Drag week with Ed
Hello race fans, this is Ed Urcis and I work at CP-Carrillo (sales/tech/engr )./
Last April I entered my 2015 Z06 Corvette in Hot Rod Magazine's Drag Weekend 3 day event in Arizona. I had such a great time that I am taking a vacation and am going racing at Drag Week 2016 from Sept 12th through the 16th. I will be racing in Street Machine Eliminator (a bracket race class). This as a 5 race event taking place at Columbus OH, Norwalk OH,Martin MI, Indianapolis IN, and finishing up back at Columbus.
I will be traveling to and during the race with another competitor, Kevin Studaker who lives in Phoenix AZ. After a relatively short drive to Phoenix Kevin and I will begin our drive to the Ohio. My passenger/assistant for this adventure will be Jim Marcellus,a longtime friend, racer, and hi-performance industry employee who also lives in Phoenix. Check back regularly to find out how things are going, hopefully there will be more good news than bad!
9/9/2016 Locked and loaded: Ed Leaving for Drag week.
9/9/2016 On I44 in OK, mile marker 161 following Kevin...
9/11/2016 Got 1 time trial only, as there are over 400 cars. I am having issues with getting the car to shift gears at the proper time, so i had to abort the run.
9/15/2016 Sorry friends and fans, I had some phone troubles and was unable to send updates. BUT, good news is that I am still racing! I had my best pass on Tuesday: 10.44 at 132.50, however I noticed my shifting was bad. I made a few more passes and noticed smoke at the top end. I tried running extra transmission fluid, but it was too much, so i had to drain - a 2hr process :-(. While finishing up, I noticed the CV boot on the left area axle was split in two. I made an Ed Mc Gyver repair with duct tape, bailing wire and it didn't leak (Yeah!). I did get it fixed at RPM trans in Indy later that day.
Unfortunately my friend Kevin who was racing with me broke his torque converter the second day and went back home.
I am currently in 8th place and tomorrow is my last day racing. I'll keep you posted on how it goes.
Sept 15, 2016
9/16/2016 This made me really happy! I have the best wife. She send me a Mrs Fields care package at the hotel. She is my biggest supporter and I can't THANK her enough for EVERYTHING she does for me, not just towards racing, but more importantly as my partner. -Ed Sept 16, 2016
#dragweekwithEd #dragweek #cpcarrillo
9/16/2016 Friday moring, qualified #9 with an average of 10.66, won first round and lost 2nd round. After the races got everything ready for the trip back home. It was a late night! -Ed #dragweekwithEd #dragweek #CPCarrillo
9/17/2016 Left Ohio Saturday morning at 8:00AM and arrived in Phoenix at 9 PM on Sunday. Unfortunately had a 2hr delay because I had to change a blow out on the car trailer right front, which required some major repairs to the fender and trailer floor.
Big thanks to Jim Marcellus for all the help and the company - the adventure would have been much more difficult and not nearly as fun as it was. - Ed
#dragweekwithEd #dragweek #CPCarrillo
Reader Comments (41)
Right on Ed!! Like they say: "That's racing" :)
DV Auto & Performance
I would like to find drag week shared ed topics. All the features getting to write bestessay review stories. Then everyone happy to find new concepts and essays from this blog.
This comment is very good site,online gaming. this tool is pscodes.net very simple and easy to use it does not play.
After a brief time we might obtain 10,000 robux for $99.95 as well as 22,500 robux for $199.95 from the main website. Today, the gamers could quickly access the free robux in roblox by just utilizing the on the internet generator device. http://freerobuxgenerator.net
In fact talking the GT500 has more power than the ZR1, so it could be viewed as tantamount. Obviously, it is not as low to the ground and has a back seat. I work for Cheap Dissertation Writing Service and I got knowledge from articles.
The Z06 is VI seconds a lap quicker than the previous ZR1 around VIR Grand West. I am a writer at Dissertation Service and I read articles on daily basis to get the new information and knowledge.
yeezy350find When I saw your article, especially this post you satisfied me amazingly.
Me and my flat mate had a controversy about identical automobile racing. My Assignment Help case become that to make sure a race is equal and to absolutely see who the better driver is, you will must make certain both drivers use the identical automobile (equal version, engine etc) on the music. His argument changed into that it's far identical if each drivers chose extraordinary automobiles with exceptional blessings and drawbacks as they would even out. What are your perspectives?
What is the top ranked file manager this is must and should application that should be installed in each and every Android mobile. This application was developed by the international developers ESS global es file explorer apk download and root explorer apk download
I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often. download creehack app
Thanks for your information, it was really very helpfull.. More about Phoenix Steels
pleasant bLog! its fascinating. much thanks to you for sharing.... Questions to Ask a Friend
This substance is composed extremely well. Your utilization of organizing when mentioning your focuses makes your objective facts clear and straightforward. Much obliged to you. buy tianeptine
Thankyou for this wondrous post, I am glad I observed this website on yahoo. seo marketing company
Howdy! Pleasant stuff, do update me as often as possible when you post again something like this! voyance-retour-amour.com
I hope this will give you an awesome clear great unique diy different easy special dog Halloween costumes 2017. This will give you an awesome Halloween dog costumes latest trends. homemade Halloween costumes ideas
creehack apk download
Creehack Apk also known as freedom apk no root because it doesn’t require root permission while freedom apk requires.
Awesome article with brilliant idea!Thank you for such a profitable article. I truly acknowledge for this awesome data.. towelroot app for android
This was a truly awesome challenge and ideally I can go to the following one. It was alot of fun and I truly had a ball.. soul-desire
A debt of gratitude is in order for sharing this data. I truly like your blog entry all that much. You have truly shared a useful and intriguing blog entry with individuals.. vex 3
I like this post very much this is an interesting one. Travelling is one of my hobbies but now I am working as a writer with uk dissertation writing services, the top online writing company. Visit us to get useful information.
While reading your post, I came to know about the drag week event. I feel that such events will help the users to learn more about their cars and solve the issues related to them. I want to get more details of the event. Please share more details. Shared Office Spaces in Nungambakkam for rent
I appreciate what you have done here. I like the part where you say you are doing this to give back however I would expect by every one of the remarks this is working for you too. welfare transit
HCQS is a leading supplier for Apple, Samsung, HUAWEI cell phone parts such as iPhone/Samsung/HUAWEI LCD. We offer quality-assured services for all users. phone replacement screen
it was a brilliant opportunity to visit this sort of site and I am cheerful to know. much thanks to you such a great amount for allowing us to have this open door.. run 3
I discovered this is an educational and fascinating post so i suspect as much it is extremely valuable and learned. I might want to thank you for the endeavors you have made in composing this article. hampton bay ceiling fans
I am not defining old woman how to find work-life balance.her values, essay help desires, and view of the world is different from mine. becoming great at something you have work a lot to good at something you want to be great.
Great read. Sweet ride! I'm trying to save money by working at a Dissertation Writing Service
In don, hustling is an opposition of speed, against a goal basis, Essay Help more often than not a clock or to a particular point. The rivals in a race endeavor to finish a given assignment in the most limited measure of time.
The underlying subject for the marketing campaign is of route lighthearted, and it has been billed as 'speedy vs humorous', but the stage of competition is about to heighten because the big names build in the direction of a actual existence poker showdown scheduled for early 2018 Vadim Soloveychik
i m the big fan of racing i also race hope to see you in Ohio
British Dissertation Writers
Thanks for this post!! it was great reading this!! keep posting!!!
Towelroot Apk Download Version
You must login to post comments.