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Forum: Racing 08-28-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,626
Posted By Uncle Duke
Maybe this should be a new thread but I'm...

Maybe this should be a new thread but I'm curious: how many of us are returning to COTA next year? I'm in for sure. And I'm trying to convince Spezjag and his brother to sign up as well. Maybe...
Forum: Racing 08-20-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,626
Posted By Uncle Duke
I wish I had had the balls to ignore Race Control...

I wish I had had the balls to ignore Race Control and give the flag salute and number board to Colin on time but I was good little soldier and listened to Control's orders, at least for a while then...
Forum: Racing 05-14-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Uncle Duke
Curmudgeon!:beer

Curmudgeon!:beer
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Uncle Duke
Aww, come on Folks! Anyone willing to help out...

Aww, come on Folks! Anyone willing to help out our four wheeled cousins? Belle Isle is a great event, we need good flaggers and ya get a cool shirt!

Please consider helping out Detroit!
Forum: Racing 04-30-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Uncle Duke
Detroit grand prix needs our help!

Greetings Inmates, Uncle Duke here and most of you know me for my annual groveling for workers at various races like the Indy MotoGP and COTA. And for those of you that have stepped up to the plate,...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,626
Posted By Uncle Duke
Camping at Indy

I've never camped at Indy during the races but my understanding is that the camping accomodations are wonderful.....if you have a Newell "camper". I'm not sure there is shade for miles, and I may be...
Forum: Racing 03-31-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,626
Posted By Uncle Duke
Okee dokey, just to review: if you want to...

Okee dokey, just to review: if you want to contact Sandy Byrnes, her mobile number is 847.494.4312. Give her a ping. As Spezjag said, she is a wonderful person with whom to work and do not despair...
Forum: Racing 03-31-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,223
Posted By Uncle Duke
Hey if anyone wants to flag this race, just...

Hey if anyone wants to flag this race, just contact Jeannie Caulfield at COTA, tell her you are ADV and yhou are basically guaranteed a work assignment.

Rattle my cage for details.

Oh, and...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,626
Posted By Uncle Duke
Very urgent message from the 2014 indy motogp staff!!!!

Uncle Duke again and this is an urgent message from Sandy Byrnes and crew for this year's Indianapolis MotoGP, scheduled from Thursday August 7 to Sunday August 10.

WE NEED 40 MORE WORKERS TO...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 388,681
Posted By Uncle Duke
Free entry to COTA?

Anyone wanna get into COTA MotoGP for free? Well, sorta free....click this link: circuitoftheamericas.com/volunteers-motogp.

The track needs flag marshals and corner workers. Anyone here at ADV...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yep its different!

Sandy and the USAC crew are not in charge of this event so signing up is a bit different. Please go to the volunteer link I placed at the top of this thread and apply directly. Don't wait for an...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 26,869
Posted By Uncle Duke
Wanna see the 2104 cota motogp race for free?

Hey, Race Fans! No joke! Volunteers are need for the 2014 COTA MotoGP and for more info, check out the new thread in Racing. If you want to just go to the COTA Volunteer site, here is the link:...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By Uncle Duke
Wanna see a MotoGP Free (sort of free?)

Greetings Everyone and Uncle Duke here hoping everyone is weathering the glacier gripping most of our country. I just got a request from Circuit of the Americas asking us to help out with the...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By Uncle Duke
Moto gp workers unite!

Greetings Campers! Uncle Duke again, this time with a happy update on COTA. But first a wee bit of history.

Last year was the first year for anything down at COTA and as some people have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14,072
Views: 1,430,244
Posted By Uncle Duke
Actually, you are quite correct in calling this a...

Actually, you are quite correct in calling this a tale of great luck! When my friend and wrench sent me a text message, he addressed me as "Mr. Lucky"! I feel darn lucky, indeed! I can only imagine...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14,072
Views: 1,430,244
Posted By Uncle Duke
Another Doohickey tale of horror

So I've been enjoying my 2006 KLR 650 A-21 since new and have been using the bike as my SUV for camping trips. Just got back a few weeks ago from VBR 3 in Duluth and had a great time. We rode through...
Forum: Racing 08-30-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,294
Posted By Uncle Duke
Spezjag is too kind!

