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This was from Homestead Speedway for the opener NASA race in Spec Miata where I; Ernie Francis Jr took 1st Place in both races. I am the youngest Licensed driver in the USA and showing what kids can do with there lives.

Ths is a promo video they made about me over the weekend.




This is the video from the second race and is the first half.


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This is the second half of the second race.


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Nice job!

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Bona fide - A bonafide Spec Miata driver Survive the 25, NASA Thunderhill - Survive the 25, NASA Thunderhill We have a Winnah! - Won their 1st race... Congratulations!

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Ernie Jr.

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Thank you

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Love your enthusiasm and the fact that you are working on your own car. Now turn 16 already and come race with the big dogs. :)
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Kinda makes the new bike I got when I turned 13 look like a booger.
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I only got "hand-me-down" bikes from my older brothers. It did teach me how to work on mechanical things though.

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Good job out there. Congratulations on the win!
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Kinda makes the new bike I got when I turned 13 look like a booger.


:laughing:

That's funny. I think I got a go-kart.

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Congrats.. My son is 15 and I am still too nervous to even think about him racing!


By the way, good number choice! :)
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I feel old compared to Ernie now.......I'm 17 O.O

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My (spoiled, lucky, punk-ass) nephew started racing quarter midgets at 5, was winning championships at 7, just won the regional karting championship at 16. I hate his twerpy guts. (not really)

Why, in my day if I had a dollar I was a 'millionaire', I walked 5 miles to school, in 2 feet of snow. . .
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Nice job Ernie! Congrats!

Hey Jim, give the kid a Posted Image, would ya? ;)
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I walked 5 miles to school, in 2 feet of snow. . .


You too?


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Sorry i could not post sooner, but I was at school and then went to Ju Jitsu and Tae Kwon Do training (I'm on the competition sparring team).

Thank all very much!!! :hugegrin:

Selin your not that old. :laughing:

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Congrats.. My son is 15 and I am still too nervous to even think about him racing!


By the way, good number choice! :)
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I choose number 2 because my kart was that number due to my dads SPO/ST1 Corvette C6 Z06 was that number.

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Love your enthusiasm and the fact that you are working on your own car. Now turn 16 already and come race with the big dogs. :)


I can race at SCCA at 15. We are working on geting me into B-Spec soon for World Challenge.

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Wish I could race at Homestead this weekend for SCCA, but I'm too young!!

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Congrats Ernie keep it up.

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