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Old 09-04-2020, 12:42 PM
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Default 2020 Pure Stock Muscle Car Drag Race - September 17, 18, 19

The event is going to happen this year. The only changes are that we will require face masks in the pits and staging lanes and maintain 6' social distancing at all times.

September 17 (Thursday) is for early tech for the racers (gates open at noon).
September 18 (Friday) is tech and time trials/qualifying (gates open at 8:30 am).
September 19 (Saturday) is the best 2 out of 3 race shootouts (gates open at 8:30 am)

Check out PSMCDR.com for the rules and other information.

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Old 09-04-2020, 01:38 PM
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Mid-Michigan Motorplex
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Old 09-04-2020, 01:43 PM
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Kinda important detail to leave out...Thanks rustedgoat!

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Old 09-05-2020, 10:45 AM
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Email me at dennis.jensen@c2ae.com if you have any questions or need more information.

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Old 09-15-2020, 01:03 PM
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Default Weather looks great for Racing!

The current weather report is for sunny skies and high's in the low 60's for Friday time trials & qualification runs, and for Saturday's race. It's a bit cooler than normal this time of year, but the cars will love it and the sun on the track will keep the starting line warm and sticky.

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Old 09-21-2020, 07:20 AM
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We got 109 cars for the event and lost 9 to minor issues (clutches, ignitions, driveshaft, etc.), so had 50 pairings, and the weather was perfect for racing. Friday started out at 540' below sea level and leveled off around 400' above the rest of the day (low 60's and low humidity), so many personal bests were made. Saturday was a little warmer (upper -60's with a little higher humidity) and 800' DA, so the cars weren't quite as quick. Of course we lost all our Canadian friends due to the border restrictions, and a few of our regular long-haul racers, which would have put the total car count to 125 - 130.

Thanks to all who came to observe and race! Until next year, stay safe and heathy!

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Any pics Dennis?

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Chris, I wish I had the time to take a few, but Dan, Lyndon and I are so busy running the event, we just don't have time to take any. Tim (Staged1) was there (great to meet you Tim!), so maybe he took some and may post them.

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One of these years I'm coming north for this!

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Hey Doug! Yes, you and Paul are way overdue to come up and participate!

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Chris, I wish I had the time to take a few, but Dan, Lyndon and I are so busy running the event, we just don't have time to take any. Tim (Staged1) was there (great to meet you Tim!), so maybe he took some and may post them.

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A couple that got sent to me,
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Couple more,
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Dennis,
You, Dan and the rest of the Pure Stock crew always put on a great show....even in a pandemic situation!!
This was my 16th year attending the event and 1st year participating.
I made 14 passes over the 2 days and still have a grin on my face from the fun I had!
I didnt win my shoot out....driver needs to practice launching the 4 speed
I did manage to pull out a 14.22@98 in the race....but the Buick GS400 got me off the line every time!
Weather was great and the array of cars was amazing!
If anyone wants to see real muscle cars doing what they were meant to do...this is the place to be!
Looking forward to being back next year!
Tell the whole crew great job....as usual!!
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Scott (sp4spd) - Thanks for the kudo's! We really like to hear feedback and we always hope we are making it fun and worthwhile for the racers (and spectators!). It's quite an effort to go through all the time trials to establish the pairings, that should make for close races (unless someone sandbags - which I don't understand since there is nothing to win!). I always try to run my best every time I go down the track.

We were really impressed with the way your Formula 400 4-spd ran. 14.22 at 98 mph is cooking for a '74 with a 3.08 rear gear. I imagine 3.42's could get you close to high 13's at 100 mph.

Here is another new car at this years event, a '70 RAIII/M-21/3.73/15" JW Formula 400 in Atoll Blue. This was owned by a PY member up to a few years ago and now owned by John Eberly. Unfortunately, his clutch gave up the ghost on the first pass, so we never got a chance to see what it could do, but John found out where the weak link was. He's bringing it back next year after doing some more testing and replacing the clutch. It's a beautiful car!

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