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Old Hippie
Old Hippie
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Last Activity: Today, 07:44 AM
Joined: 07-25-2011
Location: Beasley, Texas (Southwest of Houston)
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  • Old Hippie
    started a blog post Atlanta Part 2

    Atlanta Part 2

    So in my last post, I was racing in Atlanta - and there was a rain delay. When we resumed and I completed the third of three Qualifying passes -- I had...
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  • I went three rounds, losing to Kurt Neighbor

    Corky Bumpus and Timmy Frees in Finals, Timmy won
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  • In:
    Me
    Doug Duell
    Mike DeChicco
    Kurt Neighbor
    Jeff Frees
    Tim Frees
    TD Holland
    Brent Wheeler
    A Black...
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  • This is 8:00am




    I'm going out on a limb to predict that we won't be racing at the scheduled 8:45.

    However,...
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  • Note fastest MPH/ New NSS record....
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  • Final Qualifying...
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  • I was first down track, in right lane. I turned hard right when I launched. I thought I spun but when I looked at slip I looked ok. However everyone...
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  • Saturday's schedule


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  • Old Hippie
    started a blog post At the track in Atlanta

    At the track in Atlanta

    So we're at Atlanta Dragway, and it's raining - so its a good time to catch up on what;s been goin on since last week's post.
    Racing

    I'll...
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  • We were suppose to get one Time Trial and two Qualifying today; then tomorrow the third qualifying and 1st elimination. The...
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  • Got two hits yesterday for $25 (no test hits after yesterday - right to Qualifying without a Time Trial). First hit without weight was 9.48
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  • Raing while they're drying track. I'm guessing noon before track goes hot.


    when it does go hot we go right into qua...
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  • Left at half past noon. Arrived at a Waltmart about 15 miles north of Hammond, La at 7:00

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  • The weather looks like its going to be a real challenge

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    Thursday: April 4th Vendor & Racer Gates Open: 8:00am Vendor & Participant Parking, Registration & Tech: 8:00am - 7:00pm Test & Tune Lanes Open (order will be repeated for two hits per T&T entry) (NMCA OC, TL, SS, MM, FM, TS, NMRA OC, NSS, NMC, S3, RUM, SK, XPM, FSC, NA, NPS, SO, XS/REN, MS, LS, FS, CPS, CS): Noon Test & Tune Lanes Close: 6:30pm Gates Close: 7:00pm Secure Track: 7:30pm Friday: April 5th Gates Open: 8:00am Participant Pit Parking, Registration & Tech: 8:00am - 6:00pm NMRA/NMCA Index Class Qualifying #1 (NMRA OC, TL, SS, MM, FM, NMCA OC, NSS, NMC, S3, RUM, SK): 9:00am NMRA/NMCA Heads Up Qualifying #1 (XPM, FSC, NA, NPS, SO, XS/REN, MS, LS, FS, CPS, CS) 11:30am TVS Throwdown, Hemi Shootout, Chevy Street Car Challenge, and True Street Time Trial NMRA/NMCA Index Qualifying #2 (OC, FM, TL, SS, MM, FM, OC, NSS, NMC, S3, RUM, SK): 2:30pm NMRA/NMCA Heads up Qualifying #2 (XPM, FSC, NA, NPS, SO, XS/REN, MS, LS, FS, CPS, CS): 4:30pm Street Outlaw & Sealed Stock All-Star Shootout Rd#1 (Counts as Qualifying): TVS Throwdown, HEMI Shootout, Chevy Street Car Challenge, and True Street Time Trial Gates Close: 6:00pm Secure Track: 8:00pm Saturday: April 6th Gates Open Racer, Car Show, & Swap Meet Registration Opens: 8:00am NMRA/NMCA Index Qualifying #3 (NMCA OC, TL, SS, MM, FM, NMRA OC, NSS, NMC, S3, RUM, SK): 8:30am TVS Throwdown Qualifying #1, Hemi Shootout, Chevy Street Car Challenge, and True Street Time Trial NMRA/NMCA Heads Up Qualifying #3 (XPM, FSC, NA, NPS, SO, XS/REN, MS, LS, FS, CPS, CS): 11:00am Street Outlaw & Sealed Stock All-Star Shootout Rd #2 True Street Meeting & Cruise: 1:00pm Open Comp All-Star Shootout Eliminations: 1:30pm TVS Throwdown Qualifying #2, True Street / HEMI Shootout / Chevy Street Car Challenge - Eliminations: Street Outlaw & Sealed Stock Shootout Finals: NMRA/NMCA Index Class Eliminations Rd #1 (NMCA OC, TL, SS, MM, FM, NMRA OC, NSS, NMC, S3, RUM, SK): 3:00pm Car Show Awards: 4:00pm PRE-RACE CEREMONY: 4:45pm NMRA/NMCA Heads Up Eliminations Rd #1 (XPM, FSC, NA, NPS, SO, XS/REN, MS, LS, FS, CPS, CS: 5:00pm Gates Close: 7:00pm Secure Track: 8:00pm Sunday: April 7th Gates Open: Racer, Car Show, & Swap Meet Registration Opens 8:00am Chapel Service: 8:00am NMRA/NMCA Index Eliminations (NMCA OC, TL, SS, MM, FM, NMRA OC, NSS, NMC, S3) TVS Throwdown Eliminations Rd #1, HEMI Quick 8 Eliminations, True Street Bracket Time Trial: 8:45am NMRA/NMCA Heads Up Eliminations Rd#2 (XPM, FSC, NA, NPS, SO, XS/REN, MS, FS, CPS, CS) and True Street Bracket Eliminations (Rd #1): 11:00am Car Show Awards: 3:30pm Final Eliminations: 5:00pm Aerospace Components Winners Circle Celebration: Secure Track: 6:00pm Schedule Subject to Change
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  • Old Hippie
    started a topic Live from Commerce, GA

