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    The Fossils of Racing!

    Sunday, September 25th has been reserved for the Fossils of Racing reunion and track day. That follows the Team Continental event on Saturday the 24th. Format and pricing to follow. Camping available.
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    The Fossils of Racing!

    If there is enough interest among us fossils of racing to put together a day at Oregon Raceway Park in 2022, STAR Projects would be glad to coordinate it. I am thinking “something for everybody”: Picnic, Track tours, Lapping in your car or one of the track rental fleet, telling lies and enjoying...
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    Black duster

    It was called the Devils' Coffin and ran a 340 I believe. As I recall it was driven by Jack Cave. We had several good races against my Javelin. Reliability was a big issue for all the AA-Sedans in that group (later merged to become D-Production cars) lots of power. heavy and never enough brakes...
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    STAR Projects Announces TWO OPEN PRACTICE DAYS @ O.R.P.

    Event is open to all Lemons Race and Lucky Dog Event teams as well as individual Drivers, and O.R.P. Club Members. Friday, July 23rd - Prior to the Lemons Race. Friday July 30th - Prior to the Lucky Dog Event. Advance registration is required. Sign up is now open through the O.R.P. See...
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    New License Tiers (ARR vs. IRR)

    The only guy I remember ever having died at the track while at the wheel was George Brockbank in 1975. He succumbed to a previously known heart condition at S.I.R's turn 7 and the car had a gentle rollover. Team Continental named their perpetual Novice of the Year trophy after him. He died doing...
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    DRIVER TRAINING AND ENDURO SCHOOL AT O.R.P. - Saturday, March 27, 2021

    I have reserved Saturday, March 27th at Oregon Raceway Park. This is a STAR Projects event and will focus on Driving and Team Skills for the beginning racer, track day driver, and emerging Endurance Racing Teams. Our instructors are assigned from amongst the most proficient Instructors of O.R.P...
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    2021 Instructor training at Oregon Raceway Park Saturday March 20th 2021.

    O.R.P. Instructor Training: In addition to the prerequisites of qualifying for addition to the O.R.P. Instructor list, this year the focus will be " Coaching the Enduro Team". Our guest speaker will be Mike Conatore. Mike will be sharing his insights gained over years as a member of many of the...
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    2020 Annual Instructor training at O.R.P. March 14th

    Conference Drivers, Returning Instructors and Instructor Applicants Our 2019 Annual Instructor training at O.R.P. will be held Saturday March 16th Our Guest Speaker this year: To be determined So why do I want to do this? • Instructing is fun and often a great learning experience as well. •...
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    SUPER SHORT NOTICE! STAR Projects Track Day @ Oregon Raceway Park

    SUPER SHORT NOTICE!! Registration is now open for Sunday, October 6th, 2019 Meal registration closes Wednesday, October 3, 2019 (This event follows the Team Continental Time Trials and H.P.D.E. on Saturday). STAR Projects track Day and Lunch $275.00 $25.00 REDUCTION IN ENTRY FEE for all...
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    Track Day and Practice for LUCKY DOG Race at Oregon Raceway Park

    Attention Lucky Dog Teams and Track Day Drivers Registration is now open for Friday, September 13th, 2019 Registration closes Wednesday, September 11th Lucky Dog Team discount Lunch included in entry fee Car Rentals and STAR Instructors by arrangement. See attached flyer for the details.
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    Announcing White Rat 1, February 16th, 2019

    Announcing White Rat 1: Bring your helmet and your mittens, put your big boy pants over your long johns and head to the track. ORP is ready right now with fresh snow scheduled every day this week. Saturday February 16th, I need 30 sign ups minimum by Thursday, February 14th. Studs are only...
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    2019 Annual Instructor training at O.R.P. March 16th

    Conference Drivers, Returning Instructors and Instructor Applicants Our 2019 Annual Instructor training at O.R.P. will be held Saturday March 16th Our Guest Speaker this year will be Professional Driving Coach and Instructor Mirko Freguia. So why do I want to do this? • Instructing is fun...
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    Open Practice at ORP, Conference Drivers Welcome!

    Attention Lucky Dog Teams and Track Day Drivers Registration is now open for Friday, September 14th, 2018 Registration closes Wednesday, September 12th Open practice for Track Day only drivers (those not entered in the race) is $230.00. 2nd driver same car $180.00. Roll bar rules will apply to...
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    Sorry ad removed due to a schedule conflict with a Conference Event

    Sorry ad removed due to a schedule conflict with a Conference Event. Bill Murray
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