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Post 10 Jul 2021, 3:47 pm

This was a crazy one!

I hope to get pics posted this evening but here's the short of it:

1. C.Kennington
2. R.Rund
3. R.Needham
4. P.Walling
5. T.Baker
6. M.Polcen
7. S.Peeples
DNF C.Long (brakes)
DNF J.Benham (crash)
Ret. G.Sturgeon
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 4:01 pm

Builds, bids, & grid:

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Post 10 Jul 2021, 4:40 pm

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T1: Six of ten cars push & six succeed.


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T2: Early excitement as Rob & Chris L. block out Stephen in the first corner. Stephen says 'no problem' and pulls out his two red chips on the chance and forced pass tables. Wow!


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T3: Rando late brakes and stuffs James. James may not forget that.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 6:19 pm

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T4: The leaders make the turn onto 2nd Ave.


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T5: Stephen tosses out more wear to extend his lead.


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T6: Robert spends 3 wear to keep the race leader in check.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 6:33 pm

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T7: Rando dumps three wear to clear Central Ave.


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T8: Stephen & Robert continue to battle out front.


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T9: Chris L. rejoins the leaders.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 6:40 pm

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T10: The leaders clear the hairpin and line up on the runway.


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T11: Four more cars on the runway.


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T12: Mike drops a 20?! Costing two wear, the mis-plot ends his hopes for a podium.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 7:09 pm

Wear counts at the end of lap 1 (clockwise from James):

James 21
Chris K. 14
Stephen 12
Tim 15
Rando 16
Rob 10
Gary 17
Phil 11
Chris L. 12
Mike 19

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T13: The race leaders scrape off some more rubber.


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T14: Mike damages his engine, adding insult to injury.


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T15: Rob hangs on to the lead. Mike screws up again but doesn't bring it to anyone's attention... lol.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 7:22 pm

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T16: Chris K. breaks into the lead pack with a naked chance roll.


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T17: The back markers spend big getting onto Central.


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T18: Gary goes to the dice cup and spins.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 7:38 pm

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T19: Rob, Chris, & Chris playing position games out front.


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T20: Don't be fooled by the spread-out field. Almost everyone is still in contention.


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T21: Chris L. spends two for the outright lead.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 8:21 pm

Wear totals after two laps (clockwise from James):

James 15
Chris K. 5
Stephen 6
Tim 7
Rando 8
Rob 3
Gary 6
Phil 4
Chris L. 4
Mike 10


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T22: Stephen fails a brake test. Rando makes a chance roll but fails the forced pass on Phil. He has to late brake while Phil takes some damage from the block.


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T23: James spends some of his big stack of wear. Don't count him out.


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T24: Three-wide on the runway.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 8:26 pm

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T25: Chris & Chris are neck and neck. Gary posts the first 180 of the race.


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T26: Gary tempts fate with a 2nd chance roll, hoping for a better result. Nope - he spins.


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T27: Tires are getting really thin up front. Gary parks his car but sticks around to watch the end.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 8:31 pm

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T28: Rob burns his last wear.


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T29: Phil is on bald tires. Even after tossing three, James has plenty of tire left.


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T30: Chris L. uses his final wear on a failed brake test. That's no fun.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 8:42 pm

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T31: James is the only car with wear left in the front five. Can he get through the traffic?


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T32: As Kevin (our faithful race observer) likes to say, they're 'stacked & packed' in front of the last corner.


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T33: Rob passes a naked chance roll. James crashes out on a chance roll and never gets to attempt the pass for the win. Chris L. loses the brakes and is out of the race. Tim fails a brake test and, with no wear, spins.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 8:55 pm

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T34: Rob & Chris K. race for the finish line. Phil & Rando clear the hairpin. Stephen fails a brake test and then spins on a chance roll.


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T35: Rob fails his engine test to leave an opening for Chris K. Chris' push to 180 is good for the win!


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T36: Rando rounds out the podium with an engine push to 180.
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Post 10 Jul 2021, 8:57 pm

Congratulations to Chris K., Robert, and Rando for their podium finishes!
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