Coupe/Retro Pro, King track
July 26, 2008
Slot Car Racing - SoCal  > Coupe/Retro Pro, King track
BPR King Track
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7 Coupes ready for tech inspection.


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Paul Sterrett's car on the left (Sterrett chassis). Chris Yamashita's car on the right (Dale Yamashita chassis).


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Mill Conroy's car on the left (Philippe de Lespinay chassis). Dale Yamashita's car on the right (Yamashita chassis).


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Bob Crane's car on the left (Crane chassis). Tim Neja's car on the right (Neja chassis).


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Pete Zimmerman's car on the right (Zimmerman chassis).


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SoCal D3 Coupe Concours podium cars, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Chris Yamashita, Mill Conroy


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Paul Sterrett's winning Concours car ("realistic" category).


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Chris Yamashita's (body by Dale Yamashita) winning Concours car ("Presentation" category).


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Mill Conroy's 2nd place Concours car ("presentation' category).


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Cars line up for the start of the SoCal D3 Coupe race.


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SoCal D3 Coupe racers, L-R, Mill Conroy, Paul Sterrett, Dale Yamashita, Bob Crane, Pete Zimmerman, Tim Neja, Chris Yamashita


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SoCal D3 Coupe race results. Congrats to Paul Sterrett on his win with Bob Crane 2nd and Tim Neja 3rd. Pete and Chris were allowed to race with illegal bodies, but not allowed to podium.


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SoCal D3 Coupe podium, L-R, Bob Crane 2nd, Paul Sterrett 1st, Tim Neja 3rd


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Coupe podium cars, L-R, Bob Crane, Paul Sterrett, Tim Neja


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Coupe podium cars, L-R, Bob Crane, Paul Sterrett, Tim Neja


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Bob Crane's 2nd place Coupe car (chassis by Bob Crane).


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Bob recently started building again. He's already come up with a unique design which handles very well.


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Bob's a great racer and it's nice to have him join us for SoCal D3 racing!


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Paul Sterrett's winning Coupe car (Sterrett chassis).


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This is Paul's proven anglewinder design. The chassis is a short wheelbase (3 5/8"?) design.


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Tim Neja's 3rd place car (Neja chassis).


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Tim used a Warmack kit as the basis for his anglewinder chassis.


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12 of 13 Retro Pro cars ready for tech inspection.


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Tore Anderson's car on the left (Warmack/Anderson chassis). Paul Sterrett's car on the right (Sterrett chassis).


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Doug Matthes' car on the left (Allen Low chassis). Dennis "Foamy" Hill's car on the right (Foamy chassis). Foamy's chassis was by far the lightest car in the race at 86 grams.


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Keith Tanaka's car on the left (Warmack/Anderson chassis) 114 grams. Tim Neja's car on the right (Warmack/Neja chassis) 110 grams


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Bob Crane's car on the left (Crane chassis). Eddie Shorer's car on the right (Ron Kiyomura chassis).


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Craig Williamson's car (Ron Kiyomura built Foamy design) on the left (Kiyomura chassis). Adam Kirchhofer's car on the right (Ron Kiyomura chassis)


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Mike Boemker's car on the left (Ron Kiyomura chassis). Dale Yamashita's car on the right (Yamashita chassis).


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Kyle Matthes' car (Allen Low chassis).


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Paul Sterrett's Concours winning "realistic (somewhat?)" car.


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Kyle Matthes' Concours winning "presentation" car.


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro qualifying results. Congrats to Dennis "Foamy" Hill on his TQ record of 3.499 seconds.


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Cars line up for the Retro Pro "B" Main race.


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro "B" Main racers, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Eddie Shorer, Tim Neja, Dale Yamashita, Craig Williamson, Adam Kirchhofer, Keith Tanaka


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Oops, forgot to get a photo of the "B" Main podium! Here's a faux podium, L-R, Tim Neja 2nd, Paul Sterrett 1st, Dale Yamashita 3rd


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D3 Retro Pro "B" Main race results. Congrats to Paul Sterrett on his win with Tim Neja a close 2nd and Dale Yamashita 3rd


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Cars line up for the start of the Retro Pro "A" Main race.


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro "A" Main racers, L-R, Bob Crane, Dennis Hill, Mike Boemker, Kyle Matthes, Paul Sterrett, Doug Matthes, Tore Anderson


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro "A" Main race results. Congrats to Doug Matthes on his win with Tore Anderson edging out Kyle Matthes for 2nd. Mike Boemker and Bob Crane battled for 4th spot.


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro "A" Main podium, L-R, Tore Anderson 2nd, Doug Matthes 1st, Kyle Matthes 3rd. Good racing guys!


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Retro Pro "A" Main podium cars, L-R, Tore Anderson, Doug Matthes, Kyle Matthes.


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Tore Anderson's 2nd place car.


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Tore used a Warmack kit as the basis for this anglewinder version.


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Tore's car weighs about 115 grams. A bit on the heavy side for the King track.


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Tore's X-12 arm powered car was geared 8/39.


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Doug Matthes' winning car.


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This is Doug's proven King track winner designed and built by Allen Low.


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Doug's Allen Low chassis is one of the oldest Retro Pro chassis still running. It has proven to be fast and very durable.


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Combined with Doug's top notch driving and excellent X-12 power, it's a winner!


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I believe Doug used the same gearing as Tore at 8/39.


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Kyle Matthes' 3rd place car.


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This is another Allen Low built chassis similar to Doug's car.


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Kyle had an excellent race.


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Tore Anderson edged out Kyle in the last heat of a very close race.


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Another 8/39 geared X-12 motor.