Finally won one

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  1. tyrodtom

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    At the end of the 2009 racing season my circle track car was pretty much destroyed by another driver. So over the winter I started over, got another car like it striped it, cut the roof off, transferred the cage from the other car, and all the drivetrain, suspension, fuel cell, and so on.

    I let certain select other drivers racers race it about half the races, since that wreck, i'm a lot more selective.
    Last year the car won 3 races, none with me driving it.
    This year it came in 2nd the first race at Kingsport Speedway, the next week my buddy won. The next race I take the pole, but the clutch disintergrates on the race start. It's like anyone can win in MY car, but not me.
    I got the car back together during the week, but the Friday race at Kingsport got rained out. So I went to the season opener at Lonesome Pine Raceway, got the outside pole. Me and the pole winner had our own private race for 24 laps, I got around him on the backstretch after the white flag and WON.

    Not my first, but it had been almost 2 years, maybe the end of a long dry spell.
     
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    :thumbright: good on ya Tom, well done!
     
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    Congrats on breaking the drought.
     
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    Very cool - congrats!
     
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    WAY TO GO TOM!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS SIR!!!!:thumbright: :headbang: :cool:
     
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    #9 mikewint, Apr 3, 2011
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    Tom, congradulations on your win. I do have some video of your first wreck and of your win, first you had problems getting into the car, then you literally "jumped" into first place
     

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    I can't believe that cameraman still brings his camera up a gets a picture. Talk about staying cool under pressure.
     
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    And talk about a unconventional way to pass!:shock:
     
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    Congrats Tom, well done. Any chance of seeing a pic of the car?
     
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    I'm just about computer illiterate, i'll try to figure it out. Or post a link to a website with pictures when they post some.
     
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    WAY 2 GO!!!!! Thats Cool! Congrats!!!
     
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    Thanks Tom, whenever you can will be fine.
     
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    Right on! Congrats, bro!!! :occasion5:

    Not really. They edit out the part where he turns around and you get to see what's left of the seat of his pants....
     
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    There are some pictures on facebook, Lonesome Pine Raceway, April 2. I'm the blue/silver car 94. A 90 240 sx Nissan. Two car 94s won that night.
     
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    Wouldn't know a facebook if one walked up and said howy-do. but I found these on their web site. be that you?
     

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    Guilty as charged.
     
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    Going in the mugshot thread!
     
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