View Full Version : PAUL HEITZ memorial race TRAX 70
07-21-2004, 04:47 PM
I just wanted to post the days for the memorial race for my friend Paul Heitz .Paul passed away earlier this spring and we setup a race to help his family out and get all the guys together for a 2 day race at Pauls favorite track ,,,,The new owner was kind enough to let us use his new renovated TRAX 70 for the race ....The days of the race are August 6ththru August 8th... Practice on August 6th ,3rounds of quilifing on Saturday 7th and 1 round and the mains on Sunday 8th .......Please come on down and race. IF ANYONE NEEDS TIRES I WILL GIVE THEM TIRES FOR THE WEEKEND >>>>>>>I believe that a hotel rate has been set with a hotel that is close and I am sure Jorge M. will post details ....It would mean alot to Pauls son if we could make this race as fun as possiable and I know that alot of manufactors have donated prizes for the racers that attend ...
If you need more info please feel free to ask SETUPS can be sent to anyone who wants to attend this race ....
Really looking forward to seein you and everyone coming out for this one, especially Justin. I can't begin to thank you for helping get the word out for this special race in memory of Paul.
For people that have never been there or haven't been there in years, the track is super smooth, and the surface has a lot of bite with very little tire wear thanks to Paul acid washing the surface a couple years ago. Oh, Iforgot to mention its FAST! Now there's plenty of power & lights, even a few trailer hookups are available.
Just bring tables, chairs and cords!
07-22-2004, 08:40 AM
Hey Dave , I will be down on Saturday of this week to get my ride ready to have a great weekend .....I am looking forward to seeing Justin also . I am looking to see whos coming down Saturday ,I need a Tent to pit under ....I lost mine when my friend Mick died 18months ago .....See ya Sat or Sunday ...SRM
PS whats the rollout for 19turn ...
07-22-2004, 11:00 AM
Rocket, Good Luck with the Memorial race ! ... hopefully you'll have a great turnout.... and be able to help out his family. take care.... hang in there.
I'll be there sunday, Just bring a tarp and some bungee cords, the one side has the steel frame that Paul built the whole length of the concrete pad to throw tarps over.
I might be going to Wall Stadium Saturday night if your interested in seein Polimeda run his Modified.
I'm not real good on keepin notes, it's been a few weeks since I ran 19T there, but I think I was around a 3.20 rollout.
07-23-2004, 06:20 PM
See ya Sunday DC1.....I will bring the suntan lotion ......I am hopeful teh electric will be on ????????? SRM
07-23-2004, 07:31 PM
Hope the weather holds up............. Myself and Jorge will also be down this Sunday.
07-23-2004, 09:32 PM
Rocket, any guess on tire combo's? Thanks Beach
Beach, most have been using BSR Green Pro-lite "L" left sides, narrow LR. And Blue Net "S" Right sides...
07-24-2004, 10:16 AM
Thanks, I will check my cap tire storage bin!!
If you have old caps, alot of different combinations will work, there are some guys runnin tires that are 5 + years old...... especially in stock, just about anything round with rubber on it will work...
07-26-2004, 09:09 AM
Tell me it rained yesterday ......SRM
Not a drop, the sun actually started coming out around the mains.... it was cool and overcast.....
07-26-2004, 05:32 PM
It would have rained if I got in my car .....The weather has not been good to me thi year....See ya in 2-3 weeks .Got my sons 17th this weekend ..
07-26-2004, 05:52 PM
Rocket, was hoping to see you this past weekend, A few people were thinking rain along with yourself but all turned out pretty good. See you in a few weeks.
Dave, nice win. It would have been closer if I didn't clip the inside wall in turn 2.
It was fun, you were real fast up front....
Look forward to racin with ya rocket!
Anyone comin saturday night?
07-30-2004, 12:35 PM
How Does The Weather Look >>>>>>>srm
Startin the chant as we speak........
they're not calling for rain until tomorrow... looks good for tonight!
07-31-2004, 12:13 PM
Weather looking great............. I'm on the way there in about one hour.............
Let's go racing.................. :cool: ............................. JM
08-03-2004, 05:26 PM
I just wanted to thank all the manufactors who have sent products for this race .Pauls son will be coming up from NC to race with us this weekend ,The turnout is going to be 80 -100 races from all over the country I would post the names of the companies but I do not want to leave anyone out that has sent products .I am sure Jorge M will post all the sponsers of this once a year race to remember our friend Paul Heitz////Thanks SRM
08-03-2004, 09:22 PM
SRM Thanks for the help and I will see you on Friday morning.
I would like to Thank all the sponsors that donated their Products to this race.
Can forget the New Owner Patrick for allowing us to put this race together, and for the hardware.
