Fall is in the air, and the leaves are falling...
Tonight is the Final for the King of the Track race. I wonder who will be our next King of the Track?
Cliff's big burnout!
Cliff Waldron, a King of the Track Finalist
Paul Comeau is also a KOTT finalist.
KOTT finalist - Brian Overturf
Ralph finds a flower to "shoot."
There are lots of interesting clouds tonight...
Two more KOTT finalists - Anthony Steinmeyer and Van Smith.
Anthony gets some air!
KOTT finalists - Jay & Don Vandehey
KOTT finalists - Mark Canty & Ray Metcalf
Jim Nelson vs. KOTT finalist - Robin Gallagher
Jim Estes vs. Lowell Forken
Air under both tires!
The VW gets some air! He'll get more later. (^:
Another Chris Gillespie big burnout!
Lots of clouds...
You can tell when we have a lot of time in between runs, while the cars cool off...
A plane flies overhead...
Jim doing another big burnout!
Two young ladies in the stands...
KOTT Finalists - John Masterman and Robin Gallagher
KOTT finalists - Bob Glafka and Cory Williams
KOTT finalists - Barry Sheasgreen and Steve Laskowske
We don't often see Steve in the tower lane...
KOTT finalists - Cliff Waldron and Greg Rollin
KOTT finalists - Pete Peterson and Charlie Dickinson
KOTT finalists - Casey Allum and Ken Green
KOTT finalists - Gordon Cady, Jr. and Gregg Heriford
KOTT finalists - Brian Overturf and Paul Comeau
Vicki watching Paul's run...
Don Vandehey & Anthony Steinmeyer - KOTT finalists
KOTT finalists - Van Smith and Jay Vandehey
KOTT finalists - Ray Metcalf and Mark Canty
Kyle Comeau vs. Lowell Forken
Cotton Ball Clouds
Yellow trees in the distance...Autumn has arrived.
Jim Estes vs. Chris Gillespie
Watch this VW do a wheel stand! Ralph got it from the front, me from the side and Jerry got the wheel stand from the back.
Up he goes!
And back down...
A plane fiies overhead....
It looks like the last one that went over...
Greg & Robin's pit area...
A long shot...Barry's pit area...
Ryan Schaffer returns!
Jim arrives. (^:
I see air. (^:
Jim's wild burnout!
Golden clouds to the North...
Cindy & Dan
Matt vs. Kyle
Welcome, to a new racer to P.I.R., I believe...
More people in the stands!
Kyle vs. Jim Nelson
More interesting clouds to the North...
Jim buying a 50/50 ticket...
Some wavy clouds...
Lanes 3 and 4 are in the King of the Track run-off.
John is hiding...
There he is...Mr. Fourspeed himself!
Check out all of the "fans" of this VW! (^: It is truly air-cooled. (^:
Final time run for the KOTT finalists... John vs. Pete
KOTT - Bob vs. Steve
KOTT - Cliff vs. Ken
KOTT - Gordon vs. Greg
KOTT - Cory vs. Charlie
KOTT - Robin vs. Paul Comeau
Vega vs. Vega
KOTT - Barry vs. Gregg - Dueling Vegas!
Still time runs... Barry is just trying for that perfect light. (^:
KOTT - Casey, also trying for that perfect light... He has a single...
KOTT - Brian Overturf
Trying for that perfect light...
KOTT time run - Van and Anthony
KOTT - Don and Jay
KOTT - Ray & Mark
Lowell vs. Chris
Ryan vs. Jim
Ryan is getting some good air tonight!
Matt vs. the wheel-standing VW
There have been a lot of red lights in this lane...
Kyle - Someone finally gets a green light in this lane!
A slice of blue sky!
Greg, Matt, Paul & Kyle
More rippled clouds...
Barry & Robin. They are on the ladder to run against each other in the 1st round for the King of the Track race.. (^:
Ryan's tire almost clears the barrier!
Dave, John Barry and crew...
