BarkingSpyder

BarkingSpyder

Overhauled a Simca engine & tranny, 2 IH tractor motors & go-cart by 15. Aspired to be Ed Pink, Smokey Yunick, or Wernher von Braun-instead became a sound engineer and worked at NASA by 24. Current gig = software engineering & project management best-practices SME

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…

Drag Race Pix – 2015 Aug 29

Drag Race – 2015 Aug 29Disappointing news, I think I misplaced the drag-race results : (  I had been transferring them from paper to a spreadheet, but the spreadsheet copies I have seem to have dummy records and not the actual ETS and wins….  I still have a few places to check but I think the…

Drag Races – July 25 2015

On Sat 7/25/15 we had our first experiment in drag racing 1/32 and 1/24 cars. Thanks to Steve, Rich, Kyle, Brett, and David for trying something different! After a smoke-test on Thur we reassembled the scale 1/8mile track (21ft from tree to trap with 4 feet of shutdown) on Sat.  Carerra track was mounted on three 8ft sections…