new member hpcrank -Colorado

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by hpcrank, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. hpcrank

    hpcrank New Member


    I live near Colorado Springs, Colorado. I am an Architect and Winged Sprint Car crewchief. My son and I race ASCS & NCRA winged 360 sprint cars. 360 is the max cubic inch displacement . The cars weigh 1,250 empty and have around 700 hp.

    We pull our 40 foot 14' tall goosneck sprint car enclosed trailer with a low mileage 1989 GMC Topkick -Aerolite toterhome. The truck has 110,000 miles on it. We are the third owners and it has always been garaged. The truck has an 8.2 -230hp Detroit turbo V-8 diesel engine with a 6 speed stick and a 3.90/1 diff. We run a Snow performance water-methanol injection system. We weigh aproximately 32,000# gross when fully loaded. We haul two full sprint cars, one 400cc quad and a 1978 Fiat Spyder sports car + tools, tires, rims spare parts, etc. in the trailer.

    We have raced from Missouri to Montana. We average about 1,500 miles round trip each race weekend. We plan additional upgrades to the truck to include an aftercooler and a 10 speed transmission.
  2. 1953bowtieguy

    1953bowtieguy Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    Welcome to GMTC, great to have you here.:great:
  3. FrigginNoodles

    FrigginNoodles Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    Welcome to the club! I have a brother in Colorado springs. Haven't been there yet, but from pictures I have seen it looks like a nice area to live. I know there is at least one other top kick on the site who has done a lot to his truck, [MENTION=53835]Dirty Dog[/MENTION]
  4. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    :sign0016: to the GMTC!
  5. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome! :great:
  6. donyms

    donyms Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the club, it's good to have you aboard. :glasses:
  7. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the G M T C !
  8. sgtsjj

    sgtsjj Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    welcome to the club!!
  9. Dirty Dog

    Dirty Dog Member 2 Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner

    Holly!!!! CHit!!!!! that there looks like a TopKICK...... Sweet!! welcome to the Club and Enjoy the site.....
  10. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I was wondering when you'd poke your head in here and take notice. :)

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