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Issued deactivation orders that shut down operations there. * The field transitioned to become the city's municipal airport. * Its runways are long enough to be an emergency alternate landing site for the Space Shuttle. * It later would become the home of the Tire Rack SCCA Solo National Championships. Lincoln would seem to have the size, facilities and quality of concrete to remain the Nationals host for many years - perhaps long enough to break Forbes' record of 11 years as the host site, Salina's 15 years as the host city, and maybe even Kansas' records of 26 consecutive years and 30 years total as the host state.
062_SC1109 10/7/09 12:48 PM EVENT REPORT more than 4sec faster than second- 49.752. Goldine broke the runner-up tie A Modified placed Bill Goodale. Wasdahl’s second with a 51.3 to Goodale’s 52.4. Goodale’s A Modified Ladies was scheduled to run in the first heat Tuesday, but no one entered – it was not until the run, hampered by a cone, was still faster than the next quickest drivers – plural, because when Barry Goldine crossed Dragon F1 was sandwiched by a pair of 1973 Tui BH3 cars, Bernard Cooley also in the chase at 52.7. third heat that the A Modified cars the line the time clock never changed; If rain was the story for those drivers announced their readiness to run. Most he’d done the identical 52.512 time competing in Wednesday’s second heat, drivers used first runs to get a feel for Goodale had posted just ahead of him. then the drying track conditions was the the pavement – but not Dan Wasdahl. Wasdahl, in his BBR/Phantom DVS-1, story for those driving in the third. With He ran his first run in a blistering 50.1, would run cleanly on the third run to a the FS, CSL and STL classes also competing in the same heat with AM, DÉJÑ VU – THE ROAD TO LINCOLN the West Course’s optimal line began to dry and achieve traction as the drivers made subsequent runs. IT SEEMS WE’VE DONE this before. Here are a few base was decommissioned in 1973.) The A Mod leaders gained four to factoids: For the past three years, Heartland seven seconds during their second runs, • The place was built as an Army Air Corps field in the Park Topeka has been home to the and by third runs were 10 to 12-seconds early days of World War II. Solo National Championships, but the quicker than their opening times. • It later became a Strategic Air Command base. • In 1964, Defense Secretary Robert McNamara. Issued deactivation orders that shut down operations there. • The field transitioned to become the city’s municipal airport. • Its runways are long enough to be an emergency alternate landing site for the Space Shuttle. A MODIFIED • It later would become the home of Dan Wasdahl the Tire Rack SCCA Solo National Land O Lakes Championships. Region Salina? Topeka? Lincoln? All of the Hoosier above! BBR Phantom DVS-1 After bouncing around six different
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