Roger’s Road to Racing: The beginning

Yesterday was one for my History Book.
It didn’t seem to be an auspicious start when the first thing I hear on the radio after starting the truck was “This is the worst trip I’ve ever been on…” by the Beach Boys.  A little birdie suggested that I stop right there, write-off the $325 and go back to bed.  But that’s not what Vikings do, right?  Anyways, I head over to the nearest Tim Hortons to fortify myself with coffee and donuts (I like to think of them as Power Rings!), load up, hitch up the towbar complete with never-before-tested connections to the front bumper and head off for parts unknown.  And guess what?  Nothing bad happens.  Ain’t caffeine great?

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Field GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!!

Best cone killer example I’ve seen! Good enough for a field goal lol at the Picton Autoslalom CASC Regional

Posted by David Klaver on Saturday, May 26, 2018

Filmed by David Klaver at Picton.  What were the chances?!

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What to do, what to do with our Timing System…

Wait, I know!  Let’s use it for our very own Valve Cover Racing Competition!

What’s a Valve Cover Racer?  Imagine a Pinewood Derby entry only you have to use a yes, you guessed correctly — a valve cover from an internal combustion engine.

T h e   R u l e s:

The Cars:

  • No engines or propulsion.
  • No moving weights.
  • Wheel can be attached to the car in any manner, but must not extend beyond the front of the valve cover.
  • Nothing can extend beyond the front of the valve cover.
  • Cars shall be based on an actual rocker cover from an automobile engine.
  • Cars must have four wheels, each no more than six inches in diameter.
  • Wheel must have a non-metallic surface contacting the track.

Critical Dimensions:

  • 30 inch maximum overall car length.
  • 15 inch maximum overall car width.
  • 10 inch maximum overall car height.
  • 10 pounds maximum weight by official scales.

Who’s with me?

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Kingston RC Racing Club wants you

If you’re like me, I put the car away ready to race next season.  That usually means a bit of extra time on my hands.  So, if this sounds like you why not get involved with the Kingston RC racing club?  The folks there share our passion for cars and race competition but in 1/10 scale.  The classes include Mini, F1 and all wheel drive Touring Cars and are competition level and offer a fantastic racing experience. They race on an indoor year round carpet track in the lower level of the Aaron’s Furniture store at Bath and Portsmouth. Our classes

The club is always welcoming new members and offer a free orientation session of our sport and facility to you and any of your members including trying a hand with one of our demo cars.  For more information visit Kingston RC Club on Facebook.

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Lawless Auto Painting and the Godfrey Social Club presents…

This Sunday, September 2nd, marks the 5th Annual Lawless Auto Painting and the Godfrey Social Club’s Car and Bike Show & BBQ.

If you would like to bring your wheels you can send Rick Lawless a note at https://www.facebook.com/RL-Classic-Lawless-Paints-1654437311518928/?tn-str=k*F or you can make the short drive to Godfrey.  Take Hiway 38 through the village of Verona and take the right at Westport Road.  You can’t miss it as it will be the first thing you see!  🙂

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Kingston gets ready for the 6th annual Limestone City Car Classic

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Gatineau Show ‘n’ Shine

FMG - Show and Shine car show

St LAC members are invited to participate in the first  edition of the Show and Shine 2018 of the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival planned for the 1st and 2nd of September.

To register, click on the link below.

https://app.beavertix.com/en/tickets/buy-tickets/1066/3445

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Nothing to see here, folks.

Batman implores citizens to keep safety top of mind when seeing the Batmobile cruising the streets of Hurontario and not stop him for a picture.  As for the police, he is always happy to thank them for their service.

For the complete story http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-tuesday-edition-1.4793124/why-batman-was-pulled-over-by-police-in-brampton-1.4793132

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