VIR 50th Anniversary!

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Team Traqmate attended the prestigious VIR 50th Anniversary race weekend and hosted the Auto Olympics Auto-x . It was a gloriously hot weekend at VIR, with amazing racing and even more amazing cars. The sights and sounds of racing history surrounded the event, with a special award being given to the man who won the first race at VIR, Caroll Shelby.

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The top qualifiers lined up getting ready to go out on the track

Traqmate was on hand to race the official Lotus Eleven vintage racecar and to act as the official timing and setup of the Auto Olympics Auto-x on Sunday. The auto-x event, organized by Burt Levy and Traqmate, went extremely smoothly while utilizing the new Traqmate Autocross timing mode. Fast times of the day were set by a Corvette Z06 and a Mazda Miata, with competitors ranging from MG’s and Triumphs to Turbo Porsche’s and BMW’s. All makes and models were represented on the fast and fun Patriot course which featured tons of elevation changes and blind apexes. All the events profits went to charity.

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Andre’ setting the start before the Alfa lauched

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Top time of 51 seconds set by this well driven Z06, smoky launches were a real crowd pleaser

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This Classic Porsche sounds great!

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Our special participation award goes out to this competitor, had so much fun he bought 3 tickets for a total of 9 runs! Thanks!

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This is quite possibly the coolest trailer ever, custom made by hand, unique and functional, nice work!

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This beautiful Lola BMW-powered race car featured a nice Traqmate installation. Ron Hlozansky set up and updated multiple Traqmate & Traqcam kits for racers throughout the weekend. During the Auto-x Ron and Andre’ installed Traqmates and helped with timing to make sure that every customer left satisfied knowing that they did their best on the challenging course. We look forward to attending VIR’s racing events in the future, hope to see you there.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLtpH5VLp7k

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