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aeronca65t
05-04-2006, 05:25 PM
Pictures from our first race at Shenandoah Circuit at Summit Point, West Virginia two weeks ago.
Pete (orange Spridget) beat me by 0.04 seconds after 20 laps and 5 lead changes. I had the fastest lap in our class.
Great fun for two 55 year-old guys!

Bruce W's 61 Mini can be seen too. This was his shakedown run (after about 5 years of work on the thing).

We're off to Pocono tommorrow to run a driver's school and Time Trials on Saturday and Sprint races on Sunday.
Stock street cars are welcome at our Time Trials: a great way to get "seat time" at a real race track. (convertibles must have approved roll bar....no roll bar need in hard tops). We are going to try to give free, slow-speed "virgin laps" during the lunch break for anyone interested (assuming the schedule doesn't get too far out of whack).

Others pictures of the race here:
http://www.emraracing.org/photo_gallery/gallery_frame.htm

http://www.emraracing.org/photo_gallery/fullpics/506a.jpg


http://www.emraracing.org/photo_gallery/fullpics/505a.jpg


http://www.emraracing.org/photo_gallery/fullpics/501a.jpg

Joel Simmons
05-04-2006, 09:52 PM
Nial - is your Sprite ever street driven anymore?

aeronca65t
05-05-2006, 08:28 PM
No.
It had "classic" license plates and insurance up to about a year ago, but I rarely drove it on the street.
I have an '00 Miata that is great for street driving and I am slowly building a Sprite-based, Austin 7 "Brooklands" replica that I will keep as a low-use street car.