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AZ to get Ferrari National meet in November 2019

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  1. Ferrarimondial348

    Ferrarimondial348 Formula Junior

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    Hi everyone,

    More information has been added to our official 2019 National Meet website @ http://www.fca2019.net/
    Navigate over and check it out.

    Thanks,
    Stephen Gould
    FCA-DR Secretary
    2019 National Awards Chair
     
  2. KenGoldman

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    Are there any possibilities for renting a Ferrari or other sports car for those of us coming from the East Coast??

    Ken Goldman
     
  3. Nospinzone

    Nospinzone F1 Rookie

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    Ken! What are you talking about? I'm driving the 612 there. Get out the 599 and we'll make it a convoy! :)
     
  4. fatbillybob

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    Yeah or do what the motorcycle guys do ship the car and then drive it into town.
     
  5. fatbillybob

    fatbillybob F1 World Champ
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    The national meet sounds like it is going to be fun! Great job setting up activities.
     
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  6. Nospinzone

    Nospinzone F1 Rookie

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    You can say that again.

    When I saw the future schedule before the Watkins Glen/Corning meeting, I figured well we'll skip Scottsdale and go to the next one in Montreal. Then at the gala dinner in Corning they showed a video of what to expect in Scottsdale. My wife and I sat there and looked at each other and we both knew what we were thinking, we gotta go!
     
  7. fatbillybob

    fatbillybob F1 World Champ
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    The 1st time I have been to Scottsdale was this year dropping off my racecar to head to the EastCoast to race. I was very impressed with Scottsdale. SD is a very car intensive place and the area is clean, not congested for moving around or parking, and great restaurants too. Musical instrument museum is a must see. I loved it and I don't play any instrument. I think I will go to the meet especially to get onto the Apex track. I will probably break away and go flyfish the lower salt out of apache junction. I have never been there.
     
  8. arizonaitalian

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    Curious as to fly fishing for what? (I've not heard of anyone fishing there)
     
  9. tomc

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    This looks like a very cool meeting. Does anyone have any idea what the registration fee might be?
    Apologies if I missed it, but I did not see if on the above linked webpage.
    Thanks.
    T
     
  10. tomc

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    Are you thinking of coming through Texas on your way out to AZ?
    T
     
  11. Rifledriver

    Rifledriver Two Time F1 World Champ

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    I think a couple of us from Austin might be driving out together. Done that drive a few times. About 13 hours with fuel stops.
     
  12. Nospinzone

    Nospinzone F1 Rookie

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    Tom, they will post the registration and fees sometime in February. They typically have 3 levels of admission, F1, F2 and F3. F3 is a basic admission, F2 gives you access to all events, luncheons and the gala dinner, and F1 includes all of F2 plus track days. Last year in Watkins Glen we paid $595 each for F2. Since joining FCA 2 years ago we've been to the Daytona and Watkins Glen annual meetings. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed both.

    I planned a tentative itinerary for going out and I can't seem to find it right now. We will take a more northerly route going out. My wife has never been to Nashville so we're going to spend a couple days there (we also have a friend there). We'll probably take I40 most of the way from there. Coming back we will take a more southerly route, but I don't know if it will be through Dallas or further south through San Antonio. It will start to be mid to late November so a lot will depend on weather conditions.
     
  13. tomc

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    Great info. Thanks everyone.
    T
     
  14. Nospinzone

    Nospinzone F1 Rookie

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    So Brian, if you guys didn't stop for fuel you could probably do it in 7 hours! :D
     
  15. Rifledriver

    Rifledriver Two Time F1 World Champ

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    Its 1000 miles. I don't think the guys in the black cars with white doors would like that. Last trip I got pulled over for 95 in an 80 in Texas and smiled my way out of it but it wrecks the average speed.
     
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