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    Cool My Talladega Day

    Finally got to hit the track today for my father-in-law's late Christmas present. Got him and I 6 laps each driving a Nascar stock car on the Talladega Super Speed Way. A 2.66 mile tri-oval track an hour away from my house. It is also the fastest track on the Nascar circuit. You do not use the brakes and you do not let off of the gas. You do wear a shit eating grin all the way around the track though.


    If you are interested it is worth every penny. God bless divorces because I got these two passes at 50% off from a soon to be ex-husband co-worker that "didn't want that damn bitch to get them back".

    Talladega Superspeedway Racing Experience, Talladega Superspeedway School Dates | Dale Jarrett RA

    Here are a few pics from today. They will be mailing me my in car video in a few weeks.

    Some of the orientation:


    My ride for the day:


    Shake and Bake baby!!!


    173.23mph:


    From the 6 lap group that was the fastest speed and my best lap was 59.70, also the best of that group.

    The rest are pictures of pictures, sorry.



    Yep 6'1" and 225 fits just fine:


    Fap fap fap fap fap fap!!!!!


    Top speed:


    After 3 laps of getting comfortable it was go time. I have no doubt that with more laps I would have gotten smoother and faster. By the end I was not working and fighting the car:

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    Five-0, you went fast!! That is very cool.




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    Congrats!! That is a bucket list item for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Congrats!! That is a bucket list item for me.

    (Do we need to start calling you Ricky-Bobby now?)

    That's El Diablo to you.

    That six lap package is only $435, DO IT!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post

    That six lap package is only $435, DO IT!!!!!!!
    I was much better off thinking it was more expensive than that. Might have to..
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    I would recommend you upgrading to the 10 laps. If I ever decide to do it again that is the fewest I will do.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
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    Glad you survived!

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    Dude...you know how jealous I am...I don't even have to say it. That's absolutely kick ass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    Dude...you know how jealous I am...I don't even have to say it. That's absolutely kick ass.
    No governors, no kill switch, just hand signals. If you look comfortable you keep getting the thumbs up. Find out what round trip air to B'ham is + your package. Stay here and I'll drive you there and back from my place and the airport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    No governors, no kill switch, just hand signals. If you look comfortable you keep getting the thumbs up. Find out what round trip air to B'ham is + your package. Stay here and I'll drive you there and back from my place and the airport.

    Hmmm....damn. And I was looking at a sweet deal on a Stag AR model 2 through Takedown Tactical until you said that. Crap. You're killing me.
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    Until my in car video gets sent to me this one will have to do:

    Dale Jarrett Racing on Travel Channel's Extreme Adventures - YouTube

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    And you brought it home without a scratch. Tony wishes he did that with his #14

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    I'm hitting up Little Talladega in March.

    You have to actually turn right on that one.

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    What a run!

    Buddy of mine did Texas Motorspeedway, and has been on me to do it ever since. Maybe one of these days.
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    when I was 13, the Ferrari Club of America had their get-together at the speedway in Ennis, Texas and my dad's buddy just so happened to own a 308 GTSI Quattro. Such a fun weekend of riding in a superfast car around a track that was half speedway, half roadcourse. It was seriously mindblowing. the best was when Carl Lewis (yes, THAT Carl Lewis) wrecked out his Testarossa and was like "I don't really give a shit."
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    Five-0, time to campaign for sponsors and get a pit crew together!
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    Quote Originally Posted by IMGreat101 View Post
    Five-0, time to campaign for sponsors and get a pit crew together!
    If it was a possibility I would hang up the duty gear yesterday.


    Quote Originally Posted by GunmetalGray View Post
    I'm hitting up Little Talladega in March.

    You have to actually turn right on that one.

    I would like that even more. Time and money are the only things keeping me from getting a racing license at the Barber Motor Sports Park that is even closer to me than Talladega.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Loblaw View Post
    when I was 13, the Ferrari Club of America had their get-together at the speedway in Ennis, Texas and my dad's buddy just so happened to own a 308 GTSI Quattro. Such a fun weekend of riding in a superfast car around a track that was half speedway, half roadcourse. It was seriously mindblowing
    I think the Ferrari Club will always be out of my price range. However, the Porsche Club will not be. My father-in-law is in it now with an older 914. http://ala.pca.org/PCA_Alabama_Region/Home.html He is looking to cash out some retirement funds and get into a Boxster. With one of my contacts in Georgia I will at least get him into a Boxster S or a Cayman.

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    Five-O, if you have a track-worthy car, PM me. I can get you on with us for $150, no license required. Race all day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GunmetalGray View Post
    Five-O, if you have a track-worthy car, PM me. I can get you on with us for $150, no license required. Race all day.
    Not now. Spent boocoo money on a CrewMax Tundra for hauling the fam around for now. Granted I may borrow my father-in-law's upcoming Porsche purchase from time to time.

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