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shootout classes

Postby Carl Blanton on Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:23 pm

OK gang, for those of you breathlessly awaiting word on shootout classes, here is what I can tell you as of right now.

In researching workable rules for a Shootout series, I talked to a lot of folks. One thing that came out of these conversations was the idea that area tracks should standardize rules if possible. The logical progression of that was a series to run at area tracks. I had said I would try to have this stuff done by the 17th. But I want to see what happens with the standard rules / series, it may or may not happen this year.

Either way we will have several shootout races at Mo-Kan this year. I also would really like to get a group of shootout racers together for an informal meeting to hear their ideas. That will likely happen Sunday January 25th. I'll let you know where.

All that said, here is the direction I am leaning.

1. A Open class for door slammers. Left hand steer, door cars.
Any engine, tranny, and fuel combination allowed. Any tire. Cars will run on a .400 pro tree, 1/8th mile.

2. A True Ten Five class using basically Ozark current rules.

3. A Drag Radial Class using Ozarks current rules.

Number four is still on the drawing boards, but it would be something like a plate class, no dominators allowed, drag radial.

This is an outline. Comments are welcome, lets don't get started slamming each other, make a straight forward statement and it will be considered, and stand by for an announcement on a meeting.
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Re: shootout classes

Postby PEGASUS on Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:55 pm

I will be there in True Ten Five. :layrubber:
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Re: shootout classes

Postby DRL on Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:02 pm

looks like another showtime show for true ten five at mokan :layrubber:
if u guys love the mako stuff, just wait till u see true ten five cars from ozark :nice:
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Re: shootout classes

Postby Rick M on Fri Jan 16, 2009 4:42 pm

Sounds good Carl. I have a few ideas on the forth class I would like to discuss .
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Re: shootout classes

Postby speedfreak on Fri Jan 16, 2009 5:16 pm

Whats the deal with using Ozarks rules ? Wheres the creativity there ? Doesn't the vamp series have a radial class ? And they are running a race here , Right ? Ozarks rules need updated and they may pretty soon.
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Re: shootout classes

Postby DRL on Fri Jan 16, 2009 5:50 pm

well going with ozarks rules makes it benefit a car that can race at to different places ,with out hafting to change there set up $$$$$, and vamp series is going to race here but not alot does that help u steeve or u just trying to stirr the pot :|
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Re: shootout classes

Postby Carl Blanton on Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:07 pm

I am aware Ozark's rules might change. There may be a rules summit, that is why nothing is final. But the biggest reason to use existing rules is we assume there are existing cars.
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Re: shootout classes

Postby Hudgens-Racing on Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:32 pm

:nice: Thanks Carl for working on this Shootout Classes,I think you will like the results that it will bring,Thanks-Terry
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Re: shootout classes

Postby smileygofast on Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:16 pm

What about 10.5 outlaw are we just out of luck???? :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: shootout classes

Postby Karate Kid on Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:27 pm

Sounds goooood to me.
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Re: shootout classes

Postby bad355_67camaro on Sat Jan 17, 2009 2:33 pm

smileygofast wrote:What about 10.5 outlaw are we just out of luck???? :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:



open class?? i can't wait to hear the final word on everything. lets go racin! :nice:
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Re: shootout classes

Postby Hudgens-Racing on Sat Jan 17, 2009 8:58 pm

:nice: Carl,I think we still could use a Pro-Street Class for Back-Half cars only.That way guys in Super-Pro or N/E can come and play too! :idea: :idea:
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Re: shootout classes

Postby JIM B on Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:38 pm

Good call Terry we would like to see some s/p and n/e cars in there. We need some back half cars running to because some 10.5 outlaw cars want to play to. just doing some rat killin :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: shootout classes

Postby Hudgens-Racing on Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:26 am

:nice: Pro-Street--Pro-Street--Pro-Street--Pro=Street--Pro-Street thats what I am talking about! :-D :-D
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Re: shootout classes

Postby smileygofast on Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:06 am

I think back half any tire, any power adder,anything goes as long as it has stock frame rails up frount. ADRL 10.5 :layrubber: :nice: :nice: :nice:
Come on carl we need a back half class that was the hole idea from the start. :stupid:
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