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David Vizard Seminar

Postby 900HP » Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:19 pm

At this point I am planning on going to the David Vizard seminar March 11-13 in Lima, Ohio at the University of N.W. Ohio campus. I live in Fargo, North Dakota and air fare is $550 to Indy and then rental car and an hour drive or so. I have decided to be a cheap bastard and drive. I will be going East on Interstate 94 through Minnesota and Wisconsin.

I am wondering if there is anyone on the board who would be interested in carpooling to make the drive a little less tortureous?
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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby PackardV8 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:58 am

Wow, I just checked and from Spokane, twice the air miles as from Fargo, it would be $260. As far as a road trip together, by the time I drove from Spokane to Fargo, Indy would seem like it was just over the next hill. Safe travels.

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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby swatson454 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:20 am

Travel arrangements and lodging are going to cost me about twice as much as the admission, having to fly the chicken bus of the sky out of Las Vegas and then renting a car and driving the rest of the way in. Think we could talk him into GoToMeeting? \:D/

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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby 900HP » Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:53 pm

After some digging I found if I fly out of Minneapolis (4 hr drive) to Cincinnati (rent car and drive to Lima) the round trip ticket price can be had for $240 per person. I think that is a little more reasonable than $550/per and that is now my big plan. I'm waiting to hear from 1 person and then I will book the flight. Thanks, guys. 8)
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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby Ron Golden » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:28 pm

Tell David I said "Hello" and want to know when he's coming to Kansas City again. He's been my Guru since 1979.

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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby W. Tripp » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:25 am

Where is everyone staying?
Wingate downtown Lima seems nice and the rates are good.
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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby MadBill » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:35 am

Any of us who make it to the seminar should do themselves up SpeedTalker name badges or add it to any seminar-provided ID; good chance to meet face to face! [or not, in some cases... :) ]
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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby 900HP » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:13 pm

W. Tripp wrote:Where is everyone staying?
Wingate downtown Lima seems nice and the rates are good.


I booked a room at the Fairfield Inn (by Marriot) which is within walking distance of the school

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/d ... -inn-lima/

It was just under $100 per night though
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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby JoePorting » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:09 pm

You can watch him on Youtube if you want to save some bucks.
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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby fun kart kid » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:47 pm

I will be there but I'm a UNOH student so its cheaper for me
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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby MichaelMoore » Wed Jan 26, 2011 12:50 am

Thanks for mentioning the YouTube lecture. I just watched all of that and have passed the link to some friends.

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Re: David Vizard Seminar

Postby Stan Weiss » Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:41 am

You should have a great time. Speaking of cost, I would not want to think about what airfare from Australia would be. :shock:

This is an unsolicited response to an email blast that I sent out to my contacts about the seminar. Disclaimer - I am friends with David Vizard.

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-------- Original Message --------

Subject: Re: David Vizard Seminar
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 07:38:24 +1000
From: peter
To: Stan Weiss <srweiss@erols.com>



Thanks for the invite Stan, I would love to attend, but the costs and distance from here in Australia make it somewhat difficult.

In the early 1990's I attended several of David's seminars held in Brisbane at GPD Automotive. The youtube video on minis where you can hear the trains passing by in the background is one that I attended.

The info attained then has stood me in good stead for almost 20 years as an engine builder.

I have recently purchased David's latest book.

It would be good if he came back and gave a seminar here in OZ, I would be there in a flash.

Regards

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