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jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 6243
posted October 08, 2001 08:45 AM  
It's "Big Show time!" Don't get burned out turn that burner up and get out there and kick some ___! When it starts to snow and you have to stay in then you can rest.

MOD RACER#93
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 315
posted October 08, 2001 07:32 PM  
i agree....time for Big-Shows....season is winding down...weather is getting cooler..nothing smells better than a methanol burning engine on a cool race night..no points or hassles...just RACE. by the way...rjs you live in tx...will you be coming down to houston in Nov. 8-10 for the race.?

rjs
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 72
posted October 08, 2001 09:19 PM  
We might if anything is left! This weekend it's either Waco, Heart O Texas or on the complete other end of the spectrum Eldora, Ohio. Depends on work and time. This last week was Cowtown and it turned out rough. Won the heat,won the A-main Sat was running side by side for the lead 10 laps into a 50 lap race and the dude from Illinois (Schwartz of Schwartz Chassis) punted us into the wall. The Oct 17 we're planning on going to Batesville for the 7000 to win 2000 to start race. I know there is a special show in November at Cowtown...not sure when. Maybe we'll come and see you, what kind of car do you have?

MOD RACER#93
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 315
posted October 10, 2001 06:47 PM  
i wish i could go to the batesville race...that sounds awsome...30 cars 3wide start. ill prolly be hammering around the houston area though..lol. i have a ump..#93 mainly race at HRP baytown. WoO coming this weekend cant wait...lol. we get to run sat. with them.

Goin' In Circles
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 10
posted October 11, 2001 02:47 AM  
I'm guilty of getting burnt out at the end of the season. We start racing in early spring (usually sometime in April)until October. I love racing, but I enjoy the off season and look forward to the start of racing again.

[This message has been edited by Goin' In Circles (edited October 11, 2001).]

PEDDLER
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 446
posted October 11, 2001 07:32 PM  
Here in Texas the last several years, tracks seem to want to start racing in February and continue until November or December. With this type racing, its not hard to get burnout
and to get disgusted. Sure some of the races are BIG races, but if you are any kind of a racer you will want to be there.

With a season with the racing opportunities from Feb. to Dec., there is not much of an off season.

Most racers are grass roots racers with a full time job, family (but not for long with this kind of schedule), and responsibilities.
I feel that a true season with NO races before or after a certain date (even big races) so that we as grass roots racers can take a breather and regroup as not all of us work for a chassis shop and drive a house car that someone else repairs.

Just my soapbox. Thanks for listening.
The PEDDLER

MOD RACER#93
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 315
posted October 12, 2001 06:53 PM  
well i guess what my answer to the question would be...that.. i dont get myself involved in any kind of points..wether it UMP or track points...i just race when i get pumped up about it. ive taken alot off of this season to...how can i say.......enjoy life. its short...live it now. i love racing..no better thrill than driving a race car. i just dont let it "live" me...keep it fun. im as grass roots as it gets.....working in my back yard in a 2 car garage in a resident neighborhood...lol. my dad being my main man...him and i spent many a past midnight out there getting the car ready for next week...cause we were in a "points" battle..all that got me waz a trophy at the end of the season...and i waz burned out. now i go out and party some weekends..and then get ready to rumble on the track...so i race...so far it has been fun fun. now that the season is almost over..im not burned out for the big shows...and my equipment isnt tired either.

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