Thank you, Spezjag for your kind words! YOu and your brother were terrific corner mates and it was an honor flagging with you two. It is my sincere hope we can do it again next year.

And the...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,294
Posted By Uncle Duke
Thumb Free Stuff is yours for the asking!

Well, they won't pay your way BUT you will get the following:

All the free food you can handle and its good!
A very nice hat that is not available to the general public.
A very nice golf shirt...
Forum: Racing 05-29-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,294
Posted By Uncle Duke
The 2013 motogp needs our help again!

Greetings, Friends. Ken Browde and once again, the Indianapolis Moto GP race team needs our help and this year, more than ever. For reasons I cannot fathom, we have a severe shortage of workers for...
Forum: Racing 04-17-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 26,869
Posted By Uncle Duke
Uncle Duke checking in re:COTA

Once again, I apologize for being a slacker on this excellent board. Just got done reading this thread and can't agree more with most of the comments. I will be a corner marshal at COTA but only...
Forum: Racing 04-18-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,921
Posted By Uncle Duke
Excellent and thank you! By the way, I've been...

Excellent and thank you! By the way, I've been staying at the Motel 6/Speedway, which is an absolute dump but it is very cheap (in every regard) and very close to the Speedway. This place was once on...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,921
Posted By Uncle Duke
If anyone here knows of a way to spread the Word...

If anyone here knows of a way to spread the Word to other sectors of this Board, well, please do so! We need a bunch of people and at this moment, I have only reached out to both ADV and my personal...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,921
Posted By Uncle Duke
Cool and thank you! So are you signed up yet?

Cool and thank you! So are you signed up yet?
Forum: Racing 04-15-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,921
Posted By Uncle Duke
Free MotoGP Weekend for YOU!!!

Greetings Campers,

Uncle Duke here and the thread title is no hoax...as several of you already know. The MotoGP staff is once again requesting volunteers from ADV to perform F&C (Flagging and...
Forum: Racing 09-04-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,782
Posted By Uncle Duke
Well, by my reckoning, your math is correct and...

Well, by my reckoning, your math is correct and as far as we can tell, there will be three GPs in the USA in 2013, assuming that Laguna Seca remains on the schedule. Anyone besides me hear any...
Forum: Racing 09-04-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,782
Posted By Uncle Duke
Amen to that!!

Amen to that!!
Forum: Racing 09-04-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,782
Posted By Uncle Duke
Okee dokey, first of all, this is 5 Alpha and...

Okee dokey, first of all, this is 5 Alpha and some of you know me as Uncle Duke, they guy who got your sorry asses into the Show! Before I go any further, my sincere thanks to everyone that gave of...
Forum: Racing 07-12-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,782
Posted By Uncle Duke
Many thanks and you are all my heroes!

My thanks to everyone who is committing to helping at Indy and my apologies for not signing earlier. In answer to a few questions: no, sleeping chairs not provided (LOL!!). No, we cannot pay for air...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,782
Posted By Uncle Duke
Many, many thanks!

To all who have answered the call, many thanks and good luck! As I posted above, do not be surprised if you get the nod!!

Yes, it is work, and yes, it is a wonderful way to support the racing...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,782
Posted By Uncle Duke
Many thanks!

Many thanks! Don't be surprised if you get the call!
Forum: Racing 06-28-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,782
Posted By Uncle Duke
Wanna go to Indy 2011 MotoGP for free?

OK, first of all, this is NOT a joke and this is a call for help from the F & C staff at the Indianapolis 2011 MotoGP. We are in need of experienced flaggers and corner workers for this year's...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,384
Posted By Uncle Duke
Thumb Can't go wrong here!

All of the above comments are on point. The GS 500 is nearly unstoppable, given a wee bit of love and respect. The first thing you should respect is the true age of the tires: if the code indicates...
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