F1/Can Am, Kingleman track
February 14, 2009
Slot Car Racing - SoCal  > F1/Can Am, Kingleman track
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Valentine's Day F1 field is small for an obvious reason.


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As usual, the BPR Kingleman is always a "knife fight in the phone booth race"


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Dennis Samson's car on the left (Samson chassis), Doug Matthes' car on the right (Matthes chassis).


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


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Bob Krigbaum's car on the left (Krigbaum/JK chassis). Mike Steube's car on the right (Steube chassis).


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Philippe de Lespinay's car on the left (Mike Steube chassis). Oscar Morales' car on the right (Dennis Samson chassis).


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John Cukras' car on the left (Cukras chassis). Keith Tanaka's car on the right (Tanaka/JK chassis).


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


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F1 Concours podium: L-R, Dennis Samson 2nd, Dale Yamashita 1st, John Cukras 3rd


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Dennis Samson's 2nd place F1 Concours entry


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Dale Yamashita's winning F1 Concours entry


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John Cukras' 3rd place F1 Concours entry


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Today is Bob Krigbaum's first D3 race. Welcome to SoCal D3 Bob!


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SoCal D3 F1 Qualifying results: Congrats to Doug Matthes on his TQ of 3.507 sec. with Mike Steube 2nd and Dale Yamashita 3rd


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Cars line up for today's first F1 race on the BPR Kingleman track.


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SoCal D3 F1 "B" Main racers, L-R, Bob Krigbaum, Philippe de Lespinay, Chris Yamashita, Oscar Morales, Pete Zimmerman, Paul Sterrett


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F1 "B" Main race in progress


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SoCal D3 F1 "B" Main race results: Congrats to Chris Yamashita on his win with Pete Zimmerman 2nd and PdL 3rd.


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SoCal D3 F1 "B" Main podium: L-R, Pete Zimmerman 2nd, Chris Yamashita 1st, Dokk 3rd


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Formula 1 cars are ready for the start of the F1 "A" Main race.


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SoCal D3 F1 "A" Main racers, L-R, Dennis Samson, Mike Steube, Chris Yamashita, Doug Matthes, Dale Yamashita, Keith Tanaka, John Cukras


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SoCal D3 F1 "A" Main race results: Congrats to Dale Yamashita on his win with Doug Matthes 2nd and John Cukras 3rd


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SoCal D3 F1 "A" Main podium: L-R, Doug Matthes 2nd, Dale Yamashita 1st, John Cukras 3rd


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F1 "A" Main podium cars: L-R, Doug Matthes, Dale Yamashita, John Cukras


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Doug Matthes' 2nd place F1 car. Total car weight 125 grams. BPR Cooper Maserati body.


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Doug uses a 3rd Eye Controller


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Parma guide flag. JK Front tires.


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Doug built this F1 chassis.


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TSR D3 motor. JK Untreated large hub rear tires.


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8/29 gear ratio. GT-1 pinion, Parma crown gear. Ball bearing rear axle.


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Dale Yamashita's winning F1 car. Total car weight 125 grams. Truescale Ferrari body.


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Dale uses a 3rd Eye Controller.


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Dale built this F1 chassis.


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Red Fox guide flag. JK front tires.


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TSR D3 motor


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JK untreated large hub rear tires.


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8/29 gear ratio. GT-1 bevel pinion. Parma crown gear. Ball bearing rear axle.


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John Cukras' 3rd place F1 car. Total car weight 127 grams. Truescale Lotus 49 body.


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John uses a Heather controller


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John built this F1 chassis.


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Parma guide flag. JK front tires.


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TSR D3 motor.


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JK untreated small hub rear tires.


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8/27 gear ratio. GT-1 bevel pinion. Parma crown gear. Ball bearing rear axle.


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Today's Can Am field ready for tech inspection.


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Dennis Samson's car on the left (Samson chassis). Mike Steube's car on the right (Steube chassis).


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Mill Conroy's car on the left (Warmack loaner). Bob Krigbaum's car on the right (Krigbaum/JK chassis).


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Doug Matthes' car on the left (Matthes/Warmack chassis). John Cukras' car on the right (Cukras chassis).


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


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Paul Sterrett's car on the left (Sterrett chassis). Keith Tanaka's car on the right (Tanaka/Warmack chassis).


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Philippe de Lespinay's car (PdL/Warmack chassis).


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Can Am Concours podium: L-, Paul Sterrett 2nd, "Philppe" de Lespinay 1st, Dennis Samson 3rd


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Paul Sterrett's Truescale Lola T-160


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"Philppe's" Electric Dreams Ti-22 painted by Noose, wins Concours.


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Dennis Samson's Champion Ferrari 612


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Can Am qualifying results: Congrats to Mike Steube on his TQ of 3.499 seconds with Doug Matthes 2nd and Bryan Warmack 3rd


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Cars line up for the start of the Can Am "B" Main race.


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Can Am "B" Main racers, L-R, Dennis Samson, Philippe de Lespinay, Bob Krigbaum, Keith Tanaka, Pete Zimmerman, Mill Conroy


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Can Am "B" Main podium: L-R, Dennis Samson 2nd, PdL 1st, Mill Conroy 3rd


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Can Am "B" Main race results: Congrats to Dokk on his win with Dennis Samson 2nd and Mill Conroy 3rd


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It's time for the Can Am "A" Main race.


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SoCal D3 Can Am "A" Main racers, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Doug Matthes, PdL, Mike Steube, Dennis Samson, John Cukras, Bryan Warmack


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SoCal D3 Can Am "A" Main race results: Congrats to Mike Steube on his win with Bryan Warmack edging out Philippe for 2nd and Doug Matthes not far behind in 4th


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Can Am "A" Main podium: L-R, Philippe de Lespinay 2nd, Mike Steube 1st, Bryan Warmack 3rd


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Can Am "A" Main podium cars, L-R, Dokk, Mike Steube, Bryan Warmack


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L-R, PdL, Mike Steube, Bryan Warmack


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Philippe de Lespinay's 2nd place car. Total car weight 120 grams. Electric Dreams Ti-22 body.


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Dokk uses a professor motor controller


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Dokk built this chassis using the Warmack kit as the starting point. The "Cow Catcher" front does protect the front end.


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Red Fox guide flag. JK front tires.


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TSR D3 motor.


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JK untreated large hub rear tires.


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8/29 gear ratio. GT-1 bevel pinion. Parma crown gear.


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Mike Steube's winning Can Am car. Total car weight 128 grams. Truescale "long" Ti-22.


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Mike built this Can Am chassis. Ron Kiyomura bought this chassis, but wanted Mike to race it.


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Mike uses a Ruddock controller.


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Parma guide flag. JK front tires.


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TSR D3 motor.


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JK treated large hub rear tires.


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8/29 gear ratio. GT-1 bevel pinion. Parma crown gear.


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Bryan Warmack's 3rd place Can Am car. Total car weight 127 grams. Electric Dreams Lola T-160 body.


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This is Bryan's latest Can Am chassis for the Kingleman track.


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Bryan uses a Professor Motor controller.


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Red Fox guide flag. JK Front tires.


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TSR D3 motor


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JK untreated small hub rear tires.


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9/29 gear ratio. GT-1 bevel pinion. Parma crown gear. Ball bearing rear axle.