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Subject: Non-tech/ Non-TR: but, hey, not much traffic on the list anyway
From: "Barr, Scott" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 08:29:13 -0600
New class proposal forwarded from the Midwestern Council list.  I can
think of several vehicles in my neighborhood which will qualify for this
new ITG class without further modification.


> >Proposal for the Comp Board for New Class Improved Touring Goober
> [ITG] 
> > 
> >Section 1: Eligible Vehicles 
> > 
> >All American Made Full Sized Trucks made by Chevy, Ford, Dodge, GMC
> or 
> >Jeep. No "Furrin" models need apply. 
> > 
> >Engines: 
> > 
> >All IT cars shall be powered by V-8 engines of at least five [5] 
> >litres displacement. That's a 302 or bigger for normal folks. The
> camshaft 
> >shall be located deep within the block, where it damned well belongs.
> All 
> >ITG trucks shall be powered by a single four barrel carburetor of no 
> >less than 650 CFM. 
> >Fuel injection is for weenies. Internal engine modifications are free
> >provided the engine runs on pump gas of no higher than 93 octane. As 
> >an alternate fuel, corn whiskey may be used, but only if has been
> aged 
> >at least two days. 
> > 
> >Tires and suspension. 
> > 
> >All vehicles shall use mud spec tire of between 32 and 44" outside 
> diameter. 
> >Lift kits shall be installed. Sway bars are unnecessary as trucks are
> >supposed to lean. However all vehicles must be low enough to pass
> under 
> the Nelsons Ledges crossing bridge with all four tires on the ground. 
> > 
> >Tow provisions. 
> > 
> >All ITG trucks shall carry their own winches, therefore rope tows 
> >should be unnecessary. 
> > 
> >Gun Racks 
> > 
> >Rifle Racks are optional, but provide needed style points. Firearms 
> >shall be carried unloaded at all times inside the paddock or hot
> areas of 
> >the track. 
> > 
> >Beds 
> > 
> >Truck beds may be either fleetside or stepside, but the truck should 
> >have a large enough bed area to hold at least four coolers. All 
> competitors shall carry enough beer to provide cold ones to all corner
> workers and 
> start during the cool down lap. Acceptable brews include Bud, Bud
> Light, 
> >Miller, Miller Light, Michelob and Michelob light or Pabst Blue 
> >Ribbon. Microbrews, foreign sounding beers or any other beer with 
> >actual flavor is prohibited. Any competitor who runs out of beer will
> >be penalized one [1] lap and put on probation for two races. Whiskey 
> >burning trucks may provide worker drinks from their fuel tanks, 
> >provided such tanks are made from aged oaken barrels, used Budweiser 
> >kegs, or other approved containers. Racers much provide clean shot 
> >glasses for the workers, and can expect a stern talking to if anyone 
> >goes blind from their product. 
> > 
> >Seats 
> > 
> >The stock front seats shall be preserved, with appropriate racing 
> harnesses 
> > 
> >Dogs 
> > 
> >Dogs of any breed may ride along during the race. However, the dog
> shall 
> wear racing goggles while on track and may not leave presents on the
> line. 
> > 
> >Markings 
> > 
> >All ITG competitors shall bear the SCCA club racing decal on the hood
> >and both sides of the car as specified in the GCR. In addition, all
> cars 
> shall carry the number and decal of their favorite NASCAR driver, with
> the 
> >exception of that pansy, Jeff Gordon.     

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