Roush Merkur to make appearance at Carlisle 2007!

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Roush Merkur to make appearance at Carlisle 2007!

Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Wed May 02, 2007 4:26 pm

This one has been a long time coming, but given that we're featuring the 20th Anniversary of the SCCA Trans-Am Champion Roush Merkur this year, it was high time to get the car to Carlisle. And that is precisely what we've done.

Coming off a recent restoration, we've arranged to have one of the two remaining Roush Merkurs at the All-Ford Nationals for the duration of the weekend. This car represented the Merkur marque in it's most developed form; it was responsible for successfully fulfilling 50% of the "Win on Sunday, sell on Monday" strategy. As we all know, the "sell on Monday" portion of that strategy was much less successful.

Thanks go out to Peter Cipolla who was instrumental in helping to get this done. It's something we first started working towards over two years ago.

I trust this news kicks the last few of you off the fence on your decision to attend this year's event. Most everything you need to know about this year's big show is available via this link, but if you still have any questions, ask away.

http://www.merkurclub.com/carlisle_2k7/carlisle_2k7.htm
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Post by jasonty » Wed May 02, 2007 4:52 pm

Peter/Brad,
Thank you much.
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Post by merkurdriver » Wed May 02, 2007 5:04 pm

Def. looking forward to seeing that!

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Post by xrian » Wed May 02, 2007 5:44 pm

Damn you Brad!! :lol:
Now my wife is going to kill me 'cause now I want to go.
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Wed May 02, 2007 5:47 pm

xrian wrote:Damn you Brad!! :lol:
Now my wife is going to kill me 'cause now I want to go.
:lol: I was fully expecting that response from you Ian! :twisted:
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Post by Wilky RS/XR » Wed May 02, 2007 5:52 pm

Many thanks for making this happen - awesome!!!!!

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Post by xrian » Wed May 02, 2007 6:32 pm

Hey Wilky, do you need a co-driver??? and an extra room mate????
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Post by KingpinCEO » Thu May 10, 2007 4:17 pm

cool

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Post by richardcurtis » Thu May 10, 2007 4:30 pm

I assume all MCA members will get to drive it?
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Thu May 10, 2007 4:40 pm

richardcurtis wrote:I assume all MCA members will get to drive it?
Not only that, we're going to give it away at the dinner Saturday night! :haha
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Post by richardcurtis » Thu May 10, 2007 8:15 pm

Okay, i get to be the first driver just in case someone, ahem, doesn't return the car.

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Post by merkurdriver » Fri May 11, 2007 8:10 pm

Any idea if it will be in turbo 4 mode or V8 mode?

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri May 11, 2007 8:16 pm

merkurdriver wrote:Any idea if it will be in turbo 4 mode or V8 mode?
It's the 1988 24 Hour of Daytona winner.

Figured I'd get an early start on trivia questions... :P
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Post by xrian » Fri May 11, 2007 9:20 pm

Damn! I was hoping it was going to be the 4 cylinder car :cry:
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Post by kingberen » Mon May 21, 2007 12:37 pm

This sounds very intereesting. I can't wait to see it. :D

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