Monday, November 30th, 2015

Did You Notice? Dragbike Observations at the MANCUP World Finals

Kirby Apathy

Here’s a few observations from my various wanderings about the track and grounds of the South Georgia Motorsports Park during the MANCUP World Finals, presented

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Manufacturers Cup

Kirby Apathy

Did You Notice? Dragbike Observations at the MANCUP World Finals

Here’s a few observations from my various wanderings about the track and grounds of the South Georgia Motorsports Park during the ... [+]
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