The Mitty 4/27-29

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Re: The Mitty 4/27-29

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The Rock Vest SRL piloted by Michael Anderson (RCMike) at The Mitty this weekend. Full story with videos, pictures and other roadsters coming soon! We are proud of you Mike!
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It was also great to finally meet Sid (spl310) in person and Carl and Kathy too!
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Oh how I love that car... I fell in love with Rocks car many years ago and it makes me very happy to see it out again. I have no doubt that my love of black and gold was strongly influenced by this car... looking forward to reading the ongoing story!
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Lots of great media coverage!
From Nissan:
http://nissannews.com/en-US/nissan/usa/ ... orts-mitty

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Seems they got the driver wrong on 1 pic, unless it was Rock Vest driving...
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Is that the 318 Roadster or the 6.7? I get them confused.
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Wow! Love that shot! Amazing!
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Is that the 318 Roadster or the 6.7? I get them confused.
This one was being towed by the 6.7.. They told me if I ran the 6.7 I would have to run with the stock cars, and that Nova was NASTY..
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Mike, the car needs to say Rock Vest, piloted by Mike xxxx (don't know your last name).

Do cars have "lives?" "Souls?" "Personalities?" I think so, if we believe they do. So cool that this one continues on.
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Any roadsters going to the Hawk/Redman vintage races at Road America this summer?
Owned 2 510s & 2 240s.
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My report is now live on the blog. Lots of videos and pictures it was an amazing event and I'd go back in a heartbeat.
Enjoy!

http://www.zcarblog.com/2018/05/11/even ... mitty.html

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I was crewing for the #70 510 that hit oil from the 46 Z. My friend Steve spun and clouted the concrete a couple of times. Rounded off both right side corners, knocked the alignment out of any semblance of decency, and triggered a massive thrash to get it back on track.
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Wow, that was Great! I still have videos to watch when I get home. Really a nice write up, and I enjoyed the blow by blow drama of the engine swap, so cool it came out so well!
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Great write up Alvin! Great times and it was awesome to meet you, Mike Anderson, Les Cannaday, Charles Brooks, Al Gast, Mickey Buchanan and everyone else.
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Alvin - truly an epic adventure. Thanks for bringing us all along with you.

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spl310 wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 2:20 pm
Great write up Alvin! Great times and it was awesome to meet you, Mike Anderson, Les Cannaday, Charles Brooks, Al Gast, Mickey Buchanan and everyone else.
Sid! It was a pleasure to finally meet you in person after all these years! I know there was beer available but we didn't have one together...come to Laguna Seca to rectify this!

I also met Karl and Cathy, saw there v8-powered roadster on the parade lap, and met Cole (cole455)! I spotted a few roadsters in the camping area, anyone we know?
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Me, Charles and Sid
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Al Gast with his EP 2000:
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Karl and Cathy
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Les's lightweight:
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Adam's #44 BRE roadster...sadly relegated to folding table transporter :mrgreen:
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Datsun.David wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 11:38 pm
Alvin - truly an epic adventure. Thanks for bringing us all along with you.

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Glad you liked it, that was my goal :D
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