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bigjob and myself will be there..:tup:
 

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Me too.
Planning to go up Friday night with mine and my mates family.

Just a couple more little jobs to get the car ready.

I know it's a little early to say, but the weather forecast is looking good too. Can't wait.
 

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be in friday night for a few beers and ready to give that new track a test on sat:rofl

see you there all :smoke::
 

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Pre-Yanks Update

Power Tour hits Shakey this weekend…

After the opening Heat for the popular Muscle Car Power Tour series earlier this month, the action moves on to Shakespeare County Raceway this weekend for Heat Two at the Warwickshire drag strips dedicated American car weekend - Yanks incorporating the NASC's Gary's Picnic. If you haven't heard of the series before (and why not!) then here's organsier Tim Holmes to tell you what the Muscle Car Power Tour series is all about.



'This is a series brining together all three drag strips in the UK (Shakespeare County, York Dragway and Santa Pod) in a series of RWYB heats consisting of two runs per entrant. After the two runs have been completed their combined times are collated. There are four heats throughout the year, so eight runs will be timed, and the winner will be the car with the most consistent times over the series but not necessarily the quickest!



'Any American rear-wheel drive car can enter: the only restriction that applies is that you must be running a 10.5 inch rear tyre size. The overall winner will receive a set of slick tyres from series sponsors W-A-S-P (Wisbech American Speed & Performance) www.waspspeedshop.com, runners up £100 and for third £50.'



Joining the series is free. All you need to do is complete a simple registration form (or can be done at the weekend) from the www.moparnats.co.uk web site and sent to Tim at [email protected] or call 0773 890 2745.

The first heat of the series was held at Santa Pod's Wheels USA weekend where the overall Heat winner was Laurie Bamfield with an average time of 9.857 seconds from his small block Chevy powered Nova. Defending title holder Andrew Murton came in second with an average time of 10.529 from his street racing '68 Chevy Camaro, and third was Roger Luty's 442 Olds Cutlass at 10.671. Who will be this weekend's winner? Find out at Yanks.
 

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Pre-Yanks Weekend Update #2

So far with have seven entries for round three of the Outlaw Anglia drag racing series. These include the smart new blue '54 of Cliff Griffin and sponsored by local Tractor Puller Dave Jones, the wheel standing flat black '53 of Ray Guy, Richard Colby's series leading multi-coloured street & strip '54, local tearaway Dave Sidaway in his gun metal Fordson van, and Simon Barlow's all-steel Orange Pop who laid down some pretty impressive burnouts at Mallory Park last weekend. The list also includes Rob Stone's Mopar entry too. Outlaw Anglias - you can't beat them so why try! See you at the strip.





Photos courtesy of Jon Spoard (ukdrn.co.uk)
 

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Pre-Yanks Weekend Update #3

Supercharge your imagination at Yanks

With the Yanks Weekend just around the corner, Supercharged Outlaw organiser Dave McKenzie brings us up to date with all the news about who's appearing in round two of the seven race series.

"This weekend sees the show hit Shakespeare County Raceway and the tracks annual Yanks weekend, incorporating Gary's Picnic for all serious American car enthusiasts. The Supercharged Outlaws will be fielding ten cars at this event including the debut of Bill Felstead & Jon Best's brand new nitro fuelled Altered. Bill is also sponsoring the event to the tune of £100 to the winner as well as the 'Fester Race Cars Trophy'



There are two more cars making their debuts this weekend. One is the very quick wheelstanding Model T of Andy 'Fadster' Hadfield. Following a winter of modifications this particular 'hot rod' is really starting to fly now running as low as 8.90 at 150 plus mph, and on petrol too!

The third car to make its debut with the Outlaws is the well respected Altered of brothers Clayton and Chris Round. We are really looking forward to seeing Clayton run alongside Lee Gallimore this weekend as it will make for a great photo opportunity capturing both 'red' model T's on the track at the same time. The fourth new entry will hopefully be the long awaited return to the strip for Clive Bush. Clive has built a new Altered and is finishing off the last few jobs as I write.



After the first round held at Santa Pod's Wheels USA, the overall point's leader is defending series title holder Roy Wilding. Roy has spent time over the last two weeks freshening up the Hemi motor of his Hemi Hunter Slingshot dragster so he can go racing this weekend.

Second in points is the newly imported Slingshot dragster of Vic Hammond, and being driven by the very capable Sam Freemen. In fact at Santa Pod Sam drove the car to a personal best of 7.711 seconds at 163 mph, and is far quicker than what the car ran in the USA. Well done guys. However, when the team arrived home they found a cracked rod but, like a true professional team a new set of rods were quickly sourced and the car should be ready to roll come the weekend.



Third in points is Lee Gallimore with the well turned out Red Mist Altered. Lee has a six second tune ready for the car and if the track and weather are with us this could be the weekend that Lee hits the sixes (alongside Clayton would be even better!!). Fourth place is Steve Goode with the awesome Wobble altered. Steve is learning all the time with this combination and ran a very early three quarter shutoff time of 8.3 at Santa Pod a couple of weeks ago. So, he's looking for sevens this weekend. Number five is Paul Watts with the No Easy Pick Up. Paul has had a terrible run of luck of late and this weekend he hopes that will change! Paul travels up from the Isle of Wight for every meeting and if determination won events Paul would win it every time.



Also first time out this year with the Outlaws will be Richard Davis with his immaculate '41 Willy's along with Ian Hanson's well turned out Corvette. Last, but not least is Mark Needham with his mean black Chain Reaction Altered with its wild burnouts and even wilder runs!!

The Supercharged Outlaws always try to put on a good show and this event will be no exception - so you all get down to the Shakespeare County Raceway this weekend. You won't be disappointed do ya hear!

Photos courtesy of Jon Spoard (ukdrn.co.uk)
 
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