Retro Pro/Coupe, Flat track
September 27, 2008
Slot Car Racing - SoCal  > Retro Pro/Coupe, Flat track
BPR Flat track
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SoCal D3 Coupes line up for the first race of the day on the BPR Flat track


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Coupe racers (all shook up!), L-R, Keith Tanaka, Mike Steube, Paul Sterrett, Dennis Hill, Pete Zimmerman, Bob Crane, Dale Yamashita, Barney Poynor.


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SoCal D3 Coupe race results. Congrats to Dale Yamashita on his win with Paul Sterrett 2nd and Mike Steube 3rd


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SoCal D3 Coupe podium: L-R, Paul Sterrett 2nd, Dale Yamashita 1st, Mike Steube 3rd


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Coupe podium: L-R, Paul Sterrett, Dale Yamashita, Mike Steube.


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Coupe podium cars: L-R, Paul Sterrett, Dale Yamashita, Mike Steube


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Paul Sterrett's 2nd place car.


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Dale Yamashita's winning Coupe car.


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Dale built this great handling "inline" chassis.


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Mike Steube's 3rd place car.


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Mike resurrected this old anglewinder chassis for today's race. Notice the bent right pan hinge which hampered handling towards the end of the race.


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The bottom view clearly shows the bent front right hinge. The damage occurred late in the race.


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Cars are ready for the start of the Retro Pro "Big Dog" race.


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Retro Pro "Big Dog" racers, L-R, Kyle Matthes, Bob Crane, Paul Sterrett, Dennis Hill, Mike Boemker.


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro Big Dog race results. Congrats to Bob Crane on his win with Kyle 2nd and Paul 3rd. Paul's best time of 3.638 was a "rider" lap.


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro "Big Dog" podium: L-R, Kyle Matthes 2nd, Bob Crane 1st, Paul Sterrett 3rd


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Big Dog podium cars: L-R, Kyle Matthes, Bob Crane, Paul Sterrett


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Kyle Matthes' 2nd place car.


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Doug Matthes built Kyle's car using the JK kit.


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Bob Crane's winning Retro Pro Big Dog car.


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Bob drove this car built by Dennis "Foamy" Hill


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Barney Poynor provided the horsepower by preparing this Big Dog motor.


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Those are big chunks of lead weight in the corners!


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Paul Sterrett's 3rd place car.


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This views shows the wheelbase of the podium cars. Kyle and Bob's cars have a 4" wheelbase, while Paul's is 3 5/8"


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It's time for the Retro Pro "X-12" arm race.


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Retro Pro "X-12" racers, L-R, Barney Poynor, Keith Tanaka, Doug Matthes, Dale Yamashita, Tore Anderson


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro "X-12" race results. Congrats to Tore Anderson on his win with Keith 2nd and Dale 3rd.


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro "X-12" podium, L-R, Keith Tanaka 2nd, Tore Anderson 1st, Dale Yamashita 3rd


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Retro Pro "X-12" podium: L-R, Keith Tanaka, Tore Anderson, Dale Yamashita


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Keith Tanaka's 2nd place car


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This chassis was built by Tore Anderson using the Warmack kit as the starting point.


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Tore also provided the X-12 motor for this car. Thank you Tore!


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The added lead by Keith was done for the Kingleman track.


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The car handled very well and Keith decided not to mess with the lead!


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Tore Anderson's winning Retro Pro "X-12" car


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Tore used the Warmack kit as a starting point to build his "Anglewinder" version.


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Tore's car handled great as he cruised to an easy victory today.


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Just a small amount of lead up front was needed to produce another great handling chassis by Tore.


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Dale Yamashita's 3rd place car (Bryan Warmack car).


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Dale drove this car built by Bryan Warmack.


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Unlike some anglewinders, this chassis uses a motor bracket.


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