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TOO FAST TO RACE !
Many of my fellow Track Attack competitors will be happy to know that this morning I have been Banned from all future Track Attack events for being too Fast!
Irony is my car is very much a budget car compared to many out there with an engine that’s cost just 3K under the hood that’s not been even been touched for four years now, as the increase in speed has come from the chassis rather than the engine !!.
Many thanks to all my fellow Track Attackers for some great Racing over the seven years and to Steve Vince for his support from when the car first appeared and was viewed as a laughing stock till I made it reliable !!! 🤣🤣🤣
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Is there a more "official" statement as to why you're banned? Or is it literally as simple as your times are too low...?
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Can't believe they are worried about a rx8 sorry to hear this Clive as I know you have put so much effort into this, can you take this further?

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What's the next milestone Clive, banned from thunder saloons?
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Unbelievable!
Have they stipulated which rules or regulations you are infringing?

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Wow. In one way this news is really cool, but also actually it's pretty sad and frustrating.
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Unbelievable after all your hard work and support of the series over the years they slap you in the face. Hopefully another series will welcome you for the excitement and variety that your car brings to every race it is in.
Gutted, disappointed and angry probably only partially describe how you must be feeling.
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Good grief Clive :shock: and this isn't fair :(
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Le Mans springs to mind, shat themselves because the rotary hammered everything in sight so they banned it.

( ok rules were changing regardless but they still feared it)
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You can't have the automotive world being reminded that technology that they ridiculed and abandoned, is beating them at their own game :roll:
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Aye, that and it just sounded ridiculously awesome!! Better than anything else and I'd still say that 30 years on
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Sorry to hear that Clive. As V-rex said. both cool and sad at the same time.
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Absurd.
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What series car you partake in Clive?

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Unbelievable....!
Could you not offer to tow a caravan behind you just to even things up a bit....!
What a set of plums....!
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njkmr wrote:
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Unbelievable....!
Could you not offer to tow a caravan behind you just to even things up a bit....!
What a set of plums....!
Perhaps towing Clios is what was frowned upon!
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LeeW wrote:
Tue May 25, 2021 10:05 am
Is there a more "official" statement as to why you're banned? Or is it literally as simple as your times are too low...?
No official statment just told on the phone by the organiser that the car is now too fast.
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nightfire10 wrote:
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Can't believe they are worried about a rx8 sorry to hear this Clive as I know you have put so much effort into this, can you take this further?
No need as I was going to concentrate on Thunder Saloons this year anyway.
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Ah jeez Clive! I spose in some ways it is the ultimate complement for all that you have achieved in your journey with your beast of a motor, but that stinks :(
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nightfire10 wrote:
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What series car you partake in Clive?
Thunder Saloons and a series call All Comers which is like the old formula libra.
Any thing with four wheels can enter as long as its not a single seater
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A friend of mine just sent me this :mrgreen:
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Suits You Sir!
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That is just sad Clive - so it isn't a race series they want? Nice t-shirt =D>
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Unbelievable!
Have they stipulated which rules or regulations you are infringing?
I'm guessing it is the new blanket 20mph speed limits being imposed everywhere ... :roll:
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Clive wrote:
Tue May 25, 2021 9:29 pm
LeeW wrote:
Tue May 25, 2021 10:05 am
Is there a more "official" statement as to why you're banned? Or is it literally as simple as your times are too low...?
No official statment just told on the phone by the organiser that the car is now too fast.
I just cannot understand the logic of the organiser. It will be interesting to follow the series and see if the next car which is consistently the fastest gets banned to. Where is the incentive to develop a car if it gets one banned?
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ChrisHolmes wrote:
Tue May 25, 2021 10:05 pm
Clive wrote:
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LeeW wrote:
Tue May 25, 2021 10:05 am
Is there a more "official" statement as to why you're banned? Or is it literally as simple as your times are too low...?
No official statment just told on the phone by the organiser that the car is now too fast.
I just cannot understand the logic of the organiser. It will be interesting to follow the series and see if the next car which is consistently the fastest gets banned to. Where is the incentive to develop a car if it gets one banned?
He told me he has another three cars he's not happy with, but two are his favorites
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