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Mitch Reading Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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The entry list looks to be the strongest of the year... hopefully showing that more will be running in 2010?

http://www.mx-5cup.com/event/entrylist.php?event=09mx5_vir1&base=93

Meat, are you going to run your new rocket??

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This will be a good race...I thought Meathead was going to debut his MX-5 in this race...

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I doubt the field will get much larger until we are well out of this economic sink hole.

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quote:
Originally posted by Louis Interdonato:
This will be a good race...I thought Meathead was going to debut his MX-5 in this race...

Wendy had to have a procedure done at the last minute so I stayed to help and watch the kids.

She is fine, it just wasn't planned and the timing sucked!

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Wow, there are a lot of new guys. Is Rossini starting up a MX-5 program?

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quote:
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quote:
Originally posted by Louis Interdonato:
This will be a good race...I thought Meathead was going to debut his MX-5 in this race...

Wendy had to have a procedure done at the last minute so I stayed to help and watch the kids.

She is fine, it just wasn't planned and the timing sucked!

Glad to hear everything is fine and you have your priorities straight.

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Looks like it should be a great race...can't wait! Practice tomorrow!
-Ryan Ellis

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Todd Lamb makes it EIGHT IN A ROW - friggin brilliant - this is a record thats going to stand for a Long Long time.

Buras closed to within a few tenths by last lap but fell back slightly on very last lap. Kent in third.

Bize in his first MX-5 finished 10th (ran in 9th sport for a bit) Mike Rossini 20th.

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I had a lot of fun in my first MX-5 Cup race today! I started 10th...spun running with the leaders in 6th...fell back to 15th-20th place...and got back up to 9th on the last lap while running one of the fastest laps! I'm hoping to podium and have an AMG 1.2.3.! Mx-5 is the way to go!

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Congrats to Todd(s) and AMG. One more to go!

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Congrats Todds...

Jim

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After drops, looks like if Lamb takes the pole or just completes 1/2 the race regardless of starting position, the championship is his.

However, I'm going to guess he's going FTW!

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Really awesome Todds! Lamb, Congrats on the win! Both of you come to the SIC and help me give Danny some competition!!! Buras, you're 2nd in points, bring it on....

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He's coming in my 99 [Eek!]

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Todd or Todd??? [Big Grin]

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Todd squared?

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Kim Ouye Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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What a time for live T&S to fail (lap notes). Wonder what happened on the start. Only way Lamb loses the championship is if he's taken out before completing 1/2 of the laps...

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Kim

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WOW!

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Anybody see what happened to Lamb and Miller in Race 2? - Shoutout to SE boys Todd Buras and Dennis Bize for the 4th and 5th place finishes

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quote:
Originally posted by Danny Steyn:
Anybody see what happened to Lamb and Miller in Race 2?

I think that is a subject of a "discussion" in the paddock about now...lol...

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A la Schumacher vs villenueve? Or was it Damon what's his face?

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What else could you expect? Congrats Mr. Lamb, sure is going to be fun racing with the MER owner next year. [Big Grin]

I'm sending you guys the 20oz versions......

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MX-5 CUP! Really intense weekend. The racing was spectacular (although nothing beats some SE spec miata runnin). Thanks to the Todds and the guys at AMG for getting me up to speed. Congrats to Lamb, #1!

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My understanding is that todd Lamb is the 2009 MX-5 Champ - pretty impressive stuff. Todd you have been busy thsi year, and its paid off - well done, and great Koni race too!

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What a crazy race! Huge wreck on the first lap in turn 10. Congrats to Todd Lamb and AMG for their championship today. I had a great race and was running third passing for second place when one of the Alara cars got into my LR tire and spun me at the top of the roller coasters...got back up to 8th. Still a crazy race and a lot of fun!
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Mitch Reading Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Why didn't Dean run the second race?

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Mitch,we did not run the sunday race because the Diff burned up during the Sat race. I had a great run going, moving up to 8th after starting 11th on the first lap. However,on about lap 5,Ryan spun across the track right in front of me,I checked up hard to avoid contact and got slammed in the rear hard! It caused the Diff seal to start leaking, and leaked all the oil out by race end.The car lost 4 mph on top end and was running 220 degrees. In spite of all this , I had a great race with Mark Miller, we swapped positions many times for 6th and 7th. I feel lucky to finish the race, the Diff was locking up after the race and the car was covered with gear oil!Still mananged to get the Hard Charger Award! Looking forward to having teammates next year to draft with so we can qualify up front and get better results.

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Thanks Dean...you have crappy luck, good luck next year.

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Great job,and a great year, Jason and Todd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!#1

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Great job,and a great year, Jason and Todd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!#1

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I would like to say congrats to Carbotech drivers Lyonel Kent and Justin Piscitell for finishing 1st and 2nd in Sunday's race. Along with Lyonel's third place finish in Saturday's race.

Congrats to Todd on winning the championship as well.

Carbotech would also like to thank the entire Alara Team for their continued support this season. Nice job this year and we look forward to working with you again next year!

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What an amazing season - 7 poles and 8 wins in 9 races! Resetting the record books - I think some of those might last a while. [Wink]

It was a real thrill to run in a SCCA Pro series backed by Playboy and Mazda. A professional program all around - if you haven't had a chance to step up to pro racing for at least a race, this is the best place to give it a try. The cars are a lot of fun to drive!

I have to thank AMG for their amazing car prep and for nailing the setup and strategy each weekend:
Jason Hoover
Tony Silva
Mark Woodworth
Maria, Jacob, Micah

Not a single mechanical issue, nor a single issue in tech even with a motor being confiscated after Barber (with a 3 day turnaround to Autobahn) and the car being confiscated and teched by SCCA/Mazda for 3 days after Road America. Really impressive and it proves that we did it with a 100% legal car!

I also want to thank Luna-C Clothing, Traqmate, and Cobalt Friction for their support throughout the season. You guys are the best!

Thanks as well to SCCA Pro and everyone at Mazda for coordinating to make this spec series successful. I know a lot of hard work goes into it behind the scenes. Thanks to Derek P, EFR, and Rick B for the great coverage, and BFG for taking care of the tires.

I am not sure as of yet what is in store for me in 2010 - Mazda will be making announcements as the plans unfold for next season. There may be some surprises, stay tuned!

Whatever the plans are, it is truly an honor to be representing Mazda as a driver next year.

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[ 10-07-2009, 02:39 PM: Message edited by: Todd Lamb ]

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Once again Todd - awesome season!

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Enjoy the insanity! This was a wild one!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0KW2ZiLaio

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Wow... you could tell it was the last race of the season. Congrats man, if you HADN'T been the champion after the year you had it would have been pure... Lune-C.

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Congratulations Todd!

You make it look so easy.

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Nice job Todd. Jason and the crew.

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