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  • July XXIX, MMXIX
    Monday Night “No-Magnet” Racing @ Ace Hobby

    Quote of the week: “Is there a target on my car ?” – Don Pedro de Rochester

    Formula 1 – in which Steve ran a Ferrari, Al cruised to the win, Alex was too wide, and Pete lost his body in each of three separate wrecks. A general lack of performance was evident.
    1. Al, 73.10, 9.461
    2. Pete, 68.30, 9.455
    3. Alex, 67.50, 9.650 (will try to get inside the width rule next time out )
    4. Steve, 68.80, 10.163
    Fast Laps
    Y: 9.467, Pete
    W: 9.455, Pete
    B: 9.461, Al
    R: 9.463, Pete

    Gill arrived from a hard day's arborist biz.

    Daytona Prototype – in which there was very close racing and slightly improved performance.
    (Times not available )
    1. Pete, 74.10
    2. Alex, 73.90
    3. Tie: Al, 71.35
    Tie: Steve N, 71.35
    5. Gill, 70.90
    6. Steve, 68.55

    GT2 – under the new GT2 rules
    1. Alex, 78.95, 8.857 (new single record lap)
    2. Al, 75.30, 9.198 (the first race for his now-legal Pantera)
    3. Pete, 72.55, 9.505
    GT-1
    1. Steve N, 75.40, 9.188
    2. Steve, 73.55, 9.437
    3. DNF - Gill, 65.50, 9.124
    Fast Laps, GT2: Y: 8.857, W: 8.916, B: 9.033, R: 9.076, Alex
    Fast Laps, GT1: Y: 9.325 and B: 9.124, Gill, W: 9.188 and R: 9.403, Steve N

    Race #4: LMP – in which it was demonstrated that Rust definitely doesn't sleep.
    1. Alex, 81.05, 8.691
    2. Steve N, 78.40, 8.940
    3. EDIT: Al, 78.90 (result excluded in error when originally posted)
    4. Pete, 75.35, 9.501
    5. Steve, 73.55, 9.229
    Fast Laps
    Y: 8.755, Alex
    W: 8.691, Alex
    B: 8.700, Alex
    R: 8.906, Al

    Next week we race F1, Group C2, Can Am, and LMP. Y'all come back!

    Thanks to Ron for the great venue. Hang in there, F.Ron !
    Thanks to Brian for manning the helm (and the counter).
    Thanks to Steve for the usual tech and computering .
    Thanks to everyone who made the program .
    Last edited by MacMoose; 08-04-2019, 11:26 AM. Reason: A big OOPS

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    • and don't forget friday!

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      • Hello again all you race fans.....
        coming up this Saturday 8/3/2019 ACE hobby will be hosting 2 IROC races. To help support our local hobby shop!!

        the classes will be:
        Monday rules: c-class and can am.
        cars will be provided to the racers.

        the track will open at 10:00 am and the racing to start at 11:00.

        the race entry fee will $10 per race with all of the proceeds going to our friend Ron at ace hobby in his time of need.

        if I have forgotten something or if there are any questions please let me know....

        there will be racing this Friday night also!!!!


        thanks
        joe

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        • Ace Hobby’s Friday Night No-Mag of 8/2/2019
          Or
          Troydog Makes an Appearance

          Quote of the week: “Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.” – Yogi Berra


          Trans Am in which a new record was established
          1. Alex, 76.90 (new record lap total), 9.193
          2. Troydog, 75.55, 9.208
          3. Joe, 74.70, 9.389
          4. Al, 74.65, 9.327
          5. Steve N, 73.35, 9.348
          6. Pete, 73.35, 9.497
          7. Gill, 72.10, 9.603
          8. Marsh, 70.70, 9.545
          9. Steve, 63.30, 10.518

          Fast Laps
          Y: 9.193, Alex
          W: 9.242, Alex
          B: 9.316, Alex
          R: 9.273, Alex

