Race No.4 Update

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Matt Carone edged out John Schuster for top qualifier by .6 sec during the second qualifying round.  David Leslie would start third, followed by John Schweitzer and Doug Flack.  Dennis Young would remain in the pits with electrical troubles.
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Race 2 – Race against the elements

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With overcast skies and falling temperatures, TSRCAR completed Race 2.  With the threat of rain all day, drivers were making the most of their qualifying attempts in case mains were canceled and points would revert to qualifying order.

In 1/8 Open, Keith Gray edged out Matt Carone for the TQ spot by 6.5 seconds.  Each driver finished with 21 laps.  John Schweitzer edged out Dave Leslie for third by just 1/10 of a second.  Dennis Young was fifth 4 seconds behind John and Doug Flack would qualify sixth.

In the main, Keith Gray would loose the number one position to Matt Carone in the first lap.  Keith made a few mistakes before exiting the track on lap 31 with a mechanical failure.  Matt would not relinquish the lead during the 20 minute final.  Position battles were tight for the remaining field.  Dennis Young was finally able to clear himself of the field and finish in second one lap ahead of David Leslie.  John Schweitzer finished three seconds behind David.  Doug Flack dropped out with mechanical trouble with just three minutes remaining and finished fifth.

In touring car, Tom Bracket edged out Chuck Pfahler for the TQ position.  Tom was five seconds faster than Chuck who started second followed by Donald Belcher.   Donald chose not to run the main which left a two man race.  Tom was leading but dropped out with mechanical trouble on lap 28.  Chuck would stay on track to take the lead and then the race would be shortened due to rain.

Electric touring saw four drivers racing for bragging rights.  Chris Preisinger would edge out Jeremiah Ward by three seconds.  Chris Simpson would start third followed by Chuck Pfahler.  Unfortunately the rain would not let up long enough to complete the electric touring mains.

Race No. 1 – Matt Carone Wire To Wire

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Matt Carone 1/8 Open Winner

Matt Carone
1/8 Open Winner

Matt Carone picked up where he left off from last year.  Matt was top qualifier by finishing 21 laps, one lap more than any other driver.  Matt was able to capitalize on his TQ position and took the overall win in 1/8 Open.  Keith Gray was second in qualifying and though had a few missteps during the A-Main, he was able to pull out a second place finish.  David Leslie rounded out the top three finishers for the day.

Donal Belcher Nitro Touring Winner

Donald Belcher
Nitro Touring Winner

In 1/10 Nitro Touring, Tom Brackett made his return to TSRCAR and qualified first.  However, he suffered electrical issues and had to park the car during the main.  This allowed Donald Belcher to cruise to an A-Main victory.

Club Race May 3

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April 26th was the start of the 2015 season for TSRCAR.  Due to Saturdays washout of Test and Tune the club used Sunday’s scheduled race as a test.  The scoring loop has been moved underground and worked flawlessly.  Sound system was fully operational, loud and clear.  Traction was good and the surface showed little tire wear.  A few qualifiers were run to test the scoring system and everything went well.

This weekend, May 3, we will start the club champion points.  Gates will be open, on Anthony Wayne Ave, at 9am.  Racing typically begins around 12pm.  We look forward to catching up with our regular racers as well seeing a few new faces.

2015 Season Starts April 26

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Race No. 1 of the 2015 season for TSRCAR starts April 26th. Weather permitting, the track will be open Saturday April 25th for Test and Tune. It is free to all and a good chance to finish motor break in, test setups and shake the rust off from last year.  For those who don’t know, the club races at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds located at 7801 Anthony Wayne Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45216

Race days are $20 for non members. There are fourteen club races scheduled for 2015 and club members pay $140 for the year. Members running the entire season do so at half price.

ROAR Membership

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The 2015 Season is about to begin in less than a month.  The club is required to carry Insurance through ROAR.  Because of this the club requires all participants to be ROAR members.  You can apply for membership by visiting www.roareacing.com

2015 Racing Season Starts April 26th

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The TSRCAR 2015 racing season is scheduled to begin on April 26th. Last years racing saw a close championship battle between 2013 1/8th Open Champion Matt Carrone and 2012 1/8th Champion David Lee.

David Lee was able to claim the 2014 Club Championship.  Who is ready to take on the challenge and race for this years Club Championship?

Dorian Tisdale showed he has plenty of speed by taking the 2014 1/10 Club Championship from Chuck Pfahler.