Kumho Tires presents the Grassroots Motorsports $2011 Challenge powered by RacingJunk.com

Oct 06 - Oct 08 at Gainesville, FL


Event Details:

Start: Oct. 6, 2011, End: Oct. 8, 2011
Gainesville FL
Region: Southeast

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Kumho Tires presents the Grassroots Motorsports $2011 Challenge powered by RacingJunk.com was hindered a bit by foul weather, but competitors brought some fantastic machinery that impressed judges, spectators, and fellow competitors. Although a few (impressive) drag times were submitted, not enough of the top-running teams had made their runs by the time we were rained out to determine results for the field, so the event was scored on Autocross and Concours results alone. Here are the results for the $2011 Challenge-

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$2011 Challenge Winners Overall:
1) Vorshlag E30 BMW, 121.9 points
2) Nelson Family Bug, 120.3 points
3) Git R Dun Matt Wojtkowiak Firebird, 119.95 points

Autocross times:
1) Vorshlag BMW 325E driven by Paul Costas, 43.987
2) Nelson family bug, driven by Alan McCrispin, 44.217
3) Wreck Racing Miata, driven by Alan McCrispin, 44.506

Concours Scores:

1) Git R Dun Mattew Wojtkowiak, Firebird, 23.18

2) Project Parts Bin, Bryce Nash, Honda N600, 23.0

3) SDAC, Patrick Culkin, Barry Miles, Bill Cuttitta, Cliff Sebring, Dodge ScAries, 22.685


What a Drag: (awarded to fasted submitted drag time before that phase was eliminated due to weather)
Andy Nelson/Nelson Family Bug, 10.582 sec.

Most Spectacular Failure:
McGarvey Brothers for losing their wheel on the autocross course

Spirit of the event:
Tucker Ryals, #28 Mazda Miata

Best Engineered:
Bryce Nash, Honda N600

Editors’ choice:
Condor Speed Shop BMW 2002

One Man Show:
Adam Baskin, BlackandStan Racing, Mazda Miata

Longest Drive to the Event:
Team Milton, 1988 Toyota Supra

Best Attempt to Persuade Concours Judges:  
BMW Evo cloth wallets for the judges from Condor Speedshop

Worst Attempt to Persuade Concours Judges:
“One man brake bleeder” from Evil Ducky David Melton

Highest Finishing Car Under $1000:
Adam Baskin, BlackandStan Racing, 9th place Overall

Highest Finishing Classic Car:
Nelson Family Bug

Best Underhood Detailing: 
Git R Dun, Matt Wojtkowiak, Firebird

Best Visual Package:  
Shelby Dodge Auto Club: Patrick Culkin, Barry Miles, Bill Cuttitta, Cliff Sebring

Challengers’ Choice:
Shelby Dodge Auto Club: Patrick Culkin, Barry Miles, Bill Cuttitta, Cliff Sebring

Top-finishing Chumpcar or LeMons Class:
Greg Voth and Steve Brozyna, Mazda RX-7

Top-finishing Team:
Shelby Dodge Auto Club: Patrick Culkin, Barry Miles, Bill Cuttitta, Cliff Sebring

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