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    Thread: Road America T70 race

    1. 10-03-2012 06:13 PM #1
      Enjoy!


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      10-03-2012 06:56 PM #3
      Impressive. Now does this guy have a power advantage or is he just driving the **** out of this thing?

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      10-03-2012 07:06 PM #4
      Lol at advertisement at the end. Definitely the right video to advertise with!

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      10-03-2012 07:06 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by The Holy Molar View Post
      Impressive. Now does this guy have a power advantage or is he just driving the **** out of this thing?
      ~575 Hp and car weighs 1,800 lbs with driver and full load of fuel. A good driver helps as well. Great vid BTW. I like that you can see the shifting and footwork.

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    6. 10-03-2012 08:07 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Obin Robinson View Post
      ~575 Hp and car weighs 1,800 lbs with driver and full load of fuel. A good driver helps as well. Great vid BTW. I like that you can see the shifting and footwork.

      obin

      Yes, and i'll add that it's a small block 302.

      Looks like he's having some serious fun

    7. 10-03-2012 09:08 PM #7
      Can't comment on the power output of that car because depending on builder and budget a 302 can be all over the map, but I can say that Jim Pace is a damn good driver so he is certainly driving the **** out of this thing.

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      10-03-2012 09:36 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by RQ1 View Post
      Yes, and i'll add that it's a small block 302.

      Looks like he's having some serious fun
      It sounds great too!

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      10-04-2012 02:41 AM #9
      Well he certainly was getting 11/10th's out of that beauty. Impressive driving. The 1 and 2 cars seemed to have pace on him at first, but he reeled them in like a champ.

    10. 10-04-2012 04:17 AM #10
      Now this is a series I'd be down for watching...

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      10-04-2012 06:40 AM #11
      Wow, he just blasts past 1st place
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    12. 10-04-2012 11:04 PM #12
      With dominating cars like the GT40 and various Ferraris, it's easy to forget just how capable the T70 was. It really is one of my favourites from the era.

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      10-04-2012 11:20 PM #13
      Thanks for sharing! A Ford powered T70 is truly a rare bird if original. I believe they were pretty much all Chevy except for the disastrous 1967 Aston powered LeMans attempt. I think Dan Gurney might have piloted the only Lola/Ford to ever win a race. The video was also amazing, I really can't think of a better way to show off that track then with vintage machines like this. It really makes me want to go back but I think there are no more races scheduled for this year.
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    14. 10-05-2012 03:54 PM #14
      bump for some good t70 racing

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      10-05-2012 06:35 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by RQ1 View Post
      bump for some good t70 racing

      and one more because this should be seen.
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      10-05-2012 06:44 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by A.Wilder View Post
      Wow, he just blasts past 1st place
      yeah, because the guy screwed up and had to lift.

      love the clutchless upshifts.

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