View Full Version : Dan Turbush in Fig-8's

07-01-2007, 11:16 AM
COOOL is all i can say was to see danny t out in the figure 8.Kudos to you on the driving the wheels off that 16 car,it was fun to watch:)

Wheel Racing
07-01-2007, 11:53 AM
Looked to me like Dynamite was having a blast.You could see him smiling coming out of 4 every lap!Nice job

07-01-2007, 12:03 PM
From what I was told by Dan and his wife, this was his first Figure 8 since the 1970's, and it seems like he's a natural for the X. Good to see Dan have fun, and I hope Tom feels better soon!

07-01-2007, 11:27 PM
Can't take much to convert to a figure8 car right? God knows we could use the cars. I mean... if he can handle it full time:p

07-02-2007, 12:50 AM
I heard he was retiring lol

07-02-2007, 12:39 PM
I know the class has not had 20 cars in a long time but 11? Are there more cars out there or is this it?

W. J.
07-02-2007, 12:52 PM
The 'high' in recent memory is 17 cars.

07-02-2007, 01:41 PM
Some of the Blunderbusts should think of coming to figure 8's,you get more money in the purse.Just ask Mike Rommeney,he finished 5th the first week out.He said " I got more money for 5th then if i would of won blunderbusts 3 weeks ina row".

You know guys the cost to have a Fig 8 car isn't far off having a Blunderbust you know.

07-02-2007, 03:50 PM
Yeah I think the Fig8s have the best purse:cost of racing ratio. Especially with the lack of cars out there. You could get a top 5 simply by staying out of the accidents and picking spots here and there.

07-02-2007, 05:49 PM
maybe get some consitent officals calls and maybe some guys would come back to race on even ground:confused: :confused: :confused: :cheers: :cheers: :cool: :cool: :help:

07-02-2007, 08:42 PM
best purse to cost ratio ... are you ready for this one... demolition paid $400.00+ to win Saturday night. Lets see, how many cars were there, 4 or 5 maybe 6(thats all I saw enter the pit area)??? Monday you junk it if its bad and get a few hundred more or less based on weight. Seems they have the best purse !!!

Hey Ron... so are you going to rejoin us?

07-02-2007, 08:50 PM
Hey Ron,

To be honest, right now I think we're developing some good officials. While they are not perfect, and still got a learning curve, they are trying to do the right thing.

And yes, it would be nice to see you come out and play:wave:

07-02-2007, 09:00 PM
There's quite a few cars out there just sitting. Some are close to race ready, some not. Some of the owners can't afford the racing right now, some are too busy with other things, and a few have moved away but the cars are still here sitting. I really don't know of anyone in our division who is not coming due to the past officiating. As far as the car itself, in most cases it's not hard at all to convert from a few of the other divisions to run in our division. Most who have tried it have liked it. And now is the time for others to try it. There's much less going on at the X now than there would be with more cars. Just ask Danny, I think he really had fun saturday.


Tower Man
07-03-2007, 04:46 PM
Rick you hit the nail on the head. There are cars sitting and some due to the cost of racing and others doing other things.

I seriously thought about putting someone in a Figure 8 car to off set the cost of the Blunderbust. Now if there the rules allowed automatic trannys, like Papa Joe had, I'd have a car and driver out there next week.

In 5 Blunderbust Features, my driver earned $105. If she would have ran the 25 lap Crtomarty Cup event and finished last I believe she would have made $120. On old tires too.

Okay let's step this up...who has a car sitting?