And I sure miss being there.
I sure hope the weather stays good all week.
And, yes, I think George and Ron will go MUCH faster.
Again, thanks for this and landracing.com updates.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Wennerberg" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Rick Byrnes" <Rick@RBMotorsports.com>
Cc: "land Speed List" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 10:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Land-speed] Speed Week
> On Aug 8, 2009, at 5:36 PM, Rick Byrnes wrote:
>> NEWS NEWS
>> I need somebody to say something.
>> Oh woe is me.
> Let's see -- I ran the bike twice -- once on the special course, once
> on the short course (they're identical, but need different names to
> avoid confusion). 194 1/2 in the quarter mile on the special course,
> and 194 1/2 in the mile on the short course. Hmm, not much
> difference, hey? I'll tell you later about the greasy course.
> George Poteet in the Poteet-Main Speed Demon (nee Flatfire) did a
> shakedown run first thing this morning -- first run ever with the new
> 300 or so cubic inch Duttweiler motor. He ran it with a conservative
> tune-up, his engine crew said -- and ran a measly 369 or so in the
> last mile, with a 379 exit speed. That was with the waste gate
> screwed all the way down to minimum -- about 15#. I think the car has
> something left, don't you? It's in impound -- it was running on a 315
> record. Impound has about 40 vehicles (I'll guess) in it right now --
> should be some good records set by mid-day tomorrow. Mike Meirle (did
> I spell that right) is in impound with his Mitsubishi mini pickup, and
> Connie Beavers put her nitrous bike in at about a tenth of a MPH over
> the record she already has (about 210 and change).
> And so on. I'd post more but right now Nancy and I have to go buy 300
> hamburgers and all the rest of the stuff for Salt Talks tomorrow night.
> Later. You feeling okay, Rick? We miss you out here.
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