11 entries for the 2nd edition of the new "Spec Spray Glue" race at BPR 7-5-2008
Spec Spray Glue racers, L-R, Bob Crane, Mike Boemker, Dennis Hill, Keith Tanaka, Eddie Shorer, Jay Henry, Paul Sterrett, Paul Smith, Jon Tier, Pete Zimmerman and Tim Neja (sorry about the fuzzy picture).
Race Director Rick Salvino is always entertaining calling the races. Rick is our "PT Barnum" helping to promote our hobby.
Spec Spray Glue race in action. L-R, Paul Sterrett, Jon Tier, Eddie Shorer, Tim Neja, Dennis Hill, Bob Crane, Mike Boemker and Pete Zimmerman. James Grinstead turn marshalls the lead on turn.
Today's Spec Spray Glue race drew more entrants than last month's inaugural race.
Support for the new Spec Spray Glue race is growing.
Three ole' racing buddies race side by side in the Spec Spray Glue race. L-R, Dennis "Foamy" Hill, Bob "the Stork" Crane, Mike "dare2bdul" Boemker.
Spec Spray Glue race results. Congrats to Dennis "Foamy" Hill on his victory. Foamy was simply too fast for the field today. Keith and Pete battled for 2nd place. Everyone agreed this was a "fun" race and can't wait til the next one.
Spec Spray Glue podium, L-R, Keith Tanaka 2nd, Dennis "Foamy" Hill 1st, Pete Zimmerman 3rd.
Spec Spray Glue podium cars. L-R, Keith Tanaka, Dennis Hill, Pete Zimmerman.
A big thank you to Rick Salvino, Mike "Who" Aguirre and Adam Kirchhofer for providing these cars ready to run. The car/motor preparation and race support from these guys is much appreciated. Thanks Guys!
All of the cars for the Spec Spray Glue race are identically prepared by Who Racing (Mike Aguirre) with help from Rick Salvino and race support by Adam Kirchhofer. The motors are maintained/controlled by Who Racing.
4 Entries for the Spray Glue 12 race line up for the start of race.
Spray Glue 12 racers, L-R, Brendan "Zero" Aguirre, Evan McKee, Anthony "Bones" Romero, "JB" Barnett.
Spray Glue -12 race results. Congrats to Evan McKee on his winning effort with Anthony Romero 2nd and JB Barnett 3rd
Spray Glue - 12 podium, L-R, Anthony "Bones" Romero 2nd, Evan McKee 1st, JB Barnett 3rd
Spray Glue - 12 podium cars, L-R, Anthony Romero, Evan McKee, JB Barnett
Spray Glue - 12 chassis. L-R, Anthony Romero, Evan McKee, JB Barnett
This racing class is similar to the "Spec Spray Glue" class except for the flexibility of motor tuning and a variety of tires available.
Cars line up for the start of the Pro OMO (One Motor Open) race.
Pro OMO racers, L-R, Adam Kirchhoffer, Mike "Who" Aguirre, Josh Bauer, Marco Salvino, Mike Graversen, Randy Thompson. Nice specs Randy.
Pro OMO race results. Congrats to Randy Thompson on his victory with Adam Kirchhoffer a close 2nd and Josh Bauer 3rd.
Pro OMO podium, L-R, Adam Kirchhoffer 2nd, Randy Thompson 1st, Josh Bauer 3rd. Nice racing guys! Welcome back Josh.
Pro OMO podium cars, L-R, Adam Kirchhoffer, Randy Thompson, Josh Bauer
Pro OMO podium chassis, L-R, Adam Kirchhoffer, Randy Thompson, Josh Bauer
Randy Thompson's winning car
Randy and Adam had quite a race with Randy winning out towards the end of the race. Nice racing guys!
Semi-Pro OMO cars ready to race
Semi-Pro OMO racers, L-R, Anthony "Bones" Romero, John Wakamatsu, Brendan "Zero" Aguirre, Zac Grinstead, Evan McKee, John Mortensen, James Grinstead. No, James is not 7 feet tall, he's standing on a step stool for a better view of the track.
Pro OMO race results. Congrats to Zac Grinstead on his victory with brother James not far behind in 2nd and John Mortensen 3rd.
Semi-Pro OMO podium, L-R, James Grinstead 2nd, Zac Grinstead 1st, John Mortensen 3rd
Semi-Pro OMO cars, L-R, James Grinstead, Zac Grinstead, John Mortensen
Semi-Pro OMO chassis, L-R, James Grinstead, Zac Grinstead, John Mortensen.
Zac Grinstead's winning car
It's time for the big dogs. The Group 7 cars are ready to jet.
Group 7 Pro racers, L-R, Mike Graversen, Rick Salvino, Randy Thompson, Bob Dunn and John Wakamatsu
Group 7 Pro race results. Congrats to Rick Salvino on his victory. Bob Dunn was 2nd and John Wakamatsu 3rd
Group 7 Pro podium, L-R, Bob Dunn 2nd, Rick Salvino 1st, John Wakamatsu 3rd.
Group 7 Pro podium cars, L-R, Bob Dunn, Rick Salvino, John Wakamatsu
Group 7 Pro chassis, L-R, Bob Dunn, Rick Salvino, John Wakamatsu
Rick Salvino's winning car
An exceptional race effort today by Rick Salvino in winning the Group 7 Pro race on the Gerding King track at Buena Park Raceway. Rick's race total laps of 1158 was excellent.
Bob Dunn lost some laps during the race when one of his cars' rear tire/wheels disintegrated from a collision.
Say Goodbye to this large hub wheel!