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Jene

F –37
Longmont, Colorado
United States

 
 

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Taking a break..

By Jene

Sorry guys.. I am going to take a few days break.

My brother passed away last night due to a drug overdose... I will be back after a few days of downtime and family time!

Thanks to and for all of my friends!! You all rock!!

Jene

UPDATES.. Pinks and Names...

By Jene

First I finally found a name for My Car.. I named her Karma! There is a long story behind it.. hahahha But this name is very fitting!!

Second Pinks All Out Participant Entries for the Aug 9th taping at Bandimere Speedway sold out with in 10 mins!! Spectator tickets are still available at www.bandimere.com

I am still on the search for a gbody!! This will be a project car that I hope to have and have ready by 09!

Hope everyone is having a great week!!

Jene (raceWhore)

Pinks! All Out At Bandimere Speedway...Reg Info

By Jene

"PINKS: All Out" Participant Registration Begins February 1st




“PINKS: All Out” DENVER



PARTICIPANT PRE-REGISTRATION OPENS ONLINE FEBRUARY 1st



The popular SPEED program “PINKS: ALL OUT” will be taping an episode at Bandimere Speedway on Saturday, August 9th. Racer and Spectator tickets will go on sale on Friday, February 1st at 9:00 am MST.







All race event participant registration will take place online, at www.bandimere.com. Race entries will be limited to the first 400 participants. Prior to purchasing a race entry, please be aware and understand the show rules/format:



- Open to door cars only (must have functional doors).



- No open-body cars, motorcycles, ATV’s or snowmobiles.



- Limit one entry per driver



- Must run 12.99 seconds and quicker.



- Participant tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.



- No saving pit spaces. Move in together to pit together.



- Tech on Friday between 10 am – 4 pm.



- No separate campers /RV’s – must be used as tow vehicle.







Additionally, spectator tickets will be available at this time. The “Top Eliminator Club” tickets will include access to the T.E.C. tent, reserved seat, private cash bar, and private restrooms. Reserved West Grandstand seat will be available in sections 1 and 2 only. The West reserved ticket features the closest seating to the startingline, as well as the race pits and midway. General Admission seats will be available at this time as well.







Pricing will be structured as follows:



PINKS All Out Participant 2-Day Entry $40



(includes Friday Test/Registration and Saturday Time Trials/Selection)



Adult General Admission – Friday $15



Adult General Admission – Saturday $20



Adult General Admission – 2-Day Pass $30



Adult West RESERVED – Saturday Only $25



(Sections 1 & 2 only / may choose specific seat online)



Youth (12 & Under) FREE



Top Eliminator Club – Saturday Only $30



(per person – adult or child)



Parking $10



Motorhome Parking $50

Trying to locate!

By Jene

Trying to find a 80's Buick regal/ old Cutlass to buy!! If anyone knows where there is a good builder for a good price in or close to Colorado, let me know!! That would be awesome!! Or any other good builder in or Close to Colrado.. but I would prefer a Regal!! Thanks a bunch guys!!


Jene

I NEED A NEW NAME FOR....

By Jene

I need a new name for the 96 Corsica.... I dont like Devine anymore... I think i just picked that name cause it was the first thing that popped in my head. So If you guys could help me figure out a new name. Go check out her pictures and info and videos and tell me what you think would be a good name!! Please no smart arses!! I wont even post your comments, so dont even try!! This is good clean fun and keep in mind.. she may only be a corsica.. but I love her! hahaha

HAPPY NEW YEARS TO EVERYONE!!

By Jene

Happy new years everyone!! Be safe!! Get your DD and have a Blast!! What are your new years resolutions?!?!?!? Mine of course is to build a fast car!!









P.S. I turn 31 on New years Eve... Not sure how I feel about that yet.. All I know is i need to build me that fast car soon!!

TO Everyone!

By Jene

I want to wish everyone on here a safe and Happy Holidays! Merry Christmas and Happy New year! I hope each and everyone gets what they want from Santa. Please cherish your friends and family this holiday season. Enjoy every waking moment with your loved ones and spead the joy! Please be safe and most of all ... Dont drink and drive!! Gets a DD!! i want to see everyone back here in 2008!


On another note.. BAHH HUMBUG... I turn 31 on December 31st.. I think im getting old.. hahaa

The Tentative 2008 Season Schedule is Up! Bandimere Speedway

By Jene

The 50th Anniversary of Bandimere Speedway has been tentatively scheduled out and is up on the website now. There are still more events to be announced and information to be presented. So make sure to check back routinely to see updates as the season evolves. Go the Event Schedule tab on the left side of your screen to scroll through the upcoming months.

Go to www.bandimere.com and click on Event Schedule!!

First Tech-n-Test is April 12th!

Rich Lenharts 1999 9 second Vette

By Jene

This car is street legal and driven to the track.

99' vette is an 2001 LS6 Block, stroked to a 383, all Lunati Bottom End. The Cylinder Heads are AFR 225. The Camshaft grind is our design spec, and is not available for publishing. The ProCharger compressor is an F1R, making 19 lbs boost. The SuperCharger is driven by my custom 12 rib belt design, which eliminates belt slippage, and provides instant boost. I do run a water injection kit, which has a mix of 75% Distilled water, and 25% Isopropyl Alcohol. The water injection does not add horsepower, and is there simply to control detonation due to the high boost. The motor is making well over 1,000 HP, and we are giving up 22% thru the converter to the track. We cannot lock the converter, as will blow up the transmission (we have done it on the dyno). The front tires are as skinnies, as I combined two front Z06 wheels together to create a 4" wide wheel with a 205/17" tire. The rear has been tubbed to run the Hoosier 28" X 14.50" X 16" DOT's. The rear suspension control arms are roller bearings so the car squats smoothly, and keeps that control arms from running thru the chassis. I have designed an adjustable boost dump valve that dumps 6 lbs of boost, and slows the car to 10.50's for club clash. To crank the car into the 9's, I close the dump valve. The car DOES NOT have a Trans Brake, the car DOES NOT have electronics, and the car ABSOLUTLY DOES NOT have NOS.

Rich drives the car to and from the track, to prove that a TRUE STREET CAR can be a crusier and run 9's at the strip all day long.

Go check out the videos I have of this awesome machine!! I have several of them so go check them out...

2007 Bandimere Season....

By Jene

Well, I have not blogged here in awhile, but I figured I would throw down a quick one about my 2007 racing season.As most of you know I race at Bandimere Speedway. This track is awesome and we are so spoiled.. I love it!

I took 3rd place overall for the season in my Quaker State E.T. Series - Street Sport Compact with a total of 2122 points and about 100 cars/racers. I also took 8th for the Five-R Fall - Trophy with 1014 points out of about 60 cars/racers. And also did well in my Club Clash class out of 200 cars/racers and my team took 2nd place over all for 2007. All In All I brought home 10 trophies and 1 track record plaque! I also joined the perfect light club this year with several perfect lights! As well as an article in the Bandimere paper and an honerable mention. I would say for my first season... my rookie season... i did well and am only going to get better from here! I do have pics up of all trophies on my profile as well as some videos in my video section.. so go enjoy!

Thanks a bunch guys!!

PS.. watch for me next season as I am in talks with someone to race their vega in the King street class!!!
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