Grass Drag Pics.
Grass Drag Pics.
nice job on the pics! Racin was good, but what happened to the swap part of the event? We didnt see anything getting swapped.
OK....WOW!!! what a day!! 20hrs and FINALLY back home.
It was a first time event. The swap was a little slow...LOL. But the racing was good. I think it was pretty good for a first time event, and the weather that came through the night before.
The day had a lot of things stacked against it from the beginning, but it came over really well.
I left yesterday morning about 5:30a, and pulled in the driveway this morning at 1:37a. Then up at about 8:30a this morning.
I talked to Troy from Racing-Extreme at about 6:30a from the road. He said he was standing in about 6" of water on the starting line, but the rain was done.
I have to tell you, they did a FANTASTIC job at getting the track done. They got 3 lanes dones, but the return lane was still under water, so they used the 4th lane for the return line.
They only had about a 2hr delay, then it was racing as usual.
It was a good turnout being the first year for it and the weather that preceded. A lot of people commented they didn't think there was any way they would have it considering how much it rained the night before.
I was right next to the announcers stand by the track.
Here are some shots of the event.
Here is some of the action from the track:
Here is my set up:
Here is photographer and the one model getting to know each other before the shoot.
I think the pictures are going to be really cool. We waited until after dark, then turned on the X-Mas trees lights for the grass drags and that for lighting.
The girls did an awesome job. I can't wait to see the proofs later this week.
I met a few Snowtrackers that showed up. That was cool to see you guys. Paul and son, Rob...excellent. Can't wait to ride this winter.
I also met (who I will call Bill, to keep anonymous) Bill. He is the head of mountain sled division for BRP. He REALLY liked the mountain sled, and a lot of the bracing that was done. He also gave me a couple additional suggestions.
We spoke for about 45 minutes. He grilled me several things, and why I did them. I then greilled him on some stuff. He gave me honest answers, which I was VERY pleased to get.
He took my information, and said I would be hearing from him. I hope so.....
The next event will be Oct 23. I am taking the old mountain sled, and She-La's new sled.
That is supposed to be even bigger than this one.
you met up with some Snowtrackers also didn't ya? LOL
more swappers and vendors would if been a good site also.
the raw burgers weren't workin. and run out of H2O.
the races were real good.
is it just me, or are there a few of us that prefer to retain the friends they have and don't really care to make new ones? I was there, and the only one from here that i saw, I wasn't too impressed with just from the "I'm better than you" attitude that I was picking up. Like I said though, the racing was good
maize, i forgive you. LOL - glad you got home safe.
2doo - i have never met you before. would of enjoyed meeting you, just don't know you by face to interduce myself to you. maybe another time. always open to being a friend to a snowtracker.
WOW! Where did THAT come from?
Sorry you were 'picking that up', but you couldn't be further from the truth.
I had lots of people to speak with, and lot's of things going on. I usually was doing about 3 different things at the same time.
Ask Rob (Yamadood). He was around all day. Also Paul was around off and on. If a customer came around, or someone came looking around the sleds, I had to leave and take care of them. Then I came back as time would allow.
It was a business trip for me....sorry if you felt left out. There was no intent, or any thoughts of me being better than anyone else. I don't have those types of thoughts in my head. I never have.
I also didn't list everybody's name I saw. Sorry again if you felt left out.
In all honesty, I have never been accused of that before...I am kind of taken a back.
I have ALWAYS tried to help out when I can and who I can.
I don't know what else to say......
Paularis600, Paul, I'm assuming, Yes I would have liked meeting a few fellow trackers, but the display of arrogance that I got at the race kinda made me lose interest more than I already had. I see people on this site that have questions about problems they are having and if I have answers they are looking for, I tend to reply. Makes a person feel good knowing they are helping a total stranger, at least it does for me. I also see questions that get posted, and I know that there is a tracker or 2 that have run into same problems, and they sit by at idle and ignore it, not sure if they're too busy telling everybody how great they are or what the deal is. I don't want anyone thinking I'm mad at the world, cause I'm not mad at anybody. Just wish I knew why?????
Its all good, nobody panic, just reportin how i'm pickin it up
by the way, the racin was good!