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2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« on: June 03, 2011, 06:02:54 PM »
I will update this topic though the 2011 with various pictures and videos from drag races from Romania and maybe Hungary.

A little bit of introduction:
2011 was the first year when Romania had first National Drag Racing Championship organized by Drag Racing Events, an association formed by 6 founding members, all of them racers and car enthusiasts to raise the level of drag racing events in Romania. Basically we were getting tired of crappy and expensive races at poor quality of organization because were taken care by non enthusiasts people who were aiming only profit.

Behind of Drag Racing Event is a great guy who could afford to invest in some timing equipment from US in 2009 and has a lot of passion, he gathered 5-6 racers (I'm one of them) and we started to test our skills in 2009 organizing 4-5 races in various conditions based on what we experienced as racers in last years and having good examples from our neighbors Hungarians / UK / USA.

This winter we had a meeting and decided everything, I participated in Regulation and Groups classification papers and I was assigned with technical registration position.
We rented 2 airfields (one in West and one in East of the country so we cover the as many areas as possible) and made a schedule, one race at each 3 weeks alternating location.

First race took place on 1st of May 2011 in West and 2 most important national records were broken:
- Best ET 9.9s (previously 10.4s Porsche 997 Turbo Switzer P800) by a Nissan GTR R35 tuned in England

Here is the video with the record he was racing previous record holder:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaZs0uAmAeQ


- Best Diesel ET 12.9s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToNRXN67Hq4

Here is a small presentation video (the black Opel GT is not mine, the guy is a friend of mine)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6pm3E0jCFo

And some pictures:
https://picasaweb.google.com/augustin.florescu/Arad1Mai2011?authkey=Gv1sRgCN__85mL6vSOgwE#
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2011, 06:03:05 PM »
2nd stage of Romanian Championship took place in East on May 29 2011 while I was in US, the number of cars increased a lot (around 100) also the public (about 2500).

Here the most 2 important records got improved again:
- Best ET - 9.3s - Nissan Sunny - 2L (not stroked) 4x4 by Exelixis (my tuner) - this is actually a world record because no other Nissan Sunny did that time, previous record was 9.8s by the greek driver of the car from video. My tuner and owner of the car is the guy taken up in his arm by the driver in the cideo, he can't drive the car because of a hand injury suffered by this car accident on street about 3 months ago. Basically they finished the car and took it out for spin and couldn't give up racing a 1000cc sport bike and he got crashed at 150mph, very lucky because he had not roll cage (it arrived second day after the crash) and he got only a hand injury.
- Best Diesel ET - 12.7 Audi A5 3.0 TDI
- Fastest 2L TFSI (VAG group - VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat) in the world 10.99s - Audi S3 - this engine is very similar with ours

Here is a presentation video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_P4wUQOhIg

3rd Stage will take place in West on June 11 2011 and will count for Central - Eastern Drag Racing Championship and is sponsored by Chevrolet, this race is on his 4th edition and is the place were I took 2 trophies last year (fastest Opel and 3rd place in my group in championship in 2010) and second place in my group in 2009.
I will miss that stage also because of lack of founds and not working car, all my hopes are for July 3 on East race. I will report back about these stages also.
« Last Edit: June 03, 2011, 06:40:52 PM by Kelu »
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2011, 06:03:13 PM »
Here are some nice videos from our neighbors Hungarias which are more advanced than us and helped us as a great example:
http://vimeo.com/24136744

http://vimeo.com/23574155

http://vimeo.com/21783999

« Last Edit: June 03, 2011, 06:40:14 PM by Kelu »
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2011, 11:30:53 PM »
Kelu, you made my day when you mentioned in your introductory post above that you will update the Romanian Drag Racing thread on a regular basis through the year.  I will look forward to your posts from Romania!

Sweet Indeed!!! :drag: :brnout:  :usa: :urock:
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2011, 01:45:34 PM »
there are totally topless chicks just wondering around the strip in your second post.

When do I get to come to Romania?
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2011, 03:14:40 PM »
there are totally topless chicks just wondering around the strip in your second post.

When do I get to come to Romania?

Miller,

We are not supposed to notice that....  It was a secret surprise....
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2011, 05:18:55 PM »
Miller,

We are not supposed to notice that....  It was a secret surprise....

