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These pics were taken yesterday at the 2020 Shelby GT500 Track Attack in Charlotte. Kris (fletchffletch) drove up from Atlanta to join in the fun. We had an amazing day! 🤟

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Now those are two shady looking characters right there!!! 😂😂😂

Until yesterday, Tim and I have never had the opportunity to meet in person. I knew he was going to the Track Attack a while back and I had already taken this whole week off a while back for kiddos fall break and just to use up some vacation. I was planning on going over just to meet Tim and watch the activities in an informal manner. What I didn’t realize until I talked with Tim was there was an official guest program for $175. At the time we talked about it a month or so ago all the guest slots were filled. Well, as luck would have it, one opened up yesterday morning. Tim called me yesterday morning while I was on my way back from getting a haircut (first in 11 months!) to let me know and was I interested still. Hell yes! Packed up the car and hit the road from Atlanta to Charlotte. 5 hours later, there’s Tim, @TomLake and I sitting in the hotel room drinking beer.

Even for the guests, the track day was awesome, just awesome. I freaking loved it. And I know Tim and Tom were absolutely having a ball! More to come on that later when all the Gigabytes of videos and pics get sorted and sifted through. Prepare for another Goose17 Productions epic feature documentary film!!!
 

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Yuppers... we had a weeee bit of fun!

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Looks awesome can’t wait to go. Gods think I’m only an hour from Charlotte
 

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So Kris. Will you now be returning to the Ford camp?! 😜
 

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So Kris. Will you now be returning to the Ford camp?! 😜
I told Tim and Tom yesterday morning that this could end up being a VERY expensive day for me!!! 😜😜😜

After watching these beasts run all day on the drag strip and the track I was THOROUGHLY impressed to say the least. I didn’t expect anything less but reading about it on the forums, news, etc. and seeing it in person is just different. I just couldn’t believe the braking the guys were doing and when I asked the guys driving about it, to a person, everyone experienced zero brake fade. I even asked the pro instructor on the guest lap and he confirmed it. Amazing.

I’d estimate the guys got about 15 passes down the drag strip. Just a constant down, back and down again for twohours. The cars never shut off. No heat soak - again driver confirmed.

Afternoon was same. Other than brief breaks for the drivers they were running hard for 3 hours, full tilt - accelerator and braking.

I have a lot to think about!!! 😜
 

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What a Motley Crew! :D Glad you guys finally got to meet and had a good time. Maybe at the next Shelbyfest I can get to meet a bunch of you.
 

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Glad you got to see these epic beasts first-hand fletch! 🤟
 

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Glad you got to see these epic beasts first-hand fletch! 🤟
I see what you did there!! 😜

I'll be there Monday for a GT500 track day. Looking forward to it.
Awesome! Call them and ask them if they can be sure that you don’t get Tim’s car, as you understand it may have some body and frame damage! 😂😜😂😜😂

Have a blast!
 

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I told Tim and Tom yesterday morning that this could end up being a VERY expensive day for me!!! 😜😜😜

After watching these beasts run all day on the drag strip and the track I was THOROUGHLY impressed to say the least. I didn’t expect anything less but reading about it on the forums, news, etc. and seeing it in person is just different. I just couldn’t believe the braking the guys were doing and when I asked the guys driving about it, to a person, everyone experienced zero brake fade. I even asked the pro instructor on the guest lap and he confirmed it. Amazing.

I’d estimate the guys got about 15 passes down the drag strip. Just a constant down, back and down again for twohours. The cars never shut off. No heat soak - again driver confirmed.

Afternoon was same. Other than brief breaks for the drivers they were running hard for 3 hours, full tilt - accelerator and braking.

I have a lot to think about!!! 😜
I am thinking Kona Blue Kris!!

I knew the car was badass - But it is a MONSTER!!!

The program was Outstanding - don't miss it!!

I t was Great to meet everyone - had a blast!!

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I am thinking Kona Blue Kris!!

I knew the car was badass - But it is a MONSTER!!!

The program was Outstanding - don't miss it!!

I t was Great to meet everyone - had a blast!!

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Great pics, Tom! It was great meeting you and living vicariously through you and Tim. I was practicing launch control with my feet up in the grandstands while you guys were staging at the drag strip! (y):p:ROFLMAO:
 

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Great pics, Tom! It was great meeting you and living vicariously through you and Tim. I was practicing line lock with my feet up in the grandstands while you guys were staging at the drag strip! (y):p:ROFLMAO:
Man it sure was fun and great to meet you! If you have some time to kill sometime come on down to the Southside and I will show you around the Hanger and you can drive my 500!
 

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Man it sure was fun and great to meet you! If you have some time to kill sometime come on down to the Southside and I will show you around the Hanger and you can drive my 500!
Thanks, Tom! Oh, great, that's all I need! As if the Track Attack wasn't enough, to get to drive your GT500 -- hell, I might as well start the process of liquidating the kids college funds and building a cot in the garage where I can live during the winter!

Seriously, that is very gracious of you, Tom, and I would love to take you up on that in the hopefully not too distant future. There are some car shows on the southside that I've been wanting to go to so that's an option. Plus, there's Caffeine & Octane. Also, we could do a north Georgia or Tail of the Dragon run at some point. Lots of options!
 
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