BarkingSpyder

BarkingSpyder

Overhauled a Simca engine & tranny, 2 tractors and a go-cart by 15. Wanted to be Ed Pink, Keith Black, or Wernher von Braun - but became a sound engineer and worked at NASA by 24. Current gig = Software Engineering & project management guru. Guitar player wannabe, archer, road & mountain biker, amateur bike mechanic.

Formula GP – 2016, Race 6 Results

Our final race June 18 in the Formula GP series only had five racers, but had some exciting action. Dave won this race, with Marty and Steve (with lowest ET) hot on his heels. These three have been battling for the podium spots all through this series, with Alex always in the mix. Marty won the overall…

4-Hour Enduro Race at Dallas Slot Cars-2016

On June 11 we raced the Tyler Slot Car Club (Chris Taylor, Dave Barry and friends) in the much anticipated and controversial event at Dallas Slot Cars in Garland. Marty and Alejandro/Alex went up as the representative 2-man team from ASCC.  Mark went up to cheer, observe (JIC we do this at home one year),…

Formula GP – 2016, Race 4 Results

Our latest GrandPrix race May 21 was exciting altho we only had six racers.  Our 1st heat was dropped by the video.  Heat-2 pitted Marty against Team-Cassidy who made a strong showing, with everyone posting 3.8s in the first 2 minutes. Its fun to watch Dave rock in his groove as Jordan and Marty sweep…

Formula GP – 2016, Race 2 Results

Our second Formula race was a little more exciting than our first outing.  Unfortunately one of the more dramatic events was Marty’s motor pod cracking leading to a DNF for his 3rd heat (see our forums for a possible preventative patch).  Ary was in Brazil so Russell drove for Team Barbosa and posted some respectable…