K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby Bob » Mon Feb 16, 2009 9:17 pm

I like indexes all the way around, kinda like the VAMP series runs. Then its not the biggest wallet that wins.
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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby Devin » Mon Feb 16, 2009 10:17 pm

For what it is worth, my vote is for the 12.0 and 13.5 indexes. I think if you were do to a stat analysis of the average speeds of the street cars that are showing up there, you'll find those two classes right in the middle of the bell curve.

The only real concern that I have is that leaves out a lot of the BIG power guys that are running sub 11, so you might try an 11.0 class as well, but I have a feeling the vast, vast majority of cars are going to be in the 12.0 - 13.5 range. For example, that 13.5 index is right in line with what the Mustang GT is supposed to do stock, and you can't swing a dead cat out there without hitting 50 of those things on a Friday night.
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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby race9899 » Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:24 pm

At the MAKO events that we ran in the past @ TRP the 12.0 bracket was HUGE

13.50 did well. the 10.0 class just did so so If you were going to add an 11.0 class you would be better served to go 11.0 12.50 14.0

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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby blowerbob » Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:27 pm

That cat deal was funny, I can wait to use that one sometime!!!!!!!!!!! :thumbsup:
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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby 80bu » Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:52 pm

I would give it a whirl. Neither the 12.0 or 13.5 hit my car but I would still give it a shot. I'm with Bob, I plan on running the VAMP races this year at MoKan. They have a 12.90 class in between 12.0 & 13.5 classes.
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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby Steve88 » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:20 am

I would be interested in trying an index class. I think an index class like this would be popular.
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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby InTheRed » Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:02 pm

ANY race where the competitors don't stay wide open for the entire 1/4 is . Street racing is HEADS UP
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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby monstercarlo » Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:23 am

yes 11.50
offering to the god of speed we all have had a few.
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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby crankitup » Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:36 am

We need an Easy Street class . Only a hand full of cars will be able to compete in the 2 proposed classes. Most of the street racers are going to be left-out again. Rules for an Easy Street class don't need to be complicated. Last year the rules for Easy Street were straight forward and easy to follow. This class would in-compass most of the street cars and trucks that come to T'N'T and midnight drags, but still leave the other two class to the few very fast, power adder type cars.
We need a class for the average bolt-on type performance street cars, and not just a super fast class centered around Blake's cars. And we sure don't need more index or bracket racing. People want to see and compete in heads up racing.
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Re: K.O.T.S. "possible index classes"

Postby apod » Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:49 am

13.5 has my vote that gives the hardcore fwd guys a class to shoot for. Though a 14.0 would do good as well.

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