David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/25/20 9:26 a.m.
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What did you do in college? Go to class? Party? For a group of Georgia Tech students, the answer involves speed, creativity and engineering: They built a winning race car for just two grand. 

Wreck Racing, a student group at Georgia Tech, took top honors at the Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Ch…

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MrJoshua
MrJoshua UltimaDork
10/25/20 9:46 a.m.

Thanks for putting on the event even when it may have felt like a bad idea. We had an incredible time.

Javelin (Forum Supporter)
Javelin (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/25/20 9:49 a.m.

Congratulations to everyone!

adam525i (Forum Supporter)
adam525i (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand HalfDork
10/25/20 9:57 a.m.

Classic E28 performance, always hard to beat wink

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 HalfDork
10/25/20 10:30 a.m.

Congrats to everyone. Some awesome performances by the winners. Looking forward to next year! 

JG Pasterjak
JG Pasterjak Production/Art Director
10/25/20 11:42 a.m.
MrJoshua said:

Thanks for putting on the event even when it may have felt like a bad idea.

Accurately describes pretty much every year :)

300zxfreak
300zxfreak Reader
10/25/20 12:02 p.m.

With a winning drag e.t. in the elevens, one has to assume that the Nelsons were either not in attendance or they blew up spectacularly. 

84FSP
84FSP UltraDork
10/25/20 12:16 p.m.

 Congratulations all for braving the event and once again to the GRM team for giving misfits a home.

Mr_Asa
Mr_Asa SuperDork
10/25/20 1:04 p.m.

In reply to 300zxfreak :

I think I heard that they fragged their transmission loading it on the trailer?  That may have been someone else, though.

buzzboy
buzzboy Dork
10/25/20 2:23 p.m.

Did the PACC Talon make it this year? I was expecting to see them on the drag podium based on testing time slips.

Congrats to all!

DeadSkunk  (Warren)
DeadSkunk (Warren) PowerDork
10/25/20 2:49 p.m.

In reply to buzzboy :

They weren't there and IIRC they ended up over $2K on the Talon because it's intended for another competition for LS4 powered cars .

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 HalfDork
10/25/20 4:11 p.m.

they were going to bring a turbo 4200 fairmont they built inside a month from the event, but the trans let go the night before they were going to leave. Not having a spare one ended their chances of coming. 

rustomatic
rustomatic Reader
10/26/20 12:08 p.m.

That E28 is just sexy.  Good work, college people!

ckosacranoid
ckosacranoid SuperDork
10/26/20 12:50 p.m.

Congrats to everyone that was able to attand the event.

Good to the Wreak racing Team and congrats to you guys. Damn good job.

Sorry to see Wheels and the famly not be able to show up...I mean no one was in the 10's this year.

What was the car count?

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 HalfDork
10/26/20 2:02 p.m.

In reply to ckosacranoid :

Ed ran 11.02 Pretty dang close. I think there were 32 cars in all that showed up, but i could be wrong. 

aw614
aw614 Reader
10/27/20 8:49 a.m.

Congrats to Tod @Cobra Kai Speed Shop winning Old Guy Class and Best Theme. Loved the TA look the Miata had when I saw it at the pca autocross. 

John Welsh (Moderate Supporter)
John Welsh (Moderate Supporter) Mod Squad
10/27/20 11:21 a.m.

You might think the Georgia Tech University students come to learn.  Seems they come to TEACH! 

Well done!  

spitfirebill
spitfirebill MegaDork
10/27/20 2:13 p.m.

I think you need to do an IQ handicap on those guys.  

LopRacer
LopRacer Dork
10/27/20 7:16 p.m.

Congratulations, one day I hope to make it to the festivities.

ckosacranoid
ckosacranoid SuperDork
10/29/20 4:11 p.m.

Who got the longest drive award this year? I mean someone had to drive their car to the event instead of a trailer?

Mr_Asa
Mr_Asa SuperDork
10/29/20 4:56 p.m.

In reply to ckosacranoid :

Shaun did, came from Utah.  Unfortunately he got rear ended and the Mustang got killed.  He and his dad are ok, minus some bruises.

ckosacranoid
ckosacranoid SuperDork
10/31/20 1:43 p.m.

Was that the black or grey one in the photos i seen? I seen his posted something in a different rhear bveing hurt. not sure which car it was.

Best of wishs to him and his dad. If nothing else make sure the other compnay pays for your car for next year and at least them have to pay 2020 bucks at least.

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