In here I will keep track of the overall race specs of each race.
What race, how we did, how the course was, mile per hour average,
trouble with the car and how the winner placed mile per hour to see how
far off the pace we were.
Lets go back to the very first race and work down from there.
ORAF 400 mile race 2007
Rough course with big 40+ mile loops.
Fuel pump problems and raced half of race in dark.
Motor died and had to be towed. Lost Alternator and had to run
without air breather, radio, headlights etc. last two laps.
We ran a 28 mph average and the winner had a 41mpha.
Took us 10 hours 8 minutes
Took 3rd place though
Freedom 250 Night Race 2007
New light bar kept going out. Lost lights had to run off in on in dark.
Hit a big out cropping of rock and broke the front shock mount off
the car had to stop and weld it back on after limping into pits from
about the half way point on the track.
We ran a 24 mph average and the winner ran a 38mpha
We finished in 7 hours 32 minutes.
We took 3rd place
Lucerne 200 Race 2007
Long course with some small but very rough sections
river bottom slow and sandy, rollers and hill sections
Lost motor, removed fuel filters and then motor burned up.
Did not finish. we where running a 29 mph average.
The winner ran a 41mph average but second only ran a 31 mpha.
Powder Puff Race 2007
Timed event do as many laps as you can in 3.5 hours.
Pepper drove with Destiny as co driver.
She did 6 laps and finished in 11th out of well over 20 cars.
She had a 31 mph average, the winner had a 40mph average the same
as the class one cars.
She had one flat tire and stopped each lap to take on fuel and check
on the car.
She ran for 3 hours 19 minutes total to finish 6 laps within the 3.5 hour time limit
Toys For Tots 250 2007
38 mile loops 3 of them and then 5 small 20 mile loops
Very rough course especially on the big loops. Then small loops
are fine no problems. Rained all night and course was so wet we
could hardly go or stay on course. 1 flat, repaired cv boot, broke exhaust, broke some push rod tubes leaking oil badly.
Had about a 35 mph average
The winner had about a 45 mph average.
Finished the race in 4 hours 50 minutes.
Took 4th place.
Kartek Challange 2008
Timed event run as many laps as you can
We ran 7 laps, no flats, had the coil wires get torn out and had
to stop for 10 minutes and fix them. Thats it all else was good.
Fast track really fast. Very little rough spots.
3:29 minutes to do 7 laps, with a 36 mph average winner had a 42mph average
We took 2nd place.
Balls Out 250 2008
Timed event. This was the rougher Collage section out at Barstow.
We saw a ton of broke down vehicles. We ran perfect. No flats
no problems at all.
We took 5th.. not so good but ran good.
Tried out the new BFG tires, 31's instead of 33's
We ran a 33 mph average and the winner ran a 39 mile per hour average.
Took 5th place