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live from maple grove

Post by RT88 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:45 am

It is Friday at Maple Grove and that means rain. Track drying is ongoing. Estimate is a 1 starting time witn pros going first.

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Re: live from maple grove

Post by RT88 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 1:17 pm

An update...funny car goes at 2. Annoying mist is letting up. Right now a number of cars firing up in the pits . A good field on hand

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Re: live from maple grove

Post by RT88 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 1:21 pm

Crews coming out walking the track another good sign. Funny car at 2 with round 2 at 5. 16 funny cars, 18 top fuel, 17 pro stock, and 17 motor cycle

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Re: live from maple grove

Post by RT88 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:00 pm

Another heavy mist has set in. They pushed start time to 215. They announced only pros and alky racing today no sportsman

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Re: live from maple grove

Post by RT88 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:53 pm

Mist a problem in shutdown area so still in holding pattern.

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Re: live from maple grove

Post by RT88 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:42 pm

No start time yet but track prep has begun. Funny cars will go first.

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Re: live from maple grove

Post by RT88 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 4:15 pm

Time to go racing. Funny cars rolling into the staging lanes. Bring it on.

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Re: live from maple grove

Post by RT88 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 4:30 pm

Well, they had the cars in the stagging lanes and the mist returned. That is it for today. They will start with sportsman racing at 830 tomorrow

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