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Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 07-25-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,348
Posted By Octagon
The C3 Vettes certainly had a good amount of...

The C3 Vettes certainly had a good amount of success in road racing, so there is that working for them. John Greenwood in particular (along with *Censored**Censored**Censored**Censored* Smothers of...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 01-12-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,541
Posted By Octagon
Why is the desire to move up to more lucrative...

Why is the desire to move up to more lucrative oppurtunities somehow abandoning the sport in which you're participating?

Perfect example is a certain lad from Enumclaw, WA by the name of Kasey...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 01-11-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,182
Posted By Octagon
What's this "open wheeler" she's talking about...

What's this "open wheeler" she's talking about Alex? If you're thinking about hanging wheels in the breeze you know I can always find you a ride somewhere out here...... :D
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 01-07-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,891
Posted By Octagon
Wall Stadium in Trouble

This is quite relevant to Formula Drift, as Wall has become their showcase East Coast event, and Wall Stadium's pre-existing staff has said emphatically that the drifters really paid the bills at the...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 01-02-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,630
Posted By Octagon
Knowing quite a few drivers who've been...

Knowing quite a few drivers who've been critically injured in wrecks, I'm glad Rhys is seeing some sense and aborting this sort of idiocy.

The man's got a career in motorsport, and a great sidejob...
Forum: Pictures and Video Clips 05-02-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,046
Posted By Octagon
Look, I'm not telling you all to become choir...

Look, I'm not telling you all to become choir boys or anything, or even to drop the rock & roll (though I'm more of a Rush fan myself - Snakes & Arrows tour FTW). I just think it's important to be...
Forum: Pictures and Video Clips 05-01-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,046
Posted By Octagon
Sprinter, Toycoma, it's that sort of attitude...

Sprinter, Toycoma, it's that sort of attitude that has drifting under attack at Altamont, and prevents it from becoming an institution at speedways and road courses across America.

It has nothing...
Forum: Pictures and Video Clips 04-30-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,046
Posted By Octagon
I understand it's probably a song you like, and...

I understand it's probably a song you like, and that it's intended to make your site and film more edgy and hip, but for advertising's sake (especially when presenting this in front of potential...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 04-25-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,652
Posted By Octagon
Welcome to the wonderful world of small-town...

Welcome to the wonderful world of small-town yuppie legislation. We short trackers have been dealing with this nonsense for years now, where a small group of yuppies who move out of the city "To get...
Forum: Pictures and Video Clips 04-11-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,975
Posted By Octagon
Why doesn't anyone run the American Mazda...

Why doesn't anyone run the American Mazda heritage colors of Blue, Dark Blue, and White that were taken to so many IMSA GTU championships? :(
...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 04-08-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,712
Posted By Octagon
Slapshot has it right. There can be no favors -...

Slapshot has it right. There can be no favors - real or implied - in Formula Drift. I do agree that a top 32 ladder for tandem might be a better TV deal for everyone involved (the top 32 teams will...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 04-07-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,712
Posted By Octagon
The problem with a net-based marketing directive...

The problem with a net-based marketing directive is that it assumes a web-savvy target audience, and if Formula Drift is planning on actually growing outside of the narrow "tuner" marketshare, it...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 03-28-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,254
Posted By Octagon
Tanner's the most consistent of the guys in...

Tanner's the most consistent of the guys in return-rides, so he'd be a logical choice, but considering the testing miles that Sam has in the Charger I'd keep a wicked close eye on him.

Dai,...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 03-26-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,470
Posted By Octagon
I'll speak for Ohio. Ohio has an amateur sanction...

I'll speak for Ohio. Ohio has an amateur sanction at Kil-Kare Speedway in Xenia (which is southwest of Columbus). I've also heard that there's an organization putting together an event at Toledo...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 03-26-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,199
Posted By Octagon
Jim, I can only say that this is the kind of...

Jim, I can only say that this is the kind of series health that money can't buy (though I'm sure everyone would like a bigger purse if a sponsor's willing to shell out ;) ).

Throughout the...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 03-22-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,199
Posted By Octagon
I think Chris Cook and Robbie Unser get in under...

I think Chris Cook and Robbie Unser get in under the "adequate professional motorsport experience provisional" clause that's been extended previously to Rod Millen and Pierre Kleinubing.
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 03-11-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,964
Posted By Octagon
I'm all for investigating other options than the...

I'm all for investigating other options than the S15 as well, provided they have a clear cut ADVANTAGE over the S15.

As other combinations are investigated and developed, their advantages become...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 03-05-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,964
Posted By Octagon
As far as Team Drift is concerned, it makes more...

As far as Team Drift is concerned, it makes more sense to have three matched cars with three drivers who know exactly what they're doing AND what each other's doing. Perfect synchronization will add...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 03-05-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,964
Posted By Octagon
I think fans would much rather see drivers they...

I think fans would much rather see drivers they respect and admire doing well with good equipment rather than see them falling flat on their face because they're in their 4th different car in 3...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 03-05-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,964
Posted By Octagon
2 S15's on the same team is GOOD, Blaze. It means...

2 S15's on the same team is GOOD, Blaze. It means shared components, shared setup data, shared development, and ultimately better, more competitive equipment.

Quite frankly, it's the teams who...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 02-23-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,523
Posted By Octagon
Generally speaking, series or sanctions that wish...

Generally speaking, series or sanctions that wish to remain purely amateur in their driver base will maintain a separation by simply preventing "licensed" drivers from competing.

For instance, if...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 02-23-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,523
Posted By Octagon
The line, according to Formula Drift, is drawn by...

The line, according to Formula Drift, is drawn by car preparation that falls entirely within the rules ordained by Slipstream Global and the Sports Car Club of America, as well as an officially...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 02-23-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,523
Posted By Octagon
I believe whether or not John Q. Slider is...

I believe whether or not John Q. Slider is earning a salary off his ability to drift his Toyobarusan S86FCGTR is totally inconsequential to the poster's question.

Folks, stop beating around the...
Forum: General Chat (DRIFTING Discussion/News and SITE Updates) 02-23-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,523
Posted By Octagon
IDCR, since you and I apparently have oddly...

IDCR, since you and I apparently have oddly similar names (Justin P is also my name......) I'll answer you as completely as possible.

How it appears to me is that you're not at all interested in...
Forum: TECH Discussion Forum 02-16-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,209
Posted By Octagon
Heh, guess I've been disproven. Since alloy...

Heh, guess I've been disproven. Since alloy crossflow heads are so prevalent in the MGB world, and I'd heard rumblings of the same sorts of conversions in the Datsun camp, I'd figured it was just as...
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