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        run, when I look back on it, but I’m glad
        I didn’t. The only adjustment I made
        was to drop tire pressures two pounds.
        I’ve never driven this car in the wet
                                                                             B MODIFIED
        before, so I feel fortunate to have things
        end up the way they did.”                                         Clemens Burger
             Dennis Brown                                                Indianapolis Region
                                                                              LeGrand Mk. 18
        B Modified Ladies
        J   ane Willis has been competing at the
            Solo Nationals since 1991. With a
        liking for Mod cars, she has driven in C
        Modified, F Modified and Formula SAE
        and has won the Ladies class in all
        three. Now she was making her first
        foray in B Mod in 2008 Champ Tommy
        Saunders’ LeGrand.
           She got the call from Saunders to

                                                                                                                                           threw down a 49.524sec lap that was
                                                                                                                                           unmatched by any other driver in any
                                                                                                                                           class on either course all week.
                                                                                                                                               Burger’s co-driver Daniel Stone
                                                                                                                                           started with a DNF, but on his second
                                                                                                                                           run he put himself in second at 51.3.
                                                                                                                                           Brianne Corn’s 51.5 in Saunders’ car got
                                                                                                                                           third for the day on her last run, quicker
                                                                                                                                           than Brad Fish by a tenth. Saunders was
                                                                                                                                           fifth with a pair of 51.9s, but coned
                                                                                                                    B MODIFIED             away the quicker one.
                                                                                                                                               The competition was for second
                                                                                                                    Jane Willis            place barring any kind of mechanical
                                                                                                                    Texas Region           failure by the leader. That thought was
                                                                                                                    Hoosier/Team Jup       on Clemens’ mind as his machine had
                                                                                                                    Dragon SR1             gone home hurt in two events leading
                                                                                                                                           up to the National Championships. A
                                                                                                                                           steering failure at one event followed
                                                                                                                                           by a rear wheel bearing failure at the
        A MODIFIED                                                                             pilot the potent Dragon SR1 and was a       next had Clemens concerned about his
        1. Dan Wasdahl             LOL BBR/Phantom DVS1 104.547
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