          Group C in which another record is established, and the racing was so close that contact was made on several occasions.
          1. Alex, 80.10 (new record lap total), 8.812
          2. Troydog, 78.80, 8.793
          3. Al, 78.15, 8.948
          4. Joe, 77.40, 9.048
          5. BVacc, 75.70, 8.997
          6. Gill, 75.15, 9.309
          7. Pete, 75.10, 9.118
          8. Steve N, 74.50, 9.371
          9. TVacc, 73.30, 10.107
          10. Marsh, 70.50, 9.436
          11. Steve, 68.35, 10.107

          Fast Laps
          Y: 8.793, Troydog
          W: 8.899, Troydog
          B: 8.868, Troydog
          R: 9.000, Troydog

          GT in which there were no records
          1. Troydog, 81.25, 8.651
          2. Alex, 81.05, 8.556
          3. Al, 78.70, 8.685
          4. TVacc, 78.35, 8.682
          5. Steve N, 77.70, 8.812
          6. Pete, 74.60, 9.009
          7. Steve, 73.35, 9.416
          Fun Run BVacc, 73.65, 9.056

          Fast Laps
          Y: 8.556, Alex
          W: 8.562, Alex
          B: 8.653, Alex
          R: 8.823, Troydog

          Thanks, and best wishes to F.Ron
          Thanks to Brian and Joe for organization and Race Direction, and Steve for computering.
          Last edited by MacMoose; 08-04-2019, 11:33 AM. Reason: missed record

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          • Saturday August 3, 2019

            there was a very nice showing at ACE HOBBY for the IROC races this past weekend.

            1st off i would like thank all that participated int the races and all who supported this event.

            now on to the results of the double IORC race....
            First up was a CAN-AM race with the cars preforming very well. except Alex who may have had a "racing incident" as we like to call it. but the car was fixed and the racing resumed.
            so here are the results..

            CAN-AM
            1. Joe 96.95, W 9.353
            2. Alex 96.45 W 9.226
            3. Kevin 95.75 R 9.638
            4. Russ 95.70 R 9.413
            5. Steve 93.70 R 9.652
            6. Gill 92.45 W 9.510
            7. Sal 91.35 W 9.811
            8. Bob 83.40 W 10.338

            Fast Laps
            Y: 9.797, Alex
            W: 9.226, Alex
            B: 9.670, Russ
            R: 9.413, Russ




            C-CLASS
            1. Alex 101.10 W9.098
            2. Russ 99.65 W 9.198
            3. Kevin 99.35 W 9.190
            4. Joe 98.10 W 9.199
            5. Steve 97.80 W 9.325
            6. Gill 93.40 W 9.315
            7. Sal 91.50 W 9.941
            8. Bob 88.00 W 10.83
            From the looks of it the white lane seemed to be the hot lane!!!!!


            Fast Laps
            Y: 9.361, Russ
            W: 9.098, Alex
            B: 9.475, Alex
            R: 9.401, Alex


            thank you very much to all

            joe

            we may be having another race possibly 8/24/19 it would be another Saturday. please let me know if you have any questions.....

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            • Hello all you race fans......
              i just wanted to let you know that we will be having another set IROC races Saturday August 24th to benefit our friend Ron at ace hobby. We had a great turnout for the last iroc races and I hope to see all of you and more.

              The doors will open at 10:00 am and the racing should start around noon. Just like last time cars will be provided and Prizes will be given for 1st place in these events.

              class for the 1st race will be slot it DTM , as if now I am working on these 4 cars to get them ready. The DTM’s will run basically box stock with limited mods. The mods being: rear gear change and rear wheel change. Other than that the cars are receiving basic “blue printing”.

              the second class will be C-Class built to the Monday night rules. We ran these at the last race and were liked so let’s do it again..

              again in I hope to see you all in the 24th and remember to say some prayers for our friend Ron in his time of need..

              any questions please ease let me know

              thank you
              joe

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              • Ace Hobby’s Friday Night No-Mag of 8/9/2019

                Quotes of the week:
                “I’m gonna change my braid.” – Al
                “What” “Good Lord” “Good grief” “He said what?” “Alert the media!” – those assembled.

