Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2000 12:54:10 -0400
Reply-To: mike barker <mariner4@SNET.NET>
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From: mike barker <mariner4@SNET.NET>
Subject: Re: Raceway Park, NJ vw show 4/9,anybody going?
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Not sure if I'm going this year...went a couple of years ago and had a blast
drag racing my '87 Vanagon on the drag strip. I was paired up against a VW
dunebuggy who must have been intimidated because he blew his engine at the
start line! My brother's suggestion of "take it to the red line-just once
won't hurt it" was in my head, but I just had the engine rebuilt and was too
chicken. The starter was cracking up as I moved to the burn out pit. I
didn't smoke the tires, but probably should have tried. There was even a
diesel Jetta racing! If you go you should race-get there early. I'll join
you if I can get the wife to go this year.
From: Jeffrey R <Oxroad@AOL.COM>
To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM>
Date: Wednesday, April 05, 2000 2:32 AM
Subject: Raceway Park, NJ vw show 4/9,anybody going?
>Anybody planning to go to the Spring Classic VW Show and Go at Raceway Park
>in Englishtown, NJ 4/9/00?
>(I went last year and it was cold and the drag racing was halted due to
>I think because of the weather the turn out was kind of weak as well.)
>Anyway curious if anyone is planning to attend.
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