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Well guys ive been patiently waiting for my home town tracks 2014 season opener, the first 3 weeks have been a total bust due to snow and cold weather and as of now it looks like this weekend's Friday night street legal has been cancelled and Sunday's Test & Tune is sure to be rained out.
I kind of feel sorry for the new owners because this weather thing must surely be hurting them financially and they must be concerned about the situation. Anyway im really anxious to get out there and test out the Maggie that i recently have had installed and i plan on posting a lot of pictures and video on this thread when the track finally opens, come on Spring!!!
 

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Alan that is really too bad for the owners! Hopefully it will warm up soon and everyone can come out and give them their full support!
 

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Alan that is really too bad for the owners! Hopefully it will warm up soon and everyone can come out and give them their full support!
Im sure there are a lot of people here like myself concerned about this, it was a real shock to the local racing community when they closed the track at the end of the 2012 season, when the track reopened last summer a lot of the local community donated their time to help the new owners get on their feet.
 

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Alan, man I feel for the new owners but I look forward to your videos and pictures! I am thinking positive for you so you can get that beast down the track!
 

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Alan, I would like to join on one of your trips up there. :smileup:
Art, anytime your ready just let me know, I'm sure you will have a blast. :smileup:
 

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Hope the weather holds out for you. This has been a crappy winter/spring so far weather-wise. Milan Dragway is due to open next Saturday, April 5th. I'd like to go and make a few passes just for fun but who knows what the weather will be like.

Definitely take some pics and video if you can when you go. I'm anxious to see what your car will run now with the supercharger. If you can hook up good I'm sure you'll be somewhere in the 11's.
 

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Sunday's Test & Tune

It looks like the weather looks good for this Sunday's Test & Tune at Island Dragway finally, the D.A. should be perfect. Anyone one interested in joining me?
 

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I'm going to try and hit Beaver Springs on Sunday, not 100% sure on that yet though as I need to sort out some work issues.
 

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I'm going to try and hit Beaver Springs on Sunday, not 100% sure on that yet though as I need to sort out some work issues.
I was looking at Beavers schedule the other day and it looks like they are doing Test & Tunes on Saturday now.
 

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I was looking at Beavers schedule the other day and it looks like they are doing Test & Tunes on Saturday now.
Yep I just checked and you are right, well dang not sure if I'll be able to make it to the track then this week.
 
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island dragway 4/6/13

Well I finally got out to the track today and I was a bit disappointed with the results the track seemed to be on the cold side due to the over night temps in the 20's.
When I race I normally turn off the traction control but I was having issues doing that today. I had my best run with it on and my best run 12.15 @ 113.95. I made 3 other runs that were slightly lower. It was a bit strange that even though the D.A. was very good it seemed that most of the people that I know that race there seemed to be running on the slow side and very few street cars were there. Anyway I didn't get a chance to do any video but here is one of my time slips.

 

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Nice initial test Alan, I think you will crack the elevens soon.
 

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Well I finally got out to the track today and I was a bit disappointed with the results the track seemed to be on the cold side due to the over night temps in the 20's.
When I race I normally turn off the traction control but I was having issues doing that today. I had my best run with it on and my best run 12.15 @ 113.95. I made 3 other runs that were slightly lower. It was a bit strange that even though the D.A. was very good it seemed that most of the people that I know that race there seemed to be running on the slow side and very few street cars were there. Anyway I didn't get a chance to do any video but here is one of my time slips.
Not too bad Alan!!! I'm sure the track was cold as you mentioned. You'll be in the 11's soon for sure!!

Sorry I couldn't make it. I was planning on working around the houses but I actually got called for work for some O.T. Couldn't pass that up.

I WILL join you one of these weekends, I promise you. Also, I found out how to use my camera (a "real" one) to take videos, so I can get a few for you from the stands.
 

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Nice initial test Alan, I think you will crack the elevens soon.
I hope so Jon , I might have to get a set of slicks to do that, my 60 ft. Was off.
 

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Not too bad Alan!!! I'm sure the track was cold as you mentioned. You'll be in the 11's soon for sure!!

Sorry I couldn't make it. I was planning on working around the houses but I actually got called for work for some O.T. Couldn't pass that up.

I WILL join you one of these weekends, I promise you. Also, I found out how to use my camera (a "real" one) to take videos, so I can get a few for you from the stands.
Let me know when your ready, Jon and I are trying to put a track date together when a few of us forum members can can make it.
 

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Let me know when your ready.
Give me a few days notice and I can let you know. My weekends are usually always full when the weather is nice. But sometimes I can postpone things and push things off to go to the track. :smileup:
 

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It was good to see you getting some track time! Would be nice if you and John could get some video from the stands! I will be looking forward to that! If you guys get together, how about some group pics!!
 
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