                Trans Am before which Al did, indeed, change his braid to the astonishment of the crowd.
                1. Al, 75.45, 9.306/b (proving the efficacy of fresh braid)
                2. Joe, 75.35, 9.397/w
                3. Kevin , 74.90, 9.247/b
                4. Pete, 72.45, 9.486/w
                5. Russ, 71.85, 9.215/y
                6. Gill, 71.35, 9.722/y
                7. Marsh, 66.05, 10.114/y
                8. Steve, 61.70, 10.625/b

                Fast Laps
                Y: 9.215, Russ
                W: 9.382, Russ
                B: 9.247, Kevin
                R: 9.444, Al

                Group C in which a) it was adjudged that Al’s car had a good set of braid. AND b) in which Russ lost a front tire, removed the other front tire to restore the car’s balance, and received a virtual black flag (we didn’t have a real one available) for his troubles. The exact penalty is unknown, but he did exhibit a rather spunky attitude toward the situation. His explanation was that the tires, being many years old and turned down to a very small diameter, had dried out and one had finally given up and parted from the wheel. In order to stabilize the car so as not to present a hazard to others, he considerately ripped the other tire from its wheel and continued. Clearly, the front tires (as there were none) neither touched the track nor rolled… a breach of the General Rules. In his defense, some would say that consideration should be given to his noble intent. Here’s hoping he finds some new rubbers before the next race.
                1. Joe, 77.35, 9.039/w
                2. Al, 77.00, 9.113/b
                3. Pete, 76.45, 9.094/y
                4. Kevin , 74.85, 8.980/y
                5. Gill, 74.25, 9.360/b
                6. Russ, 73.10, 9.370/y Black Flag given for running w/o one front tire, then w/o two front tires.
                7. Art, 68.30, 9.692/b
                8. Steve, 66.15, 10.350/y

                Fast Laps
                Y: 8.980, Kevin
                W: 9.039, Joe
                B: 9.088, Joe
                R: 9.178, Al

                GT in which Generous Joe offered a 20 (laps, not $$) to Gill if he needed one and in which Russ nerfed Joe in front of several witnesses but denied that he had done so .
                1. Russ, 80.90, 8.503/b
                2. Kevin , 80.20, 8.716/w
                3. Al, 79.70, 8.744/b
                4. Joe, 79.70, 8.799/w
                5. Pete, 77.40, 8.720/y
                6. Gill, 77.10, 9.037/w
                7. Art, 72.45, 9.552/b
                8. Steve, 71.55, 9.586/w

                Fast Laps
                Y: 8.580, Russ
                W: 8.610, Russ
                B: 8.503, Russ
                R: 8.696, Russ

                Our continued best wishes to F.Ron
                Thanks to Brian and Joe for organization and Race Direction, and Steve for techment and computerage.

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                • Ace Hobby’s Friday Night No-Mag of 8/16/2019

                  Quotes of the week:
                  "I'm gonna change my braid." - Al
                  "What?" "Again?" "Two weeks in a row!" "Biblical!" "Wow." - those assembled who were not speechless

                  Trans Am in which nothing much happened of note
                  1. Alex , 75.60, 9.246/y
                  2. Al, 75.25, 9.246/y
                  3. Kevin, 73.80, 9.337/w
                  4. Pete, 71.50, 9.654/y
                  5. Art, 67.15, 10.099/r
                  6. Steve, 61.10, 10.608/y
                  Fast Laps
                  Y: 9.246, Al & Alex
                  W: 9.274, Alex
                  B: 9.371, Alex
                  R: 9.405, Alex

                  Group C before which Al did, once again, change his braid and the assembled multitude were, understandably, stunned. NOTE: Al took his car, some braid, and the necessary tools to a place of safety (and comfort) to make the repairs. And, Mike-Friend-of-Alex made his slot racing debut to universal approval.
                  1. Kevin, 78.40, 8.951/y
                  2. Alex , 77.55, 8.933/y
                  3. Pete, 77.45, 9.074/y
                  4. Al, 76.45, 9.174/w
                  5. Art, 69.85, 9.791/r
                  6. Steve, 69.35, 10.166/w
                  7. New Guy Mike, 56.70, 10.491/b (and the crowd roared!)
                  Fast Laps
                  Y: 8.933, Alex
                  W: 8.979, Kevin
                  B: 9.039, Kevin
                  R: 9.047, Kevin

