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Forum: Race Car Tech
05-10-11, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By John Magnuson

If anyone is interested in an "arrive and drive"...

If anyone is interested in an "arrive and drive" opportunity one of the teams has a seat for rent for just $250. Details here:
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05-10-11, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By John Magnuson

Your in luck! One of the Chumpcar teams has a...

Your in luck! One of the Chumpcar teams has a seat for sale for $250 bucks! Just show up and drive!

Details here:
...
05-10-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By John Magnuson

We need a few more cars so the price of the...

We need a few more cars so the price of the Chumpcar entry has been reduced to $250 for 2 drivers! (only two drivers are needed for this event)

This is a SMOKING deal as it includes:

1) THREE...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-10-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By John Magnuson

We need a few more cars so the price of the...

We need a few more cars so the price of the Chumpcar entry has been reduced to $250 for 2 drivers! (only two drivers are needed for this event)

This is a SMOKING deal as it includes:

1) THREE...
05-08-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By John Magnuson

I think the video was the "Chihuahua Express"...

I think the video was the "Chihuahua Express" which is a road rally. That was a crazy event and SO much fun. We'll do doing the Grand Prix again in August in Ensenada. I'll let you know details and...
05-04-11, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By John Magnuson

Hey Fisa! Long time! How are you? Stephen...

Hey Fisa! Long time! How are you?

Stephen Davis is back in the Bay Area now - but you probably knew that... he's engaged and all that stuff.

I'll be running my RX-8 race car. My RX-7 is...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-04-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By John Magnuson

Yes, Pendejo Grande has lost 200lbs as of that...

Yes, Pendejo Grande has lost 200lbs as of that weekend!

Unfortunately the Shaguar is still being worked on... hopefully it will reappear at Lemons Buttonwillow in December.

I will be racing my...
05-04-11, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By John Magnuson

Grand Prix Street Circuit Racing plus Chumpcar - Mexicali, BC - May 14-15

So... we all wish we could be Eric Meyer and race our RX-8 at the Long Beach Grand Prix. Fortunately for the rest of us there is still affordable and exciting street racing just South of the Border. ...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-04-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By John Magnuson

Mexicali Grand Prix + Chumpcar - May 14-15 - Street Circuit Racing!

So... we all wish we could be Eric Meyer and race our RX-8 at the Long Beach Grand Prix. Fortunately for the rest of us there is still affordable and exciting street racing just South of the Border. ...
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-22-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,195
Posted By John Magnuson

Seems like two other guys had already gone off...

Seems like two other guys had already gone off there... track looked slick and heck... with oil on it too I'm surprised they didn't call the race.
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-22-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,347
Posted By John Magnuson

yeah... but as soon as I went from twins to a...

yeah... but as soon as I went from twins to a single turbo with higher horsepower that's when all my problems started... unless you really need the extra power stick with what you've got...
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-06-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By John Magnuson

Had a great time at the Ensenada Grand Prix last...

Had a great time at the Ensenada Grand Prix last weekend.

I've attached a picture of my RX-8 down the main straight.

The FIA intends to put on two Grand Prix races in Ensenada next year and...
09-24-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By John Magnuson

Without a cage they probably won't let you race....

Without a cage they probably won't let you race. You will allowed to lap the tracking during some lapping sessions.
09-24-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By John Magnuson

It was good to see you at Miller! Congrats! Glad...

It was good to see you at Miller! Congrats! Glad the car was finally behaving for you!
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-24-10, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By John Magnuson

Well... you can't take fuel into mexico (other...

Well... you can't take fuel into mexico (other than what's in your tanks) so you're going to possibly have problems with customs if you do that. Spare tires are not a problem unless you perhaps are...
09-23-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By John Magnuson

Yes, you need to have a six point roll cage with...

Yes, you need to have a six point roll cage with door bars.
09-22-10, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By John Magnuson

The race sanctioning body tests the fuel at the...

The race sanctioning body tests the fuel at the gas station by the track to confirm it's ok. (test kits are pretty easy to and inexpensive). Basically the test checks to make sure the gas isn't...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-18-10, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By John Magnuson

Update: The currently plan for American racers is...

Update: The currently plan for American racers is too meet near the border in San Diego on FRIDAY evening around 6:30pm and then travel together to Ensenada that evening. So if you want to travel...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-17-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By John Magnuson

Here is some additional information about...

Here is some additional information about questions I've been asked:

1) Races: Saturday will be practice and qualifying. Sunday will be a short morning practice followed by racing. There will be a...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-17-10, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By John Magnuson

Of course he's on here... Steve is watching......

Of course he's on here... Steve is watching... always... be on your best behavior. I'll be racing my RX-8 at Ensenada and it's possible my friend "The Great Pendejo" will be racing our Lemons Jaguar...
09-17-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By John Magnuson

Awesome! I look forward to seeing you there! We...

Awesome! I look forward to seeing you there! We don't have a definate meeting time and place for Ensenada set up yet but most likely it will be very early Saturday morning somewhere near to main...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-17-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By John Magnuson

Unfortunately I can't claim that the border area...

Unfortunately I can't claim that the border area with Baja is "safe" or ever has been. However, Ensenada is pretty nice and the tourist spots are pretty worry free. That being said we've never had a...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-16-10, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By John Magnuson

Seriously... for people like you and me in San...

Seriously... for people like you and me in San Diego we have NO EXCUSE not to do this race! What's the closest track to San Diego? Cal Speedway - 100 miles Buttonwillow & Willow Springs - 250 miles...
09-16-10, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By John Magnuson

Your right that the Ensenada track does have a...

Your right that the Ensenada track does have a lot of straights. However, it's more technical than you'd think from just looking at a track map. A car with strong brakes and good cornering can still...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-16-10, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By John Magnuson

I sure am. Wouldn't miss it. I've been...

I sure am. Wouldn't miss it.

I've been racing in Mexico frequently for some time - the Grand Prix still happens down there in Tijuana, Tecate and Mexicali. However, this is the first time in...
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