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Guest Message by DevFuse
 

New (non SCCA) rallycross in Portland area!!


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#1 Guest_Flowmastered87GL_*

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Posted 24 July 2003 - 11:28 PM

There is a group just north of Battleground that have started
a Rallycross Club and have a big field. They have already run a couple of events and are gaining experiance. They have an
event scheduled for August 9th that sounds like great fun.
Check their website <a href="http://www.fieldracing.com/index.htm" target="top">www.fieldracing.com/index.htm</a>
They are working their schedule around SCCA Oregon
division so you can do both. With the limited events the
SCCA is running, this could be great fun! Come out and
give it a try!

I found the info here:

<a href="http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=396497" target="top">NASIOC.com....</a>

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Posted 25 July 2003 - 09:43 PM

GRRR :x He was supposed to tell me when they go on an event LOL He said it would be in seattle. Jezz i was all prepared to help them and everything, and he said they had one sceduled like 5 months ago. I just gave up on them. I guess they got there act togethor.

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Posted 26 July 2003 - 12:20 AM

One thing to note for everyone....

I asked him about insurance and helmets, no reply... so run at your OWN RISK... If I do indeed run, it will be at 90% probably, no way I would go all out with no insurance

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 01:06 PM

I guess i'm going... I will prolly not have the subaru running by then, but I will do some work today, so ya never know?

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 01:23 PM

I got an e-mail back finally, there are a couple of helmets floating around (like 2 I think he said). There is a liability waiver to protect the land owner. No insurance to protect those involved (I think that SCCA has it) I am gonna run anyway, but if the field is rough, I will take it easy.

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Posted 02 August 2003 - 08:49 PM

i will prolly show up early in the morning to peruse the situation

afternoon is way past my bedtime :<

sure looks like fun
i think the wife would have my danglie's if i rally here turbo wagon she thinks i am hard enough as it is on the streets lol

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Posted 02 August 2003 - 10:03 PM

Ya My subaru MIGHT be done by then, but I higly doubt it... I got the motor mounts today, and so they and the cv's should be in by tomorrow. Then maybe the axle by wednesday? But then I got all the insurance, and emmisions crap to do.:x I'm thinkin of purchasing a trip permit.

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Posted 03 August 2003 - 01:19 AM

Feel free to show up and not run, I can have a passenger, but you gotta deal with the helmet, I only have one for me

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Posted 03 August 2003 - 08:58 AM

helmets? now why would i want one? lol
i would ratehr race but ... riding is better than nothing
and i think my head is hard enough
oh wait the still past my bedtime problem ....
so what time in genral will you be showing up down tehre flow?

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Posted 03 August 2003 - 05:59 PM

Probably like an hour or so before its scheduled to start... I will figure that out when the time comes :lol: (i'll try to let you know by thursday though)

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Posted 04 August 2003 - 06:56 PM

sounds good 2 me

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Posted 05 August 2003 - 12:58 AM

Oops, sorry, my schedule has just changed, no rallycross for me.... I have to care for my families dog 90 miles away so I will be nowhere near here or able to show up :( I really wanted to also, but this is my 12 year old dog, so I really cant just abandon him for a rally... you know how it is :(

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Posted 05 August 2003 - 12:01 PM

having owned a great many pets
some passed on by natural causes other not so natural like by school buses and such
i can understand the need to care for a old friend hope it goes well

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Posted 05 August 2003 - 03:16 PM

Well... I will be there one way or another, i'm sure it will be in the volvo. But! i'm sure it will be done by the 24th!:D
Besides, I am prayin its pooring down rain the 9th! Rigth now the clouds are showing pretty good! Ooh how I missed the rain.:P

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Posted 06 August 2003 - 10:01 PM

Mike, where on their website did you see that the entry was only $10 if you entered on the website? I can't seem to find it.

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Posted 06 August 2003 - 10:15 PM

Direct quote from this website: <a href="http://www.fieldracing.com/index.htm" target="top">Fieldracing.com</a>

"Pre-register for the August 9th event and your entry fee will be only $10.

Register today: Wayne@FieldRacing.com "

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Posted 08 August 2003 - 01:56 AM

Rumor has it that the event has been cancelled. Anyone else who can confirm this?

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Posted 08 August 2003 - 01:15 PM

Event cancelled. Here's the info from the organizer:

To all Racers,

Due to the lack of water in the Portland area we will not have a water
wagon for the event on the ninth. I had one reserved and found out that
I will not be able to rent it now. I have called several rental
companies in Vancouver and Portland. The closest one is Bend Or And the
delivery cost is more than the rental.

With that, I have to sadly and officially announce the event canceled
due to safety and lack of interest.

I have put hundreds of dollars and hours into trying to make a go of
this and I do not want a small bump to destroy your ability to
participate in Rally at this level. I will move forward towards the next
event, plan on two water wagons (so I can get one) and I hope that you
can do the same and plan on attending September 27th.



If you have comments, concerns or questions please contact me.




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