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The "Wing" is headed to Martin Michigan

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by snaptwo, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. snaptwo
    Joined: Apr 25, 2011
    Posts: 696


    Mousie and the cowboy are loading up for a shoot out at Martin with the "Trap",, Bradford's Fiat and Pure hell,not sure of Nanook , sure to be action on the 12-13 Aug. I just hope they don't still use cement blocks on the center line for timing!
  2. Gasser1961
    Joined: Nov 25, 2008
    Posts: 1,104


    Some of the all time best AA/FAs in the land. Sounds like a great show.
  3. ChassisResearchKid
    Joined: Feb 18, 2006
    Posts: 764

    from Michigan

    I'll be there! Martin (US131) is the nicest track in Michigan, I'd rank it right up there with Norwalk Oh.
  4. snaptwo
    Joined: Apr 25, 2011
    Posts: 696


    Be sure to go over and say hi to Mousie ,Willie and big Mike Boyd.If you have a schoolage youngster ,Mike always likes to mentor them by an encourging word and if time permits perhaps a seat in Mike's office. A little history here about Willie getting a tad loose back in the day and taking out the concrete block the clock was perched on , bent the. muffler moly chassis big time ,spun and lost the wing,wrapped the chute around the cage about 6 times and went totally blind (or at least thought so ) . Mousie loves this story even though it was the end of the "Wing #1" .When they rolled up in the 'Ol Dodge to see if Willie was OK , they were greeted by moans of terror "I'm blind dammit, blind and what are you assholes laughing at, I'm blind ,get me outa this thing-- Now ! " The glee was over the fact that the laundry had covered Willie's helmet and goggles and he swore he had gone blind !
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  5. jangleguy
    Joined: Dec 26, 2004
    Posts: 2,668


    Killer line-up! Wish I could be there for that...
  6. FlamedChevy
    Joined: Oct 28, 2008
    Posts: 684


    Talked to Mousie at HRR in Bowling Green. What a great guy. Winged Express has always been my favorite AA/FA.

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