On the Run by ProQuest

VIEWS: 9 PAGES: 2

More Info
									                                                                                                                                        On the Run                 with Greg Anderson
                                                                                                                                driver of the Summit Racing Equipment ’09 GXP Pro Stocker

                   $
              From..   629
                 Racer Net
                             97
                                                                           $
                                                                               100      00**                                    D     uring the last few seasons, I’ve been fortunate to be
                                                                                                                                      able to attend the annual Coca-Cola champion’s
                                                                                                                                dinner in Atlanta. At the 2008 dinner, I met Steve
                                                                         Mail-In Rebate
                                                                                  07-31-09                                      Paccone, Coca-Cola vice president of national specialty
                                                                          03-01-09 to
                                                                                                                                retail. Steve lives in metropolitan Boston, and I
                                             Precision Dense Forged                                                             mentioned to him that my son, Cody, is a huge baseball
                                                Connecting Rods                                                                 fan, especially a Yankees fan.
     The most technically advanced and reliable performance rods on the planet!                                                    Steve told me that if we were ever in Boston, he
     Forged powder metal technology features an extremely dense grain structure                                                 would love to have us at Fenway Park for a Red Sox
     when compared to a billet or conventional forging. Manufactured from supe-                                                 game. In 2008, we weren’t able to take Steve up on
     rior ASTM 4260 blended specifically to meet today’s racing demands. Using                     his offer. But after talking to Steve again at this year’s champion’s dinner, I
     Finite Element Analysis, a computer program that accurately simulates stress                  started looking at the schedule. As it turns out, the Red Sox and Yankees were
     and reaction to stress, which allows redesigns for better strength and weight                 playing against each other at Fenway Park the Wednesday before our race in
     reduction in the correct places. Fracture cap technology insures correct cap                  Englishtown. I called Steve, and even with it being the hottest ticket in town, let
     alignment every time with no fretting. Finished off with ARP2000 215,000 psi                  alone the entire Northeast corridor, he was able to provide the Anderson family
     capscrews (up to 650 HP) or upgraded ARP L-19 260,000 psi (up to 800 HP)                      with suite tickets for the game. How cool is that? The Red Sox won in a terrific
     capscrew fasteners. Available for 6.000” Chev SB large journal applications.                  game, 6–5, and there were five home runs. We had a wonderful time. Cody
     Avg. weight 585g. All at a price anyone can afford.                                           wouldn’t take off his Yankees hat or uniform for anything. The pilot on the
           1 Year Unconditional Warranty Against Breakage**                                        airplane going to Boston advised Cody not to get off the plane wearing all that
                        **Rebates apply to part numbers PPF6000 and PPF6000-L19 only.              Yankees gear, but Cody didn’t relent.
                               For Rebates call or go to www.howardscams.com

                                                                                                      “We’re tired of losing, and it’s time
                                                                                                       for us to get our act in gear and
                                                                                                              win some races for
                                                                               $
                                                                          From..   87995                 Summit Racing Equipment.”
                                                                               Racer Net

                                                                                                      On Thursday, we went to New York for a private tour of the new Yankee
               Ultimate Duty                                                                       Stadium. You could’ve peeled Cody off the ceiling; his eyes were wide open the
             Forged Billet Rods                                                                    whole time. When Cody first started playing baseball, he liked the Yankees and
               • 1000+ HP Rating • Fully CNC Machined in the U.S.A.                                Red Sox, but when he started learning about the game, he realized that you
                        • Certified 4340 Aircraft Quality Steel                                    couldn’t like them both, so he eventually picked the Yankees. But even if you’re
                  • Multi-Phase Heat-Treating • 100% Magnafluxed                                   not a baseball fan, you can’t help but appreciate the history and all the great
          • Stroker Clearanced • ARP2000 Fasteners (220,000 psi) Standard                          moments at Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium. To paraphrase the great Lou
                                                                                                   Gehrig, I have to be one of the luckiest guys in the world. And being able to go
                                                                                                   to the game at Fenway really meant a lot to me. I don’t get the cha
								
To top