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2009 WHPSC Thursday Racing Pictures and Results


Photo by Mark Mueller
Photos and comments by Mark Mueller of Windwrap

Handmade Polycarbonate chain guard that I made in 10 minutes with a plumbing torch and gloves.


 Eric Ware removing the transmission from his streamliner.
Photo by Mark Mueller

Photo by Mark Mueller
Eric Ware's transmission removed for easy access to all it's systems.
Conner of HyDrive handed out HyDrive drinks and chews to everyone all week long. 
Photo by Mark Mueller

Photo by Mark Mueller
Enjoying a warm sunny day at the entrance to Super 8 hotel in Battle Mountain. The black and yellow rig is the Calpoly streamliner and the blue one is Larry Lem's.
Larry Lem's Streamliner with the body assembled.
Photo by Mark Mueller

Photo by Mark Mueller
Reno Bill receives a framed 2009 poster from Al and Alice for his heroic efforts. L-R, Reno Bill, Race director Al Krause, Race director Alice Krause.
Pictures by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem

Bobby Erhman and Aaron Williams add a tail extension and stiffen the internals of Atlas.  

For warmup, Barclay attached a wheel and generator below his streamliner and
powered a fan to cool himself in the Backslider 

Photo by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem
 Big James Schroeder warming up.
Cal Poly SLO Atlas and Mill's Pharmacy foamcore fairing stiffeners.
Photo by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem
George Leone unpacks his latest 'liner, while his rider Ron Layman warms up.
 Teams prepare their riders and vehicles for launch on newly paved SR 305
Photo by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem
Forground - Barbara Buatois prepares to be launched in the Varna Tempest

Background - Barclay Henry tells brother Jay to go fast.

George Leone steadies the Primal 2, while Ron gets ready to ride.
Photo by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem
Rob Hitchcock is ready to be taped into the Kyle Edge. 
Jay is ready for the canopy. 
Photo by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem
Primal 2 is launched. 
Don Schroeder launches the Specter 2 camera trike
Photo by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem
The Kyle Edge camera bike is launched 
Sam is taped into the Tempest 
Photo by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem
Mark Anderson and John Jackson pack Eric Ware into the Wedge speedbike.  
 John holds, Mark tapes, Eric meditates...
Photo by Larry Lem

Photo by Larry Lem
As daylight wanes, the Wedge is launched.  
Barclay gave it everything he had, and then some on his Thu night run.
Photo by Larry Lem

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