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Crane Cams V8 StockCar at Sebring

Post by V8stockcar » Wed Feb 05, 2014 10:39 am

This time of year the V8 Series usually kicks of the season with the "winter heat", a pair of races in Florida. With a new format for the series for 2014, which coincides with the Southeast Division SCCA SARRC races, the series is already under way. Still, for many of our regulars, Sebring on February 8 & 9 will be their first race of the year.
A good field of around thirty is expected on the famed 12 hour course including former GT-2 champ Nick Hazelwood in the RP Paving Solutions GT-1 Corvette, Willie Mullins in the Crow Wing Recycling/Bugsy's Automotive Ford Fusion, Babe Branscombe in his ex Spirit of Daytona Corvette, Jeff Hinkle in the Hinkle Motorsports ex Penske Racing Dodge Charger, Squeak Kennedy in the Bemco Camaro, Ron Stanley in the Stanley Racing Dodge, Mike Kern in the DEI/Outerwears GT-1 Camaro, Ray Webb in the Kenco Signs Dodge and more.

In GT-1 look for Hazelwood to not only take the top spot but challenge the V8 Series track record for the track. Mike Kern and Ray Webb will likely battle closely as they have in the past.

SPO, with about a dozen entry's, should be a shoot-out. Look for Babe Branscombe in the # 38 Corvette to lead the class into turn one. However, Squeak Kennedy in the very quick Bemco Camaro, Willie Mullins in his Ford Fusion, Ron Stanley in his ex Nascar cup Dodge and Jeff Hinkle in his similar Dodge will have plenty to say about the outcome.

In GTA, Vern Smith, Larry Corwin, Chad Jorgensen and Hall Robertson have shown similar speed on the circuit and it will be a toss up who might prevail. All bets are off though if Friday testing goes well for Bobby Kennedy in a Bemco GTA late model Monte Carlo. Kennedy one of the brightest young stars in club racing is a terror in anything he sits in.

For overall honors look for Hazelwood in his Hammer Magnum Racing prepared Weaver chassis Corvette to battle Branscombe. Branscombe is a veteran of the Sebring circuit and his SPO classed C5 has surprised more than a few GT-1 cars in past years.

The V8 Series wishes to thank Crane Cams for returning for the third straight year as the title sponsor.

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Re: Crane Cams V8 StockCar at Sebring

Post by V8stockcar » Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:14 pm

Group 6
2 GT1 Steve Kenny yellow 1997 chevy camaro
5 GTA Larry Corwin White 2005 Chevy Monte Carlo Old Rooster Racing
6 GTA Bobby Kennedy red/yellow 2005 ford taurus Bemco Fab/V8StockCar.c
8 GT2 Michael Smellie Blue/Yellow 1995 Mazda RX-7 Rotary Power Motorsports / Bentz Eye Center
10 SPO Ron Stanley white/blue/red 2006 Dodge Charger Fit Bottle
17 SPO William Thomas blue/grey 1989 ford mustang stork express
20 ITO Dario Orlando Red 2009 Ford Mustang Steeda Autosports, Nitto Tires
21 SPO Jeff Hinkle blue 2008 dodge / penske charger
22 T1 Robert Korzen Yellow 2013 Ford Boss 302S
27 SPO Harry Hinkle Blue 0 Dodge Penske COT
28 SPO Squeak Kennedy Black/Pink 2011 Chevy Camaro Kennedy K
33 GT2 Terry Taylor blue 1970 datsun 240z made ya look racing/DAWSONS MOTORSPORTS/COMPETITION CLUTCH
38 SPO John Branscombe yellow 2000 Chevy Corvette C-5 Colony Used Auto Parts
46 ITO John Floyd black/red 1995 ford mustang gulf coast rebar
47 SPO R.P. "Bosco" Logsdon Yellow/Black 2010 Chevrolet Corvette
51 SPO William Mullins Purple/Lime Green 2007 Ford Fusion Crow Wing Recycling/Bugsysauto.
54 ASR Dan Moon White 2011 Saker GT HiTech Fasteners, SakerSportscars
55 GT1 Michael Kern Red/Green/White 1994 Chevrolet Camaro DEI / Outerwears
61 ASR Leroy Buell Blue 1991 Shelby Can Am
62 GTA Hall Robertson White/Red 2002 Chevy Monte Carlo Farner Barley Associates
66 GT1 Raymond Webb black-blue 2006 Dodge intrepid Kenco Sign and A
69 GT3 Bill McGavic Red Black 1995 Mazda RX7 No Mo Money Race Enginering
87 SPO David McCauley red 1991 ford mustang MCCAULEYS TAVERN
97 GTA Bryan Collyer Blk/Org/ 2001 Chevy Monte Carlo Crunch Construction
98 ITO Paul Troup Blk 1985 Chevy Camaro Dawson Motorsports
0 SPO Lee Arnold Black 2010 Chevy Impala
01 GT1 Nick Hazelwood Yellow and Black 2001 Chevrolet Corvette GT1 R P Paving Solutions
02 SPO Eric Servick blue 2005 dodge charger Weather Control A/C
05 GTA Chad Jorgensen Red and white 1993 Olds Cutlass V8
09 GTA Vern Smith Orange 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo White Rose Engineering
141 GT2 Mark Strong Silver 2002 Panoz GTS M Squared Plumbing Services, Inc., Brightwater Farms Art & Design Studio
173 GT2 Mark Griffith Orange 1973 Porsche 911 RSR Troysport

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