Speedcast 23 – 08-29-12

Aug 29, 2012 by     No Comments    Posted under: Uncategorized

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Austin/COTA News

YourRideisHere event, then we have an interview at the end of the podcast.

COTA Grandstands going up near Turn 3 LINK

Formula 1

Race Preview 2012 BELGIAN GRAND PRIX   The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 12th the Grand Prix of Belgium LINK


Bristol back to two racing lines wide. Does that help? Certainly more excitable than it was in the recent past. 2007 when track was changed to a diff style of banking thus allowing more 3 wide racing and passing.   This weekend certainly was attended by a lot more folks.

Helmet toss is back! Tony Stewart & Matt Kenseth.  Les thinks they there were racing for the best line and Tony lost.  That helmet could have easily bounced right back in his face.

Danica held her own last weekend. She was taken out by Regan Smith


CHARITY RIDE IN HONOUR OF SIMONCELLI – Former motocross World Champion Jamie Dobb and MotoGP World Champion Kevin Schwantz lead a group of famous fellow riders and friends on a 1600km bicycle journey from the UK to the Marco Simoncelli Circuit at Misano, Italy, in memory of the late MotoGP star.  LINK

World Superbikes

First race in Russia.
BMW Marco Melandri wins..Tom Sykes for 2nd, Chaz Davies was on our ESPN show and lands on the podium in 3rd.

Local car stuff

This Sunday is another Cars & Coffee in Leander.  Check http://austin.carsandcoffee.info/

Start Date: Saturday, September 08, 2012

It’s time again to jump in the old ride and cruise in to Top Notch Hamburgers for great food,live music and an old movie on the “big screen”.Music entertainment provided by Mandy Marie and the Cool Hand Lukes…..Movie feature”OMEGA MAN” 1971,starring Chuck “my dead hands” Heston..PRE -1971 CARS AND TRUCKS..

Top Notch Hamburgers
7525 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78757
Time: 6:00pm until 10:00pm

Sunday Sept 9th,    Speed City Motorcycle ride for all brands and styles of motorcycles.   We will depart from Ducati Austin that morning.  Stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter or mailing list for details soon to me published.

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