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It's nice to know there IS life on other planets.

Great run Steve!

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Thanks for the collective efforts of the BiggsB team, we had a winning team, strategy and prep level to be a serious contender in class E2 but sometimes stuff happens. Our motor went on a quick weight lose diet around 11 PM close to turn 8. There was no warning other that a sudden bad noise. The team did a great job of installing the old motor from last year in around 3 hours and we were able to finish the race. Currently, not sure where we ending up as for a placing goes, assuming mid pack or so, which really is not bad considering a 3 hour pit stop. There are some lessons learned so we can be even better prepaid and competitive next year.

I would like to extend a “thanks” to all of the people who supported this effort both before and during the race but want to point out a special “thanks” to True (he do not post on the form very much) for doing an outstanding job as Crew Chief. Every pit stop was well organized, cleanly executed and quick. We never received any form of penalty. And my co-drivers, Gale Corly from Texas and Jeremy Croiset for Cal. All in all, we made a good team.

Related, very impressive efforts by many teams but I’m just shocked that Steve Gorarrian was able to drive at that high level for 25 hours. I do not personally know him but I’m impressed. I was full tilt at the final hours turning 2:07 and 8’s when traffic allowed and he went by me like I was standing still. Good to know that there is intelligent life on other plants.

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I just woke up from a nine-hour "nap" at my motel in Willows, and now it's after midnight. D'oh.

First, I want to thank my team- 3D Racing and Miller Motorsports. It was so nice to see all my old enduro friends again. We ran a great race and executed our plan, and were it not for a rear hub failure in the morning that put us out for several laps, the finish could have been a lot closer than it was. Still, after everything that happened (including our windshield getting smashed by debris at 5:00am and having to soldier on, looking out through the cracks) we were glad to come home on the podium.

I've worked this race with mostly the same group of people for four years straight now, and every year we've been on the E2 podium. Our 2008 win was the highlight, but 2nd place in 2006 and 2007 and this year's bronze medal are really special too.

Congratulations to Steve Gorriaran for a truly superhuman performance. We thought our 2:04.4 fast lap would stand until he ran a 2:03.7, FLYING in an E2 car. Never mind that he did it after being in the car for 20+ hours.

Congrats also to my great buddies at Miatacage for their 2nd place finish after they had a similar hub failure just an hour before we did.

Every year at the end of the race I say "never again," but I know I'll probably be back.

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I am so impressed with this performance of Steve. It is absolutely a superhuman effort that needs to get publicity well beyond the borders of our small "trivial sport".

That one man could perform at such an elevated level for 25 striaght hours is something that very few have ever achieved in any sport of any type.

Not to mention that this is a sport where life and death hang in the balance at any time, and a moments lack of concentration can have life ending consequences.

I am just flabbergasted and raise my hand high in salute to Steve - what an incredible athletic achievement on SO MANY LEVELS

Steve you make us SM'ers proud to have you as our National Champ and our poster child!!!!!

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Congratualtions Steve on your victory and I too am shocked at your extraordinory performance! We
were a couple of spots down on pit lane from your team and every time you came in late in the race I expected you to fall to the ground and give up! Don't know how you did it but I'm going to give some of that Red Bull stuff a try at my next endurance race!

Thanks to the Biggs B team for having me on the driver team this year. We had some bad luck like a lot of teams but the Biggs B crew is 1st class and a special thanks to our crew chief True for a great job of keeping the whole thing going during adversity.

1st time at the 25 and hope to be back next year!

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I talked to Steve last night. After a 25 hour stint in the car and the curse that his car ALWAYS goes to the tech shed. He drove another 110 miles in the rental car to catch the red-eye home. He has work obligations all day today and will not make it home until tonight.

He says his hands are all torn up, broken blisters and the like. His back is sore and he feels like he now has carpal-tunnel syndrome.

He was very appreciative of his crew and DDG. He wanted to thank DDG, Robert Davis, Mazda and NASA for making this happen for him.

