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  1. I saw him win the LM feature the first time Dad and I went to Highway 16 - I guess it was the year Pan American closed down. To the best of my memory, he was the red Nova. Jimmy Finger was leading. Fryar caught him coming out of 4 and went high - Finger went high to block. Fryar went low and he was gone! RIP, and prayers for his family!
  2. WOO cancels

    I think I'm fated never to see them race at CBS. Two or three rainouts and now a virus-out. Oh well - understandable. Maybe the next time they come to CBS, it won't be on a work day. Thanks for posting this!
  3. I-37 Speedway announces 2020 schedule

    Good - I hope they will include times (gates-open, opening ceremonies) on there as well. It amazes me that the track website does not include that fundamental information (if its there, I've never been able to find it). Thankfully, it's often included in the event postings here in the track forum (example), but it should be on the track website as well for those who are not aware of LSSZ and/or are not on Facebook.
  4. I-37 Speedway announces 2020 schedule

    They seem to have omitted the USMTS race that was announced for Feb 28 - is that still on?
  5. A good announcer does a lot for a show. Two good announcers, that can play off each other - even better!
  6. it doesn't even have to be sunny - just no rain.
  7. FORD vs. FurrrrRoy?

    I couldn't watch the video from work, so I don't know if this was mentioned in it. The background story of how Ford made the engines reliable is pretty interesting. I read somewhere about how employees found it eerie to walk by a dyno room with a Le Mans test in progress and it sounded like the engine was out on the track.
  8. OctoberFAST October 18th & 19th

    Is Saturday's racing still scheduled to start at 6:30?
  9. Well they finally did....not since 1960

    Not a Cup car, but a Cup driver.... Hamlin DQed
  10. Interesting

    Per racingnews.com and NASCAR, the police dropped charges and a/o 9:00 PM ET 8/28/19, NASCAR reinstated him.
  11. Important message from Mary Ann

    I used to go to ThunderHill when Mary Ann was running it - I remember she would be there at the gate after the last race to wish the fans a good and safe night. A very nice thing to do! I haven't been to Cotton Bowl many times as I'd like. It's a long drive from Adkins - so staying alert on the drive home is a concern, and with I-37 being 1/3 the distance/time that's where I usually go (and I don't get to go there as often as I'd like). But I have been a couple of times for special shows, and enjoyed it - and I hope to go again. Clearly, Mary Ann brings the same passion and care to Cotton Bowl that she did to THR! I hope Cotton Bowl will thrive and reward her efforts to keep racing alive in that area!
  12. "SHOW STARTS @ 7pm sharp" - tractor is still on the track, no wheel pack or hot laps yet... I don't think this show is starting anywhere near 7PM. Nearby fans say the track is saying 8PM. What is the correct starting time?
  13. From what I see, it would only be at certain tracks - those that have enough shutdown area. The calculations to compare 1320-ft e.t./speed vs 1000-ft e.t./speed for national record purposes, and controversy that would likely result, would be very interesting - if they even chose to stay with a "single national record" each for e.t. and speed. To avoid controversy, I suspect there would have to be separate national records for 1000-ft and 1320-ft.
  14. I hear SUS usually has a pretty good car count. I'm planning to come from San Antonio to see them - looking forward to seeing some good racing.
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