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Russ Gilbert

Born on May 28, 1967
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2018 Camarofest, Mr Wyndham just dropped a hint that the location plan is "brewing." Gateway Motorsport Park is my guess. Who's in for a road trip to the Arch!
David Poynter
Sounds like a plan. Track time is always good. Bad enough I had to miss last two outings to GINGERMAN. But the powers to be say we should able to drive on a fresh (and correctly) rebuilt new street for the sub-division. The last three weeks it looked like I-75 in front of the house.
  • October 31, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
It’s amazing that a simple comment like ‘is brewing’ , automatically people assume it’s associated with ‘Budwiser’ Thus implies St Louis’ ???
  • November 1, 2017
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Jim Sandt  1Cor.1:18
Yeah it could be Milwaukee.
  • November 1, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Wherever it is I will go. Based on the hints let out so far, and the first class motorsports park at Gateway... my guess is St. Louis.
  • November 1, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
They are now saying they plan on releasing the destination shortly after Thanksgiving.
  • November 9, 2017
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Kevin jahna
When is it
  • November 9, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Thanksgiving is the 23rd.
  • November 9, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Twin Z28s today at Gingerman.
Dennis Lathon
I would love to Russ but to far with out a trailer for me. In fact I just had to plug the LR from M1, had a small finishing nail right in the middle. Have that happen across the state and I am screwed, unlike when I am streeting with a square setup like you guys have with the 1Le's.
  • October 24, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Could put some spare tires in my trailer. And I always carry tire plugs. At worse if something really broke down, could always leave it out there and come back later with a trailer. They have storage rentals. But, the weather is looking kinda cool. Right now showing mid 40s/cloudy.. If the weath...
  • October 24, 2017
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Dennis Lathon
Which spare do you bring when you have 4 total different tires. I am gonna hope the 5th holds up and finish the season at M1.
  • October 24, 2017
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Dennis and Dawn Ledbetter
4 tires and none match....yeeesh,sounds like my sister's car!
  • October 24, 2017
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Dennis Lathon
Unfortunately they don't match, u get 4 different tires that aren't swapable.
  • October 24, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Front and rear are different sizes, plus they are unidirectional, so they are different side to side.
  • October 24, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
When I drive my street car out there, I have tire plugs with me and a small tool kit. Anything major goes wrong I would just leave it there and come back and get it with a trailer. But knock on wood, have never had to touch a thing. There are a million things that could go wrong on any trip. I ju...
  • October 25, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
Going to throw an idea out there; Detroit Camaro Strong Club. Since we need new shirts...and banners...and event participation dwindling quickly to a few diehards...could it be time to change the cl...
Russ Gilbert
Maybe... put it as a vote item in November...but for club input only. Then, the new Board when in place can use that input to decide if they want to act on it. That way the Nov election will focus on the Board, then later the new Board can deal with the club name if it is shown there is interest ...
  • October 11, 2017
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Sean Tolmasoff
As an outsider if I may chime in as a former President, and VP for our local club CCCF (Classic Camaro of Central Florida) I have been a member since 1994. The club when originally formed was for 1st Gen’s only and finally opened up in 1990 to the 1st-3rd gen cars. We are open to all generations our...
  • October 11, 2017
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David Poynter
Russ I hate to say it but you are probably right.
  • October 11, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
And I'm guessing Sean, that now that the membership is back down to previous levels, the old timers are quite happy.
It was small back then when they joined, and their friends that joined then are still there, so they are all happy.

Many people just don't like change.

We have some of those same concer...
  • October 11, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
I agree Russ. Put the club names on the ballot, then wait and let the new board decide what to do.
  • October 11, 2017
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Sean Tolmasoff
Tim yes for a few founding members they are happy, but in turn they pay the membership dues and have yet to show up the past 2 years to any events or meetings unless it has to do with any proposed changes to the club then they will chime in.

