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Old 03-14-2013, 06:26 PM
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All I know is that the Viper pit guys were big meanies. Even with full photo vests and credentials, they screamed at us for taking photos of the car while in the paddock. Threatened to take our cameras as if we had snuck into a secret testing facility or something

Corvette is going to be beasts again i bet.
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All I know is that the Viper pit guys were big meanies. Even with full photo vests and credentials, they screamed at us for taking photos of the car while in the paddock. Threatened to take our cameras as if we had snuck into a secret testing facility or something

Corvette is going to be beasts again i bet.
Hahah, were you guys rocking BMW team gear? SPIES!
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Hahah, were you guys rocking BMW team gear? SPIES!
hahah they were onto us!
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So in 2014 it's all UnitedSportsCarDotCom and stuff...

http://www.grand-am.com/News/GA_News...t-in-2014.aspx

The Viper crew(s) seriously threatened to take your camera gear? Pathetic douchebaggery. Attitudes aside, like Ivan said - hoping the Vipers do make a good show of it.

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The last year for ALMS and Grand Am races at Mid-Ohio which really sucks. How can these knumb-skulls take one of the best tracks in the country out of the schedule? It's time for the Australian V8 Supercars to come to the US!
We'll be at MidOhio again this year, guests of Cadillac Racing. Last year their hospitality suite was the top of the tower overlooking the esses. Best seat in the house!

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Lol, that looks like Mike and I in that picture on the inside of the turn in the two white tees to the right.
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Lol, that looks like Mike and I in that picture on the inside of the turn in the two white tees to the right.
You serious? Were you there? I drove one of the Vs on a parade lap before the World Challenge race.
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You serious? Were you there? I drove one of the Vs on a parade lap before the World Challenge race.
Yeah, Mike and I flew out there to shoot for BMW. We spent a lot of time shooting from that inside turn because the cars look great on the crest there.

I nearly passed out from heat exhaustion that day, haha. I hiked the outer perimeter of the track atleast twice in those temperatures.

Our shots from that day:

http://www.stanceworks.com/2012/08/s...-alms-round-6/

You can see the stand where you guys were in the back of this shot:

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I wish we'd known. Surprised you didn't see us standing up there.
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I bet the ferrari's do pretty well. I gather theyve been setting killer lap times in practice.
Looks like the ferraris may be contenders this year They always seemed a bit lack luster last year, but they looked great at Sebring. Great to see the falken car up there at the front contending as well.

Overall, quite pleased with the z4s as well. For their first outing, they had a good run. It was a shame to see the broken strut shaft.....that's like something you'd see on a StanceWorks BMW, not an ALMS one It will be great to watch them progress through the season. This year's GT class looks like it will be an exciting one.
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Pirelli World Challenge is a good series. That's how we get to be guests of Cadillac Racing at their events. We've become friends with Johnny O and Andy Pilgrim.

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Pirelli World Challenge is a good series. That's how we get to be guests of Cadillac Racing at their events. We've become friends with Johnny O and Andy Pilgrim.
Let me know if they need team photographers I love that series....especially the cadillacs.
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Ivan can follow this FR-S in the Pirelli WC series: http://www.robertstoutracing.com/live/

Should be an interesting run for the platform (and the official TRD supercharger kit) and a huge transition from the Tc for Stout.

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Good racing at Sebring with some interesting results - official stats here:

http://www.sebringraceway.com/pdfs/R...esults2012.pdf
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It was a shame to see the broken strut shaft.....that's like something you'd see on a StanceWorks BMW, not an ALMS one
Hahahah, Paul and I were joking about that when it happened, actually.

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Ivan can follow this FR-S in the Pirelli WC series: http://www.robertstoutracing.com/live/

Should be an interesting run for the platform (and the official TRD supercharger kit) and a huge transition from the Tc for Stout.

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Good racing at Sebring with some interesting results - official stats here:

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Whaaaaaat? Awesome!
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sick video from post Sebring testing w/ audi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8j8jz63bUU

EDIT: yeah I'm a dope, I don't know why I thought that said it was posted 2 days ago, it was one year ago :facepalm:

still cool so I'll leave it in case anyone else hadn't seen it before.
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