He used Hoosier Tires.

YES, this was the same car from the runoffs. According to Steve, who admittedly knows nothing about cars, this is the runoffs car in the same trim with no changes other than tires.

As Steve's "unofficial" PR person that is all I got. I will try to get him to post something more here in a day or so.

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Maybe SpecMiata.com should sponsor a " Driver of the Year Award" My vote; Steve Gorriaran

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Truly amazing, when I heard he was doing it solo I couldn't believe it. Admittedly, every hour I kept waiting for him to pull over and try to get a back up driver in. 4hrs went by, 8hrs went by, 12, 15, 19, 21, 24...wow he's actually going to make it. Huge accomplishment.

On another note, we won E1 [Big Grin]

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That is really, really cool. Congrats Steve, awesome victory and awesome season.

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For what it's worth, another driver drove the race solo this year in E2 in a Spec E30. I heard (I'm not making this up) that he stopped mid-way for a massage...

Cheers,

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Very Impressive! Congrats on a stellar job and making it the entire way. I remember driving 22 hours hauling the race car back from AZ., I can't imagine racing for 25....WOW!

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copied from c-c:
Ughh. That is all.

We (3d racing) finished 3rd in E2. We were 2nd, one lap back when the left rear hub departed the car in big fashion at the bottom of 5 with 65 minutes left.

25 minutes later the car rolled back on track, after replacing the halfshaft (thanks Marc Hoover!), brake rotor, wheel, hub, and upright.

Thanks to the crew: Pat Newton, Scott Miller, Erik Maxfield, Bryan Crall, Grant Conley, Bill Polsley, Jamie Florence, Rob Olmstead, Scott Courtney, Bob Holmes and everyone else I forgot.

The drivers drove smartly and efficiently: Doug and Dennis Clark, Dan Gheringer, Darrin Polsley.

Good times indeed. The mythical pork shoulder was delivered to True about 8 saturday night. Too bad to see the Biggsb and hoover cars fall out with mechanicals.

As for me, my 5th 25 hour, 4 podiums in a row, and I'm spent.

Marcus

edit: Dean- Donnie Edwards did drive solo in a SE30, he stopped for a 90 minutes rest at one point, and a couple other extended breaks.

edit2: for those questioning the life and durability of hoosiers, we got 10 hours on set 2, running 4/5/6's. purple crack indeed.

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Congratulations Steve! With your accomplishments over the last few months, it appears to be a good time to begin thinking about moving up to a Pro series [thumbsup]

I'm running your radiator from last season but I don't think it gave me the 50HP I was promised by DDG [Mad] [Wink]

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quote:
Originally posted by dtfastbear:
For what it's worth, another driver drove the race solo this year in E2 in a Spec E30. I heard (I'm not making this up) that he stopped mid-way for a massage...

I'm sorry, but I just couldn't resist...

So of the two drivers who did the 25 solo, Donnie got a massage but Steve got a happy ending? [laughing] [duck]

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lol

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Congrats to Steve, He was amazing. It was a real nail biter and most of the race was run at near sprint paces. Team Miatacage.com felt good about our chances with up to a 7 lap lead before breaking an axle. My neck felt like breaking after my second 3 hour stint. I don't know how Steve did it other than the guy is very very fit.

PS, Yes we were penalized for a parking violation, but it wasn't a 5 minute penaly, just a stop and go, so it had no effect on the outcome as implied by the MC, but it was a good story nonetheless [Smile]

congrats to all who finished. The competition gets tougher every year!

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What happened??

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Just a paddock parking violation. The story just changed a bit, that's all.

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Congrats to all! I was a slacker and just visited this year instead of driving. I saw a lot of hard work with teams giving it their all to play the hand they were dealt.

quote:
Originally posted by Kim Ouye:
mat - Last I heard, 1st and 2nd degree burns on hands and arms... Makes me wonder if our gloves are not stout enough compared to the rest of our safety gear.