                  GT in which New Guy Mike wrestled (manfully) with one of Alex's GT1s... exhibiting a sense of purpose and great perseverance. Well done, Mike, and do come back!
                  1. Alex , 81.40, 8.715/y - Viper (out on a rare Friday)
                  2. Pete, 78.70, 8.823/b - Mosler (which crashed heavily on two occasions)
                  3. Al, 77.85, 8.793/b - Spyker (a Dutch master)
                  4. Art, 71.70, 9.710/w - Porsche GT1 (which lost a mirror)
                  5. Steve, 70.75, 9.691/y - Porsche GT1 (the white one)
                  6. New Guy Mike, 50.70, 9.861/y - N/A, but it was a handful!
                  Fast Laps
                  Y: 8.715, Alex
                  W: 8.715, Alex
                  B: 8.775 Alex
                  R: 8.902, Alex

                  Our continued best wishes to our good buddy and Fearless Leader, F.Ron
                  Thanks to Brian for Race Directoring , and Steve for Tech Inspectoring and computering .

                  And we hope all is well in the Joe F Household!
                  Last edited by MacMoose; 08-16-2019, 08:47 PM.

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                  • Ace Hobby’s Friday Night No-Mag of 8/23/2019

                    Quote of the week:
                    You know me!” - Gill

                    Trans Am in which there was a pronounced lack of speed. Interestingly, no one turned their fast lap on yellow. Pete experienced the interesting phenomenon of a defective crown gear set screw that somehow kept the car going forward while allowing the rear axle to slide to one side… resulting in an unwillingness to turn right. A second incident resulted in the same sideways slippage as well as loss of forward power. The car was retired shortly before the finish. The faulty set screw was executed.
                    1. Al, 73.40, 9.502/b
                    2. Joe, 70.40, 9.575/b
                    3. Gill, 69.55, 9.781/w
                    4. Art, 65.90, 10.120/b
                    5. Pete, 65.20, 9.835/r
                    6. Max the Silver Hammer, 65.40, 10.165/w
                    7. Steve, 60.70, 11.195/w
                    8. Tony, 50.45, 10.448/w

                    Fast Laps
                    Y: 9.674, Al
                    W: 9.506, Al
                    B: 9.502, Al
                    R: 9.635, Al

                    Group C In which a slight performance shortfall still existed but did not detract from the many gentlemanly battles that were waged. The finishing order was in doubt until the last heat had run and the podium finishers were on the same lap!
                    1. Pete, 76.85, 9.151/b
                    2. Joe, 76.45 + 3/4, 9.168/y
                    3. Al, 76.45 + 1/2, 9.103/w
                    4. Gill, 73.10, 9.468/w
                    5. Max the Silver Hammer, 69.90, 9.731/w
                    6. Steve, 69.20, 10.107/y
                    7. Art, 68.90, 9.918/r
                    8. Tony, 62.05, 10.471/b

                    Fast Laps
                    Y: 9.168, Joe
                    W: 9.103, Al
                    B: 9.151, Pete
                    R: 9.274, Pete

                    GT was cancelled due to the age and fatigue of several participants.

                    Our continued best wishes to our good buddy and Fearless Leader, F.Ron. Hang in, Pal!

                    Thanks to Brian for Race Directoring again.
                    Thanks to Steve for Tech Inspectoring and Computering again.
                    Thanks to The Silver Hammer for his appearance at the races. Bring the rest of the band along next time!

                    Respectfully submitted,
                    Myself

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                    • Ace Hobby's Friday Night No-Mag of 8/30/2019
                      Quote of the week: "________________" - (You had to be there).

