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2019 Fall Meeting
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By Mike Stormo
At the fall meeting while the cold winds
were starting to blow, visions of a warm shop
with a big fire in the stove were starting to
creep into the minds of many of the race drivers.
Doug Langel says that although he is currently
busy working on his house, thoughts of
his race engine that he described as "laying
all over his shop" go towards reassembly with
an even faster car in mind. He also says that
although he hadn't planned to work on his
differential due to the new rule changes he now
has a pinion bearing issue, but as always with
a grin on his face Doug says he'll be ready for
next years race.
While talking to Tony Cerovski, he plans
for engine work on his green car to top his list.
Tony figures that everything else being time
tested and proven in top shape, is ready for
next years race. He says that Janet's purple
car has no major issues and ran so good in
last year's race that only minor adjustments
will be necessary. But this reporter after
talking to Janet has discovered that she has a lot
longer list, so Tony take notice - a new head
gasket and a carburetor rebuild are at the top
Bill Mullins after retiring has taken up a full
time job rebuilding the 26 roadster that he
bought to become his new racer.
Bill has disassembled his car for a ground up
transformation into the perfect 500 car. He
keeps busy powder coating, plating, filing, fitting
and rebuilding even the smallest parts to perfection.
Tom C. without revealing any of his race secrets
(ha-ha) is busy working on his dedicated
500 racer. At last check Tom's frame was
straightened, riveted and polished to near
excellence. With several sub assemblies already
rebuilt, it should start going together soon.
After buying a 26 pick-up, Hutch is maybe the
busiest one of all. He has logged many, many
miles going back and forth trying to decide which
car to race. But be assured, after the decision is
made, the nuts and bolts will be flying as he has
many great ideas on how he will be next year's winner.
As for this reporter and racer ,I'm trying
to assemble a large pile of parts to go to the powder
coater. This is becoming increasingly difficult as
I cannot keep Jackie out of the car long enough
to get the parts off. I'm hoping that maybe one
more tour and cold weather will be enough to
keep her out of it until spring. This leaves me
with two deadline options--
#1 have it ready for Jackie in the spring or #2
have it ready for me in June. So, anyone want to
race in the spring?
It is my hope to write an ongoing column with
updates on all the race cars, so be sure to answer
your phones when I call for your progress.