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NECC AT NJMP THUNDERBOLT CIRCUIT - 2014

NECC at New Jersey Motorsport Park's Thunderbolt Circuit.  September 8, 2014.  The Thunderbolt Circuit 2.25 miles of asphalt, 12 challenging turns, a one half mile straightway and approximately 40 acres of full service paddock space.  A great track!

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The photos were taken by Geoff Flynn and Allan Lacki and are presented here by their permission.  We thank you!

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Dan Schmidt's car, built by Bruce Carlton.  Fastest 'Vair lap time.
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Bruce Carlton & Kevin Nailor's Corvairs in the paddock.
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Kevin Nailor's Yenko Stinger tribute car.  First-time on a track.
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David Burnham's track-prepared Maserati BiTurbo.
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Gary Winkler's Pontiac Fiero is powered by a 350 Chevy V8.
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Mike Pietro's 140 hp 4-carb 4-speed Corvair 500.
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Alex Sarkozi's BMW 535.  'Just purchased previous week!
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Allan Lacki's 1966 Corvair Monza ran in NECC's IS-3 class.
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David Ameen's Mustang & Tim Sheldon's Porsche 911.
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Drivers meeting was conducted promptly at 8:30 AM.
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Joe Salmestrelli's mid-engine 350 CID V8 Corvair.  1st time driver.
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Bruce Carlton's always-fast Corvair track car.
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Timers:  Justine Scheidel, Jorie Nailor, Brad Aston, Roberta O'Neill.
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Terry Stafford climbing into his '64 Corvair Fitch Spyder.
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Sean Galvin contemplates Terry's car.
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Bird's eye view of Corvairs owned by Ray Coker & Terry Stafford.
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Five Corvairs line up for Group C session.
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The "Thunderbolt Alley" bridge.
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Brett Aston's IS-3 Corvair coupe.
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Tom Hughes & Kerwin Nailor.
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Brett Aston and Mike Pietro.
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Mike Pietro's 1968 Corvair 500.  Factory-equipped 140 4-speed.
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Tom Hughes converted his Powerglide to a 4-speed last week.
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Nice photo of Kerwin Nailor's Yenko tribute car.
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Chuck Sadek's pristine Yenko Stinger.
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Dan Schmidt & son with FTD Corvair.
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Mike Pietro driving down the straightaway.
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Brian Davis Mustang.  Also owns a super charged 3800 V6 Corvair.
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David Burnham's Maerati BiTurbo entering paddock.
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Joe Salmestrelli's midj-engine V8 Corvair.
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Ray Zabinski conferring with NECC President Brian O'Neill.
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Kerwin Nailor.  Red car is Bruce Carlton's Corvair.
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Brian O'Neill & John Egerton.
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Brett Aston's IS-3 Corvair coupe.
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Radiator for Samestrelli's V8 Corvair is in the trunk..
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Beneath the "TRD" panel lies a Chevy 350 V8.
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Dual exhaust.  Straight pipes.  No muffler. Loud!
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Corvairs usually have the engine in the rear, but not this one.
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Steve Calandra drove his  4-door Monza to the track to see the action.
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Interior of Joe Salmestrelli's V8 Corvair.
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Jori Nailor volunteered to work as one of the timing crew personnel.
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Carlton, O'Neill, Nailor, Brett Aston, & Brad Aston.
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Engine compartment of Mike Pietro's 4-carb Corvair 500.
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Geoff Flynn co-drove Mike Pietro's car.
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Headlights are taped over but track was clean.
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Mike Kovacs peers at his engine while Mike Pietro looks on.

 

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