                      The Slot.it DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft) IROC race in which the Opel on Red was the hot ride and the Alfa on Blue was the biggest challenge. Not rockets, but fast enough for a good time.
                      1. Rupert , 69.10, 10.109/y
                      2. Josef, 68.70, 10.019/y
                      3. Stefan, 68.35, 9.863/r
                      4. Karsten, 68.25, 10.013/y
                      5. Pieter, 67.55, 10.215/y
                      6. Gilbertus, 65.20, 9.908/r
                      7. Artur, 64.25, 10.415/r
                      8. Max der silberne Hammer, 63.35 10.279/r
                      Fast Laps
                      Y: 10.013, Karsten (Kevin)
                      W: 10.227, Josef (Joe)
                      B: 10.386, Rupert (Russ )
                      R: 9.826, Josef

                      Trans Am in which Kevin, Russ , and Joe finished within four feet of one another. The sheet says 72.75 for Kevin and Russ . It doesn't say who won , so ask them. Joe, who suffered a late come-off, was third. Steve ran 1) a Porsche which ran great until it suffered a broken front upright; 2) a Javelin which didn't; and 3) Gill’s Falcon, which was pretty good and finished the race.

                      1. Russ (Mustang, 9.309/y) or Kevin (Corvette, 9.427/w), 72.75, two feet apart.
                      3. Joe, 72.70, (Corvette) 9.554/w
                      4. Pete, 71.20, (Porsche) 9.675/w
                      5. Gill, 68.90, (Corvette) 9.924/y
                      6. Art, 67.55, (Corvette) 10.022/w
                      7. Max, 65.35, (Cougar) 10.103/w
                      8. Fun Run Steve, (see above) 60.70, 9.923/b

                      Fast Laps
                      Y: 9.309, Russ
                      W: 9.413, Russ
                      B: 9.449, Russ
                      R: 9.697, Russ

                      Group C (we'll pass over all that).
                      1. Pete, 77.15, 9.024/y
                      2. Joe, 73.40, 9.182/b
                      3. Gill, 72.55, 9.388/w
                      4. Russ, 71.05, 9.431/y
                      5. Max the Silver Hammer, 70.50, 9.782/b
                      6. Art, 67.70, 9.869/b
                      7. Steve, 63.05, 10.474/y
                      8. Kevin, DNF, 9.128/w
                      Fast Laps
                      Y: 9.024, Pete
                      W: 9.113, Pete
                      B: 9.119, Pete
                      R: 9.193, Pete

                      GT returned this week. Gill, fatigued from les rigueurs du jeu de l'arbre, departed and six intrepid racers took to the track.
                      1. Russ , 80.20, 8.588/y
                      2. Joe, 78.60, 8.855/b
                      3. Pete, 77.70, 8.748/y
                      4. Steve, 74.10, 9.910/y
                      5. Art, 73.55, 9.493
                      6. Max, 66.65, 9.704/b
                      Fast Laps
                      Y: 8.588, Russ
                      W: 8.620, Russ
                      B: 8.603, Russ
                      R: 8.766, Russ

                      As always, our best wishes to our good buddy and Fearless Leader, F.Ron
                      Thanks to Joe for the DTM cars. Nice work, guy.
                      Thanks to Brian for Race Directoring again.
                      Thanks to Steve for Tech Inspectoring and Computering again.
                      Thanks to The Silver Hammer for coming down again, even if he didn’t bring the rest of the band along.

                      Happy Labor Day to everyone,
                      Myself
                      Last edited by MacMoose; 09-01-2019, 04:10 PM.

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                      • Ace Hobby’s Friday Night No-Mag of 9/6/2019

                        Quote of the Week: “The braid doesn’t look real good, but I’m not gonna change it.” – Al

                        Gill, who had to deal with one tree too many, was unable to attend and sent his regrets.
                        Max the Silver Hammer was also absent.
                        Marsh showed up too late to make Trans Am.

                        Trans Am in which Alex had a pretty good race on a slippery track, ending just a lap shy of making the leader board. There’s always next week, young fellow. Due to last week’s ill fortune, Steve was left with only his blue and white car (Dodge? Plymouth?) and it deslotted randomly on red lane. He temporarily withdrew and lost a couple of laps switching to a loaner that proved somewhat more stable and finished the race in good order. Also of note was the colossal collision just before the start/finish line with one car going over the wall. We can happily report that the driver involved was uninjured and continued the race.

