View Full Version : MG Drag Racing Club day out
15-06-2007, 09:16 PM
We are holding our annual day out at Santapod on the 7th July 2007 at the Retro show.
Any MG's are welcome to come along. Several of us will be racing. I will be going for another best time before I retire this engine and transmission to install a bigger engine and a stronger transmission. I'm not wasting the old stuff. Its going into a rear wheel drive V8 powered Ford Fiesta conversion for 2008.
300 hp in a Fiesta should be fun eh?
Hope you have a good run Perry. If I'm around I'll try and pop down for a look.
18-06-2007, 10:12 PM
I wonder if the Roller will be there again this year !!! Shame that Retro Cars won't be there after they shut down.
What about that rocket powered monster? Scared the daylights out of half the crowd!!!
19-06-2007, 08:19 PM
I couldnt get mine on the rollers last year. way too low to get up the ramp.
19-06-2007, 08:20 PM
You did mean the rolling road didnt you Bev?
Or did I miss a Rolls Royce last year?
Practical performance car magazine had an old Rolls Royce last year that they took to a number of events including Le Mans and Retro cars at 'Pod.
22-06-2007, 07:35 PM
I missed that one.
Would be good to say hello again Tony if you are around. Look for the fat grey haired bloke standing next to a Black MGB as usual.
And if I get my diff locker sorted, look for the Black MGB in the burnout area with both rears smoking like mad. I have now progressed to doing proper tyre warm up's before a race.
Unfortunately, the last few attempts have only seem plumes of white smoke from the drivers side rear. That was a good clue to the diff locker not working.
I like watching the rocket car ...........well for all of the 6 seconds that you see it anyhow ......now hearing it ......thats another thing altogether :)
01-07-2007, 05:19 PM
We'll be coming to this one! About time we got to see these cars in the flesh.
Also, I want to see Debs' TF Nos Rocket doing it's thing :shock: ... :yikes: ... :D
Be nice to see a few other Northants/Bucks peeps again too...
05-07-2007, 06:28 PM
Good job you said that Ollie. I havent got her race tyres out of my garage yet.
05-07-2007, 09:25 PM
this is now looking like a day out for one club mod member see you there!
06-07-2007, 07:36 PM
Bad news... Not going to make it after all. Was looking forward to this, especially as the weather is looking good. Bummer. :rolleye:
Hope you all have a great day...
06-07-2007, 07:56 PM
Thats 2 of us ollie then little one was ill today - in bed by 6.30 and that early for him! so cant make it either now.
06-07-2007, 11:07 PM
At least I remebered to get Debs Slicks out of the garage and into the truck.
Maybe next time guys!!
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