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Bonneville 2011 Roll Call

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hans' Rod & Cycle, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 34,497


    Be good to finally meet you!
  2. GARY?
    Joined: Aug 15, 2005
    Posts: 1,626


    It'll be worth the drive, and then some;)
  3. Just find B :D B or Dillard and I won't be far away.
  4. A friend of mine is driving from the east, I am driving from SoCal. Just spectating and taking billions of pics.
  5. I'm goin' and driving my coupe from Phoenix. I'm leaving the 10th so I can be there Friday night. I can only stay the weekend though.

    I'm camping with a few guys from my club... stop by and have a beer or four with us at the bend.
  6. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 34,497


    Then I am sure we will trip over each other.
  7. Boeing Bomber
    Joined: Aug 5, 2010
    Posts: 1,079

    Boeing Bomber

    Gonna' miss you all at the Bend, and the crazy things that go on there. Play safe.

  8. gnichols
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
    Posts: 10,991

    from Tampa, FL

    Looks like I will get to go this year, first time ever. I can't wait to see all the race cars. Gary
  9. Hey all!! I'll be there for the first time!! Bringing my striping gear so if you want \ need anything look for the dude in the white "Bonneville" pith helmet!!

    Or PM me to schedule in advance.

  10. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 34,497


    Got the word in the landracing chat the other night that there are 500 pre-entries already. Salt is good but thin out to the 8 mile Lots of dirt showing way downrange. The salt has shifted south this year.
  11. GARY?
    Joined: Aug 15, 2005
    Posts: 1,626


    Thanks Tman for the update .

    The rearend is almost back in the T. Already sprayed it with Salt-Away. All the stuff is in a pile waiting to be loaded up, bearings packed, gas in the tank...

    I'm so freekin' excited I can't stand it !!!!
  12. racinman
    Joined: Dec 30, 2008
    Posts: 952


    Leaving on the 8th headed to Knoxville Iowa for the Knoxville Nationals qualifying races then onto Bonneville! See you There!
  13. hechtspeed
    Joined: Nov 24, 2009
    Posts: 101


    I'll be there in my subyrod again. 5th year attending. Taking pics for my "Salt Fever" blog and enjoying the people and rods!
  14. Leon
    Joined: Jul 22, 2003
    Posts: 361


    Looks like I'm going to go this year, won't be the same without Sharon but it will be good to see everyone on the salt again this year. Just did some maintenance on the truck so I don't get stuck in the middle of nowhere.
  15. Iceman7578
    Joined: May 24, 2007
    Posts: 82


    Ill be there with a buddy of mine. Its my first time out and I couldnt be more excited!
  16. mtkawboy
    Joined: Feb 12, 2007
    Posts: 1,213


    Ill be there with ma, been going since 1984. Got to see my man Salt Cat lay down some numbers , hopefully a duece double zero with the Jag before changing to the lakester in Sept. Thats if the smoke stays inside the old inline Buick 8
  17. PJCnLV
    Joined: May 14, 2010
    Posts: 12


    Will be with some of my kids to spectate and stay at "the Bend In the Road".

    Latest 411 on the salt is..

    7-19-11 The advance team is on the salt and even though the thickness (or i should say thinness) of the salt has made it a real challenge, they have been able to layout two full length (8 mile) combo courses, a 4 mile short course and a 3 mile mini course.
    The salt is smooth and there are no pressure ridges, but at the end of each course is dirt or mud. Good working chutes will be of the utmost importance for this years Speed Week.

    From now on it is up to Mother Nature.
  18. Woo Hoo! Less than 2 weeks til I'm on a plane headed to Texas before heading to the salt....gonna be a fun year.
  19. rebelrat
    Joined: Aug 26, 2008
    Posts: 448


    Will be at the bend on Thursday in old faithful, with old
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  20. blueskies
    Joined: Jan 22, 2003
    Posts: 544

    from Idaho

    Camping at the Bend in the Road in the "Clampett Camper" with my son... will be running around with dirt bikes.


    Haven't been to the Salt since selling my Plymouth, looking forward to it!

  21. selling grandma to the hells angels to pay for the trip.:eek:

    soon as the check clears im on the way.
    Joined: Dec 26, 2005
    Posts: 1,021


    Soooo......when is the Drivers Meeting? The 13th, Saturday Morning? Don't want to miss that.
  23. Beef Stew
    Joined: Oct 9, 2008
    Posts: 1,253

    Beef Stew
    from So Cal

    I'll be there running the mini course. Any newbies will for sure be meeting me.
  24. Dan Warner
    Joined: Oct 25, 2004
    Posts: 557

    Dan Warner
    from so cal

    Joined: Dec 26, 2005
    Posts: 1,021


    Thank-You, Dan.
  26. chevydeucewagon
    Joined: Jul 12, 2007
    Posts: 440


    This is our first time out to Bonneville and we can't wait! Will there be an official HAMB meeting?
  27. I understand there is a meet and greet just past the pit area.... but I have never been able to make it. I will have the HAMB OFC banner flying at my pit set up. Everyone is welcome to stop by and jaw awhile. We will have cold drinks available........
  28. mprice
    Joined: Aug 16, 2009
    Posts: 65

    from Washington

    We will be leaving on the 11th. My buddy and I set a goal to be running by the 25th for a test trip to the lake. We both fired them up Sunday and had trouble free trips driving 90 miles.
    Spent the last 2 weeks working 14-18 hr days. See you on the Salt we park around the 3 mile mark.

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  29. keeper
    Joined: Jul 24, 2006
    Posts: 398

    from So Cal

    I am hoping to go for the first time with the FlatCad team if car is ready in time (fingers crossed)!

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