Robin & Makai
Steve & friends...
Greg Rollin, our P.I.R. Brackets Webmaster. Thank you, Greg!
Lettie, Ken, Jack and Stacie...
Chris and son. (^:
Chris, his dad and son...
1st round eliminations for the King of the Track race: Barry Sheasgreen vs. Robin Gallagher.
1st round KOTT: Steve Laskowske vs. John Masterman
KOTT 1st round: Van Smith vs. Pete Peterson
KOTT 1st round: Greg Rollin vs. Gordon Cady, Jr.
KOTT 1st round: Ken Green vs. Don Vandehey
KOTT 1st Round: Charlie Dickinson vs. Cory Williams
KOTT 1st round: Bob Glafka vs. Gregg Heriford
KOTT 1st Round: Paul Comeau vs. Ray Metcalf
KOTT 1st Round: Cliff Waldron vs. Brian Overturf
KOTT 1st Round: Mark Canty vs. Casey Allum
KOTT 1st Round: Jay Vandehey vs. Anthony Steinmeyer
It is never good to hear a loud pop and to see smoke...
Lowell makes a single pass...
Jim heads over to help push the VW back...
John is in the tower announcing. That can't be good...
The tower at night...
Cash Bash, 1st round: Chris Gillespie vs. Matt Kielman
Cash Bash 1st round - Ryan Schaffer vs. John Masterman
Cash Bash 1st round: Brian Overturf vs. Jim Nelson
Cash Bash 1st round: Kyle Comeau gets a single...
Lowell with Jerry taking a shot from above...
More air from Lowell!
Robin's 1st pass in Ken Green's race car. (^:
Robin driving something faster than her Miata!
Here she goes!
An excellent reaction time for her 1st time in this car!
2nd Round, KOTT: Paul Comeau vs. Bob Glafka
2nd Round KOTT: Steve Laskowske vs. Casey Allum
2nd Round KOTT: Greg Rollin vs. Cliff Waldron
2nd Round KOTT: Van Smith vs. Barry Sheasgreen
2nd Round KOTT: Jay Vandehey vs. Cory Williams
Robin's 2nd pass in Ken's car...
Robin is really hooked, now!
The moon peeks through a break in the clouds...
Robin's 3rd pass in Ken's car...
Robin racing Jim's fast foot!
Cash Bash 2nd round: Kyle Comeau vs. John Masterman
Cash Bash 2nd round: Brian vs. Matt
Rod & his van arrive. He was late coming in tonight... He is here at almost every race!
A stiff breeze is blowing tonight...
Chris & his fast Camaro!
Ryan gets some nice air!
Wow, that is the highest I've seen him fly!
Greg's purdy tow rig...
KOTT 3rd Round: Don Vandehey vs. Casey Allum
KOTT 3rd Round: Bob Glafka vs. Van Smith
KOTT 3rd Round: Greg Rollin vs. Cory Williams
Greg goes out...Robin's reaction...
Ryan catches some more air!
Cash Bash Final: Winner - Matt Kielman; R/U - Kyle Comeau
Matt gets some air, too!
Greg & Steve
KOTT 4th Round: Casey Allum vs. Cory Williams
KOTT 4th Round: Van gets the single...
Matt makes another pass...
The moon peeks out again...
Stacie and Isaac
The King of the Track Final Round: Winner - Casey Allum; R/U - Van Smith.
Oh, oh, John has the mic again...
Stacie celebrates Casey's win!
The hand-off of the Wally! Casey & Pete
Casey Allum and Pete Macias
Everyone who qualifies for the King of the Track Final, autographs the bottom of the Wally.
Casey Allum - our 2011 King of the Track winner!
Stacie, Casey, Isaac and Ken
Casey Allum - our 2011 King of the Track!
Casey's "kill sticker" collection. (^:
Greg & Matt Kielman and crew. Matt won the cash bash!
Cash bash winner - Matt Kielman!