RENO 2008! HERE I COME!!!!

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  1. FLYBOYJ

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    As many of you know I was a part of a pit crew last year at Reno that had to deal with a race fatality. I thought I would never return to Reno but today I was asked to be part of Mike Mangold's pit crew! He's flying a "Viper" L-29. If his name sounds familiar Mike won the red Bull Races a few years ago. Here's his site.

    Mike Mangold

    I'm so excited I could just ****!!!!!!!

    Wish me luck guys - I'm back in the "Big Leagues."
     
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    Awesome Joe! :thumbleft: I wish I could get up there this year, it sounds like a great experience.
     
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    Way To Go Joe!

    As Eric said.....Awesome!

    TO
     
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    Man thats frickin awesome Joe, way to go.... Make sure u take enough pics to satisfy all the envious pricks here...
     
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    Excellent:D
     
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    WAY TO GO!!!! :) have a frickin' great time!
     
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    Awesome... The Reno Air Show is a must see... but I'd like to see it from your vantage!

    Are you staying downtown?
     
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    Awesome news Joe!!! You have fun buddy.
     
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    With the rest of the guys, have a great time :)
     
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    Yep, with the rest of the Guys, have a great time and take lot's of pics..for us er......you know...what dan said...:D
     
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    Thanks all - will take pics as time demands - don't know where I'm staying yet, I'll let you all know should some of you wind up there!
     
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    Hmm, is he looking for a photographer? ;)
     
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    I'll ask!
     
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    I couldn't be happier for you Joe. Yeah, take Eric along. Tell everyone he is your "assistant".
     
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    Way to go Joe :D
     
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    Congrats! You'll have great time.
     
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    UPDATE!

    We had some airplane issues, they are behind us - the plane is supposed to be ferried from Delaware to Reno next weekend - I'm supposed to meet it there next Sunday and spend the next day preparing it for the race. If I do make Reno I'll give you guys updates and take exclusive photos.

    I know there's a little apprehension in my post - in dealing with things like this I don't take anything for granted - when I'm there with the airplane is when I'll say I'm an official Reno participant.

    I'll update you guys when and where I can!


    -FBJ-
     
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    Go job Joe!!! have fun
     
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    Be safe Joe. It should be a good year for it. I wish I could up there this year.
     
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    Be safe and have fun Joe! wish i was there:( oh well take lots of pics:D
     
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