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Hawk Talk 2017

RacinHawk
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Dec 28 2016, 04:10 PM #1

It's that time again. Time to start up a new version of Hawk Talk. 2017 is upon us and it's time to start thinking about the new racing season. Keep checking back here for all the latest news and info about the upcoming racing season. I mostly focus here on the Sportsdrome stuff but I will also include other tracks that I get involved with too.

The Race8 shirts will be back for 2017 and will once again be a big part of the weekly events at the Sportsdrome. I will do the extra little bonuses and such for each division at the track as usual. I will also be doing the FWD8 series again as well. So what better way to start off the year than with the first bit of info for the series here in this flyer. More info coming soon.

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RacinHawk
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Jan 6 2017, 03:51 AM #2

Sponsor spots are open for the 2017 Race8 t-shirts. A regular add on the back is $150 while the bigger adds on the back are $500. Those will get you some extra attention as a race sponsor on one of the 3 FWD8 events this season.
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RacinHawk
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Jan 28 2017, 07:42 PM #3

Registration is at the track this weekend of course. As usual, I will have a list of drivers that signed up this weekend and will be posting the list on Sunday night.
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RacinHawk
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Feb 8 2017, 02:48 AM #4

I'm still in the middle of getting the 2017 Race8 shirts together. I am very close to having everything wrapped up. Still trying to nail down a couple more big sponsor spots and things will be looking good. Also, more details for the FWD8 series should be released soon. I'm still working out everything for those races too as I hope to have some exciting news to report as soon as possible.
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Casper
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Feb 9 2017, 04:08 PM #5

With the speedrome Somewhat working with the sportsdrome hawk why not see about running your series one or 2 times st the speedrome
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Feb 9 2017, 04:57 PM #6

Somewhat working?

Not having open dates for the Sportsdrome to have the Outlaws is "somewhat working"?

Sportsdrome had 6 Outlaw shows last year and have 3 this year and on one of those the Dirty Dawson in Anderson is trying to have Outlaws as well.
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Feb 10 2017, 01:43 AM #7

The idea has been bounced around the last couple years. But it would be hard to get those guys to travel. It's hard enough to get them to come to the track as it is. lol
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Feb 11 2017, 06:00 PM #8

fig8fan @ Feb 9 2017, 11:57 AM wrote: Somewhat working?

Not having open dates for the Sportsdrome to have the Outlaws is "somewhat working"?

Sportsdrome had 6 Outlaw shows last year and have 3 this year and on one of those the Dirty Dawson in Anderson is trying to have Outlaws as well.
I said between him and the speedrome there's been communication guess you been on vaca
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Feb 16 2017, 03:08 AM #9

I should be having a few announcements and info about Race8 and related items. The shirts are getting organized slowly buy surely and probably won't be available until the first practice day on March 11th.
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Feb 19 2017, 02:40 AM #10



I want to welcome R & M Speed and Custom to the Race8 team. They are one of the new big sponsors for Race8 for the 2017 season. They are new to the area and are eager to get to know everyone in the racing community. The store is not slated to open until hopefully March 1st. But they can do vinyl lettering immediately. Just give Rob a call at the number on the flyer. I wish them plenty of success as they open the new store and I hope everyone will give them a chance when it comes to your racing or street custom needs.
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Mar 4 2017, 03:39 AM #11

The first practice weekend is getting closer at the Sportsdrome. Saturday and Sunday, March 11th and 12th, will start up the 2017 season. Registration, Practice, and mandatory tech will be from 1 to 5 each day. If you are wanting to try for perfect attendance, you must begin by attending one of the practice days and going thru tech. Another weekend of practice will occur on March 18th and 19th.
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Mar 5 2017, 05:03 AM #12



The new 2017 Race8 shirts will be available next weekend at the practice sessions at the Sportsdrome. They will be grey in color with black and white lettering. They cost $10 for adult sizes small thru 5X. Youth sizes small, medium and large are only $5. Get them while they last. You may reserve them with me now with no money down and I will hold them for you until April 16th. Indy fans: I will be at the Speedrome on April 22nd if you would like to reserve one or more and I will have them with me that night.
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RacinHawk
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Mar 6 2017, 02:44 AM #13

Be watching close all week for some big announcements. As the season grows nearer, we have lots of things going on. The shirts will be coming out late next week. I have a big announcement with a huge new thing going on for Race8. I also have something really interesting with the Drome that some may be wanting to take part of. Stay tuned.
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RacinHawk
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Mar 8 2017, 02:45 AM #14

The weather isn't looking very promising for the first weekend of practice for both the Sportsdrome and the Speedrome. If the forecast for cold temperatures isn't enough, they are calling for a good chance of snow as well. We will continue to monitor the situation and report any announcements by the tracks about any changes to the schedules. The Sportsdrome is slated for practice from 1 to 5 on Saturday and Sunday. If practice is cancelled by the weather, the mandatory tech and registration will go on as planned. It is also picture days for the 2017 program. Pictures will most likely go on as planned too unless there is a snowstorm. I will keep you posted.
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RacinHawk
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Mar 10 2017, 11:48 PM #15

The track announced earlier that they will be open for practice this weekend if possible. Remember, even if they have to cancel practice, they will still have tech, program pictures, and registration going on from 1 to 5. I will be there also taking pictures of the cars.
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