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Post  t-bird racer on Sat 29 Oct 2016 - 15:42



Finally made it back to the track last weekend.  I went to the ford Race At Maryland International Raceway.  I put my delay box in and ran both Top and Mod ET.  It was the first time I actually raced in Top ET.  I went three Rounds
in top and lost due to my error of pushing through the beams before the brake was applied.  I lost third round.  

I also went four rounds on Mod ET.  I lost in the Fourth  round when my car would not fire due to a dead battery. ( Damn It)

All in all I made 11 passes on the car.  It ran Between 5.91 and 5.98 all day long @117 MPH.  This was over 10 hours and changing track conditions.  I was bummed out and happy all at the same time.  I had no
expectations and the car actually won me more rounds than I did.  

My 16 year old son was there helping and the only things we did at the track was fuel, tire pressure, and charge the battery.  

My son took this picture.  I though I would share.
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Post  bbf-falcon on Sat 29 Oct 2016 - 16:51

congrats.nice bird Very Happy

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Post  514Fox87 on Sun 30 Oct 2016 - 20:59

I was there also but regret not seeing you.  Did meet a lady in the stands who's father was running both Mod and Top and it was a t-bird.  Just not sure if it was your daughter or not. I think it was you though. 3rd round went red when car rolled the beams.
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Post  t-bird racer on Mon 31 Oct 2016 - 11:12

That's correct. My daughter showed up later in the evening and was in the stands. Ill have to hit you up next
time and we will have to meet up.
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Post  Moodyblues on Tue 1 Nov 2016 - 9:58

Glad you got to the track and did well.
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Post  69bluehotrod on Wed 2 Nov 2016 - 17:02

Damn nice bird!!!... get you some front end limiters!!! affraid
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Post  t-bird racer on Thu 3 Nov 2016 - 10:22

I was thinking about the front end limiters, however I did not know if it would upset the traction, or the balance
of the car. (Read) Don't know anything about front end limiters.
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