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    • - No Fly Zone - California private airstrip roll on race event March 2nd, 2013 presented by the GermanBoost.com German Performance Car Forum Network

      The GermanBoost Network is pleased to announce - No Fly Zone - a private airport roll on race event taking place on March 2nd, 2013 just outside of Bakersfield, California. This will take place on the Minter Airstrip located at 201 Aviation Street in Shafter, California. This event is limited to just 100 cars. GermanBoost.com is the official German automotive forum sponsor for the event and will be providing media coverage as well as photo/video editing and hosting services and support.


      - No Fly Zone - is an Omega Motorsport Event operated by Tony Lopez (e-mail thatoneguy3000@hotmail.com). All inquiries regarding participation are to be sent to his e-mail. GermanBoost of course will assist with any questions. Tony lives in Bakersfield, California and this is an event with many participants knowing one another and just a group of automotive enthusiasts. No pretentious nonsense, this is an event for car guys. Spectators are not allowed. Participants, sponsors, and pit crews only.

      Total run distance of the runway to be used for acceleration is 1/2 mile. Plenty of run off room for deceleration.

      Pictures of some of the hardware attending as well as the quality of the airstrip tarmac are below. You will be happy to know the quality of this tarmac is MUCH higher than that which was seen at a recent airstrip event in California which was in poor condition with an incredible amount of dust making for potentially dangerous conditions for high powered cars as seen here: http://www.germanboost.com/content.p...-on-the-runway

      As previously mentioned, the cost is $200 per vehicle and there are 100 spots. Spots are filling up fast and here is some of the hardware already registered to attend:






















      BimmerBoost.com will also be providing T-Shirts for the staff and shirts will be available to purchase for those in attendance. One of these two designs will be chosen:








      Here are the further details on the event. Do not hesitate to post, e-mail, or PM with any questions:

      Saturday March 2nd 2013
      Minter Field
      201 Aviation Street Shafter, California
      $200 per vehicle

      Thank you for considering joining us for NO FLY ZONE, our very first airport roll race event!

      - Sign ups will handled exclusively through this email address. Payment will be handled either in person via cash, check or money order, or, as in most instances, via PayPal.

      PayPal payments will submitted to this same email address. Please be aware that there are TWO (2) different ways that PayPal lets you submit a payment. Either a PURCHASE, or as a GIFT. If submitting payment as a PURCHASE, please include $10 to cover the PayPal fees. A GIFT submission does not require any fees.

      - When submitting payment, please list YEAR, MAKE, MODEL and estimated CRANK HORSEPOWER, and a 3-digit CAR I.D number in the free text box of the PayPal submission.


      -The CAR I.D. number will be used as the identifying tag for your vehicle during registration and the event. .

      - A spot is not reserved or issued until payment is submitted. Once payment is submitted and cleared, the event forms will be emailed to you. Please print and fill these forms out and bring them with you to the event. Included are a Self-Tech form, and a participant Waiver of Liability form.

      - Each registered participant is allowed THREE (3) "pit crew members" to accompany them. The fee for these "pit crew members" will be $10 each. Each one will also have to print and fill out these forms, and bring them with them. Crew is asked to arrive along with the registered participant, even if in a seperate car or tow vehicle. This will help expedite the check in process, and ensure that only those that are expected to attend are there. This event is not open to the public, and we can not accommodate everyone that will want to come to watch. These not directly involved or accounted for in the above mentioned criteria, will NOT be allowed access to the event.

      - A couple days before the event, a final reminder email will be sent out that will include final instructions, general rules and a running count of the cars attending.

      As always, feel free to ask any and all questions you may have.

      Tony Lopez
      Omega Motorsport Events
      thatoneguy3000@hotmail.com
      This article was originally published in forum thread: - No Fly Zone - California private airstrip roll on race event March 2nd, 2013 presented by the GermanBoost.com Network started by Sticky View original post
      Comments 1048 Comments
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by bilal Click here to enlarge
        im sure this will be the most exciting roll race event ...sticky have done an amazing job in germanboost and im sure this event will be a peice of cake for him
        good luck for all the ppl that will be racing ,very excited to c ur m3 performing man and good luck to u 2
        I've done a B- job. I could have worked harder. This year I'm going for A+.

