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      World of Wheels volunteers needed   02/08/2018

      Go here to sign up on the sheet if you can spare some time to help in the booth. Help is also needed and appreciated for setup and tear down. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ULmhhNo7nK2dEgrvcdFmSPx0uMUPMl4WxbUcwfXz-Is/edit?usp=sharing

nopistons

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  1. 2018 Ice Racing Registration Links

    Just a reminder that events 4 and 5 are up for registration!
  2. Event 1 @ Lake Shirley Event 2 @ Lake Shirley Event 3 @ Lake Shirley Event 4 @ Crescent Lake (Double Header) Event 5 @ Gimli Winter Festival (Double Header)
  3. #17 RaceTrix was/is a PTF car as built. No changes required. This decision should work out nicely for others who want to join in.
  4. 2018 Ice Racing Registration Links

    Event 2 and 3 are up on MSR for your registration pleasure.
  5. Lighter...not always. In my case, carbon bits were/are the only answer. Cheapest way to get your lap times down is seat time! Your comment adds to the suggestion of why not a PTF class rather than PTE? Get your cage, seat and switch and come racing! Look forward to seeing you out there.
  6. I take my previous post back. My car is posted somewhere on here in another thread. I think in the spotlight forum. Perhaps you might understand why it's not easy for it to fit in. Ultimately, the result of the vote will make me decide to continue in PTE or not, and I know I'm not the only one.
  7. The question and answer to it is irrelevant for the purposes of this thread. But yes, I will be racing next year! **EDIT** It's irrelevant because it doesn't (or shouldn't) matter what car we each have but that we all are racing together...
  8. Exactly my point. I can’t, and others might not either. I can’t buy parts that doesn’t exist. It has to be fair competition, available for everyone. By the way, how far along is your build Derrick?
  9. If there was a smaller factory brake package available for my car that would allow me to run pizza cutters, then that might be an option. However that is counter productive in itself. This ruleset ya’ll want should be all inclusive and not require folks to go out and buy specialized parts right? Asking me to replace my RPF1’s with another set of rims at $1,200USD just to “fit in” is what you all have stated as improper.
  10. Mainly because the leading brand of discussion doesn’t offer appropriate sizes. I also like to tinker with various parts to find the best match, working within the given points allotment ads to the challenge. I still don’t get the “costs under control” comment. Work within your budget. There’s always going to be a better driver, faster car, someone with deeper pockets or has the lastest shiny part. It’s inevitable, however the points ruleset is for everyone. They have to work within the points to have that fancy, expensive, shiny part. This shiny part might just be Nitto NT-01’s.
  11. If PTE is too heavy on the pocket book, why not make it an open PTF class then? As a PTE racer, interested in fair racing with you folks, I can't be in agreement with your classing rules. Specifically regarding if the club class demands a spec tire . This just isn't feasible for me and brings back the point of being all inclusive. The PT rules allow for any car to compete in any class. The underlying fact here is that this is all simple math performance point calculations. Very simple, as in the spreadsheet already has the math done for you. Make it a 10pt (or whatever is agreed upon)threshold into PTE. If PTF car, that car gets all of the PTF points, up to "10" on the PTE side. If they are a PTD car, they have to add weight, change tire size, put the manifold back on in place of the header...whatever to bring the points down to mid PTE points. This covers weight, tires, "his cam is bigger than my cam", bla bla bla. Its black and white, and is posted publicly. Is there a runaway racer? Check the declaration, protest and ask for a tear-down. <-- Yes, Its in the rules! Whatever the course of action you folks take, this should be nailed down soon. Folks are waiting to see where this is headed. Cars need to be built and/or modified.
  12. 2018 Ice Racing Registration Links

    Small Grid for race 1... Only two entrants. Guaranteed a podium finish!
  13. 2018 Supp Regs

    Like this?:
  14. 2018 Supp Regs

    If nothing else, here are the specs for it... FIA document A-Pillar Reinforcement: Section 8.3.2.1.4 Figure 253-15
  15. LS 5.3L and 2WD 4L60E combo

