the top 6 .

    1st to Greg , 2nd to Vic and 3rd to Pat

    SCALEAUTO GT'S ;
    To the Series event . I'm not sure if it was the first heat or just mine but I left the track
    2 feet in to it , left it again in the second minute after 2 laps (it didn't get any better) Vic's Porsche started off
    the pace but he had the patience to keep it cool and stay in the slot . The Spyker's all ran well and Steve
    showed a lot of patience of his own for his first time at EMSA's tightest venue . RamJet stole the show with
    well , with RamJet does but this time he leads in the wins department to . Greg was was the quickest but
    had some rare home track off's . Roy's showing some positive strides landing 1 spot short of the Podium .
    Team Spyker was the class of the field taking 3 of the top 4 positions .

    1st to Ramjet , 2nd to Vic and 3rd to Greg


    STANDINGS AFTER 2 ROUNDS

    SCALEAUTO GT'S

    1st RAMJET - 2nd GREG - 3rd VIC


    SUMMER IROC


    1st PAT - 2nd GREG - 3rd VIC


    SUMER KING OF THE HILL

    1st ROGER - 2nd PAT - 3rd VIC


    Thanks to Greg for hosting Round 2 and a fun night of racing . ( how'd you guys like the pop corn )

    Next week from EMSA's tightest to the toughest as we head back to Bob's and the BrickYard .


    Pat

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