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by gpraceman
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Help with running a race at 2 different times, but ranked together.
Replies: 2
Views: 482

Re: Help with running a race at 2 different times, but ranked together.

Just saw your post. We've swapped some emails already, so I think you are on the right track now. If you still have some questions, please let me know.
by gpraceman
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: PINEWOOD DERBY 500
Replies: 6
Views: 809

Re: PINEWOOD DERBY 500

No offense intended, but who the hell is going to send cars to a race if they won’t be returned? That certainly is a valid argument. Probably, BSA doesn't want to pay return shipping for all of the cars. Though, at least let people send a pre-paid return label with the entry so they can get their c...
by gpraceman
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: PINEWOOD DERBY 500
Replies: 6
Views: 809

Re: PINEWOOD DERBY 500

Boy Scouts of America Virtual 'Pinewood Derby 500' - September 12, 2020 at the Texas Motor Speedway. It is open to all kids, not just scouts. Mail in your car and you can watch the race on Facebook. News story - https://www.wsaz.com/2020/08/21/boy-scouts-of-america-virtual-pinewood-derby-500/ Race S...
by gpraceman
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Fall TMC Big Rig Challenge
Replies: 7
Views: 4007

Re: Fall TMC Big Rig Challenge

whodathunkit wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:21 pm
Here is an additional link to some video footage of the race.. By the Truck Boss Show.
https://www.thetrucker.com/trucking-new ... challenge/
Pretty cool. Congrats Mark!
by gpraceman
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Derby Monkey For Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1198

Re: Derby Monkey For Sale

Sorry to see you go. Good luck with the sale.
by gpraceman
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Facebook,-Shelley Miller Lisano
Replies: 2
Views: 1154

Re: Facebook,-Shelley Miller Lisano

Speedster wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:50 pm
OK, Facebook. Shelley Miller Lisano Posted in Grand Prix Software Central. It is a wonderful story about a man trying hard to win a Pine car race.

I'm very curious. Who is Shelley Miller Lisano? Thank you for posting the story.
Shelly is my wife and business partner.
by gpraceman
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Derby Talk has moved
Replies: 0
Views: 1523

Derby Talk has moved

We have moved all of our websites to a new web server, including Derby Talk. If you run into any issues using the site, please let me know. Sometimes settings need to be tweaked for everything to run properly.
by gpraceman
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: 2 - Lane 42' Best Track with Timer For Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 2908

Re: 2 - Lane 42' Best Track with Timer For Sale

Eagle wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:07 am
Speedster, I believe all the timers show elapsed time. You only need computer, cable, ... if you are wanting to run race management software.
A valid question. Some timers only show finish order with either a numeral display or different flashing rate of LEDs.
by gpraceman
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: How to Still Run Your Race This Year
Replies: 8
Views: 5042

Re: How to Still Run Your Race This Year

Please keep us updated on how things go. I pray that it goes will.
by gpraceman
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Usefulness Unkown
Replies: 1
Views: 1092

Re: Usefulness Unkown

Pull up your image in Imgur. Click on the Copy button for the BBCode. This will copy the information into your computer's clipboard. Then paste (Ctrl+V) it into your forum post. It will look like this in your post, before you hit the Submit button, [img]https://i.imgur.com/Xv864Bq.png[/img] And will...
by gpraceman
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Racing League Topics
Topic: Pinewood Derby Racing Leagues
Replies: 1
Views: 28256

Re: Pinewood Derby Racing Leagues

Here's an addition:

Pinewood Derby Racing - http://pinewoodderbyracing.com/

and a National Championship race run by the same league - http://www.pinewoodderbychampionships.com/
by gpraceman
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: How to use IMGUR
Replies: 3
Views: 1689

Re: How to use IMGUR

by gpraceman
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: How to Still Run Your Race This Year
Replies: 8
Views: 5042

How to Still Run Your Race This Year

With the Corona Virus pandemic making meeting together for special events inadvisable, has anyone looked into live streaming their Pinewood Derby type race? We had one of our software customers asking us about that type of race. Basically, holding the race with the audience online only. Just a minim...
by gpraceman
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: The West Coast Grand Prix
Replies: 46
Views: 20321

Re: The West Coast Grand Prix

Very nice trophies!
by gpraceman
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: District races CANCELLED
Replies: 3
Views: 3018

Re: District races CANCELLED

I was going to be running a couple of Awana races this month. For now, they are being postponed until April. I rather expect more races to be cancelled or postponed. Certainly won't help our business, as March is still part of our busy season. Lots of people are going to be financially hit by all of...