    On the hunt for a larger displacement pair. This needs to go! 2002 Engine 88k miles (142k kms) 5.3L (325cu-in) LM7 (295hp variant), Complete pan to intake, minus TB Includes water pump, PS pump and accessory brackets 2002 4L60E (2wd) Newer rebuild prior to my ownership with 4L65E parts Complete with converter Complete OEM harness available. $1,500 o.b.o. for the pair
  16. Link to register... https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/2018-wscc-ice-race-1-lake-shirley-winnipeg-sports-car-club-673231
  17. YES! That's right. The 2018 HPDE registration is now OPEN! Here is the link if you know of someone who's interested: https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/2018-wscc-hpde-gimli-motorsports-park-winnipeg-sports-car-club-229884 We've had an overwhelming amount of requests to open registration early so...we have! Lets see where this goes. I will be posting a workers/instructors registration form as well in the coming months. Let me know if you have any suggestions for this years school. Always looking for improvements. We must be on the right path as the response has been great and is increasing in demand! ***edit*** 20% sold! (11/16/17) 30% sold! (11/22/17)
  18. 2018 HPDE Registration - OPEN!

    Hey Pete! I doubt there's going to be a rush on registrations between now and xmas. You could register to save the spot and then once the recipient creates an account, i could register them in your place.
  19. Hi Everyone, As usual, we are looking for instructors and track workers for the 2018 HPDE. If you wish to help out, please make your way to the volunteer registration page. We need: 22 instructors, 16 track workers. So, we will be using the MSR page as record on who is coming to help out. The assumption is that if you are not on the MSR list, you aren't coming. There will be a meeting for all volunteers April 11, 2018 at Aaltos 826 Regent Ave. to discuss the 2018 changes and make any tweaks as necessary with the current program. Agenda to follow. Notes for instructors: When registering as an instructor, please ensure you provide your shirt size. We hope that with 22 instructors, that every instructor will have 2 students with a 25min break in between. All instructors: please apply for your instructor license on WCMA's official license page on MSR. If you are looking to instruct and have not done so in the past, please contact hpde@wscc.mb.ca to find out more info. If anyone has questions or comments, please don't hesitate to pass them on. We need your comments from last year to steer the 2018 HPDE in a better direction! You can either post your comments here, or email them to HPDE. Thank you! The HPDE Team
  20. Licensing

    Not sure how many fall into this category however, if you have taken an HPDE in recent past but perhaps it has expired (more than two years), there is an avenue to be approved for time attack competition. If anyone is interested in learning about this easy process, please don't hesitate to email me at hpde@wscc.mb.ca
  21. As with any public debate, if you want something passed...make it about safety. Regardless if it’s a solution in search of a problem...
  22. One of the “big name” car dealers is on the board for MPI. That’s where the 95-older “rule” came from. Looking out for their own wallet.
  23. Minimum requirements: What you need for an HPDE event: Daily driven street car. (You do not need a sports car!) Vehicle must be in reasonable condition Must be dimensionally wider than it is tall All maintenance up to date (oil changes, brake pads and fluid changes) Tires in reasonable condition (Tread left, no bulges, dry rot or cracks) Current SNELL helmet Motorcycle (SNELL M) Special Application (SNELL SA) SA is highly recommended SA is mandatory for all vehicles with factory or aftermarket roll over protection Plastic Tub to house your belongings while on track Attire: Long Pants Closed-toed, soft soled shoes (ie: walking/running shoes, driving shoes) Long Sleeves aren't mandatory but recommended Special notes for convertibles: Hard top convertibles are permitted providing they are equipped with an original OEM hard top. Aftermarket hard top equipped vehicles are NOT PERMITTED unless the vehicle has factory or aftermarket installed roll-over protection! Soft top convertibles are NOT PERMITTED unless the vehicle has factory or aftermarket installed roll-over protection! OEM installed roll-over protection includes but not limited to: roll hoops behind driver and passenger headrests, pyrotechnic roll bars, etc... If you are unsure if your vehicle qualifies, please contact the HPDE Director for more information.
  24. HPDE Requirements

    Weblink for PDF list: FIA Acceptable Helmet List and Expiration Dates FIA Website: https://www.fia.com/technical-list-ndeg25-recognised-standards-helmets L25_standards_for_helmets.pdf
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