I talked to one of the fire crew. His comment: "don't ever take off your gloves when you're in the car!"

-Juan

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Steve you need to cut this s#@$ out.

Your making the rest of us look bad!

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quote:
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Congrats to all! I was a slacker and just visited this year instead of driving. I saw a lot of hard work with teams giving it their all to play the hand they were dealt.

quote:
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mat - Last I heard, 1st and 2nd degree burns on hands and arms... Makes me wonder if our gloves are not stout enough compared to the rest of our safety gear.

I talked to one of the fire crew. His comment: "don't ever take off your gloves when you're in the car!"

-Juan

I forgot to thank you for the pies Juan! the crew loved them.
And yes, the gloves are probably the weakest part of our kit, keep that in mind when shopping for new ones.

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Many gloves don't have nomex under the palm area, only leather is required.

I went out of my way to get nomex there and the thicker glove doesn't bother me.

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Alot of the NASCAR guys wear the Alpine Stars, so that's going to be my next pair.

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Gloves/Hands are one of the least protected part of the body. Along with the ankles and face (especially those who don't wear a balaclava.)

1. The break in covering between the sleeve and glove is one avenue for fire to get in. Some gloves overlap better than others but it's still a 'weak point'

2. Gloves are 'skin tight'. That extra air between you and your body helps insulate you from the heat of a fire. That is totally lost in the glove region.

3. As others have mentioned, the layering is different. Some gloves are single layer, others are double layer, some have leather palms, some have carbonX. Lots of choices to wade through to find the best solution.

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Here's a photo of Espenlaub's fireball. I was too stunned when I first saw it to get a photo -- the flames were taller than the flag stand's roof.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenobot/416592199...in/set-72157622954200256/

Glad he escaped with only minor injuries. It could have been far, far worse.

Here's a pic of the #5 BiggsB car in the pits. Thought it was a fun one to share:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenobot/416592354...in/set-72157622954200256/

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quote:
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[QB] Here's a photo of Espenlaub's fireball. I was too stunned when I first saw it to get a photo -- the flames were taller than the flag stand's roof.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenobot/416592199...in/set-72157622954200256/

Glad he escaped with only minor injuries. It could have been far, far worse.

I drove by turn 9 just after the driver had been extracted and the car was completely in flames. The smoke on the track from the fire was so bad I couldn't see where i was going. It was a spectacular blaze and definately a wake up call on how important fire safety equiment is no matter what car you drive. Shortly after turn 10 I looked down to check my fire bottle release to find that the safety pin had been left in [shame] It was not in much longer...

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Charles should be getting out of the Hospital today.

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[hijack]
With all due respect to team MER with all of their hard work and excellent prep (a lesser prepped car might not have protected the driver as well) , Charles Espenlaub who managed to get out before severe injury and the crew manning turn 9, please forgive me for this hijack, but I really think this is important. Almost all of the people I normally race with are club racers. At the end of a weekend, even an event like the 25 @ T-Hill, we go home to our families and go back to our “real” jobs. Racing is for fun and it is a lot of fun. There are risks we are all willing to take and there are many steps we have taken to mitigate the risks. IE quality roll cage, HANS, good helmet, good seat, good fire suit etc… Getting hurt is not part of the equation for fun, and suffering from sever burns is something I would rather not do. After the Alan Burgess event earlier this year, I upgraded my personal fire system in my car much beyond what SCCA and NASA require. I know many club racers using the minimal required safety equipment to save money and I started this way. IMHO, it is a false economy. The few bucks you can save on cheep (low quality) equipment will cost you much more in the long run. If you have to make a choice between registering for a race weekend or buying a HANS, then take the weekend off and buy the equipment that can save your life. Is one extra race weekend really worth the risk of spending the rest of your life with burn scars or in a wheelchair? [/hijack]

There are many things I really like racing with BiggsB, the list is too long for this post, but one of the items that stands out is their commitment to having a safe and fun event. The team all work towards the common goal of a safe and fun race. Even if I’m not invited back as a driver (honest, I really did not do anything to cause the motor to puke a connecting rod) I will volunteer as a crew member, I think that highly of the team.