    Live from Commerce, GA




    This is the conversation to discuss all things before, during and after the NMCA race at Atlanta Dragway.

    Deb and I...
    Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, will be the host of the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, the second stop on the NMCA schedule. The facility is located in the perfect place, with close-by hotels and restaurants, and the track surface always hooks. Named 'Georgia's House of Speed', the Atlanta Dragway staff takes pride in making their facility live up to its name, and the NMCA's racers look for that consistency on the racetrack as a result. The NMRA/NMCA All-Stars event features special All-Star classes, including the Street Outlaw, Sealed Crate Engine, and Open Comp Shootouts, and hosts the season opener of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series. To See the NMCA Commerce Event Brochure CLICK HERE! For NMCA Class Descriptions CLICK HERE! See NMCA & NMRA The Same Weekend! The All-Star Nationals is only one of two events where you can witness awesome NMCA and NMRA action the same weekend! With its close proximity to many of the South's premier racers, Atlanta Dragway pulls in the local competitors along with NMCA and NMRA regulars, making it one of the most exciting stops on the tour. Watch as NMCA's gunslingers take on NMRA's Street Outlaws in the ultimate big power slugfest. VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod! Each year VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod cars make blistering mph passes and have Atlanta's rabid fans on their feet screaming for more! These turbocharged, supercharged, and nitrous-powered monsters will once again go heads-up and put their cars on the ragged edge in search of All-Star Nationals glory. Watch Street Outlaws on the Ragged Edge If you're a fan of the Street Outlaws TV show then you won't want to miss the insane, horsepower-infused Street Outlaws of NMCA drag racing! Watch as these incredible turbocharged, supercharged, and nitrous packed monsters go wheels-up and heads-up for big money and national bragging rights. Every NMCA events features the World's Fastest Street Cars! Holley EFI Factory Super Cars! Factory Super Cars is an exciting eliminator designed for the Detroit-based OEM companies to compete heads-up with the modern factory drag racing cars dubbed Chevrolet COPO Camaro, Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, and Ford Cobra Jet Mustang. It is the rebirth of factory muscle car drag racing on the quarter-mile dragstrip! The Eaton TVS supercharger craze has ripped through street-legal drag racing and now the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals will be hosting the Eaton TVS Supercharger Throwdown to see who reigns supreme on the drag strip! For the first time ever the NMRA/NMCA will bring together TVS-equipped street cars for a heads-up shootout. The rules are simple—All vehicles have to be boosted by a Roots-style supercharger that features any size TVS rotor package, meet a minimum weight, and be registered and insured for street-use. Competitors will be racing for cash, a special TVS-inspired trophy, an Edelbrock Victor, and bragging rights as the biggest names in Eaton TVS performance will be attending this unique shootout. Eaton TVS Supercharger Throwdown flyer CLICK HERE! For a look at the Eaton TVS Supercharger Throwdown rules, CLICK HERE! Want to Race Your Street Car? Then you definitely want to enter Gear Vendors True Street, the perfect class for any beginner...because reaction time doesn't matter. Join other True Street racers, with passengers, on a 30-mile NMCA-escorted cruise to prove the street worthiness of all cars in competition. Next hit the track for 3 back-to-back passes and then watch as NMCA presents cash and awards to the overall fastest, runner-up and to each racer with the closest average to 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 seconds! CLICK LINKS BELOW FOR INFO How to Race True Street
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  • Shop Goin Ons Kate March 2019

    The NMCA race in Commerce, GA is coming up, so a lot of the focus has been on getting ready for that. Today, it was on the lift having the underside inspected...
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