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The racer response was fantastic   fun at the drag races, that’s a      the birthplace of FC Chaos, North
        as was post-race response on         winning equation in my eyes.  We     Star Dragway, September 14th and
        social media following the event.    had teams from across 7 states.      15th, 2018. I’m hoping we hit that
        Everyone had a blast and that is     I met spectators from Chicago,       magic 32 car mark.
        all I really wanted for this first   Atlanta and even Canada. People
        event. Friday was rough with         came to this event as a spectator      Thanks for your input, Chris.  
        a few lengthy oil downs and          from that far away, amazing!           Friday dawned with heavy
        delays. True drag racers and fans                                         overcast skies and light drizzle
        understood. We will eliminate          We’re going to keep the            in the air, but no one was going
        those oil downs as we grow.  These   momentum going as plans are          to allow this to place a damper on
        teams will be more prepared as       already coming together for 2018!    the festivities at hand. The drizzle
        we move forward. Saturday we         I’m always going to consider         dried up, but the overcast stayed
        rebounded very nicely and put on     North Star Dragway in Denton,        with us through out the day and
        a great, never before seen, flip top   Texas home, but would also like to   into the evening hours. I took an
        showdown.                            branch out with Funny Car Chaos,
                                             eventually expanding nationally.     early morning stroll around the
          The buzz is still buzzing. My      For 2018, we will stay in the great   pits shooting photos, visiting with
        inbox is still filling up. People are   state of Texas with a new event June  old friends and meeting new ones
        still talking about it. What have I   1st & 2nd at the historic Amarillo   along the way. I watched the flurry
        done? To me, the number one rule     Dragway. This place is rich with     of activity while the teams were
        is FUN. At Funny Car Chaos, the      decades of drag racing greatness     getting ready for the days activities,
        racers had fun, the spectators had   and we’re going to flip that town    unloading cars, tools, mats, tables,
        fun, the track staff had fun and I   upside down with Funny Cars in       chairs and mixing the magic
        had fun. So if everyone is having    June. We will of course return to                    Continued on page 26

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