any results for powder puff race

GRENADE

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any results from the powder puff race ?:confused:
 

Bill

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Lori Robinson (sp) won the overall in her CST racing truck.Her and Shirley Jergensen (sp) had a great race going on the last lap and in the dust Shirley rolled it letting Jenifer Clemison (sp) get by also for second and Shirley got third.
 

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I won Class 7. It was really fun. The dust was so bad the first lap as I was trying to pass lots of slower traffic I hit a rock around mile 19, blew a tire, and got passed by some of the ones I'd just passed. A group of guys helped us change the tire saving us from getting out of the truck. (I had practised changing them but glad I didn't have to, I'm only 5' and those tires are heavy for me). By the third lap the dust wasn't so bad. It was a great day. I'm anxious to see how much money was raised for this great cause.
 

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I got 2nd in the UTV class.......I started first in our class, and the plan was to see how much gas I used on one lap.....I only have a little 4-gallon cell (you know, short course stuff lol!). About mile 20, I felt my backend start to get really sloppy....radio'd in for my crew to check it out. We made good time on lap one, just getting to know the course again and feel things out. Came into the pits in first still, and found out I had a completely blown rear shock! What is it with Barstow and my shocks?? Last year I lost first place due to breaking a rear shock half in half.....this year, here we go again!

The 22 miles I put my daughter (my co-driver) through last year came back vividly, and we didn't have a spare.....so.....I had to decide if we were going to try to finish out the race on 3 shocks. There was no point in putting my daughter or my car through that course with only one rear shock, so I made the choice to call it a day. It was fun while it lasted.....we got out, started wrapping things up...when Cory S. from Dezert Toys came up with his spare Elka for his wife's Rhino. Would it fit?? It would be crazy if it did, and even if it fit, would it be valved OK for my car?

Well.....the guys swapped it out and sure enough....it would work! SO - 20 minutes later, apparently we were back in the race! "Get in and buckle up!" I told my daughter, and we got all harnessed in as fast as we could. My whole field was long gone, but I had a rocket of a motor and 4 working shocks....so....it was ON!

We headed out on lap two, feeling out the valving on our borrowed shock - it felt fine!! A little soft, but I could deal with that! We hauled **BAN ME****BAN ME****BAN ME****BAN ME****BAN ME** to make up as much time as we could in the next two laps, being careful to save our tires (no, I don't even own a spare!) and keep from bottoming out too much! Line choice is so important in this race, and when I would try a line and it would suck, I'd try to remember to try a different one the next time!

DUST is something I hate, and there was plenty of it as we started coming up through the field. To me, if I'm behind someone for more than 30 seconds, I need to find/create a line around them - none of this "choo choo train" B.S.! ;) We used our horn to TELL people we were passing, and it worked pretty well! As we came around to start our third lap, my husband told me on the radio that I was about 6 minutes behind the first place UTV. I had 3 in front of me.....my goal that lap was to pass them all.

Around mile 7, I spotted the first of the three.....and then another one not to far ahead. I passed quickly in the wash, and then again up on the powerline ridge road. Only one more to find, so I had my daughter keep an eye out. We passed buggies and trucks, and finally - spotted the final UTV ahead of us. We were over half of a lap by that time and my suspension was fading.....making everything feel like I was riding on rims - my daughter was probably wishing her mom wasn't so dang competitive by about mile 15 on that third lap! We caught and passed the third UTV, and that put me in first place physically - from there, with the end of the race coming up soon, I just wanted to make it across the finishline without doing anything stupid.

Around mile 24, my husband radio'd and said we might go a 4th lap - no checker yet! My daughter wasn't sure she could do another lap (yes, it's rough in my Rhino - short course valving and tires aren't easy in this rough desert stuff!), and was relieved when we heard that the checkers had just been thrown.....we barely missed the 4th lap!

After time adjustment, we saw we had actually placed second in the UTV class, but I was happy just being able to go from being a half lap down to being a contender again for the win. A big congrats to the ladies in our class - it's a rough race on a short little wheelbase, and everyone did a great job, for an amazing cause!!! Also, a big thank you to my hubby who got my Rhino (SR1) ready for this race, for driving most of the way to Barstow in the middle of the night, and for being there for us in the pits! Huge thanks to my daughter for putting herself through another race at Barstow to be my co-driver!! Thanks to everyone in the Lucas Oil pits for helping us with the shock change, etc...and thanks to Cory and Jeanette for letting us borrow that shock!! :)

Can't wait to do it again next year!!!
 

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Rebel finished 3rd. in Class 8 with her Stock Full..... WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOO Truck 8115 held together again... and Rebel drove a GREAT RACE!!!! :)
 

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1395 Kari Richey and Andrea Chase took it to the second spot in 1350. Way to go girls! I'll let Dre (ChaseThisToo Wifey) tell her story.
 

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1395 Kari Richey and Andrea Chase took it to the second spot in 1350. Way to go girls! I'll let Dre (ChaseThisToo Wifey) tell her story.
I still say dad should let her drive the real race car next year.Congrats again to Chase racing.
 

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Anybody know hoe the New H&M truck did? I believe it was class 8.
 

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1297 Race Report
Christine Martin(my wife) and Rose Seefried (MME Marty's wife) started next to last in class 12. They had a pretty uneventful 3 laps that included a pit stop for "All my hair is in my face" and a couple of close calls with the flagman. Yes she remembered Bill and saw your looks too! After lap 3 they got out for a driver/co-driver change with about 45 minutes left on the time limit.

Amber Watson and Debbie Nursall(friends of ours) got it to get at least one and maybe 2 laps in. The girls were going good and making time until the car got a little out of control and they had a quick inversion at MM19 going ove 1 1/2 times and landing on the roof. The girls got out by themselves and a little shaken but completely uninjured. Some great guys (Have no idea who they were) pulled the car over and checked it out. By that time a friend that was close on the course had gotten there and checked out the car for us. Added some oil and the drivers semi-reluctantly got back in the car and cruised it slowly the last 8 miles to get the checkered flag.

Post race inspection revealed some damaged sheet metal, a slightly smashed air box and coil-over resrvoir that had come apart. Not sure if the shock was a cause of or a result of the rollover. After we got the driver to calm she revealed that she still had fun as did the rest of the girls. The will be back. thanks to MORE and everyone who came out to support the cause. Special to thanks to ACME and Baja Pits for sharing the pits duties and to Randy Miller and family for manning the FAIR pit. As usual you are top notch.
 

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Don't know where I finished....but I got the checkered flag so I am happy. I have to say a HUGE thanks to the RPI, ACME, BBM pit crew for getting us going again when we came in to do the driver change. Especially Victor Torres for fixing our carb when the float decided to fail...thank you so much Victor!! As always the biggest thanks goes to my hubby, Terry for doing everything and I mean everything he can to make this event a success for us girls!! Thanks for letting us have Buzzy for the day and sorry about the flat:eek:
 

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Results are posted on the MORE site.
 

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Hey Jerry, Shelby ended up second in class 8. 5 minutes out of first. Not bad for 15 minutes of shock tuning and her having maybe 15 minutes of seat time.
 

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Lori Robinson (sp) won the overall in her CST racing truck.Her and Shirley Jergensen (sp) had a great race going on the last lap and in the dust Shirley rolled it letting Jenifer Clemison (sp) get by also for second and Shirley got third.
correction, Jennifer started 20th and earned 2nd.
 
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