                        1. Alex, 75.40, 9.199/y
                        2. Al, 74.10, 9.362/y
                        3. Kevin, 73.65, 9.277/y
                        4. Pete, 72.90, 9.574/b
                        5. Brian , 71.45, 9.526/y
                        6. Art, 68.45, 9.975/b
                        Fun Run Steve, 68.70, 9.704/y

                        Fast Laps
                        Y: 9.199, Alex
                        W: 9.326, Alex
                        B: 9.362, Alex
                        R: 9.477, Alex

                        Group C in which Kevin was a DNF
                        1. Alex, 78.35, 8.893/y
                        2. Al, 77.15, 9.155/b
                        3. Pete, 76.95, 9.055/b
                        4. Brian , 72.80, 9.177/y
                        5. Marsh, 70.35, 9.520/y
                        6. Art, 68.85, 9.851/b
                        7. Steve, 66.80, 10.037/w
                        8. Kevin, DNF
                        Fast Laps
                        Y: 8.893, Alex
                        W: 8.988, Alex
                        B: 9.028, Alex
                        R: 9.166, Pete

                        GT rounded out the evening with five participants.
                        1. Alex, 78.55, 8.674/y
                        2. Pete, 77.70, 8.784/y
                        3. Al, 77.10, 8.798/y&w
                        4. Art, 73.00, 9.672/r
                        5. Steve, 71.10, 9.301/y
                        Fast Laps
                        Y: 8.674, Alex
                        W: 8.788, Alex
                        B: 8.833, Alex
                        R: 9.077, Alex

                        Our thoughts and prayers continue for our good buddy, host, and Fearless Leader, F.Ron , whose absence is much felt. May he rejoin this madhouse soon!
                        Thanks to Brian for Race Directoring and Steve for Tech Inspectoring and Computering.

                        MacMoose signing off.

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                        • Ace Hobby’s Friday Night No-Mag
                          9/13/2019
                          On the eve of a full moon


                          Quote of the Week: "The old Coot’s still got it!" - Anonymous

                          The track was vacuumed prior to the event… including the infield.

                          Trans Am in which there were eight entries and many participants ran their back-up cars as a change of pace (no pun intended). I did and found out it was faster than my primary. Who knew?
                          1. Alex, 74.90, 9.258/y
                          2. Al, 73.70, 9.378/b
                          3. Joe, 72.70, 9.271/w
                          4. Pete, 71.10, 9.357/y
                          5. Brian, 70.40, 9.592/y
                          6. Gill, 69.70, 9.687/y
                          7. Steve, 65.25, 10.142/w
                          8. Max, 64.40, 10.364/b
                          Fast Laps
                          Y: 9.258, Alex
                          W: 9.271, Joe
                          B: 9.378, Al
                          R: 9.507, Joe

                          Group C in which it was decided that Monday rules would be observed. Some of us did not have Monday-legal cars but enough were found to assemble a field of seven with Brian at the button.
                          1. Alex, 76.75, 8.956/w
                          2. Pete, 75.25, 9.227/y
                          3. Joe, 74.70, 9.240/w
                          4. Al, 74.35, 9.446/w
                          5. Steve, 71.40, 9.672/y
                          6. Gill, 69.75, 9.614/w
                          7. Max, 67.40, 9.694/y
                          Fast Laps
                          Y: 9.027, Alex
                          W: 8.965, Alex
                          B: 9.222, Alex
                          R: 9.127, Alex

                          GT in which the field was reduced to five which seemed to encourage those remaining to engage in many spirited confrontations of an extremely humorous nature. Many blows (almost all accidental) were exchanged to raucous encouragement and unanimous approval. Max and Gill had a particularly funny exchange, as did Al and the rest of the field. No horses were harmed.
                          1. Pete, 77.70, 8.807/y (first drive in a horsed-traded Porsche from Alex)
                          2. Al, 77.15, 8.953/y (the WWI fighter ace in the Spyker)
                          3. Steve, 75.40, 9.224/b (the ubiquitous Mobil 1 Porsche)
                          4. Gill, 73.70, 9.302/b (the handsome Nissan R390)
                          5. Max, 69.85, 9.610/w (the chocolate Mosler)
                          Fast Laps
                          Y: 8.807, Pete
                          W: 8.942, Pete
                          B: 8.984, Al
                          R: 9.062, Pete

                          We remain steadfast in our support and encouragement for the Great Leader, F.Ron . “Rex quondam et rexque futuris.”