I would love to see more participation in our club to the ...
  • October 12, 2017
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Kyle Fillo
FINE Then!
  • October 12, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Anyone have an LS3/L99 intake manifold sitting around? Looking for one for my road course car. Has the truck intake on it now for short tracks, want to have a shorter runner intake manifold for the ...
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Jody Young
Hang on, Might have one next to my muffin pans.
  • October 8, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Just put a blower on Unrulie and I'll give you a hundy for the intake. You'll be fast, and have a hundred dollar bill in your pocket. Win-Win.
  • October 8, 2017
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Frank Nicklyn
I have one Russ. No injectors or fuel rail, just the intake.
  • October 9, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
right left left straight hairpin straight right left right ... repeat
David Poynter
Russ did HAGGERTY take the photographs? would you mind sharing where to access the photos?
  • September 21, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
  • September 21, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
And yes, the Hagerty rep announced that they were going to provide photo's.
  • September 21, 2017
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David Poynter
Tim I received three different e-mails today from HAGGERTY about photos. Some really good ones. Reminded me about the variety of the cars that were there.
  • September 22, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
Anyone want to do a day or two at Gingerman? Oct 21 & 22 (Sat and Sun) is their annual end of year open track weekend. Trackside camping. Great time of the year for an evening campfire trackside. ...
Russ Gilbert
...if Batman drove a Camaro
Timothy Drouillard
Look up in the sky.
  • July 19, 2017
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CJ Hall
Looking up in the sky. Was it a bird? Was it a plane?
  • July 19, 2017
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Dennis Lathon
I meant for a ride..
  • July 19, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
You missed it Dennis, I had one a week or two ago and put 350 miles on it.
  • July 19, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Even took it to Gingerman's
  • July 19, 2017
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Kelly Richardson
You mean you aren't Batman?! Dammit. There goes that theory.
  • July 20, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Not even Robin.
  • July 20, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Awesome Superfest day in the park. I think it's the most Camaros I've seen turn out in the park. Many states and Canada represented. Tim represented with a dominating winning performance in the d...
Timothy Drouillard
I believe I counted a total of 17 club Camaros in attendance today!
  • July 1, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
30 days till Camarofest VII! Anyone interested in doing the Thursday road course day? Looks like they have enough signed up now to run the full long course. 3.1 miles, 23 turns of high speed fun! ...
Ryan Sherrett
If someone wants to share a room, I might be in.
  • June 13, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
I'm still waiting to hear from the Holiday Inn, I'm on the waiting list. I'd split a room. I was able to reserve one for the LS Fest, but still on the waiting list for Camarofest.
  • June 14, 2017
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Samantha Moore
I want to go, planning on it if stupid car gets done
  • June 15, 2017
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Mike  Genslak
The car is not stupid.......LOL.....It is an object, might want to check in with the owner thou............LOL. JK.
  • June 15, 2017
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Frank Nicklyn
Get the stupid car done Sam... I'll come help if I have to!
  • June 16, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
We don't care about the stupid car Sam, we care about your Camaro.
  • June 16, 2017
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David Poynter
Signed up very early onHappy
  • June 18, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
If anyone is interested in learning more about road course driving/HPDE days...still spots available for May 28th HPDE at Gingerman. $75 for the morning Acclimation Program. +$100 if you become addi...
Russ Gilbert
I'll just leave this here for my birthday wish list. I'll take a floor plan "A" garage on top of the hill. Sunrises over the rolling hills, racing thunder during the day, sunset over Lake Michigan.
Russ Gilbert
If anyone wants to run Gingerman backwards (counter-clockwise, they still have spots open for Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced for Sunday May 28th. A small group of us will be camping there for the...
George and Lubka Zobian
Looking forward to this Russ.
  • April 24, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Should be a fun weekend. I found out they do have showers for the campground, so I think I'm going out Friday night to avoid the early AM Sat drive. I have a cord of firewood split and ready for some campfires. Fishing pole has new line, I'm ready.
  • April 25, 2017
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George and Lubka Zobian
I'll do the same Russ. Come by Friday night and be off the trailer and ready to race Saturday
  • April 25, 2017
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George and Lubka Zobian
OK, last bump. You guys aren't going to let just Russ, Tony and me hog all the racing fun are you? I believe there are still a couple open spots. Racing, fire pit, drinks and more racing. Come join us and put that Camaro of yours to the test
  • May 23, 2017
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Mike  Genslak
Sorry........I am heading north for the weekend to play golf.
  • May 24, 2017
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Ryan Sherrett
Had hoped to, but going up north for some family stuff with Em's family.
  • May 24, 2017
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George and Lubka Zobian
Fresh DOT 4 in. Ready to go. Looking forward to Friday evening
  • May 24, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Spring Fling in Walled Lake on Sat if anyone is interested in a fun car thing. Some incredible cars show up there. I'm going if the weather is good. Looks to be in the 70s, chance of rain in the m...
Russ Gilbert
Starts at 4pm at the Bayside bar, on the water in Walled lake. Last year a bunch of us parked together in the grass field across the street.
  • April 12, 2017
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Samantha Moore
I might be there!
  • April 12, 2017
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