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Re: [Fot] State of Vintage Racing

To: Bill Babcock <>
Subject: Re: [Fot] State of Vintage Racing
From: Andre Rousseau <>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 18:03:31 -0400
Where is the one board video????


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Andre Rousseau -
68 Triumph GT6 MK1

On 23-Oct-08, at 17:54, Bill Babcock <> wrote:

> Yeah. I always think Peyote is fast until I get on the track with the
> USRRC group. Nothing like having a McLaren blow by you to get your
> head on straight. Of course it IS the best seat in the house to watch
> that kind of thing.
> On Oct 23, 2008, at 2:32 PM, Barr, Scott wrote:
>> << throwing them out there with the vintage cars just goes against
>> my sense of what's right  >>
>> Reminds me of the time our club (Midwestern Council) threw a quite
>> recent Formula 1 car and Indycar in with the vintage group at a race
>> at Road America.  I, um, had missed the drivers' meeting, where I'm
>> sure they warned everyone about this, because I was, er, still
>> unloading my car.  I made it to the grid after the first cars had
>> pulled out, or I would have seen them.  The first I knew of it was
>> when I looked in my mirrors near the end of the front straight and
>> saw a tiny speck of a car waaaaaaay back there and thought to myself
>> "hey....does that car have...wings??"  By the time I finished that
>> thought, the tiny speck of a car had grown large and loud and
>> screamed past and through turn 1.
>> There's a bit of a difference between a Spitfire and an F1 car.
>> Especially at the end of the Road America front straight.
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