ACRx's at NARRA/Viper days Gingerman (pics)

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NARRA/Viper days is running at Gingerman Raceway this weekend , so today was open lapping and ACRx tech talk.

I will post track pics in the next few days. IL VCA does their 'longest day' challenge tomorrow along with Viper days group and Viper racing league.



Wow, a color for every day of the week...and one extra:D Funny, I don't see a yellow one....? haha.

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Not sure what color they were going to do...I THINK she said white/blue
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THANKS, Leslie...I was really hoping to get there...but it didn't work out.

I'm hoping that ILL, MI, IN/KY, and OH Viper owners and enthusiasts take advantage of this special opportunity !!!

That's a lot of "heavy metal" !!!

Enjoy your weekend, and say "hi" for me!!!
 

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I will Steve!

Tomorrow will have a LOT going on, can't wait!!!!

Think they have a bbq scheduled at the end of the day too.
 

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great pics. i love the "primer looking one". very kool.

Leslie, did you get to run one ?
 

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The primer one is going to be white with a GTS blue center band and white drivers side stripe. it goes into the paint shop Monday.
As Leslie pointed out MOPAR BOY there are no Yellow ACR Xs in these picture. But there is a Red one.
 

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Oh no! You two (Sessions and Grandma) in the same place at the same time. Why do I feel like there is going to be a thorn in my side for the next few days? ;):D

My theory: Looks like everyone must be afraid to have the fastest car so early in the season!

By VOI time they will be ALL yellow! :****:


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HHHHMMMMMMMMM they have purple(best color) but no yellow?:dunno:

Must be a sign MOPAR BOY.......As one wants a slow color?????:D


Those cars look sweet.

Thanks for the pics Leslie
 

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NARRA/Viper days is running at Gingerman Raceway this weekend , so today was open lapping and ACRx tech talk.

I will post track pics in the next few days. IL VCA does their 'longest day' challenge tomorrow along with Viper days group and Viper racing league.



Wow, a color for every day of the week...and one extra:D Funny, I don't see a yellow one....? haha.

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Not sure what color they were going to do...I THINK she said white/blue
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WOWOWOWOWOOWWOOW

Thats what dreams are made of right there!!! I need to hit the Lotto!

Thanks for the Pics Leslie! Have fun!:2tu:
 

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WOW! Amazing pictures! Really makes my heart skip a beat! Do you have a higher res/wallpaper sized version of the first picture??
 

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The past few days were probably the MOST fun I have EVER had! I track a lot with PCA, and don't get me wrong, porsche's are very nice....BUT...being around ALL Vipers, talking about Vipers, DRIVING a Viper, Viper vendors, I mean, it doesn't get any better than this. Lap timers, instructors, awsome classroom instruction about DRIVING a Viper street OR track, endless amount of cold water, list goes on!

They had a bbq after Saturday's driving, nooo..not at a restaurant, but BACK at the track, sitting right by 2 ACRx's. I tried to offer one a burger but she didn't want it haha.

Unbelievable to have the chance to meet the top people in the Viper industry, be able to ask them questions and have them there for support if you need it.

I was so impressed by Archer Racing, one of the HPDE guys had a problem with his Viper, car left on John Archer's trailer to be fixed....done deal, owner has peace of mind that only the best are working on his baby.


More pics!
Sat. started the IL VCA's competition, the Viper Racing League and the HPDE drivers from Viper days.
My first time instructing with Viper days with Skip, so I was pretty darn excited!


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a happy Viper guy
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My student, Gary, in his '98 RT/10, first solo run:)
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My new track buddy's ACR (Brian, #65) and my car (#78), think they are both related somehow haha.

Michelan Tire was on hand for any technical questions or tire needs.
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Archer Racing was also there providing track support, selling forgeline wheels, race and street tires, and doing corner weight/ride height adjustments/alignments and anything ELSE you need... what more could a Viper owner want?:)
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More HPDE drivers
Some people bring the whole family and camp out:)
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Aaron from IL VCA club in the racesuit, getting ready to instruct, that's his ACR and that's Skip in the blue hat
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Steve (''007") gives me a ride in his comp coupe!
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Aaron gets everyone lined up!
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VRL got started on Saturday!
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Skip gets the racers ready
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Pacecar starts the race
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Saturday thunder!

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Nice pics Leslie! In case anyone is interested in lap times, Kuno did a 1:23 in an X that was just getting set up, which pretty much equals the fastest CC Unlim. time I think. That driver/car combo is amazing. As for looks, I think all the ACR's (X or not) should have a driver's stripe. It was cool to see my own car coming at me on the highway to and from town...on the couple occasions that someone with the same color combo was on the road. I realize that I had never seen my car on the road before from that perspective! It was also great to be out on the track with lots of the best Viper racers in the country, as it always is with NARRA.
 
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I may be biased but the Blue with Black striped car is awesome. Great color combo Ted.

Bruce
 

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Those are great pics Mam! SOOOOOO jealous right now! :D

Looks like so much fun!

Once day I gotta get a comp coup. Those things are hot and look ****. I think I want to marry one. ;)
 

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I am not a fan of purple, But that one purple ACR looks great


I am glad everyone likes the pics, I have lots more but there are a few that are especially good so I will get those on here. I also have a short video, will try posting that too.

The purple Vipers are Jim and Kathy's, they had 2 comp coupes (#1 and #2, pic above) and I think the ACRx is Rich's....? or Jim/Kathy's..?

Of the 8 ACRx's in the first pic, I saw 2 of them on the track this weekend, very kewl. The exhaust note is OUTSTANDING on the straight-away, very deeeeep rumble, like an older hot rod would sound.:headbang:

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Archer Racing stable, I would be happy living in that trailer if they let me
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....or even this 'little' trailer would be a fine home too
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Here's the primer ACRx on the track behind a comp coupe, you can see the body style difference.
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....and another shot of Aaron's ACR
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Tom's comp coupe
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a few of the HPDE drivers from Viper days!
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great shot of Steve's comp coupe, wow was that fun to ride in!
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Steve going out to play, not sure if he made it home for dinner or not
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Leslie, thanks very much. I really appreciate your writeup. Esp the Pace Car! Doris 'n I were pacing PIR this weekend, and I was CRAVING an X-foto-fix from G-man. John Gastman had me wishing I was there. {and YES, I finally got to drive a VIPER again after my accident / surgery in March ! "Both hands on the wheel" is important when one hand/arm is only at 30%....}
 

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and YES, I finally got to drive a VIPER again after my accident / surgery in March ! "Both hands on the wheel" is important when one hand/arm is only at 30%....}

now THAT makes me very happy to hear you got back behind the wheel!!!

it's wild, you WEREN'T there but 'partsrack' and 'that's where you get that part' were in many conversations:2tu:

I have a short video of the race but don't know how to post it:rolleyes:, if anyone knows pm me.
 

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Ok, here goes with attaching the video, this is of yesterday's race, about 22 sec. worth anyway:)

(thanks for the help Stretch!) one of these has to be right haha!


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Ha! I was in the area Saturday afternoon, in the Viper. Had no clue this was going on. Moral of the story, pay attention to calendars. :crazy2:

Looks like everyone had a blast and Gingerman missed the rain.

Nick
 

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Man do I wish I was doing Viper Days at VIR in July.

Thanks for the pictures Leslie, those are awesome.
 
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