        I appreciate the kind words.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Send him an e-mail, make sure you say you heard through here obviously: thatoneguy3000@hotmail.com
        I just paid and registered both of my Black Series.....
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Sticky, are you registered yet?
      1. e92's Avatar
        e92 -
        Awesome!
      1. ecampbell's Avatar
        ecampbell -
        I am sure I missed it but what is the distance?
      1. bobS's Avatar
        bobS -
        Wow this is great, congrats sticky and Germanboost, I'm in to support a east coast roll event!
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        I just paid and registered both of my Black Series.....
        I'll see you there. I really hope my car is ready to go. Either way, I know you will enjoy yourself.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by bobS Click here to enlarge
        Wow this is great, congrats sticky and Germanboost, I'm in to support a east coast roll event!
        I know you are Bob, I'll do my best to organize something for you guys. @LostMarine should have already been working on this.
      1. ecampbell's Avatar
        ecampbell -
        Joe - is this a 1/2 mile event?
      1. LostMarine's Avatar
        LostMarine -
        Every day that passes is one day closer to a Roll-On on the east coast Click here to enlarge
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ecampbell Click here to enlarge
        Joe - is this a 1/2 mile event?
        Should be close, I'll get you the distance.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Should be close, I'll get you the distance.
        What? should be close? I assumed it was at least a 1/2 mile or longer. I hope its at least 2500 ft, anything less will be a waste of time.

        Rolling start?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        What? should be close? I assumed it was at least a 1/2 mile or longer. I hope its at least 2500 ft, anything less will be a waste of time.

        Rolling start?
        Yes, rolling start. I'm not sure on the exact distance I am finding out. It will be plenty to stretch the cars legs Jim.
      1. benzy89's Avatar
        benzy89 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        I know you are Bob, I'll do my best to organize something for you guys. LostMarine should have already been working on this.
        Well we've got that Exotics Rally Event -- But I'm down to help/staff anyway I can to bring BB-events to the East Coast
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
        Well we've got that Exotics Rally Event -- But I'm down to help/staff anyway I can to bring BB-events to the East Coast
        Glad to hear it. We'll get there, just a matter of finding the right venue.
      1. ecampbell's Avatar
        ecampbell -
        Benz, lets start a new thread. I have an assistant who I can lend to help.
      1. AWil335i's Avatar
        AWil335i -
        Let's not go toooo far east!
      1. benzy89's Avatar
        benzy89 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Glad to hear it. We'll get there, just a matter of finding the right venue.
        Naturally, the most difficult part


        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ecampbell Click here to enlarge
        Benz, lets start a new thread. I have an assistant who I can lend to help.
        Sure thing, I was actually thinking about also making a thread about BB members who might be going to the NYC Auto Show
      1. FlyingGuy's Avatar
        FlyingGuy -
        Hi Guys... thanks for the show of support. Im Tony, let me know if I can help any. Im in the process of replying to all the emails i have received from you guys so far, so please be patient. Or just keep bugging me!!! haha

        I'll see if I can help. I've gone over the numbers and measurements a time or two.

        Total runway length is billed at 4501. However the same pavement continues "outside the numbers" on either end of the runway. Exactly 200 feet on either side. So that's an extra 400ft. 4901 feet of total running room. We will utilise right about 400 ft for accel and pacing. From one edge of the runway, out to the start marker about 400 FT out. (For this facility, this starting technique will provide us more total usable room then trying to pace together from the taxiway, onto the runway, match speed etc...)
        We will then run 2640 feet. One-half mile. Our total distance remaining after the finish marker will be 1861 feet.
        If you run past that 1861 feet, you are in for trouble. That is the point in which the Earth (being flat) falls off to an edge. No New World. No undiscovered country. Just the edge of the Earth. (Not really. You will have several hundred feet of old tarmac)

        In all seriousness, use this guide for stopping distance: SPEED^2 /20 + SPEED. That's a basic calculation used by some motoring companies to ballpark stopping distance under normal conditions and moderate/aggressive braking. So not kid-ran-out-in-the-street braking. But that-light-just-went-from-green-to-red braking. Again, use as a ballpark figure. Performance brakes and tires, along with amazing surface will only help in that endeavor.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
        Sure thing, I was actually thinking about also making a thread about BB members who might be going to the NYC Auto Show
        I'd like to keep this a private group. Also let's take it out of this thread. Please PM me.