BPR Flat track
The Deadman Jaildoor Enduro poster created by Kathy Mitome takes us back to the 60's. Thanks Flygirl.
Phil Nyland holds the trophy to be awarded later today. Phil designed and made this trophy himself.
Phil's expert machining skills were used to create this great looking trophy.
Thanks Phil for this great looking Jail Door Enduro trophy!
Early Saturday morning August 29th 2009, John Cukras, Jeff Bell, Terry Schmid, Dale Yamashita take some practice laps as Phil Nyland and Bryan Warmack look on.
The tech inspection process begins. Herman James signs his team poster. Kathy Mitome created a special poster for each team member who participated.
Racers get some last minute practice laps before tech inspection closes.
Here's the 13 cars entered for today's 4 hour Jail Door enduro on the BPR Flat track.
"Racing Warriors" team members: Chris Yamashita, Kyle Matthes, Brendan Aguirre. Chassis by Paul Sterrett
Team Indians: Oscar Morales, Jay Henry, Craig Williamson, Dennis Samson. Truescale McLaren Mk 1
Team Rolling Hills: Keith Tanaka, Roger Uusitalo, Eddie Shorer, Mike Brannian
Team Acme: Phil Nyland, Dale Yamashita, Mill Conroy
Chassis by Tore Anderson. Umm, I believe this car weighs 115 grams not 150 grams!
Team Who: Mike Aguirre, Tim Hould, Doug Matthes
Another Paul Sterrett chassis which weighs about 108 grams
Team Who 2: Rick Salvino, Terry Schmid, Robert Park, John Sinz
Would you believe another Paul Sterrett chassis
Big Boys and their Toys: Jonathan Forsyth, Steve Forsyth, Tim Neja
Team Boola: Bryan Warmack, Tore Anderson, Josh Bauer
Team Zombie: Nesta Szabo, Jeff Easterly, Ron Kiyomura, Jeff Bell
Team 60's HasBeens: Paul Sterrett, John "the Jet" Cukras, Lee Hines
Team Guns for Hire: Herman James, George Russell, Ron Southern
Team Cort (Roadrunners): Barney Poynor, Bob Crane, Craig Correia
The Good, the Bad, the Ugly and the Hangman: Duran Trujillo, Fred Hood, Dave Larsen, Victor Ferguson
Chassis by Dave "the Vitter" Larsen
Dennis Samson and Mill Conroy performed tech inspection
Concours podium: L-R, Dale Yamashita 2nd, Bryan Warmack (Noose body) 1st, Dennis Samson 3rd
Dale Yamashita's 2nd place Concours entry. Truescale Lotus 40 body.
Bryan Warmack's winning Concours entry. Noose painted this concours winner. Truescale Lola T70 body.
Just another typical great Noose paint job!
Dennis Samson's 3rd place Concours entry. This is a new McLaren Mk 1 body from Truescale.
Deadman Jail Door 4 Hour Enduro racers gather in front of Buena Park Raceway for this group picture. Is someone missing?
Hey kids, you're late for the group photo. Oh well, I guess you do need to eat lunch.
Fortunately, we can "photoshop" the missing kids into the group photo!
Team Boola: L-R, Bryan Warmack, John Tore Anderson, Josh Bauer
Team Guns for Hire: L-R, Ron Southern, Herman James, George Russell
Team Who: L-R, Tim Hould, Mike Aguirre, Doug Matthes. Hey, Team Who, you haven't won the race yet!
Team Indians: L-R, Oscar Morales, Craig Williamson, Dennis Samson, Jay Henry
Team Big Boys & their Toys: L-R, Tim Neja, Jonathan Forsyth, Steve Forsyth
Team Cort (Roadrunners): L-R, Craig Correia, Barney Poynor, Bob Crane
Team 60's HasBeens: L-R, John Cukras, Paul Sterrett, Lee Hines. That's one proud team!
Team Rolling Hills: L-R, Keith Tanaka, Eddie Shorer, Roger Uusitalo, Mike Brannian. In the tradition of the 60's, this team will have fun chasing the front runners.
Team Who II: L-R, Robert Park, Rick Salvino, Terry Schmid
Team the Good, the Bad, the Ugly and the Hangman: L-R, Duran Trujillo, Fred Hood, Dave Larsen, Victor Ferguson
Team Racing Warriors: L-R, Chris Yamashita, Brendan Aguirre, Kyle Matthes. Typical kids these days, just fooling around.
