Driving Ambitions!

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Driving Ambitions!

Post by Irish_Guy » Sun Mar 13, 2005 8:31 pm

Has anbody got any good Driving ambitions :?:

Some of the things I would like to do before I die :(

Drive coast to coast across the good old US of A. :D in an American Classic of course.

Drive a few Laps of the Nurburgring. :D

Drive around Australia... Without making roadkill of any kangaroos
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Other Suggestions Welcome...
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Post by ReckLess » Mon Mar 14, 2005 7:15 am

breaking all law... well just the traffic law.. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
and get away

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Post by LS1Leader » Mon Mar 14, 2005 1:58 pm

What a smart guy... I highly recommend you break the traffic law about slamming into a light pole. :roll:

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Post by Irish_Guy » Mon Mar 14, 2005 7:28 pm

ReckLess wrote:breaking all law... well just the traffic law.. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
and get away


Now I see Where you get your name :lol: Traffic anarchy already exists here at peak times of the day.

But if you really want to see what happens when traffic law fails, check out Rome, Paris... GRIDLOCK!

Seriously, Do we really need STOP! signs.:?:
Seriously, Do we really need Amber Lights. :?:
Seriously, Do we really need a SLOW LANE. :?:
Seriously, Do we really need a REV Counter. :?: Pedal to the Metal.:!:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by ReckLess » Tue Mar 15, 2005 8:18 am

Irish_Guy wrote:
ReckLess wrote:breaking all law... well just the traffic law.. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
and get away


Now I see Where you get your name :lol: Traffic anarchy already exists here at peak times of the day.

But if you really want to see what happens when traffic law fails, check out Rome, Paris... GRIDLOCK!

Seriously, Do we really need STOP! signs.:?:
Seriously, Do we really need Amber Lights. :?:
Seriously, Do we really need a SLOW LANE. :?:
Seriously, Do we really need a REV Counter. :?: Pedal to the Metal.:!:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Seriously, Do we really need STOP signs? yes we do..
Seriously, Do we really need Amber Lights? maybe will do..
Seriously, Do we really need a SLOW LANE? yes we do..
Seriously, Do we really need a REV Counter? will not do..
Pedal to the Metal. will do :twisted:
LS1Leader wrote:What a smart guy... I highly recommend you break the traffic law about slamming into a light pole. :roll:
now that's plain reckless... there's no way i'd do that.. i'd like to break the law in one pice..

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Post by coolguy » Thu Mar 17, 2005 5:59 pm

LS1Leader wrote:What a smart guy... I highly recommend you break the traffic law about slamming into a light pole. :roll:
:lol:

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Post by coolguy » Thu Mar 17, 2005 6:01 pm

Oh for driving ambition, how about shifting like Gary Sheehan :mrgreen:. Right Itkpn :?: 8)

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Post by ReckLess » Fri Mar 18, 2005 8:17 am

coolguy wrote:Oh for driving ambition, how about shifting like Gary Sheehan :mrgreen:. Right Itkpn :?: 8)
who is gary sheehan?
:twisted:

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Post by Irish_Guy » Fri Mar 18, 2005 8:04 pm

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Gary Sheehan's Racing Resume

2003 Season

NASA U.S. Touring Car Championship
Raced Subaru of America sponsored Subaru WRX for full USTCC season.
• Finished 2nd in USTCC championship
• Two pole positions
• Three race wins
• Three 2nd place finishes
• One 3rd place finish
• Finished every race on podium

OPEN TRACK CHALLENGE
Co-drove the Flyin’ Miata 340hp turbocharged Mazda Miata entry for first three days of competition in Unlimited 3 class.
• One class win
• One 2nd place finish
• One 3rd place finish
• Finished 3rd in class

2002 Season

NASA U.S. Touring Car Championship
Raced Subaru of America sponsored Subaru WRX for full USTCC season.
• Finished 2nd in USTCC Championship
• Three pole positions
• Three race wins
• Three 2nd place finishes
• One 3rd place finish
• Finished every race on podium

OPEN TRACK CHALLENGE
Drove OTC spec Subaru WRX in Unlimited 3 class
• Dominated class by winning each of the seven events.
• Won Unlimited 3 class
• Finished in 5th position overall

2001 Season


NASA U.S. Touring Car Championship
Raced Subaru of America sponsored Subaru WRX for full USTCC season.
• Finished 2nd in USTCC championship
• One race win
• Two 2nd place finishes
• Three 3rd place finishes
• First to professionally road race Subaru WRX in U.S.