Can't be that secret. Miller was so excited about the nekkid women he sent me a text to tell me. Obviously Miller has never been out of the US. Growing up in England we summered in France. Topless woman were an every day event - bottomless a little less normal, Miller needs to get out more :poke:

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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2011, 06:07:28 PM »
As Borat would say

VERY NICE

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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2011, 08:41:59 PM »
Can't be that secret. Miller was so excited about the nekkid women he sent me a text to tell me. Obviously Miller has never been out of the US. Growing up in England we summered in France. Topless woman were an every day event - bottomless a little less normal, Miller needs to get out more :poke:
Or maybe just get someone drunk more often. :poke:
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2011, 08:47:38 PM »
3 minute mark
Nuff said

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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2011, 09:21:19 PM »
Can't be that secret. Miller was so excited about the nekkid women he sent me a text to tell me. Obviously Miller has never been out of the US. Growing up in England we summered in France. Topless woman were an every day event - bottomless a little less normal, Miller needs to get out more :poke:

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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2011, 05:34:31 AM »
SHiNY - any time!!!!!  One way to solve the pasta on the blouse issue!   ;)   :poke:

:lol: I didn't want to scare all the other mod meet attendees!

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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2011, 07:20:12 AM »
there are totally topless chicks just wondering around the strip in your second post.

When do I get to come to Romania?
Actually those 2 were there for a topless car wash between qualification and finals to the fastest ET car in qualification round.
I didn't wanted to point that with more materials not to break the rules of this forum but if you all want more here are some good pictures with lots of things from that race:
http://evenimenteauto.ro/galerie-foto/drag-racing-tulcea-29-mai-2011-galerie-1/
http://evenimenteauto.ro/galerie-foto/drag-racing-tulcea-29-mai-2011-galerie-2/ (in the end of this you find plenty details about that)
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2011, 07:40:02 AM »
At least those girls didn't have something freaky like really hairy nipples or something!  You know how all those European chicks are!

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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #14 on: June 05, 2011, 07:57:52 AM »
so your plan is to race on the 3rd of July?
what cars are you competing against?
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2011, 08:31:07 AM »
I hope to have the car done for first test on 3rd of July but everything is about the turbo.

In first race the results were weak because of the rain, something like 13.3s best ET in my group.

Second race on the other hand completely different situation, over 30 cars competing in my group and great weather. The fastest cars:
- 12.6s Skoda RS - 2L Turbo FWD - rebuilt engine and bigger turbo
- 12.7s Seat Leon Cupra (older version) - rebuilt engine, bigger turbo and many other mods
- 12.7s VW Golf V GTI aka MKV - APR turbo kit
- the others were over 13s

I don't aim to beat these guys from first race, my aim is to have the car running good and do a low 13s, aiming a place in finals and from there the races are mostly based on driver.
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #16 on: June 05, 2011, 08:52:57 AM »
Can't be that secret. Miller was so excited about the nekkid women he sent me a text to tell me. Obviously Miller has never been out of the US. Growing up in England we summered in France. Topless woman were an every day event - bottomless a little less normal, Miller needs to get out more :poke:

Pat aka GXPsy was an Air Force brat and grew up in Greece and Spain. Topless was the norm on the beaches there for her. As far as she's concerned Americans are all too uptight about the issue. If she had her way all the women here would be topless. She won't be the first to remove her top...but she will be the second!

Oh, wait...this thread is supposed to be about Romanian drag racing, not ladies going topless...ok, how about...she would be the second to go topless at a Romanian drag race....
« Last Edit: June 05, 2011, 08:57:17 AM by Rogue, Reason: additional content »
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #17 on: June 05, 2011, 09:20:38 AM »
Wait... Spiky went to Romania??



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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #18 on: June 05, 2011, 09:35:14 AM »
Funny, the owner of that Renault is the guy from right with Japanese flag on TShirt and he is a good friend of mine :lol:
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2011, 09:58:54 AM »
Kelu

With the added power of the EFR, are you going to do something different with your tires?
I can break free the Dunlop Star Specs I have at will with 2871.

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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2011, 12:32:58 PM »
For the moment I will keep the Michelins. Racing in a Street category bans slicks and drag radials, so not too many options left.
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2011, 08:23:11 PM »
Stage 3 called  Chevrolet Dragracing June 11 2011:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiqYACre4Z8

Some records:
New Romania fastest ET for a street car: 9.80s by same white Nissan GTR R35
Fastest FWD car: 12.2s - Skoda RS - 2L Turbo engine

This event is taking place for 3-4 years already in that city, I was there in last 2 years but not this year:
2010: http://www.kappaperformance.com/forum/index.php/topic,4745.0.html
2009: http://www.kappaperformance.com/forum/index.php/topic,2372.msg24644.html#msg24644

Next stage: July 3rd in East

P.S. DAMN, I want so much that my GT to be working again
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2011, 08:57:10 PM »
I'll keep my fingers crossed. If you can get a replacement efr soon, you should have enough time.

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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2011, 04:31:08 PM »
Good Luck Kelu in the next stage July 3rd in the East!
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Re: 2011 Romanian Drag Racing
« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2011, 02:54:05 AM »
what mods did the Skoda RS have? do you think you can beat his time?
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