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Old 09-26-2000, 06:43 PM   #1
AliBenn
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Post has any drvr done this 4u in autoX??

houston autoX last sunday.....
my 98 was in bodyshop b/c of a not at fault axx and here i am 2nd in points with three
races to go....tht was the 1st thing tht went through my mind when i felt the impact from the other drvr....what i'm i going to race with??????????
i called my good friend adam bohanan who also
autoX's his subie and told him of the bad news. low and behold adam offered me if i would like to co-drv HIS car tht sunday. i didn't win the event in sts but got 3rd and valuable points were added to my total score.
my hat is off to adam and anyone tht helps out fellow racers even though they they are competitors. thanx adam
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Old 09-26-2000, 07:00 PM   #2
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No problem dude! I was glad to help out.

I knew I wasn't in the running for any of the top spots anyway. So, what the heck. So I'd get a little more tire wear. No biggie.

I should have called you Monday. The wheels came in. I'll see about posting a couple of pics I took of them on the scale at work.

Later!!

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Old 09-26-2000, 07:17 PM   #3
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Chris F did the same for me, And if I did'nt compete in that race, I would not have won the SM Divitional Championship....
Thanks AGAIN Chris...
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Old 09-26-2000, 07:56 PM   #4
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I let Donnie drive my car one race... course it was an experience for me as well since I hadn't run on race compound before. Wow, never knew the inside rear could come up that much! (7-8" without exageration!)
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Old 09-26-2000, 10:05 PM   #5
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That's great!

I spent half the season trying to talk my friend of www.quattrodomination.com into trying autocross, and in his first event I had top score for ST with a 72.187, and he couldn't go faster than 75's with his aging Audi 80. I knew he was better than the three seconds behind me would indicate, and if he didn't have some better hardware, he'd drop out.

So, I let him use my RS for a full 6 race season, and he ended up with 5572 points to my 5569 points - beat me in my own d*mn car by 3 points! He returned the favor by polishing 40 intakes for free, and it was only three points anyways...

The tires do show the results of 13 autocrosses combined, but the money I saved on the intake polishing will replace them.

Would I do it again? Yes.

Larry

PS: I also let a third ST driver, Roger Nallathamby, race my car at the last event Sunday when he blew out his heater core after his 3rd of 5 runs. He was 1st place in ST before moving to x class, and was 0.6 seconds + a cone slower than me. Whew!
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Old 09-26-2000, 10:22 PM   #6
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My friend Tony has let me co-drive with him when I needed a car. If you're reading this, thanks!
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Old 09-27-2000, 08:13 AM   #7
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I almost had to do that this coming weekend.
My car has been at the dealer for more than 2 weeks for tranny problems. I was not sure that I would get it back in time for the weekends race. My buddy Jeff was going to let me use his car, but thank god I am going to get my car back today.
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Old 09-28-2000, 12:26 AM   #8
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You'll find most AutoXers will let a skilled driver borrow their car...sometimes even if they don't know the person. The guy who won the Holbert Memorial AutoX in Camden on Sunday was driving someone elses Integra TypeR.

Trunkmonkey is here! There is no cone...
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