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Can anyone share more details on what caused the fire in Charles car?

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quote:
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Can anyone share more details on what caused the fire in Charles car?

I heard the drive shaft broke and ruptured the fuel cell.

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quote:
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Can anyone share more details on what caused the fire in Charles car?

It would be best if you got that from the MER team. The only things I have to say would be speculation and I just do not see how that can add value to the conversation. With that said, the MER team does an excellent job as a racing organization. And the various levels of safety equipment and precautious we use work, from personal fire suits to corner workers.

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My understanding is that the driveshaft ruptured the stock fuel tank, igniting the car. Luckily the fuel cell did not crack and explode.

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SG, amazing!

Charles, ugly and way to close a call for me.

Lots to be learned, GT car cell protection a must IMO in cars with a cell.

We nearly broke into the 59s, I tried but on 294 lap Hoosiers, just not meant to be.... lol

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I hope Charles is okay. The reports I've heard is that he will be.

RJ Racing ran a solid race. Our primary driver lineup was very consistent this year with all fast times within a second or so of each other (2:06s to 2:07s). I'm fairly certain our 105k bottom end is pretty much done though. There was something not right the entire race since we only got maybe 80 mins off 10 gallons where we normally get well over 90.

We were trading 3rd and 4th with the 3D guys up until about 1am when we got caught up in an Integra-E30 brawl and we were the collateral damage, with major contact to the RF corner, including a bent UCA and tie rod end. I swear that RF corner is cursed--it's the third time we've had to replace the UCA from collateral damage--so of course that's the one spare we didn't have. Big thanks to Marcus Miller and the 3D guys for letting us borrow their spare UCA.

We got the UCA and tie rod replaced, banged the bejesus out of the fender to keep it from rubbing, reset the alignment and got it back out on track at 2:05am. The car turned its fastest laps of the race after that and just kept getting faster. At this point we were just determined to make it to the end to break the curse of one of our drivers, JG Pasterjak (Grassroots Motorsports' editor) who has never finished the 25 Hours. I'm happy to say we were successful. Check out his running blog of The 25 and keep your eye out for the article in GRM sometime early next year.

We ended up 5th in class. I'm very pleased with the effort of our first "true" 25 hour race (as opposed to last year's fog shortened 25 that only lasted 17.5 hours). Great to see everyone again. We're already planning for next year!

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First off I hope Charles is recovering well and everyone else is mending from any injuries sustained.

I’m finally coming down from a crazy 4-5 days. Woke up Saturday and raced 2,000 miles, showered and drove 110 miles to the airport, took a red-eye flight 3,000 miles to Boston and attended a training class, drove back to RI and didn’t get to bed until 2:30am Tuesday. WOW!

This is probably a little long winded, but here goes. I’m more than happy to share more details if anyone is interested. I can tell you that my hands, wrists, back, ears were all pretty sore.

I would like to thank everyone for their support and congratulations. It was one hell of an awesome race and experience. This was our first ever NASA event and our whole team were extremely impressed with the professionalism and efforts from all NASA officials from top to bottom. All were very cooperative and really went out their way to work with us and help us to pull it off.

In particular I would like to thank Robert Davis of Mazda and Jerry Kunzman of NASA. Without their support and belief in me it never would have happened. Jerry you really know how to run a premier great world class event.

I have raced in many enduros including 24-hours of Daytona and I must say that this was the best group of drivers I have ever raced with. Everyone was respectful and aware of faster and/or slower cars out there and they were very courteous. Great driving by all made it a very enjoyable race and lots of fun.

This was the second time I’ve raced a miata on the west coast and the guys out there are fantastic. Team miatacage and team 3D racing are top notch competitors and any of us could have won it, the luck just fell our way. They both ran a great race with superb strategy.

