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Yeah, it looked like he rode the bumper but that pic was out of focus.

Were any of you there?

What did you think of the 68 Nova VS. the 02 Mustang in the finals?
 

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sweet pics looked like fun ............. little to far for me ........... i have to drive mine to the track so im sure you could imagine the drive from california :eek:
 

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One Upper Peninsula native made it down to 131 for the event and ended up in the top 16, here's an email I got from him with his results:

On Friday after getting through tech inspection and picture taking it was time to get on the track. My first pass was in the
left lane I ran a 10.46 @ 130 mph. with a 1.55 60'. After waiting aprox. 3 hours it was time for round 2. Once again I ran in
the left lane this time spinning bad I ran a 10.80 @ 129mph. with a 1.83 60'. That was the end of practice on Day #1. On Saturday
it was time for the show after a drivers meeting it was time for qualifying. My first pass was in the right lane I ran a 10.48 @
129 mph. with a 1.56 60'. MY 2nd pass was also in the right lane I ran a 10.49 @ 129 mph. with a 1.59 60'. After their meeting in
the war room Rich came out to announce a 32 car field. My number was the 3rd one he announced. WE were told to get our cars into
the staging lanes, they already had the races and lane assignments picked out. I was racing a girl in a dodge truck we were the
3rd pairing for the 16 races. I talked to her before our race and she told me she ran a 10.45 & 10.48 during qualifying, so I knew
it would be a close race. I won the race so now I was in the final 16. The next 2 hours was very busy with interviews and they put
in car cameras in the car. Once again they had picked the matchups and lanes for us to race in. I had to race a ford falcon in the
first race of the night. I spoke with the driver and he told me he ran a 10.36 & 10.38 in qualifying. He also said he ran a 10.20
the night before when it was cool during practice, not good news for me since it was now 9:30pm and cooling off. We lined up and when
I let the clutch out I felt the tires spin some. I looked over to my right and the falcon had a good lead on me. I think I dented my
floor boards trying to push the throttle looking for more power. It seemed to me I was catching him, but ran out of track before I
could pass him. Now it was time for one last interview. All in all it was a great time and I will do it again if I get a chance to.
The Pinks All Out Marin MI show will be aired on September 24th at 8:00p.m. on Speed channel.

I'm looking forward to watching the show.
 

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Well, I didn't hear the what they picked for the times but I guessed it was high tens low elevens so I was close.

The Speed crew put on a very good show and kept an amazing pace.
 

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That was the best twenty bucks I had ever spent for entertainment! Those are awesome pics!!! You have a great shot of two of my friends lining up against each other. The silver mustang and the black 69 charger. Great stuff!
 

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Thanks for the pics they are awesome, would you by chance have a shot of the 66 GTO below with its wheels up. That is a find of mine and he hasn't been able to find a shot of it with his wheels in the air. We know he got up about 8" - 10"

Thanks,

Phil

 

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that was great. Fantastic quality photos. Thank you
 

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Thanks for the pictures ... good to see racing at that track ... grew up not to far from there but California's the home now and Pinks all out was here last year at Infineon Raceway.
 

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Sweet, i'll have to check out the pics. I was there from 2pm until the end - it was an awesome show. I was happy to see plenty of Novas on the strip and in the pits.

I'll be up at 131 at the end of the month for the IHRA Northern Nationals. We plan to be there Saturday, PM me if you are going and wanna catch up.
 
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