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CORSA Convention - Atlanta Motor Speedway Drive
Posted by: Sir Thomas ()
Date: August 01, 2022 06:52AM

My family and I had a great time enjoying the fellowship and driving fun at this year's CORSA Convention in Peachtree City, GA. My thanks goes out to the numerous volunteers who put together this series of events. Well done!!

One of the surprise delights was the active drive many of us were able to take around the Atlanta Motor Speedway loop thanks to making a modest donation to a local charity. My son, Elijah Ratliff, created this video of our drive so everyone can get a taste of the experience. Enjoy!

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Thomas Ratliff
Abilene, Texas
'65 Fitch Sprint
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Re: CORSA Convention - Atlanta Motor Speedway Drive
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: August 01, 2022 07:32AM

Great drive!

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Re: CORSA Convention - Atlanta Motor Speedway Drive
Posted by: mguider ()
Date: August 01, 2022 08:23AM

Nice vid. I was in session 2 with my Rampy they never slowed us down I was wide open all 3 laps speedometer buried at 80 mph not bad for a Bone stock 61 year old 80hp Truck engine, but I must say the corners were nerve wracking in a FC. thumbs up

Mark
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Re: CORSA Convention - Atlanta Motor Speedway Drive
Posted by: Sir Thomas ()
Date: August 01, 2022 09:22AM

28 degree banked curves were certainly a new experience for us, particularly during the time when the pace car slowed us to nearly a dead stop to allow new cars plenty of room to come onto the track. It felt like we were just going to roll over, even though we knew we wouldn't. Quite the sensation though. We loved the whole experience.

Thomas Ratliff
Abilene, Texas
'65 Fitch Sprint
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Re: CORSA Convention - Atlanta Motor Speedway Drive
Posted by: MtnVairMike ()
Date: August 03, 2022 10:11AM

mguider Wrote:
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> Nice vid. I was in session 2 with my Rampy they never slowed us down I was wide open all 3 laps speedometer buried at 80 mph not bad for a Bone stock 61 year old 80hp Truck engine, but I must say the corners were nerve wracking in a FC. thumbs up


Mark,

What color was your FC? I may have a photo from behind it.

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Re: CORSA Convention - Atlanta Motor Speedway Drive
Posted by: mguider ()
Date: August 05, 2022 09:51AM

Blue and white. Thanks

Mark
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