LeMans Coupe/NASCAR, Flat track
September 21, 2008
Slot Car Racing - SoCal  > LeMans Coupe/NASCAR, Flat track
BPR Flat track
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Today's field for the SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe race


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe Concours winners. L-R, Paul Sterrett, Phil Nyland


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Paul Sterrett's winning "Realistic" Concours car


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Phil Nyland's winning "Presentation" concours car.


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe qualifying results. Congrats to Phil Nyland on his TQ of 4.655 seconds. Kyle Matthes 2nd and MIke Steube 3rd


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Cars line up for the start of the LeMans Coupe "B" Main race.


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe racers, L-R, Keith Tanaka, Bob Maxwell, John Wakamatsu, Pete Zimmerman, John Cukras, Jeff Bell.


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "B" Main race results. Congrats to John Cukras on his win with Bob Maxwell 2nd and Keith Tanaka 3rd.


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "B" Main podium, L-R, Bob Maxwell 2nd, John Cukras 1st, Keith Tanaka 3rd


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LeMans Coupes ready to start the "A" Main race.


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "A" Main racers, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Doug Matthes, Phil Nyland, Mike Steube, Mill Conroy, John Cukras, Kyle Matthes


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LeMans Coupe "A" Main race results. Congrats to Phil Nyland on his win with Mike Steube and Kyle Matthes not far behind in 2nd and 3rd. This was a very close race, especially in the last 2 heats.


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "A" Main podium, L-R, Mike Steube 2nd, Phil Nyland 1st, Kyle Matthes 3rd


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LeMans Coupe podium, L-R, MIke Steube, Phil Nyland, Kyle Matthes


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Mike Steube's 2nd place car


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One new feature on Mike's latest chassis is the "removable" side pans. Mike got this idea from Paul Sterrett. The hinge can be easily positioned to be removable.


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Along with the rear portion of the side pan hinge, you can change side pans easily and quickly by removing the piano wire hinge.


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Phil Nyland's winning car


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Phil's car is one of the original Warmack chassis designs.


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Kyle Matthes' 3rd place car.


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Kyle's chassis was built by his dad Doug.


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The field for today's Sidewinder NASCAR race


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NASCAR Concours podium, L-R, John Cukras 2nd, Bob Maxwell 1st, John Wakamatsu (Cukras car) 3rd


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John Cukras 2nd place Concours


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Bob Maxwell's winning Concours car


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John Wakamatsu's 3rd place car (car/body by John Cukras)


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NASCARs line up for the start of today's race


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NASCAR racers, L-R, Bob Maxwell, John Cukras, Keith Tanaka, John Wakamatsu, Paul Sterrett, Kyle Matthes being zapped by Doug Matthes


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SoCal D3 NASCAR race results. Congrats to Doug Matthes on his win with Paul Sterrett 2nd and John Cukras 3rd


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SoCal D3 NASCAR podium, L-R, Paul Sterrett 2nd, Doug Matthes 1st, John Cukras 3rd


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NASCAR podium, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Doug Matthes, John Cukras


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Paul Sterrett's 2nd place car


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Paul's NASCAR sidewinder is based on a chassis designed he used for his early D3 Can Am cars.


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Paul's simple yet very effective chassis design has proven to be a good handling car.


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Doug Matthes' winning NASCAR


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John Cukras' 3rd place car.


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This is John's initial NASCAR sidewinder chassis.


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John already has some new ideas to improve on this good handling car.


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