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 Post subject: Knoxville Race Aug 11-12
PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:18 am 
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The Knoxville race is just over a week away. Gary Bruner is the race coordinator. The entry fee is 30.00 each day. The track is going to furnish a purse. The ladies will have food prepared for Saturday. Gates will open at 6:00 pm on Friday.

Roll call (please add your name if you are coming)

Gary Bruner 1 or 2 cars
Meril Bruner 2 cars
Rodney Hargis
Ron Hamby
Norm Foster
Lou Madsen
Rusty Heisten
Jack Everhart

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Thanks for the details and such, Ron. I will be there with the turbo Dart. Wanted to do t'n't last Friday but it got rained out...

I'll be there by 6 PM Friday!

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I plan on coming, but as a spectator.

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coconuteater64 wrote:
I plan on coming, but as a spectator.


You guys will like ole coco - nut. He's good people!

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wvenable wrote:
coconuteater64 wrote:
I plan on coming, but as a spectator.


You guys will like ole coco - nut. He's good people!


Thanks! Either that, or I have a lot of people fooled. :lol:

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I will be there but Jack III can not be there due to school requirements that must be fulfilled.

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What time does the gate open on Saturday?

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The track website says gates open 3 PM Sat and time runs at 4 PM. 6 PM gates Friday, 7 PM time runs.

http://www.knoxvilledragstrip.com/

Cheers,

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NOTE: I edited the attendance list to reflect Jack III. Anyone else coming?? Looking forward to it!

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Someone I visited recently sent me some goals for the Knoxville race. :twisted:

I wish I could be there.

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Any results from last night racing?


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Today's event is rained out.

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X2 :lol: :lol:

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coconuteater64 wrote:
Today's event is rained out.



Is there going to be a make up on sunday or is it just a one race weekend?

Thanks for the updates!

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Just one race this weekend. Once they called it off Sat, there was no discussion of a Sunday make up. I left Gary and Barbara Bruner's around 5 PM, which is around when everyone headed out.

For me, a happy race. 8.32 @ 86.8 MPH best time for the 68 Dart. New D/U 1/8th records will be 8.44 and 85.7 MPH (next best runs).

Ron H set a new C/A 1/8th mile record at 7.57, then Rusty re-set it down to 7.09.

Here is all I remember of the ladder. I'm sure others will complete/correct this soon! 10 cars showed to race.

1st round:
Courtney Bruner vs. Lou Madsen -- Courtney wins
Rusty vs. Josh or Jimmy (Bruner cars) -- Rusty wins
Larry? (in Alanna's Lancer) vs. Rodney -- Rodney
Jack E vs. Funny Truck (Josh) ?? - Jack
Ron Hamby -- bye/breakage

2nd round:
Ron vs. Rusty -- Rusty
Jack E vs. Courtney -- Courtney
Rodney --bye?

3rd round:
Courtney vs. Rodney -- Rodney
Rusty -- bye

Final:
Rusty vs. Rodney -- Rusty (Rodney's flex plate bolts backed out)

See a bunch of you at Clay City!

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