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Title: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Tommy Patton on 01/06/13, 09:43 PM
here is a  promo video  of are ASR CUP that i race in with my car ...I am the number 4 car black and silver ..in the video at the start is my car with the skull helmet and than near the end getting out of the car a drinking from the winners cup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aj0BJXpy1I (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aj0BJXpy1I)

and some pics of me and my Race car and racing kart ...I ended up winning the points over all in ASR CUP FOR 2012 and finished 3RD in points in the  (ICA) International Carting Asia   Pro Class
enjoy
Tommy 

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Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Tommy Patton on 01/06/13, 09:46 PM
a few more ..and yes that my wife and me ..lol she said i needed to let ever one know  ;)

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Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Robert Vining on 01/07/13, 12:17 AM
Wow Tommy, I knew you were racing karts previously, but didn't know you moved up to cars as well. That's awesome bud. Looks like you're having a great time! Congrats on the Championship!
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Tommy Patton on 01/07/13, 09:11 AM
for 2013 I am running in the CTCC ...China Touring Car Championship here is the video from inside of the car we built ..Nissan S13 Right hand drive with 2 turbo putting out 500 hp and we put paddle shift in it ...the 2 cars in the video are cars ill be racing against for 2013 .1 is a white full race EVO  the other is a Ford Focus full race ...watch how quick i catch up to them or run them down ..lol the car at the time of the video was not all done we change so many things like a new quick steering box moved the wheel back 9 inches to me ..new seat ..so much but for the frist time out it was crazy ...
Tommy gt car1a.wmv (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n318tKI8Q0o#)

Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Tommy Patton on 01/07/13, 09:13 AM
here is my shifter kart back in 2010 ..this thing was very fast ..was testing new motor at the Shanghai F1 karting track
Tommy shifter Kart Shanghai f1.MP4 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYwMpIkelms#)
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: falcongrafix on 01/07/13, 12:25 PM
wow Tommy that is awesome. Congratulations on the championship.

very cool videos :Woot_Emoticon: :Woot_Emoticon:
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: swingeasy on 01/07/13, 12:58 PM
Yea Tommy, Congratulations on the Championship.  I liked the videos a lot.  Hope you do very well in 2013.  :clap:
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Gchap on 01/07/13, 04:52 PM
Tommy, the video is awesome.  My congrats on your championship!  Thanks for sharing the pics.  Ready for a repeat!
Greg
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Tommy Patton on 01/07/13, 05:30 PM
well for this year i am running in the CTCC It's been open for xpax now ..before you had to be chines to run in that class but more and more of us is here and people are really wanting to see it happen ...be for it has always been a pride thing here for chines drivers to have there own high class racing with out being beat by out sliders ....but to tell the truth there ok drivers but don't have a clue on all the tricks and china drivers have a hard time trying to ex plane to there crews whats the car really doing and how to make adjustments... my years in karting i waxed there ass but by the third year it was getting clear there picking up on things i was doing which started making them faster ... the first outing with the car was ok or so so  in my eyes ..in there eyes  it was crazy fast and unbelievable  not understanding that the car can go faster and handle better ..take tires ..there thinking fast ..I am thinking handling and tire wear which will make me faster in the long run ..not make me work so hard driving  it  and have less pits stops during race ...this has always been there down fall go fast now worry about the other stuff later ...if i can say one thing about china drivers and crews here it would be there lack of understanding down the road or thinking ahead ..there driving skills is the same always watching the car in front of them and never looking further down the track or looking across to another turn for trouble . I see this all the time in the 5 years I have been racing here.. but there learning and i think that the people higher up see's this in us xpax drivers and want the china drivers to learn all this ...
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Chadley on 01/09/13, 07:05 AM
Very cool and fun that you are showing them how to do it. Congratulations Tommy.  :clap:
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Wes on 01/09/13, 04:26 PM
Cool stuff Tommy, thanks for sharing! :13:
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Hayden Smith on 01/12/13, 02:28 AM
Cool stuff Tommy, thanks for sharing! :13:
^ Ditto.
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Brian Peters on 01/12/13, 01:07 PM
Sounds like your a rock star over there Tommy =)    :13:

Very cool stuff.
Title: Re: Racing in Shanghai
Post by: Don Colbath III on 01/13/13, 10:02 PM
Nice job Tommy! Get it done this year, you've got the talent