Velocity Invitational 2021


Ed Sims

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Who is attending the Velocity Invitational event at Laguna Seca in Monterey CA Nov 13-14? I will be there along with Demo Man (he's racing) & 07XL0027. Ford sent an email last month to many of us. Many cool cars & drivers will be there (like Ford GT Le Mans team).

Ed

 

fjpikul

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Still recovering from Rally. My car is not back yet.
 

extrap

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That'd be fun, had I not already sent my car back to the other coast!
 
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Ed Sims

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Well, I'll post photos to make you jealous! Ha ha! It is close to the Rally date & I can guarantee nothing will beat that Rally we just had! It was amazing!

Ed
 
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Armrer

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I’ll be there on Friday.
 
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GTMD

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Was considering it but I'll have the kids this weekend and limited time to drive down. But, if I can swing it, I'll try.
 
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I would go but I have obligations this weekend.

The Ford GT program manager will be there. He doesn’t suck. A vacuum sucks. He’s a black hole of arrogant incompetence that perpetually has the program on the verge of collapse when he’s not busy attempting to profiteer from it, and everyone knows it. Can you tell I’m happy he made a futile attempt to minimally sabotage GT Rally?
 

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07XL0027

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07XL0027

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I don’t remember seeing “optional trailer tow package” on the GT options list FFC93142-78BF-4024-9935-FA342481819E.jpeg
 

extrap

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Ha! Tow package 😁 ... boy that '64 prototype Heritage is BEE-U-TEE-FUL! Understated class :cool:
 
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07XL0027

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Old Shelby meet new Shelby 811C5051-BDF7-44E3-9E46-091775599868.jpeg
 
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PL510*Jeff

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I would go but I have obligations this weekend.

The Ford GT program manager will be there. He doesn’t suck. A vacuum sucks. He’s a black hole of arrogant incompetence that perpetually has the program on the verge of collapse when he’s not busy attempting to profiteer from it, and everyone knows it. Can you tell I’m happy he made a futile attempt to minimally sabotage GT Rally?
I got an email from Concierge with Velocity event info. So I sent off a reply asking if they would be bringing any of those special GT's to Rally 13. His high and mighty air head response :
"Hi Jeff,

Hope you are well and enjoying your Ford GT.

Unfortunately these Ford properties are booked at other events (SEMA, Austin Pop Up, etc.). Also, Ford owned vehicles require a unique insurance/bailment policy if Ford employees are present, I'm not sure which Ford employees are planning on attending.

The race cars are now privately owned and I cannot speak to their schedule.

Best regards,

Mike"
and btw there was approximately $30,000,000+ of NFGT's in Scottsdale. All purchased via Mr. Airhead's business. Arrogant is way too mild in my opinion.
 

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07XL0027

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Having gone to a couple of dozen races over the years, 67AD70FC-4D90-47BB-8949-42C1D43F7CB2.jpeg4B3C5232-B203-4744-95FA-E5544FD5E6CE.jpegI can’t tell you how awesome it was to see these cars on the track again at Laguna Seca.C9273BF1-4FA0-4FB5-80B0-A79E222EB6E9.jpeg4ACDF7BB-BA1F-46EE-AB96-8756887B1AE8.jpeg
 

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Awesome event!
Wish you all were here.
 
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FGT899

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1 of 1 Tungsten GT FE651616-EA82-4EE4-87CC-537A8C44628E.jpeg
 

dbk

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I got an email from Concierge with Velocity event info. So I sent off a reply asking if they would be bringing any of those special GT's to Rally 13. His high and mighty air head response :


and btw there was approximately $30,000,000+ of NFGT's in Scottsdale. All purchased via Mr. Airhead's business. Arrogant is way too mild in my opinion.
Ha. Hilarious.

Trust me, it’s much, much worse than that. I’ll get to it shortly.
 
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07XL0027

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Jim Farley, Ford CEO in the “1” Mustang http://instagr.am/p/CWPJSPUJZcZ/
 
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