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  1. gcassidy

    gcassidy One more lap! Established Member

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    I've finally pulled the trigger on entering the Grassroots Motorsports UTCC.
    I had gotten my car voted in a few years ago when they started it, but I didn't have my TT licensing to run in it. Now that I do have that, I'd like to try again.
    I hope I may meet a few of you there. :beer:

    I'm sure most of you know how it works, but here's what it's all about:
    2011 Pirelli Ultimate Track Car Challenge presented by Grassroots Motorsports: Grassroots Motorsports Magazine

    And here's my CarDomain page if you want to vote for my car:
    http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2567036/1998-ford-mustang/page-1

    Click on the 2011 GRM UTCC rating stars.
    Sure would appreciate any and all support. :rockon:
     
  2. Sirl

    Sirl New Member Established Member

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    Thats awesome Greg!
    Keep us updated on any happenings.
     
  3. 99COBRA2881

    99COBRA2881 Piss on Fox Sports1 Established Member

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    Very nice.

    Good luck and have fun!!
     
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    BlackStripes Member Established Member

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    Very cool Greg! Good luck!!
     
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    jbp99cobra Fly fat ass, fly!!! Established Member

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    gcassidy One more lap! Established Member

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    Gave you 5 stars. In like Flynn, buddy. :beer:
     
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    brkntrxn Inappropriate Motorsports Established Member

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    :)


    Racin' the truck!



    -Kevin
     
  8. gcassidy

    gcassidy One more lap! Established Member

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    Go Kevin! George is back in with his GTO, too.
    Still waiting to see if my dance card gets punched. :D
    I'll be down there either way.
     
  9. brkntrxn

    brkntrxn Inappropriate Motorsports Established Member

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    As I have told John, me driving the truck in UTCC will be difficult at best. I have NASA at Charlotte on July 2-3, fly to CA for work July 4-8th, major "go-live" on July 18th on one of the biggest projects I am managing (2+ yrs now), and then ChumpCar at VIR July 30-31. Throwing the UTCC on top of all that is more than my schedule can take at the moment.
     
  10. jbp99cobra

    jbp99cobra Fly fat ass, fly!!! Established Member

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    We already have back up plans in the event the truck is accepted. Either one of the builders (although we would need to get him a NASA TT license) or myself would be driving it. With that being said, the truck is in pieces right now getting a new transmission and the engine is getting a minor tweak. It will be ready for the Chump Race at VIR, but questionable for UTCC.
     
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    jbp99cobra Fly fat ass, fly!!! Established Member

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    Greg - GM was supposed to make their decision yesterday on who is accepted. We haven't gotten word yet, have you?
     
  12. gcassidy

    gcassidy One more lap! Established Member

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    Got an email yesterday asking for my info, but I think that's only if I'm selected. They must be a bit behind.
     
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    jbp99cobra Fly fat ass, fly!!! Established Member

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    jbp99cobra Fly fat ass, fly!!! Established Member

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    We just got our invite. WOO HOO!!!
     
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    gcassidy One more lap! Established Member

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    Me too! :D I'd be going Woo Hoo as well if I hadn't had my car hit by a trailer in the pits at Summit Point last weekend. One whole fender is flatened. I know GRM won't be happy about trying to shoot around that!
     
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    jbp99cobra Fly fat ass, fly!!! Established Member

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    I will be there with the truck (athough I will not be driving it). Should be rolling in around 5:30ish on Thursday. I am still on the fence if I will be sticking around for the weekend though.
     
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    I'm signed up for all three days. Need the TT points.
    But everything's depending on the car being out of the body shop in time. Fingers crossed.
     
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    Damn. Just catching up on this. Congrats JB and Greg. I plan to show up early to watch the show on Friday and race the weekend so if you guys need some crew help on Friday, let me know.

    John
     
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    I'm IN!!

    The car is repaired and I'm now sooooo looking forward to this.
    The body shop took care of it in half the time I thought it would take.

    Before and after (it was really crinkled quite a bit):

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    well boys....looks like we will run the UTCC. plan on being there as early on thursday as possible to make sure i have some power. probably sleeping in the trailer.

    will be there for the weekend as well. pepsi will have me loaded up with a variety of pepsi products including gatorade and water. please stop by and say hi.

    anyone with a hd video camera for outside the car going to be there?
     

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