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Old 06-14-2019, 02:56 PM   #1
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There is a Time Trial event October 4-6 at TGPR. Clayton Pannell is the Time Trial Chairman and needs assistance in getting the event started. If anyone else is available to consult with Clayton and give advice, please send him a note to get together.

This event is planned to be run under the new national rules with SE Division classes included. So you can run the event as a Novice with your track car/autocross as an example. (Convertibles will likely be require to have some sort of rollover protection.) It's never been easier to get involved in Time Trials. Information on the program is on the SCCA website.
Haggerty will also insure your car on track for the weekend!
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Old 06-15-2019, 09:38 PM   #2
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Also, Larry Nichols is the ALSCCA Time Trial chair and on the team for this event.
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Old 06-17-2019, 04:34 PM   #3
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Here's the link to the new National Time Trial rules.

http://www.sccahq.com/time-trials-rules/

Here you can find what class your street/autox/track car would be eligible to run in.

For example; My racecar, an ITA Miata would run in Max3 as long as I put 200TW street tires on it. If I run chose to run Hoosiers, I'd be in Unlimited 2. If not for my spherical bearings in my suspension I could run in Tuner 5. Many options!

This event should be fun and a great couple of days at the track.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:33 PM   #4
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I agree John. I'm looking forward to running in S4 under the TT Nats rules. It's going to be good to participate again!
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Looks like I'll be running M2. Looking forward to turning some timed laps!
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Old 06-18-2019, 07:57 AM   #6
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Looks like my supercharged NB lands in Max3. Who wants to bet that John will still be faster...?
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Old 06-18-2019, 01:59 PM   #7
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Looks like my supercharged NB lands in Max3. Who wants to bet that John will still be faster...?
I dunno man, I ain't got no boost buggy like you.
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Old 06-18-2019, 03:24 PM   #8
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I'll probably come play in T5 with my STR NB.
Will transponders be rented?
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Old 06-18-2019, 03:43 PM   #9
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I'll probably come play in T5 with my STR NB.
Will transponders be rented?
Details will come out closer to the event. If enough folks need transponders to at least make the minimum order we will likely arrange them. Otherwise we'll let you know where to get them yourself.

There are three of us in this thread already that will need rental transponders so my guess is we'll meet the minimum order.
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Any idea when registration will be open? Really looking forward to it. Would like to have an instructor again if possible. Thank You. KDS

P.S. Please advise for Xponder list also.

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Old 09-03-2019, 08:50 AM   #11
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Really looking forward to signing up. Just gonna stick with S6 class this time around.

I do need a transponder. but the SCCA time trials website is dead. it's all look but dont touch, I can't sign up for anything.
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Old 09-09-2019, 12:22 PM   #12
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Registration is open: https://www.motorsportreg.com/events...ay-scca-763364

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/516192852288916/?ti=cl
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Old 09-16-2019, 08:46 AM   #13
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Registered for Sunday! Looks like a small group so far, but I'm sure there will be a need for workers. There always is.

Come out and volunteer at this event and earn the respect and admiration of your track friends.
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Looks like there have been some modifications to the rules since I last read them, and now I don't think I'll be able to run as my car does not meet Safety Level 2 requirements. Bummer.
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Looks like there have been some modifications to the rules since I last read them, and now I don't think I'll be able to run as my car does not meet Safety Level 2 requirements. Bummer.
What are you missing/needing to be Safety Level 2 compliant?
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What are you missing/needing to be Safety Level 2 compliant?
Roll bar, fire suppression, arm restraints/window net, and driver suit. Basically all of it!
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Old 09-16-2019, 08:37 PM   #17
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Why do you even need it...the gutted interior?
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Why do you even need it...the gutted interior?
Yes, apparently the rules now say that a bare metal car is a race car, and race car needs race car safety. I don't necessarily disagree, but I thought the whole point of these new TT rules were to lower the barrier of entry to people who did stupid things to their cars as dumb teenagers.

Since it has none of the interior left, the car is classed in the Unlimited category even though it's still registered and insured where I can drive it on the street.
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Yes, apparently the rules now say that a bare metal car is a race car, and race car needs race car safety. I don't necessarily disagree, but I thought the whole point of these new TT rules were to lower the barrier of entry to people who did stupid things to their cars as dumb teenagers.

Since it has none of the interior left, the car is classed in the Unlimited category even though it's still registered and insured where I can drive it on the street.
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Old 09-17-2019, 06:22 AM   #20
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It is very similar to the Solo rules in restricting weight savings through gutting the interior. Even in Sport category gutting is allowed if you have the safety equipment. Cars do need to have the dash in place I believe. I was looking at this Sunday night in regard to Matt Ford's caged Mini.
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Hey where are you guys staying? Do we need to be there Friday night, or Can I just run up early Saturday?

I was gonna grab a hotel room or something. Anyone staying in TALLY or is Oxford a better area?
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Old 09-18-2019, 07:08 PM   #22
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Oxford is much better and has a cluster of hotels very close together which is where most folks stay. I highly suggest coming in Friday night for registration and tech. Time is really short Saturday morning.
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Old 09-19-2019, 09:20 AM   #23
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Do no forgetta we needs the workers!
We will need someone in S/F, Turn 2, the action packed horseshoe, Turn 6 , and grid.
Tech would be nice since Rich is taking care of his wife.
I am the old SS but with my current "3 teens now live with me/wife situation" it might be wise that we get moar TT SS's trained.
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Old 09-29-2019, 08:42 PM   #24
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I got an email from Steve Conrad that this event has been cancelled due to lack of entrants and workers.
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Thatís a huge bummer!!!!
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