LeMans Coupe/NASCAR, King track
October 19, 2008
Slot Car Racing - SoCal  > LeMans Coupe/NASCAR, King track
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19 of the 20 entries for today's D3 LeMans Coupe race on the BPR King track.


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"Realistic" Concours podium: L-R, Paul Sterrett 2nd, Dale Yamashita 1st, Mill Conroy 3rd


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All 3 "Realistic" cars are Truescale bodies. L-R: Mirage M2C, Lola T70C, Porsche 908C


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Dale Yamashita's winning "Realistic" Concours entry.


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"Presentation" Concours podium: L-R, Jeff Easterly 2nd (body painted by Jeff Bigelow), Chris Yamashita 1st, Jay Henry 3rd


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"Presentation" Concours cars. Again, all 3 bodies are Truescale (Porsche 908C, Mirage M2C, Mirage M2C)


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Chris Yamashita's winning "Presentation" Concours entry, a very patriotic Truescale Mirage M2C painted by Dale Yamashita. Congrats to Dale on winning both LeMans Coupe Concours categories today!


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Roger Uusitalo's car on the left. Bob Maxwell's car on the right.


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Roger Uusitalo's entry on the left (Keith Tanaka chassis). Bob Maxwell's car on the right (Maxwell chassis).


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Terry de los Santos' car on the left (painted by Jeff Bigelow). Mill Conroy's car on the right.


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Terry de los Santos' car on the left (Easterly/Warmack chassis). Mill Conroy's car on the right (Bryan Warmack chassis).


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Mike Kravitz' car on the left. Lee Hines car on the right.


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Mike Kravitz' car on the left (JK/Kravitz chassis). Lee Hines' car on the right (Bryan Warmack loaner).


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Doug Matthes' car on the left, Pete Zimmermans' car on the right.


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


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Keith Tanaka's car on the left. Mike Aguirre's car on the right.


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Keith Tanaka's car on the left (Tanaka chassis). Mike Aguirre's car on the right (Dennis Samson chassis).


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Jeff Easterly's car on the left (body painted by Jeff Bigelow). Jay Henry's car on the right.


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Jeff Easterly's car on the left (Easterly chassis). Jay Henry's car on the right (Warmack chassis)


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Chris Yamashita's car on the left. Kyle Matthes car on the right.


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Chris Yamashita's car on the left (Dale Yamashita chassis). Kyle Matthes' car on the right (Doug Matthes chassis).


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Dave Larsen's car on the left. Paul Sterrett's car on the right.


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Dave Larsen's car on the left (Larsen/Warmack chassis). Paul Sterrett's car on the right (Sterrett chassis).


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Oscar Morales car on the left. Mike Steube's car on the right.


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Oscar Morales' car on the left (John Cukras chassis). Mike Steube's car on the right (Steube chassis).


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Tim Hould's car.


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Tim Hould's car (Paul Sterrett chassis).


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe qualifying results. Congrats to Doug Matthes on his TQ of 4.292 sec. Pete Zimmerman was 2nd and Kyle Matthes 3rd


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Cars line up for today's first race, the D3 LeMans Coupe "B" Main.


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D3 LeMans Coupe "B" Main racers, L-R, Mill Conroy, Oscar "The Bugman" Morales, Tim Hould, Roger Uusitalo, Dave "Vitter" Larsen, Jay Henry, Jeff Easterly, Terry de los Santos, Keith Tanaka, Mike "Who" Aguirre


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Drivers ready? Power coming on now!


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "B" Main race results. Congrats to Dave Larsen on his win with Mil Conroy 2nd and Keith Tanaka 3rd


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "B" Main podium: L-R, Mil Conroy 2nd, Dave Larsen 1st, Keith Tanaka 3rd


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Cars line up for the LeMans Coupe "A" Main race.


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "A" Main racers, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Mike Steube, Dave Larsen, Pete Zimmerman, Kyle Matthes, Chris Yamashita, Doug Matthes, Mike Kravitz, Lee Hines, Bob Maxwell


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "A" Main race results. Congrats to Doug Matthes on his win with Pete Zimmerman edging out Kyle Matthes for 2nd. This was a very close race for the podium spots. 4th thru 7th place was also very close.


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SoCal D3 LeMans Coupe "A" Main podium: L-R, Pete Zimmerman 2nd, Doug Matthes 1st, Kyle Matthes 3rd


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LeMans Coupe podium cars, L-R, Pete Zimmerman, Doug Matthes, Kyle Matthes


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Podium cars, L-R, Pete Zimmerman, Doug Matthes, Kyle Matthes


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Pete Zimmermans' 2nd place car


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Pete used 3/32" main rails.


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Doug Matthes' winning LeMans Coupe car.


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Kyle Matthes' 3rd place car.


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Kyle's chassis was built by Doug Matthes.


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Kyle's car is very similar to Doug's winning car.


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It's time for the D3 NASCARs! Here is the winning Concours entry by Dale Yamashita.


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Dale won all 3 Concours categories today. Nice going Dale!


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Jeff Easterly's entry (painted by Jeff Bigelow).


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Today's fun race is about to start.


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SoCal D3 NASCAR racers, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Mike Steube, Bob Maxwell, Doug Matthes, Terry de los Santos, Dale Yamashita, Jeff Easterly, Ryan Miller.


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SoCal D3 NASCAR race results. Congrats to Doug Matthes on his win with Dale Yamashita a close 2nd and Mike Steube 3rd. Dale held a comfortable lead until the very last heat when he experienced some traction problems.


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SoCal D3 NASCAR podium: L-R, Dale Yamashita 2nd, Doug Matthes 1st, Mike Steube 3rd


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NASCAR podium cars, L-R, Dale Yamashita, Doug Matthes, Mike Steube


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Dale Yamashita's 2nd place car.


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Dale's car was the fastest in the race.


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Dale's car weighs 110 grams.


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Doug Matthes' winning NASCAR.


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This is a new NASCAR chassis built recently by Doug.


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Doug's car weighs in at 112 grams.


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Doug decided to solder one of the lead wires to the motor can. The TSR D3 motor comes with a shorting washer (easily removable) used for the TSRF cars.


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Mike Steube's 3rd place car.


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Mike's NASCAR chassis is a departure from his more traditional designs.


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This is a lightweight chassis at 103.5 grams


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