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Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 11/11/18, 6:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,214
Posted By darnall
Re: Rule changes encouraged; not mandatory for WAR Sprints 2

As for this particular choice regarding these particular rules... I see at least 2 that don't apply here... if you show up at a WAR show with unsafe wing mounts IK for sure they make you remove all...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 11/11/18, 5:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,214
Posted By darnall
Re: Rule changes encouraged; not mandatory for WAR Sprints 2

I see Caseys decision as being spot on for a blue collar series.....Or any series that only survives when owners can field cars and healthy talented drivers are available 2 gas em up....

Almost...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/12/17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By darnall
Re: Usac: Usac east coast sprint cars set to debut in 2018

The market has been ready for this for a handfull of seasons. Now that it is happening it sure looks likes it is being done in a best case scenario.

Shouldn't negatively affect the almighty 410...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/21/17, 4:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,683
Posted By darnall
Re: Ok,here it is.

Think he was testing some new high tech low drag rollerskate bearings when he jumped the cushion, skated over his fingers and lost the ability to type about pitcrewing on the fastest ford focus...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/4/17, 6:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By darnall
Re: Dirt vs pavement

I'm going to piggyback on 1121s reply a bit...

As much as I hate wings on dirt cars, I think they have done wonders for the state of pavement racing. When the tire and springs are your only source...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/26/17, 3:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,996
Posted By darnall
Re: The last word

I gave up posting bashing-complaining posts years ago... clearly they have yet to be an effective way to get anything fixed... but since you asked...

I have had a belly full of all the...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/17/17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,007
Posted By darnall
Re: what hurts sprintcar racing

Man I am right there with you. It is absolutely insane how many PR posts one has to wade through on any message board or social media site these days...especially when 75% of them are stories about...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/11/17, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,334
Posted By darnall
Re: Death

A 360 sprint gasser from the plains states was in the micro sprint stage of his career many years ago when a trailer door fell on his dad. Pretty sure it was a winch lifted ramp door on a 2 foot...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/28/17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By darnall
Re: Non wing racing in Pa

I am still amazed that some track or startup series hasn't jumped into some regular PA wingless racing in the last few years.

With all the weekly winged 410 tracks, the other few weekly tracks...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/20/17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,360
Posted By darnall
Re: Why not a Silver Crown race at Indy?

take away any lift tendencies that may result..just looking at whats available mechanically in a current SC pavement car.. how fast would they actually go on that track?

Eventually they are going...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/19/17, 4:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,230
Posted By darnall
Re: It's Not How You Start

Jerry...clearly you don't understand how sprintcar forums work... Your post should have been a 500 word essay complaining about a locked down track causing freight train heat races with no mention of...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/15/17, 12:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,017
Posted By darnall
Re: Indy 500: F1 - McLaren's Fernando Alonso to run the Indy

Don't forget the swift kick in the teeth a certain controlling sanction administered to anybody who went to the expense, trouble and elbow grease to build a rear engine version of a sprintcar or...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/14/17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,017
Posted By darnall
Re: Indy 500: F1 - McLaren's Fernando Alonso to run the Indy

I would love to see the rules tweaked for the 500..or every oval, to allow any IRL car from the last 3-4 rule packages to run with any naturally aspirated pushrod v-8 or DOHC 166ci turbo 4cylinder.
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Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/6/17, 6:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,293
Posted By darnall
Re: Sprint Car Tech, where is it?

And badcoupe is correct... Newer dvds are available... along with Drinan you can get videos of the chassis seminar Gary Wright hosted at the chilibowl... i'm under the impression that those are more...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/6/17, 6:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,293
Posted By darnall
Re: Sprint Car Tech, where is it?

Somebody thats already familiar with the gains in shock tech the last 10 years can read the Steve Smith sprintcar book and watch the 20 year old video Jimmy Sills did that compliments the book and...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/28/17, 1:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,894
Posted By darnall
Re: Wingless Sprints?

To chime in on your question... in your application most wing car chassis will more than get the job done for you.. especially if you avoid one type and change a couple components..

For a low HP...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/27/17, 8:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,676
Posted By darnall
Re: Desoto Speedway safety

My dad and I promote one outlaw kart national level race every year.. usually a 2 day show to effectively get the fastest guys in the main...we pay 3 grand to win and 200 to start a kart race on a...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/27/17, 7:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
Posted By darnall
Re: Is it worth it.

I can completely sympathize with the thoughts and feelings DavidMitchell is struggling with today... I am sure each and every one of us has seen, heard of or lived through a racing tragedy that took...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/26/17, 3:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By darnall
Re: lightning sprint chain questio

This advice combined with regularly tossing the entire masterlink in the trash for a fresh one....or tossing the clip and replacing if its been on and off enough times to start distorting it, and...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/7/17, 6:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 28,275
Posted By darnall
Re: Midget Motors

Now come on guys..... if ANYBODY actually read anything other than the price on this ad you would all realize that there is no way this engine ever COULD or SHOULD be used or allowed in a midget.
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Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/3/17, 4:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,709
Posted By darnall
Re: 2 Questions 1 more serious then the other.

I used to fight the exact same problem with my arm restraints... guys always cinch their belts under yellow but rarely under green...I was relocating and cinching my arm restraints every 2-3 laps...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 2/18/17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,917
Posted By darnall
Re: Midgets Tonight In Du Quoin

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Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 2/18/17, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,917
Posted By darnall
Re: Midgets Tonight In Du Quoin

Theres a facebook page called "Mini Magic Mile" or something like that that lists all the important info
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 2/17/17, 1:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,900
Posted By darnall
Re: Best Sprint Racing Seat. Why?

Just like with helmets, firesuits and seatbelts... there is no "Best" or "Worst"... proper installation and perfect fit are way more crucial to protecting yourself than brand name or price. A $275...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 2/15/17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,622
Posted By darnall
Re: Smoke

Theres a slight difference when the guy who runs the show is the guy who used to stomp all our peepees in the dirt every time he got in one of those Hockett cars... hahaha

Maybe a smaller scale as...
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