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Post Post subject: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 08:41 PM
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We are racing the Southern Az Desert Racing Series "Cholla 250" in Sept of 2012. The race is in Rocky Point Mexico on Sept 22nd. We will have 3 class 10 cars, one class 1600 car and a sportsman car all racing at the same time and need help with pit crews and chase teams.

I will be getting a place to stay on Friday the 21st and Sat the 22nd for everyone to stay in, but I need some solid numbers before I book the room.

This is not a vacation to bring the kids, you will be chasing these cars through the desert, changing tires, dumping fuel etc... Plan on lifting heavy things, digging, towing, being hot and dirty.

Friday night will be a drivers meeting, Saturday will start at dawn and go to until sunset and then a final post race celebration Saturday night.

I will cover the cost of the hotel room and supply chase vehicles and supplies for the day. The rest is up to you.

If you are TRULY interested in helping out let me know ASAP.
I will supply you with as much info as I can and updates as the race gets closer.

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Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 05:17 AM
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Hi My name is Kenny Bennett, I'm 43 6'6" and around 340-350 lbs, me and my son Cody (19) have only been to one off road race, snow flake , a couple of years ago it was Awsome! I have always wanted to try racing class 9 or some other entry level class. I would love to try pitting to get a real feel for the sport! If you would let me know what items I would require ie passport cash ect. ect. I can take the days off from my work I don't know about my son. I would be more than willing to cover his expences if he were able to go also. Thank you Sincerly Kenny P.S. my e-mail is azdesertrat87 @ hotmail.com


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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 06:09 PM
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Thanks for volunteering guys. It will be a tough race with a couple beach parties before and after.

Wideopenmotorsports (1)
JWHRacing (1)
Reggie (2)
AzDesertRat87 (1) maybe 2 not confirmed yet.
Exzeller8 (1) Not confirmed yet

Anyone else interested?

We will have two (possibly 3) chase trucks to work with.
I will update this thread with all the vital info as it is available.

We will be staying here for the weekend:

www.bellasirena.com/index.html

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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
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Right now we have 5 confirmed and 2 more possible.

Anyone else interested?

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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 03:52 PM
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Confirmed for race in Rocky Point:

Wideopenmotorsports (1)
JWHRacing (1)
Reggie (2)
Exzeller8 (1)
AzDesertRat87 (1) maybe 2 not confirmed yet.

We may have 2 chase trucks for sure and maybe a 3rd one will be done in time.

Additionally, we will have helmets and fire suits with each chase truck. If we have an illness or injury during the race, one of you may get to be a co-driver in a car.

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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
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I will bring a copy of this race map on Sat. so we can have some preliminary discussions on chase strategies and pit locations.


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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 05:17 AM
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Kenny, nice to meet you and your son today. You guys are very enthusiastic about racing.

Greg, love the class 11. It is extremely well built. I am glad you guys will be joining us in RP for the Cholla 250. It will be exciting to see your class 11 in action.

Cholla 250 thread on Race Dezert:

www.race-dezert.com/fo...2012/page2

I will update this thread with info as we go. But for now we have:

Me
Kenny and his son
James
Scott
Reggie and Jodi.

Greg and Chris racing the class 11.

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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
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OK guys,

Here is what we will be chasing. Some cars have new paint jobs. The red one is now PINK.

#1088 - RJ Newton built beam style 10 car (ecotech)


#1024 - TATUM built A-Arm 10 car (ecotech)


#1044 - PENHALL built A-Arm 10 car (ecotech)


#1688 - DJ Johnson built single seat 1600 car (vw)


FUNCO Tandem beam car (vw)


#1162 Class 11 PepeAzul (vw)

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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
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Here is the floor plan for our condo. I think we will have enough room for everyone. Bring a pillow, sleeping bag and an air mattress.



See the condo at:

www.oceansideparadise.com/

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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 03:15 AM
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Race map for Cholla 250 is up. Looks pretty much like the map I had with a section near the mtns. taken out.



Route out of town seems about the same.



Right now I am looking at Chase 1 being me, Kenny and Cody. Covering start to pit 2 and then on the return from hwy back to start/finish. Chase 2 will be Scott (Scooter) and JWHRacing (James). This truck will be stationed at pit 3. Chase 3 will be Reggie and Jodi. They will take the area where the course returns to the hwy (green line) back to the Benito Juarez interchange.

Again I will update this thread when more stuff becomes available. If anyone finds out they CANNOT go I need to know ASAP.

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Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 04:59 AM
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You know I am in. Rain or shine gonna have some fun!


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Post Post subject: Re: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 06:19 AM
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Race course distances are posted.

2012 "Cholla 250" pit distance details;

Start to pit 1 = 24 miles
pit 1 to pit 2 = 12 miles
pit 2 to pit 3 = 30 miles
pit 3 to pit 4 = 47 miles
pit 4 to finish = 25 miles

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Post Post subject: Pit Help Needed For Off Road Race
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working on our passport "cards" good for land and sea crossings only and only $55 bones So excided!


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Wondering why it's "$55" in AZ and $100 in Cali...?????A passport is Federal, not state.


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Weird just going off the gov web site, says they'll take 4-6 weeks. I think the web site is travel.gov and we're filling out form ph 1155 or some such number should have all of the required info this week and then we can sumit itat the local passport place.


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