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Old 06-25-07, 09:24 PM   #1
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First race tonight

It's a weekly points series in Claremont, NH at a small 1/4 mile car race track.

30 laps. B race

My hope is to stay with the pack and maybe compete on a sprint or two on the prime laps.
Wish me luck.
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Stay relaxed and you will stay upright. Have fun.
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waiting patiently for a race report
Please include lots of graphs and charts and pictures.....
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No graphs or charts as I cannot afford a powertap, etc. but there will be pics hopefully
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Sounds like a painful race....how'd it go?
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I didn't win, and I did not come in last.

I learned, I had fun, I'll do it again.

That is all.
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I didn't win, and I did not come in last.

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Keep those as your goals and you'll do well for yourself. That's what I expect of myself every race as well. Seems to be working out okay...
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Are you serious? A quarter mile? 400 meters? Did you feel like throwing up with dizziness afterwards?

The shortest courses I ever raced were 4/10ths of a mile. They were like, go 150 meters, turn, go 150 meters, turn, go 150 meters, turn go 150 meters, turn....
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Are you serious? A quarter mile? 400 meters? Did you feel like throwing up with dizziness afterwards?

The shortest courses I ever raced were 4/10ths of a mile. They were like, go 150 meters, turn, go 150 meters, turn, go 150 meters, turn go 150 meters, turn....

I actually did not get dizzy until I got out of the car when we got to dinner an our later.

I had the brief drop in blood pressure when I stood up.

I noticed in some of the pictures my wife took that I did not appear to be suffering as hard as I felt I was, I guess this means that I can push harder if need to.

Another goal in my next race is to look like I am dying in the pics.
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