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Re: Mid America

Post by xanthrum » Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:58 pm

For any of you that are coming to Omaha - it is important that you book your room as soon as possible - as Warren Buffet is having his shareholders meeting here in Omaha at the same time of our Race... Here are the 3 places that would be your best options - and close to the event at the most reasonable rates:

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-- Motel 6 @ $70.99 - # (402) 592-2882
10919 J Street - about 5 minutes away from Race

-- Carlise @ $69.99 - # (402) 331-8220
10909 M Street - about 5 minutes away from Race

-- Motel 6 @ 72.82 - # (402) 896-6868
10560 Sapp Brothers Drive - about 3 minutes away from Race

-- Super 8 @ $99 - # (402) 332-5188
14355 NE Hwy 31 - about 12 minutes away (brand new hotel)

I hope this helps those of you that are coming again you will want to book right away as these rooms are going quick.

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Re: Mid America

Post by resullivan » Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:38 pm

Almost have the car ready. Hoping to have it in the mail tomorrow.



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Re: Mid America

Post by resullivan » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:13 pm

Just put the car in the mail today.



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Re: Mid America

Post by Ickabod » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:33 pm

Is there anyone here that is coming in town for the Mid-America derby?


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Re: Mid America

Post by MOFAST » Sun Apr 28, 2013 1:44 am

I'm coming in town Friday night. We have 3 boys racing and 2 Dads. We have our rooms reserved.

Is there anything going on the night before races?



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Re: Mid America

Post by resullivan » Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:53 am

Geez, I really need to read the rules better. We entered the open scout division and I just realized I could have used oil. Oh well.



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Re: Mid America

Post by Ickabod » Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:01 am

Yeah, I am glad my scout qualified for the "qualified scout division" so I didn't have to deal with oil. I think running graphite makes a more even race when the Pack derby's only allow graphite.


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Re: Mid America

Post by resullivan » Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:04 am

It wouldn't be so bad if I didn't already have krytox just sitting there.



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Re: Mid America

Post by Scrollsawer » Wed May 01, 2013 7:25 pm

Well, our cars arrived in Omaha today, so we are officially locked in, and ready to roll! Got to speak with Greg Dawes briefly over the phone yesterday. Seems like a really great guy, who has a lot of enthusiasm and excitement about Derby racing. I wish all of you (and Greg) the very best of luck this Saturday!

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Greg has posted pics. of the Proxy cars on the Mid-America

Post by Scrollsawer » Thu May 02, 2013 5:30 am

You can see pics. of all of the Proxy cars sitting in Omaha, ready to race, on the Mid-America Facebook page. Lots of nice looking cars across 16 pics.!

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Re: Mid America

Post by pgosselin » Thu May 02, 2013 1:14 pm

Wonder how many entries they are up to now.

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Post by Ickabod » Thu May 02, 2013 1:26 pm

They have a little over 300 registered for the race, including over 100 proxy racers this year.

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Re: Mid America

Post by sporty » Fri May 03, 2013 5:28 am

Good Luck everyone tommarow !

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Re: Mid America

Post by Scrollsawer » Fri May 03, 2013 9:32 am

To quote 'The Ballad of Ricky Bobby'...time to "Shake & Bake Baby"!

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Re: Mid America

Post by pgosselin » Fri May 03, 2013 11:17 am

Scrollsawer wrote:To quote 'The Ballad of Ricky Bobby'...time to "Shake & Bake Baby"!

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That just happened!



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