                          Thanks to Brian for Supervisoring and Steve for Teching and Computering.

                          MacMoose out.

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                          • Ace Hobby’s Monday Night No-Mag 9/16/2019
                            Welcome Back Chris (back surgery)!


                            Quote of the night: " Not bad for a yellow motor!" - Al

                            A very light turnout of 4 racers - (thank goodness Max showed up) - who had a good time making jokes about most of those not attending. Indeed, the insults were F.Ron-class and the general jackassery of such a high standard that there were several periods during which oxygen would have been beneficial (some of us are older than we look). One of these nights there should be a video crew on hand.

                            Following Max’s arrival and some practice time, Race Director Tom called the first race to the track and the games commenced with an obvious shortage of turn marshals.

                            F-1in which Chris and Pete exchanged the lead several times and were usually within a section or two. Ultimately, new race and single lap records were established, and Al managed to take out two cars in the same corner from the lane between them. Nice work, Al .
                            1. Pete, 76.30, 9.154/b (both new marks for the class) March
                            2. Chris, 75.75, 9.276/y Lotus
                            3. Al, 73.35, 9.493/w Lotus
                            4. Max, 67.45, 10.326/w Lotus

                            Fast Laps
                            Y: 9.276, Chris
                            W: 9.225, Pete
                            B: 9.154, Pete
                            R: 9.287, Pete

                            Can-Am - in which Al decided to ‘save’ His T/S McLaren, things calmed down a bit, and nothing memorable came to pass unless one counts Al’s near repeat of his F-1 combination shot.
                            1. Al, 77.90, 8.977/y Lola coupe
                            2. Chris, 76.70, 9.158/y Porsche 908/3
                            3. Pete, 75.35, 9.234/w Lola roadster
                            4. Max, 68.30, 10.047/b Lola coupe

                            Fast Laps
                            Y: 8.977, Al
                            W: 9.198, Al
                            B: 9.015, Al
                            R: 9.156, Al

                            Group C2 – in which there were many hilarious developments and unforced errors. Too many to recall. Let it be sufficient to say that if you weren’t there you missed a heck of an entertaining event.
                            1. Chris, 76.95, 9.104/b Nissan
                            2. Al, 73.40, 9.179/y Forgot (an obscure Lebanese manufacturer)
                            3. Pete, 74.85, 9.374/y Porsche
                            4. Max, 68.65, 9.716/b Lancia

                            Fast Laps
                            Y: 9.179, Chris
                            W: 9.183, Chris
                            B: 9.104, Chris
                            R: 9.234, Chris

                            LMP - in which there was a period of time during which Max could not keep his car on at the end of the main straight . Pete had a similar difficulty in turn #1 . Al had several problems keeping his car on the track when the power came back after a track call (pretty much all night) which no one let pass without comment .
                            1. Chris, 79.25, 8.858/w Audi R8
                            2. Pete, 77.70, 8.898/y Lola Aston Martin
                            3. Al, 76.90, 9.107/y Audi
                            4. Max, 69.55, 9.516/r Audi

                            Fast Laps
                            Y: 8.898, Pete
                            W: 8.858, Chris
                            B: 8.890, Chris
                            R: 8.992, Chris

                            And racing concluded at 8:03 EDT.

                            Keeping good thoughts for F. Ron , we thank him for the use of his facilities and hope to see him soon.
                            Thanks to Brian for keeping the track open , to Tom for Race Directing the entire program , to Chris for teching , to Al for computering , and to Max for making the race possible .
                            Last edited by MacMoose; 09-16-2019, 08:22 PM.

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