Thursday, May 30, 2013
Track own Jed C. giving my friend/neighbor/pit crew John a few hot laps in the Radical; 150+ mph.
I put almost 100 track miles on the car during the SCCA/BIR PDS Competition School! During practice and qualifying the motor started puking oil out the breather. No racing for me! :'(
Friday, May 10, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Monday, May 6, 2013
Come check out RallyCross. You won't be disappointed! WHO CAN COMPETE? Most people use their daily drivers with snow tires, but all-season tires work too and have gotten people on the podium. Cars range from a stock Ford Focus to a heavily modified Subaru Impreza ready for stage rally and everything in between. SCHEDULE: 9:00AM – REGISTRATION AND TECH OPEN 10:00AM- REGISTRATION CLOSES 10:15AM- DRIVERS MEETING 10:30AM- RUNS START We will break for lunch around noon ~5:00PM - Awards LOCATION: Isanti County Fairgrounds 3101 Minnesota 95 Cambridge, MN 55008 FROM Highway 65 GO PAST THE FAIRGROUNDS and take a left onto County Road 2 (Stark Road NE). Head north on County Road 2 less than 1/4 mile and you will see a newly paved road on the left. There should be a sign at the corner "FAIRGROUNDS PIT ENTRANCE" FROM Highway 35 Take North Branch Exit. Head West on Highway 95. Drive approximately 10 miles until you see County Road 2 (Stark Road NE) on your right. Head north on County Road 2 less than 1/4 mile and you will see a newly paved road on the left. There should be a sign at the corner "FAIRGROUNDS PIT ENTRANCE" DO NOT ATTEMPT TO GET THROUGH THE MAIN FAIRGROUND GATES. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GET TO THE PIT AREA. REGISTRATION: All competitors are urged to register and pre-pay no later than 5PM on the Friday leading to the event. There must be a minimum of 15 PAID registrants before the registration deadline or the event will be cancelled. Payment transactions will not take place until the event is confirmed on Friday so if the event gets canceled, you keep your money. Fees: Online Entry Fee: $45.00 Day of Entry Fee: $55.00 Weekend SCCA Membership: $15.00 (The weekend membership can be used as a $15 discount on a full SCCA membership) Driver must have either a full SCCA membership or weekend SCCA membership to compete. To register and Pay: http://msreg.us/springfeverrallycross RULES: All competitors and spectators must sign the official SCCA Waiver of Liability. All minors present must have a minor waiver filled out. Form can be downloaded, printed in color and filled here: http://www.scca-lol.org/rally/rallyx/rxinfo.php All competitors MUST work the course as a condition of event entry. All competitors must have an FRS Radio, radios cannot be shared between competitors. All competitors must have a Snell/M2000 or newer helmet. Loaner helmets are available but the quantity is limited. Passengers will be allowed if waivered and wearing an approved helmet. See official rules here: http://scca.cdn.racersites.com/prod/assets/2012 RallyCross Rules-revised.pdf Cars will be checked for the following items, please make sure your car passes all the listed items before the event. ·All loose items, inside and outside the car (including the trunk and storage areas) removed ·Snap‐on hub caps and other detachable accessories (e.g. fender skirts, trim rings) removed ·Convertible, targa or t‐top vehicles must have their factory hard top panels securely in place ·Lug nuts tight, correctly installed, none missing ·Tires in good condition (no cords or belts showing, no cracks, etc.) ·Seat belt(s) present and properly attached ·Positive throttle return ·No excessive leaks (engine running) ·No “spinner knobs” ·Brakes in proper working order ·Wheel bearings, steering and suspension in good working order ·Battery tightly secured, positive terminal insulated ·Helmet rated Snell SA2000/M2000 (or newer), BS 6658‐85 type AF/R or SFI 31.1 ·Passed sound ·FRS Radio (Channel 8-0) Classes are Stock, Prepared, and Modified and then each class is divided up into FWD, RWD, and AWD. See official rules for car classing. SEASON SCHEDULE: http://www.scca-racing.com/blog/bid/...e-Come-Join-Us