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      05-31-2006, 03:44 PM   #1
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My son's first Autocross

This is what happens when you become a dad...



Enjoy...
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      05-31-2006, 03:52 PM   #2
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lol hilarious! I love how the kids tilt and lean hard! hehe n1
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      05-31-2006, 04:03 PM   #3
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He was on the grass big time on that 3rd run





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      05-31-2006, 04:06 PM   #4
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yeah.. working on that...
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      05-31-2006, 04:19 PM   #5
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Too funny!

Loved his "eeek" on the last run, before he had to reverse out of the grass.
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great take JP
start them young
... however I believe you're in violation of track rules
convertables are not permitted unless they have roll bars
helmets too btw

thks for sharing
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      05-31-2006, 04:45 PM   #7
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Thanks! Yeah, I realized about the helmet thing after I put it all together. I was going to make him wear his bike helmet just for effect, but he would've balked anyway.

It was fun regardless, and now he's hooked! Thank goodness for savings accounts...
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      05-31-2006, 04:55 PM   #8
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Ooo niceeee. is that le mans or interlagos blue. rofl
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      05-31-2006, 05:00 PM   #9
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Haha, it looks prety koo.
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      05-31-2006, 05:13 PM   #10
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hahaha, funny stuff!
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      05-31-2006, 05:17 PM   #11
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LOL your son is a beast he mite turn pro =D
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      05-31-2006, 05:33 PM   #12
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that's awesome. cool dad. hey where'd you get that baby bemer from? I think you need to drop it like its HAWTTTT....

Mod that sucka....
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      05-31-2006, 05:39 PM   #13
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      05-31-2006, 05:43 PM   #14
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Awesome! Thanks for sharing. Did you get worried that he'd clip your e90 at the finish? It looks like he gets pretty close.
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      05-31-2006, 06:01 PM   #15
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Thanks! Yeah, I realized about the helmet thing after I put it all together. I was going to make him wear his bike helmet just for effect, but he would've balked anyway.

It was fun regardless, and now he's hooked! Thank goodness for savings accounts...

Thats awesome man...u got to him into go karts!! Itll teach him how to drive and who knows if hes good he may be picked up by a big sponsor by the time hes 16!
here is a couple kid kart pics for u..u should seriusly look into for him!
disclaimer: These pics are propery of MLP they are not my pics!
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Awesome! Thanks for sharing. Did you get worried that he'd clip your e90 at the finish? It looks like he gets pretty close.
hehe umm... it was explained to him the importance of avoiding dad's car. So far, no accidents.
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Thats awesome man...u got to him into go karts!! Itll teach him how to drive and who knows if hes good he may be picked up by a big sponsor by the time hes 16!
here is a couple kid kart pics for u..u should seriusly look into for him!
disclaimer: These pics are propery of MLP they are not my pics!
yes, the wife & I already discussed this and I intend on finding a local track. And, at some point we're gonna check out a Formula 1 race. Haven't decided which one yet... but we'll be there!
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yes, the wife & I already discussed this and I intend on finding a local track. And, at some point we're gonna check out a Formula 1 race. Haven't decided which one yet... but we'll be there!
Nice u need to look into COMER kid karts...to get him started...they may go like 35-40 but the chassis are really adjustable to get him started and u to learn on how the karts work..
Then I would look into Rotax classes..I just did a race last weekend were there were 2 formula Bmw scouts out there looking and asking the officials who were the next best drivers out of the rotax program were..
theres always Formula 1 drivers coming out of karts as welll..
here is some websites to check out!
here is one the best kart sites out there for parts etc,,heres a link to a direct kart for your kid!
http://www.cometkartsales.com/store/...s/babykart.htm
heres our local club:
http://www.lakc.org/
heres the rotax thing:
http://rmaxchallenge.com/

let me know what u think man!!
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Yeah, those electric e46 M3s are torque monsters at 0 rpm. Didn't he DNF one of the last runs?
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you got him hooked for life now just wait till he gets old enough to drive and asked for the real thing.lol.
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