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      03-24-2008, 09:48 PM   #1
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PIR drags... Can anyone from PDX tell me?

I've been thinking about driving down to PIR to run some test runs. Never been. How is it? I checked their schedules, and it seems like they do late night drags every weekend almost. Can any PDX peoples chime in on this track?
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      03-24-2008, 09:54 PM   #2
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I've been thinking about driving down to PIR to run some test runs. Never been. How is it? I checked their schedules, and it seems like they do late night drags every weekend almost. Can any PDX peoples chime in on this track?
I've never been to it, but if you want some company, I wouldn't mind I could use some practice on the drag strips.. Have you been to pacific?
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      03-24-2008, 10:02 PM   #3
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Nope Ive never been. I checked their schedule and they dont have anything planned for awhile. PIR has drags this weekend, and in two weeks. It would be fun to caravan down
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      03-24-2008, 10:26 PM   #4
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Nope Ive never been. I checked their schedule and they dont have anything planned for awhile. PIR has drags this weekend, and in two weeks. It would be fun to caravan down
ic.. well its decent I guess lol, been there once a couple years back. I was supposed to go yesterday, they had a test and tune drag day but I forgot that it was Easter lol.. O well, planning to go sometime soon though. we should get a bunch of PNW folks together and all roll down there, we could probably meet up a few OR members also...
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      03-24-2008, 10:46 PM   #5
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That would be awesome. But as long as I've been up here, I've noticed that Pac NW BMW owners are too fair weather to do anything when the weathers bad..
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      03-24-2008, 11:19 PM   #6
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I do believe they are open Saturday and Sunday for drag racing (unless a posted event).

I want to go soon also.
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      03-24-2008, 11:21 PM   #7
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I do believe they are open Saturday and Sunday for drag racing (unless a posted event).

I want to go soon also.
Do you guys want to go this Friday or Saturday night? They open at 6pm.

Listing from their website:

EVENTS THIS WEEK AT PIR

Friday/Saturday 3/28-29: Les Schwab Late Night Drags Gates open 6 p.m. Bring it out and race on the 1/4 mile.

Their next scheduled night drags are 10-11 April.

*EDIT* if it doesn't rain that is... lol
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Do you guys want to go this Friday or Saturday night? They open at 6pm.

Listing from their website:

EVENTS THIS WEEK AT PIR

Friday/Saturday 3/28-29: Les Schwab Late Night Drags Gates open 6 p.m. Bring it out and race on the 1/4 mile.

Their next scheduled night drags are 10-11 April.

*EDIT* if it doesn't rain that is... lol
I'd be down, steeltorque, did you get your e92 yet!?
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I'd be down, steeltorque, did you get your e92 yet!?
They say it should be here any day now.

But I think it's kinda risky to drive all the way down to Portland and then rain.

Why don't we try Bremerton?
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They say it should be here any day now.

But I think it's kinda risky to drive all the way down to Portland and then rain.

Why don't we try Bremerton?
nice! , hmm true that, thats fine with me.
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They say it should be here any day now.

But I think it's kinda risky to drive all the way down to Portland and then rain.

Why don't we try Bremerton?

There's a track in Bremerton? Didnt know
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There's a track in Bremerton? Didnt know
I've never been to it, but I heard there was one
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http://www.bremertonraceway.com/

Per main page, looks like there is "Open Test and Tune" every Friday and weekends.
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      03-25-2008, 10:46 PM   #14
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Their schedule pages lists no events until April 18th, but Im going to call and make sure.
I wonder how strict their rules enforcement are. Their rules page state that you need a drive shaft loop for any car running under 13.99...
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i think i spotted your car parked on 2nd division road a couple times in that gravel parking lot.
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      03-25-2008, 11:36 PM   #16
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i think i spotted your car parked on 2nd division road a couple times in that gravel parking lot.
Yup I was parked there quite often in the past month.

Ive been seeing a lot of E90/92s lately. Saw one with an Aero Lip today by Corps, and a E90 with smoked lights a few days ago, any of those you?
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Yup I was parked there quite often in the past month.

Ive been seeing a lot of E90/92s lately. Saw one with an Aero Lip today by Corps, and a E90 with smoked lights a few days ago, any of those you?
nah, i'm just a stock looking montego blue e90.
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nah, i'm just a stock looking montego blue e90.
Ah. The mod bug will get you soon dont try to fight it
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I wanna head to PIR too when the weather gets better... a friend of mine went the other day.. What do you guys wanna know?
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We used to go ALL the time with the old school crew.

For the Seattle guys the drags at Pacific Raceways will be much closer for you.
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Pacific just doesnt have open drags nites often enough. Next one is late May. I just wanted to know what the track was like, if it was worth the drive.
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its fun to run the quarter mile, but its so tempting to go through the cones and head towards the chicane
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