Team Acme: L-R, Dale Yamashita, Mill Conroy, Phil Nyland
Team Zombie: L-R, Nesta Szabo, Jeff Easterly, Ron Kiyomura, Jeff Bell. I'm not sure what Nesta's up to?
John Sinz stands between Robert Park and Terry Schmid. John joined Team Who II as a stand-in racer. Good racing John!
Paul Sterrett explains the turn marshalling procedure for the Enduro.
Kathy Mitome (Flygirl) records some video as Mill Conroy explains the race rules for today's 4 hour enduro.
Mill, a big thank you for your hard work in promoting/organizing this first Jail Door enduro.
Jail Door cars line up for the start of the 4 hr. enduro on the BPR Flat track. There's 5 sitout teams waiting their turn.
The first heat of the 4 hour enduro is about to start: L-R, Dave Larsen, Herman James, Jonathan Forsyth, Duran Trujillo, Brendan and Mike Aguirre, Doug Matthes, Mike Brannian, Terry Schmid, Bryan Warmack, Paul Sterrett
The next 15 minute heat is under way. L-R, Jonathan Forsyth, Chris Yamashita, Ron Southern, Roger Uusitalo, Fred Hood, Tore Anderson, Tim Hould and Paul Sterrett as Mike Aguirre turn marshalls the lead on turn.
The view from the finger turn. That's George Russell at the left turn marshalling.
Jeff Easterly on the left turn marshalls the finger turn.
A video clip of some racing action in heat 2
The next 15 minute heat: L-R, Eddie Shorer, Bryan Warmack, Chris Yamashita, Lee Hines, Tim Neja, Jeff Easterly, Herman James, Craig Correia
L-R, Tore Anderson, Paul Sterrett, Mike Brannian, Nesta Szabo, Kyle Matthes, Barney Poynor, Steve Forsyth, Dennis Samson in the next heat.
Next heat: L-R, John Cukras, Jeff Bell, Josh Bauer, Bob Crane, Roger Uusitalo, Craig Williamson, Brendan Aguirre, Dale Yamashita
Yet another heat: L-R, Robert Park sneaking a hot dog, Dennis Samson, Dale Yamashita, Bob Crane, Terry Schmid, Nesta Szabo, Doug Matthes, John Cukras, Dave Larsen
L-R, Doug Matthes, Victor Ferguson, Robert Park, Herman James, Dale Yamashita, Tim Neja, Jay Henry, Kyle Matthes
Paul Sterrett race directs another heat.
Mill Conroy race directs the next heat: L-R, Duran Trujillo, Ron Southern, Tim Hould, Steve Forsyth, Terry Schmid, Chris Yamashita, Phil Nyland, Eddie Shorer
Lee Hines on the right joins in the fun.
Ron Kiyomura, George Russell and Bob Crane have a go during their heat.
L-R, Oscar Morales, Dale Yamashita, Craig Correia, John Sinz, Nesta Szabo, Mike Aguirre, Paul Sterrett, Victor Ferguson
Fred Hood, Jeff Bell and Herman James go at it.
Plenty of 15 minute heats for each team racer.
This is the 2009 version of enduro turn marshalling. Quite different from the 60's when we were in our teens!
John Cukras on the left and Dale Yamashita turn marshal the donut.
Team members and onlookers observe the racing action.
Mill Conroy joins in the fun. In the background behind Tim Neja and Dennis Samson stands Steve Bogut. Hey, Steve, any interest in racing retro cars?
First and second half of Enduro race. Top team total was Team Boola 2508 laps, 2nd was Team Acme with 2489 laps and 3rd was Team Who with 2460 laps
3rd Place Team was Team Who: L-R, Doug Matthes, Tim Hould, Brendan Aguirre (receives plaque for his father Mike).
2nd place team, Team Acme: L-R, Mill Conroy, Dale Yamashita, Phil Nyland
The winning team for the Deadman Jaildoor Enduro is Team Boola: L-R, Bryan Warmack, Josh Bauer, John Tore Anderson
The podium cars: L-R, Team Acme 2nd, Team Boola 1st, Oops that's the wrong car on the right (it should be Team Who's car).
Podium cars: L-R, Team Acme, Team Boola, car on the right is not Team Who's car, but is identical to this Paul Sterrett car raced by Team Who II).
Team Boola's winning car. This car also won Concours (body by Noose). Total car weight: 118 grams
Bryan Warmack built this winning car.
8/30 gear ratio. That's a "pink" Parma crown gear dyed black by Tore Anderson.
Tore Anderson built this car. Total car weight: 115 grams
Rear tires are JK foam on Alpha wheels.
Paul Sterrett built this car.