Associated, BSR Tires, Custom Works R/C, IRS, CRC, Putnam Pro-Pulsion, SMC, Sure Shot Racing, R.I.P. Motorsports, ORC,Trinity, SRC Cells,Pro-Match Racing, Precision Racing System (PRS).
Hope to see you all this Sat, Aug, 7 at the New TRAX70 The Fastest Concrete track around.
Don't Forget Turn Left and go Fast............... HAve FUN............... Jorge Moreira
08-04-2004, 03:10 PM
Fantom also sent a box of handouts for this race ....Thnaks Jeff and Troy ....See ya Friday Morning for some HOT laps ....Looks to be a MODIFIED class brewing fro this race ....SRM
08-04-2004, 08:43 PM
can't wait I'm putting my capped tires on right now. see everyone Friday, hope someone has tires for sale I want to run 19t and stock.
08-04-2004, 09:37 PM
Fastman, We will have new tires there. Come and look for us outside turn 3. Ask for George or Walter. Hope to see you all there this weekend. ( I'll be there friday and Sat. all day). ........................Just have FUN................. Jorge Moreira
08-08-2004, 12:53 PM
As promised the zultz are posted, just visit www.Trax70.com (http://www.Trax70.com) and click race results. I would like to again, thank all the racers who came out for this event to remember Paul Heitz. All the sponsores who donated prizes, and everyone who helped during the day to make the day run smooth. Even if it was to put up the last races results, it was a big help. What more can I say that hasn't been said already. Great racing, great weather and great memories. I would also like to thank Justin Heitz, Steve Miller, Paul Morrow for coming up and saying a few words on Paul's behalf. And I hope next years event will be even bigger.
08-08-2004, 01:04 PM
I want to say thank you you to everyone who participated and a special thank you to Steve Miller, Paul Morrow, Jorge M, Alan B, Charlie and the race crew, Patrick and all the sponsers. I can't tell you how much we apprciated what you guys have done. Like I said at the race this was my closure and it was nice to have it a track that I can remember things like yesterday we did there and to be with all you guys made it extra special. My whole purpose of this race was to race one last time but I think i will continue on racing. I had a great time!!! Again thank you to everyone!!! Keep in touch.
Thank you for coming up Justin, I for one enjoyed the day more than any race that I've been to in a really long time...looking forward to seeing you at a track sometime soon Justin! :)
08-08-2004, 04:54 PM
Had a great time guys. I love the track! I'm already making plans on trying to make another trip up. Next time though I'll try and get there in time to get some practice in before qualifying starts. See you guys then. Congrats to Pete on the win! Pretty imppresive for his first time on caps.
08-09-2004, 09:03 PM
Hello all again, I would like to Thank all the racer's that made this race Fun to be at.
First let me say sorry, that it ran a little longer than normal. I'm all new at this and so are the guys that help me out. Without them this race would not gotton of the ground. Once again thanks go out to all that made it possible. Can forget the new owner for letting us have a great day of racing and fun. Also have to Thank Justin Heitz for coming and race with us, hope to see you soon at the races Justin. Had great time talking with you. Last but not least have to thank all the sponsors that send door prizes.
Steve Downs just keep on checking the web site for race dates and come back soon and we will return the favor also. Glad you and McLin had a good time at the track.
Once more ... Congrats to all that made this race possible ..........................JM
08-10-2004, 06:55 PM
I would like to thank the sponsers that I know sent race prizes
SMC A.K.A. the Frenchmen and Jack
FANTOM troy and Jeff
SCR Cells [thanks Mike and Fabio]
BSR [thanks BIG John]
SURESHOT thanks to AL for the awesome Stock powerplant
ASSOCIATED to Sean Puffy and Crew thank you
RIP MOTORSPORTS thanks BEEKMAN now get back to my bodies]
CRC [thanks Frank,Steve ,Joel]
ZUBAK SPEED JUICE [thanks JBZ]
CUSTOMWORKS [thanks Arnie and Rob,Jim]
TRINTY [thanks to the BIg Eman
and many others I am sorry I do not have the complete list with me ,.,maybe Jorge can post the ones I forgot ....
TO JUSTIN , I will be getting ready to come down for the November race and can not wait to have a few more days to laugh and tell stories again it was a blast ....
This race is going to be an annual race at TRAX 70 if the owner will have us back again ....Maybe next year we can do a 2 day thing so we can finsih in the light [im getting old] ....It was the most fun racing I have had in a long time and I am sure that Paul and my friend Mick were looking down on us and having a great time ....Congrats to Lil Pete and Mr Lane on the wins .....BEACH sorry I raced you so hard in the stock main ,did not know you were the leader with the 25 wrecks in that main .....I look forward to seeing everyone at Trains and Lanes this weekend for the ORL race ...
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