Thunderhill is a great track for an enduro. It really keeps your attention.

I can’t thank David DelGenio of Driven Performance enough for all his efforts in putting this whole program together just weeks after the runoffs using the same car from the runoffs. Once again DDG delivered the best car in the field. It took him 5 days to tow out there and he’s still not home yet from the event.

Jonah DelGenio did a great job managing my food/fluid intake, my race gear and changes, and guarding the porta-potty for me.

Shawn Dewey was outstanding on the radio keeping me focused and aware of issues on the track. DDG and Shawn managed a great race strategy and managed me too.

David Woodle of DWW Motorsports along with Leos Kubec, Dave Loring, and Dan Malek were incredible in pit lane. No mistakes and great teamwork in pitlane all with no sleep. I can’t thank you enough guys.

Laura Gorriaran-Goodwin for preparing me mentally and physically for the event.

I need to also thank:

My wife Carine, my family, and my friends for all their support.

Our Sponsors:
MazdaSpeed
Stewart Engines (Jim Stewart delivered a great motor that we put 2,000 miles on without a hitch running fast lap over 21 hours and 1,600 miles into the race)
Redline Oil
Hoosier Tires
PowerMist Racing Products
Hawk Brakes
frog toggs
FRS healthy energy

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Steve Gorriaran
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2009 NASA E2 Champion 25-Hours of Thunderhill

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Great job Steve... amazing, and I hope you get rested soon, so you can enjoy the victory [thumbsup]
Ed

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Congratulations again Steve. Perhaps more than anything else, the fact that you ran fast lap that late in the race speaks to your fitness level and the car's prep level. I was blown away when that time came across the live timing feed.

We were looking forward to fighting hard with you and Miatacage right to the end, until our hub let go in turn 5. I really enjoyed the fact that for a couple laps in the morning, the top three E2 cars ran nose to tail around the track (though we were separated by laps).

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Steve,

Amazing effort. Quick clarification though: I'm just curious how NASA handled the requirement that a team must have at least 2 drivers for any event longer than 6 hours. Did you sign up a 2nd driver that never drove or did NASA give you a special dispensation to run the whole event by yourself? If it was the latter what did that process entail?

Obviously we're all impressed with your fitness. I just want to make sure NASA is ensuring that guys are at your level of fitness before they're cleared to ironman it.

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Rob Gibson
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Well done Steve and congrats on a well desired win!

3D Racing had a great chance to win this but it wasn’t meant to be. 23 hours in we were ¾ lap down on Gorilla(P1) and several laps up on MC(P3). We put a fast and “rested” driver in and started the hunt. Unfortunately, a few laps in the LR hub snap off in T5 sending the car skidding to a stop a foot from a drainage ditch. The wheel went flying and ended up over by T15. We got the car repaired (thanks Hoover for the axel) and took third place. Too bad, it could have been a very exciting battle to the finish. Still a great accomplishment of this team and I could be prouder of them.

The crew, lead by Pat Newton, was just amazing this year. Scott Miller saved us a spot on the podium with a quick hub repair and being present for every pit stop. The car and drivers were the fastest I’ve worked with, Dan Gehringer, Darin Polsley and Dennis Clark.

Thank you to Hoosier Tires for the tire setup info and trackside support.

We’ll be back!
Doug Clark

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A show covering the 25 hour race will be shown this Monday on the Versus channel (Same channel that aired the NASA championship race). 11-Noon EST, 2-3 PST. Not sure how much they're covering the actual race vs. reality show for a couple teams.

-Bruce

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My direct tv guide shows it at 2 pm pst Monday.

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Its at 2pm PST, but for EST I believe its at 5pm not 11am.

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yup 5 EST. Not the first time my math was backwards.

-b

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Thanks for the heads up on this! DVR is set.

My Comcast also has it listed for 2PM PST.

Thanks again.

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