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Members with Birthdays on November 14th
LAtkinson67 (42), Blown89 (29), rosserman (28)
Bakers Creek Kart Club Race 9
Calendar: Events Calendar
Samir  
November 14th 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where: 630 State Docks Road, behind the BTK Motorsports building, Decatur

From the Bakers Creek Karting forum:

"We want to invite everyone who has raced with us during the 2009 Race Season to join us on November 14 for our final race this year. We would also like to invite you to join us for dinner immediately following the race at The Greenbriar Bar B Que at Exit 3 (Greenbriar Road) heading East on I-565 toward Huntsville. We have tables reserved there and we will be presenting our 2009 Awards for all racing classes. Please respond to this thread and let us know if you will be racing and attending the dinner. We need an accurate head count for ordering lunch and making sure we have enough tables at The Greenbriar. Looking forward to a GREAT turnout to finish out the season!!!!

All racing events are FREE for spectators in the stands and outside the pit area. Our insurance company requires that anyone inside the pit area or race track have an arm band and sign a waiver. These bands are available for $10. 9 am is the start time for practice, qualifying is right before lunch. We usually break for lunch for 45 minutes to an hour and start the Heat races at 1pm. Race day times vary from 3 pm to 5 pm or so depending on the number of racers and the number of classes we have on a given day. We do have concessions and we try to have lunch available, but in case we run out, there is a Subway less than a block away."

Come see an alternative to the circle track racing of Nascar, where young stars are born that become the Indy and Formula 1 drivers of tomorrow.


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What an amazing day. If you like watching Indy, Formula 1, or the American Grand Am series, you need to get out to Baker's Creek Karting! This is by far the best spectator racing I have seen locally.

There were 5 different classes racing today with 3 races each. The classes were the Combers (kids class), Juniors, Master, Seniors, and Shifters. And while there were only a handful of karts in each class, there were excellent battles in each series, even down to the Combers. In fact, the #8 and #16 drivers in that class had some of the best racing of the whole day with multiple lead changes in a single race. They had everyone on edge as the karts entered corner after corner chasing each other for position.

What amazed me was how much real racing was going on with drivers watching entry and exit lines, attempting passing under braking and in corners, and trying to make consistent times even through lap traffic. This is what you see on television, except smaller.

My favorite class to watch was the Combers. These kids are no joke, and show their expertise as drivers on the course. There were excellent battles throughout the day, and some skillful driving that will carry them even further in their careers as adults.

And in the photos, I managed to make these little guys and girls as big as their hearts. I have several of my favorite, #25 looking like the cover shot for a magazine. There's several pictures this good of every driver in every class. I was really happy I was able to take such great photos on my first time out to the track.

And let's not forget the videos. There are several videos showcasing the great racing. Many times I captured the entire race. Be sure to watch the Comber class for the battle between #8 and #16. One of the best videos for them is mov00971. Watch as they swap positions multiple times in a single lap and race side-by-side into turns. These two young drivers came all the way from Indiana chasing the great weather. And I'm so glad they did.

I want to apologize to all the lady drivers in the classes. I only used male references when talking about the drivers in my video commentary. I didn't know which karts were which gender.

After working registration and taking some photos on the course, Barbara finally stepped foot into a kart donning her son Shelton's race suit after years of supporting her family's race efforts. The interview with her after the experience says a lot about this excellent form of motorsport.

Congratulations to all the race winners and season winners. I look forward to seeing all of you again in the 2010 racing season at Baker's Creek.
1 members will be attending this event:
Redstone Riders Weekly Breakfast and Ride
Calendar: Events Calendar
Samir  
This event occurs every 1 week(s) on Saturday
March 1st to March 7th
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where: Mullin's Drive-In Restaurant, 607 Andrew Jackson Way in 5 Points

Every week the Redstone Riders get together for breakfast and then a ride. Breakfast starts at 9am and the ride starts at 10am. Rides can vary in length and time, usually ending around 5pm or so. See the Redstone Riders calendar for detailed information on each ride.

From the Redstone Riders web site:
"Come join us for breakfast at Mullinís Drive-in Restaurant located at 607 Andrew Jackson Way in 5 points. Visitors are always welcome, just pull up a chair and introduce yourself to the person next to you.

Then weather permitting, there will be a club ride. Every Saturday the Redstone Riders depart from Mullinís for a ride on some of the best twisty roads in our area. All you need is a full tank of gas and few dollars for lunch. All guest and visitors are welcome.

Each week one of our Road Captains will lead a ride on the back roads of the Southeast. Our winter rides average 150 miles, and we try to make it back before dark. Mid ride we always find good local cuisine wherever we are. Everyone is welcome to ride with us."
Phat Baby Kustumz (PBK) Club Meeting
Calendar: Events Calendar
gotti_on_24s  
This event occurs on the Second Saturday of every 1 month(s)
June 30th to June 30th
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where: Gotti's House

This is our monthly club meeting. Please be on time so that we can handle business and then get to the hanging out part. Hope to see you all there. Remember... "If you're going to ride, ride PHAT BABY KUSTUMZ!"
XXX CUSTOMS CTC car show
Calendar: Events Calendar
jcymez  
November 14th 03:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where: Downtown Haleyville, AL behind the McDonalds
Contact: Chris Adair 205-269-5900, Graham Ray 256-460-7113, or email us at xxx.customs@yahoo.com

The XXX Customs Car & Truck Club is hosting their 1st annual "Back On The Streets With The Need For Speed Car Show."

There will be live music, door prizes every hour, and cash prizes

Registration fees are $15 per entry and ends at 6:00 P.M.

All years, makes, and models are welcome to enter. There will be a trophies for Best of Show, Club Choice, Best Motor, and Club Participation. Also 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies will be given for Imports, Domestics, Trucks, Classic, Muscle Cars, Off Road, and Motorcycles.

The purpose of this car show is to bring everyone together and have a good time.

Thank you, and hope to see everyone there.
1 members will be attending this event:
Ultimate Image 256 ctc meeting
Calendar: Events Calendar
jcymez  
This event occurs every 1 week(s) on Saturday
August 22nd to August 22nd
07:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: The old Winn-dixie on Oakwood Ave.
Contact: Scott Tanner

More information on this as it becomes available.
Southern Customs CTC Meeting
Calendar: Events Calendar
jcymez  
This event occurs every 1 week(s) on Saturday
October 3rd to October 3rd
08:00 PM to 10:00 AM
Where: Superwalmart parking lot on south parkway
Contact: J. R. Simmers : jcymez@tmail.com

come out and see what we're all about
Vibe Customs C.T.C. meeting
Calendar: Events Calendar
NiTeZ  
This event occurs every 1 week(s) on Saturday
June 21st to June 26th
08:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: HH Gregg parking lot

Vibe Customs Car and Truck Club meetings run 8pm to usually 10pm. Unless we have an out of town event. Times are subject to change if there is a night show or other event going on that day. Please contact Big Mike or Skip for more infomation, preferably by email at vibemembership@yahoo.com or simply come to one of our meetings!.
 
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