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Let's get the party started.

 


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How many SM entrants have actually driven on this track in any class or configuration?

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How many SM entrants have actually driven on this track in any class or configuration?

Probably fewer than 10 right now but by the time Monday of Runoffs week rolls around it'll likely be more than half of the field. 


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Let's get the party started.

 

Good thing to do in the off-season.  Builds up the neck muscles. 


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Best guess on runoffs pole time?
over or under 2.00?

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Best guess on runoffs pole time?
over or under 2.00?

 

John Davison  Pole Lap time = 1:58.90

Alex Bolanos best lap time = 1:58.91

 

3rd place = 1:59.98


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Top 20 covered by less than a second.


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John Davison  Pole Lap time for B Main = 2:03.90
Alex Bolanos best lap time = 1:58.91
 
3rd place = 1:59.98

fixed that for you :)
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fixed that for you :)

 

What is the prize money if I win BOTH races?


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Runoffs map now up on site.  https://www.scca.com...17-runoffs-maps



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Ya know ... I found a thread a couple of days ago in the Spec Miata archives ... when The Danny Steyn, in all his Glory, went out to Laguna for the first time and quailed in to the B race.  That is probably the last time he has been in an event where there was a B race. Will history repeat itself?? :)


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Drago, if I win both races ... do I get $10,000 from you?

 

If so, consider it done.


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Drago, if I win both races ... do I get $10,000 from you?
 
If so, consider it done.

considering that means you would have to come from 62nd to win the runoffs? Sure! :)
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considering that means you would have to come from 62nd to win the runoffs? Sure! :)

 

Does it say that your best lap from the B race will go to your starting grid position too?  Or does it just put you in the last 12 spots? I am gonna have to read up on that lol.


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Marc Cefalo is going to win with the only 97 entered.....


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Drago, if I win both races ... do I get $10,000 from you?

 

If so, consider it done.

 

I was the only one to guess the top 3 right last year and I'm still waiting for my $$$


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I was the only one to guess the top 3 right last year and I'm still waiting for my $$$


Prize was $300 credit in store. Still valid
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I was the only one to guess the top 3 right last year and I'm still waiting for my $$$


Jim spent all the money he owed you on his new marble and granite in his house :) You should talk about that in your next vlog.
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Jim spent all the money he owed you on his new marble and granite in his house :) You should talk about that in your next vlog.

 

oooo...great idea!


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Marc Cefalo is going to win with the only 97 entered.....

That would be utterly fantastic and the SMAC would likely respond by changing the spec line on that car to 2500 pounds with a 35mm restrictor. 


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