Chimney Rock Hill Climb

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  1. Fe Man

    Fe Man I am Iron Moran!

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    Anyone here ever attend the Chimney Rock Hill Climb back in the day?
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  2. Moooz

    Moooz Been here awhile

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    The car hill climb? SCCA, Solo I, time trial event?
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  3. Fe Man

    Fe Man I am Iron Moran!

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    SCCA, car hill climb
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  4. fullmonte

    fullmonte Reformed Kneedragger

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    Back in the 90's, when I was into car track days, I knew a few folks who competed in it.
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  5. livermush

    livermush Been here awhile

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    I went many years. John Finger owned that place for a long time, He had a two rotor Mazda powered skateboard of a car with enough wings to fit on a sprint car. He only had one other man give him a hard time UNTIL John Buffum showed up with his factory Audi Quarttro group C rally car. The car, the driver,INSANE . That weekend was unforgettable.
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  6. Fe Man

    Fe Man I am Iron Moran!

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    Dude, I was there!!

    Mike Green was his nemesis; and Jerry Kreft in the Bandit was fast as hell!

    Hans Stuck, Walter Rohrl, John Buffum, and another driver; can't remember, maybe Hurley.

    We always sat in the S curves after 7 or 8, past the announcers booth. I remember the Quattro coming through there with three tires in the air and the one on the ground was smoking! I've never seen a car abuse pavement like that thing!

    I'd love to chat about the race some time!

    http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/pages/Remembering-Chimney-Rock-Hillclimb/120570989977
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