2000 Season

NASA U.S. Touring Car Championship
Co-driver to Richard Holdener in Motorola Cup prepared Honda Del Sol.
• Won USTCC Championship
• 1st place in Laguna Seca USTCC Qualification Race
• Pole position qualification in Laguna Seca USTCC
• 1st place in Sears Point PCTCC Race
• Pole position in Sears Point PCTCC

1999 Season
BARBER DODGE PRO SERIES
Four testing days in the Barber Dodge Pro Series formula racing cars.

1998 Season
BRIDGESTONE RACING ACADEMY - F2000 Championship
Competed in partial season (9 of 12 races) of the BRS F2000 racing championship.
• Three 1st place finishes
• Three 2nd place finishes
• One 3rd place finish

BRIDGESTONE RACING ACADEMY PRO-DRIVE SEARCH
Competed in the Bridgestone Pro-Drive Search against 11 drivers invited to the test.
• Finished in 2nd place overall with a total elapsed time of just 0.4 seconds behind the 1998 American Pro F2000 Series Rookie of the Year, Marc Camirand.

TOURING CAR CLUB - Class 9 - Mazda MX3
Competed in 3 hour endurance race with two additional drivers. Driver changes, tire changes and fuel stops were required.
• Finished 1st in class.
• Finished 4th overall.

1997 Season
BRIDGESTONE RACING SCHOOL - F2000 Championship
Competed in full season (12 races) of the BRS F2000 racing championship. Finished 2nd in season championship, just 3 points behind season champion (247pts vs. 250pts). Due to the random draw of race heat participants in this series, I did not have the opportunity to race the eventual series champion during the racing series.
• Nine 1st place finishes
• One 2nd place finish
• One 3rd place finish
• One 6th place finish (mechanical difficulty)
• Awarded the Annual David Preston Memorial Sportsmanship Award as voted by my fellow drivers.
• Won free entry into season end runoffs competing for a seat in the Bridgestone Racing School Pro Drive Search.

BRIDGESTONE RACING SCHOOL - F2000 Season End Runoffs
Competed in the season end runoffs with the top 6 drivers from the 1997 BRS F2000 season.
• Finished in 1st place overall with a total elapsed time of 5.6 seconds faster than the champion of the 1997 championship.
• 2 seconds quicker per lap than fastest competitor in the rain.

1996 Season
SCCA - SPEC RACER FORD Regional/National Championship
Competed in several SRF races at the Regional and National level .
• One 2nd place finish. Only 0.6 second behind race winner in my first SRF race (rain).
• One 5th place finish.
• One 6th place finish.

1995 Season
BRIDGESTONE RACING SCHOOL - F2000 Championship
Competed in full season (12 races) of the BRS F2000 racing championship.
• Finished 4th overall in championship in my rookie year of racing
• One 1st place finish.
• Two 2nd place finishes.
• Two 3rd place finishes.


1994 Season

HORIZON MOTORSPORTS DRIVER SEARCH - F2000
Competed in the Horizon Motorsport Driver Search against 98 other drivers
• Won entry as a finalist in the BRS F2000 Championship.
• Was 1 of only 3 drivers out of 98 tested that was awarded a finalist seat.

EDUCATION

University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA
BS Electrical Engineering, June, 1991

REFERENCES (contact information available on request)

Ali Arsham
Bernie Van Hammond
Brett Goodman
Ugo Provincher
Jamie Fitzmaurice
David Empringham
Richard Holdener


U.S. Touring Car Championship Series coordinator
Crew Chief - Bell Motorsports, 2003 Grand Am Rolex Sports Car DP Champions and Grand Am Cup GS2 second place in championship
President - Bridgestone Racing Academy
Chief Instructor - Bridgestone Racing Academy
Chief Engineer - Bridgestone Racing Academy
Series Champion - 1993 & 1994 Toyota Atlantic Series
Series Champion - 1996 Indy Lights Series
Head Coach - 1998 & 1999 Players/Forsythe Indy Lights Team
Driver - 1995 World Challenge Series, 1999 Motorola Cup Series, 2000 NASA USTCC & PCTCC Series, 2000 World Challenge Series


:lol: :lol: :lol: I hope it`s the right Gary Sheehan. After all that typing I wont be able to shift for a week :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by ReckLess » Fri Mar 18, 2005 9:56 pm

WOW.. you sure know your racer..
:twisted:

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Post by coolguy » Fri Mar 18, 2005 10:37 pm

ReckLess wrote:WOW.. you sure know your racer..
Hey so do I :P :mrgreen:.

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Post by andymcgav » Sat Mar 19, 2005 1:53 am

hmm..ambitions? getting an S2000! those cars are sweet...

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Post by TheGame » Wed Mar 23, 2005 1:48 pm

One of my driving Ambition is:

To Drive a 'Vette on the Autobhan in the future & fly by those 'benz, 'porches, bmw etc.... hahahaha
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Post by LS1Leader » Wed Mar 23, 2005 3:41 pm

TheGame wrote:One of my driving Ambition is:

To Drive a 'Vette on the Autobhan in the future & fly by those 'benz, 'porches, bmw etc.... hahahaha
Good luck flying by an M5 or the higher-end Benzes... some of the Benzes have in excess of 600 hp and ft-lb of torque...

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Post by TheGame » Wed Mar 23, 2005 8:01 pm

Have you read about:

Jay Leno drives the Autobahn ??

It's a good article, pity I cannot find a link!
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