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Drag Race wins with ProCalc

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Drag racers with very good engine builds and racecar setups who tuned with assistance from our ProCalc / ProTune membership & air density forecasts on AirDensityOnLine.com:

Sept. 19 — Sacramento Governor’s Cup

— 7.0 Pro qualification: Ken Fullerton; tuner >> Kim Lee qualified low @ 7.01 on 7.00 index

— 7.0 Pro winner: Ken Fullerton; tuner >> Kim Lee; elimination results with consistent performance: R1: 7.059, R2: 7.076, R3: 7.015; R4: 7.008

— CIFCA qualification: Tony Trimp; tuners >> Harvey Williams & Chad Chinen qualified low @ 5.95 on a 5.90 index

— CIFCA winner: Tony Trimp; tuners >> Harvey Williams & Chad Chinen; elimination results with consistent performance: R1: 5.96, R2: 5.929, R3: 5.967

Sept. 20 — Sacramento Heritage Series

— 7.0 Pro R/U: Brad Denney; tuner >> AA Fred Merrick; elimination results with consistent performance: R1: 7.037, R2: 7.038, R3: partial run on a BYE, R4: 7.091

Honorable mention: Ron Kolb; tuner >> Kim Lee participating in Nostalgia Eliminator Series throughout the weekend.

Engler Fuel Injection on Sprint Car Ford Engine

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

Our friends at Engler Machine & Tool Co, manufacturers of racing fuel injection, popular in circle racing and other categories that run mechanical fuel injection, scored a win powering the new Ford Sprint Car engine.  Check out this Engine Labs tech article: https://www.enginelabs.com/engine-tech/inside-ford-performances-new-sprint-car-engine-the-fps-410/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=inside-ford-performances-new-sprint-car-engine-the-fps-410

 

Contaminated Hand Sanitizer

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Several hand sanitizers are reported to be contaminated with methanol.  Among those reported on Fox Business News are Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer and several others manufactured in Mexico.  Our 5000 Horsepower on Methanol tech manual has an entire chapter on methanol hazards to skin, lungs, eyes, etc.  It is reported that methanol cannot be made non-hazardous to human exposure, even with sugar additive (occasional ‘wife’s tail’ in the racing pits) or in any other mixtures. (more…)

More racing June 19, 20, etc., 2020

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
Drags & Motocross
Sacramento Raceway, California; Junior dragsters, June 19-21, 2020
Pacific National Open, June 26-28, 2020
Motocross, June 19, 26, July 10, 2020
>> Free air density hourly forecast for tuning; historical, metric, DA, AD, water grains;
https://airdensityonline.com/track-r…mento_Raceway/
 
NASCAR
General Tire 200, Money Lion 300, Geico 500, Talladega Superspeedway, AL, June 20-21, 2020
>> Free air density hourly forecast for tuning; historical, metric, DA, AD, water grains;
https://airdensityonline.com/track-r…Superspeedway/
 
Drags
NMRA/NMCA all-star nat’ls, Atlanta Dragway, Georgia, Jun 26-28, 2020
>> Free air density hourly forecast for tuning; historical, metric, DA, AD, water grains;
https://airdensityonline.com/track-r…lanta_Dragway/

DRAGS @ DARLINGTON PDRA

Monday, June 8th, 2020

USA DRAG RACING JUNE, 2020

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Drag Race @ Bradenton Motorsports Park, FL

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

track map, air density, density altitude, grains, forecast, historic:

https://airdensityonline.com/track-results/Bradenton_Motorsports_Park/

Test & Tune, Thu, June 4, 2020
Cleetus MURICA and CARS, Street Heat, June 6, 2020
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New Racing Events as of mid May, 2020

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

>> Darlington Dragway events website notice May 8, 9, 14-16, 23, 29-30, …, 2020.
http://www.racedarlingtondragway.com/events-schedule/

Free air density hourly forecast for tuning; historical, metric, DA, AD, water grains; site Map location
https://airdensityonline.com/track-r…ngton_Dragway/

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