Monthly Archives: August 2003

2003 GSI Race Series #6 (Photos)

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2003 GSI Race Series #6

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Venue: Franklin, New Hampshire, USA Date: August 16, 2003 One week after MCGF, Furlong continued to travel to New Hampshire to get a taste of the local hill that has spurred success for Tim Cayer in putting on the GSI race series. For a half-mile course, the racing offered its technical aspect with the Turn 2-3 chicane. This event can be considered to be a regional event, similar to the IGSA West LA Championship Series, in terms of number of participants. It was a pretty small scale event, with more racers than there are spectators, according to some of the … Continue reading

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2003 Madison County Gravity Festival (Photos)

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2003 Madison County Gravity Festival

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Venue: Eaton, New York, USA Date: August 9-10, 2003 The second event of the year for Abdil “Furlong” Mahdzan was in upstate New York. This race was where he first met Dave Rogers. Although the road wasn’t that technical, it provided the thrill of going 70 mph and the race itself required a lot of drafting. This race was the first GSI race that Furlong attended. As such, he appreciated the different rules and formats used in the racing organization. The races are held in 4 heats: 1st place gets 1 point, 2nd place gets 2 points, and so on. … Continue reading

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