Month: March 2015

Off The Jack Stands!

The car is out of the shop and in the trailer for the first time since October! We will try to make a few passes on Friday night and get some seat time in during eliminations. This will tune us up for Saturday’s competition. I charged the batteries in the car and the trailer, checked […]
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Looking Good For This Weekend!

The weather looks good for Friday, Sat. and Sun. this coming weekend. The Temps. are suppose to be in the 60’s and no rain. Maybe I can get out and knock the newness off of my slicks and get the new shocks adjusted. I have been accumulating parts for my new motor, AFR heads and […]
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Mardi Gras Nitro Jam – Requirements To Run

According to the State Capitol Raceway Forum, there will be NO requirement to have (don’t have to have) a IHRA License or a IHRA Membership to participate in the Sportsman Bracket Program at the March 13-14 Nitro Jam. You are required to have all of your safety equipment for your class. A.J. will do the Tech. for all the Sportsman classes, […]
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Rain, Rain Go Away! Skip Wants to Race!

The car is ready (since October) to go! We will be at the gate early Friday morning for the Mardi Gras Nitro Jam at State Capitol Raceway. We would like to get a good parking spot. I plan to run the car in Top Doorslammer, with “Outlaw” Kevin Gray driving. The only changes are the […]
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Cold Day of Racing

It was too cold to be enjoyable. The wind-chill was the problem. According to the tracks weather station, it got to 13 MPH with a temp of 42 degrees, at one point during the day. I entered the Top Doorslammer class and on my first pass, I laid down a 5.690 @ 118 MPH to […]
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