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Author Topic: Way too many Prevo's not to be a Rally  (Read 2510 times)
Nick Badame Refrig/ACC
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« on: May 27, 2008, 06:50:09 PM »

We decided to leave today for Va. Beach instead of Wed and we are at the Chesapeke Bay Bridge Tunnel for the night.

In the past hour, we have seen over 25 late model H345 Conversions going north on Rt. 13 N

Funny Thing, Every one so far was towing a pick up SUV with a golf cart in the bed.... Huh

Anybody know of a Rally they may have been at or going to? I tried hailing some on the CB but, no replies..


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« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2008, 06:57:58 PM »

Nick, thats part of the Featherlite Rally
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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2008, 06:59:30 PM »

Ahhhh...

Where was it?

Thanks
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« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2008, 07:03:34 PM »

Lowes Motor Speedway
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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2008, 07:45:24 PM »

Just a guess...must be racing in Dover this weekend?
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« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2008, 07:50:51 PM »

nick
i have an 80 model prevost with slick sides,it was up dated before i bought it.
i call it a 50 footer as it looks good at 50 foot away. i would like to see if any
one in the east texas area have a prevost. i know of a factory built one is, but
am looking for some cheaper conversions. thanks j.t.
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« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2008, 05:26:09 AM »

Might be some of the NASCAR driver's coaches. They hire a driver to move the coaches from track to track. Lowes last weekend, Dover this coming weekend.  Jack
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« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2008, 07:41:21 AM »

May be...after that, they will come in Quebec for the 400e...ilt-s not for me this "rally"...too expensive...

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« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2008, 09:46:39 AM »

Hi Guy's,

Jack hit it on the nose..

There was a wind restriction this morning on the bay bridge tunnel and 50 or so Nascar Rigs were held up in the parking area on the VA Beach side

along with many more MH's/Prevosts & toads.

They tried to hold me up but after talking to Bridge authorty, they told me if I unhooked the Yukon, I could travel over the bay. And we did...

Now we are are at Holiday Travel Park VA Beach with CCEA Rally.

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« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2008, 10:04:42 AM »

Speaking of NASCAR, I just uploaded the video of my doing the Petty Driving Experience under the lights at Lowes Motor Speedway.  Here is a link to the video  
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« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2008, 04:27:06 PM »

Jack,

You looked like a Pro!

How fast do they allow you to run?

That's on my Christmas Wish List. Wink

Very Cool Indeed.

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« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2008, 05:23:05 PM »

  An instructor is in the car in front of me.  As long as you stay close behind them, they will go faster (up to a point).  I hit 140 on the 1.5 mile track. At Daytona, I should reach 160-165.  Best experience of my life! Jack
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« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2008, 07:29:06 PM »

My brother did Atlanta and clocked 166mph on one lap. He said his knees were banging against each other when he got out of the car. He won his drive at a grocery store give away.
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« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2008, 07:57:40 PM »

Very cool, Jack!  I once took a "one day" driving course that included class room instruction and time behind the wheel in a car equipped with casters.  They could be lowered, taking weight off the regular tires at either the front or back, simulating a skid.  It was a blast.  The Petty Experience looks like fun.
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« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2008, 04:37:50 AM »

 Best experience of my life! Jack


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