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TESLA OWNERS DRAGSTRIP MEETUP | AUTOCLUB DRAGWAY | Fontana, CA | June 9th 2018.

Tesla Owners Meetup & Drag-strip Event

Do you enjoy the track? Have you ever wanted to find out how fast your Tesla is in the quarter mile? Do you want to meet fellow Tesla Owners? Join the My Tesla Adventure Community in partnership with Tesla Club SoCal at Auto Club Dragway for an evening of fun. All Tesla Models are welcome and will be in attendance including both performance and non-performance variants of the Model 3, Model X, Model S, and Roadsters.

Event Date: Saturday, June 9th, 2018.
Event Time: 8am - 4pm
Location: Auto Club Dragway | Fontana, CA
Dragway Fees: $10 to spectate | $50 for car & driver

Food Trucks, Friends & Family, Drag Racing

Food trucks are onsite at the drag way, we will also provide water and snacks to Tesla attendees. There will be a private tent for Tesla Owner's to socialize and watch the races. Kids are welcome to attend however we recommend no younger than 3 due to the sound levels during some of the drag races. We will have ear protection on hand for all attendees.

A View From the Drag Strip.

race view
p100DL driver view takeoff

What do I need to participate?

Helmets are Required in all vehicles 13.99 seconds and quicker. Most Tesla's will surpass a 13.99 1/4 mile with the exception of the Model X 75. Helmets must meet NHRA approved SNELL rating and must have required label on the inside of the helmet. SNELL 2010 good until 1-1-2022. SNELL 2015 good until 2027.

We recommend the Conquer Snell SA2015 Approved Full Face Auto Racing Helmet which sells on amazon.com for $169.95 with 2 day prime shipping. It comes in white and black with sizes ranging from small to extra large. If you want to attend but are unsure about making the investment in a helmet, contact us at admin@myteslaadventure.com and we can see if a My Tesla Adventure team member has a helmet to loan or share.

Snell SA2015 Approved Full Face Auto Racing Helmet

Click to see on Amazon
Click to see on Amazon

Protective clothing. The minimum requirements are as follows: full-length pants; short- or long-sleeved shirt; closed shoes; and socks. No shorts. No bare legs. No bare torsos. No tank tops. No open-toe or open-heel shoes or sandals. Synthetic clothing not recommended.

Fire Jacket is a track requirement for any vehicle running the 1/4th mile in less than 11.50 seconds. This will apply for all "P" performance model Teslas. Although a fire jacket is not required for slower vehicles we recommend picking one up for added safety. A qualified fire jacket runs as little as $50 and they look pretty dam cool.

We recommend a NHRA approved jacket meeting SFI Spec 3.2/1. Jackets that meet the spec include the 3.2/1, 3.2/5, 3.2/15, 3.2/20, 3.2/30. We have had great success buying jackets from Summit Racing where you will find options in all colors and sizes. If you have an issue finding a jacket in your size or any other concerns when ordering your jacket contact us at admin@myteslaadventure.com

Click for Summit Racing
Click for Summit Racing

Preparing your car

Remove unnecessary loose objects. The drag-strip has a safety requirement of no "Loose ballast"

Loose ballast is not permitted on the racetrack, so be prepared to empty trunks and interiors of all loose items. Spare tires, jacks, etc. must be securely mounted or must be removed. Tools, jack stands, coolers, loose speakers, wheel covers, etc. are considered loose ballast and are not permitted on the track. If you don't need it, or don't want to leave it unattended, leave it at home.

Any loose odds and ends that you bring with you if you have a bag for them other Tesla owners can hold on to them for you while you race. We typically bring a backpack for those odds and ends, water bottles, purses, etc.

Nearby Supercharging

Palladio at Broadstone
12 superchargers, available 24/7, up to 120kW
12642 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

This is a good location to charge located in the Victoria Gardens outdoor shopping mall with a variety of dining options nearby. This location is 6.5 miles from the Dragway slowly you will reach the track with a 98% charge. We will be charging at this location around 7am to reach full charge before driving to the track.

Track Location & Directions

Auto Club Dragway
9300 Cherry Ave
Fontana, CA 92335

Be sure to enter the raceway via Cherry Avenue at the intersection of Cherry Avenue and Randall. Your GPS system will likely navigate you to another entrance nearby that will be closed.

Tesla Drag Racing Sacramento Raceway My Tesla Adventure

TESLA OWNERS DRAGSTRIP MEETUP | SACRAMENTO RACEWAY | June 1st 2018.

Tesla Owners Meetup & Drag-strip Event

Do you enjoy the track? Have you ever wanted to find out how fast your Tesla is in the quarter mile? Do you want to meet fellow Tesla Owners? Join the My Tesla Adventure Community fellow Tesla Owners at the Sacramento Raceway Dragstrip for an evening of fun. All Tesla Models are welcome and will be in attendance including both performance and non-performance variants of the Model 3, Model X, Model S, and possibly a Roadster.

Event Date: Friday, June 1st, 2018.
Event Time: 4pm - 9pm
Location: Sacramento Raceway Park
Dragway Fees: $10 to spectate | $40 for car & driver

My Tesla Adventure Dragstrip Meetup

A View From the Drag Strip.

What do I need to participate?

Helmets are Required in all vehicles 13.99 seconds and quicker. Most Tesla's will surpass a 13.99 1/4 mile with the exception of the Model X 75. Helmets must meet NHRA approved SNELL rating and must have required label on the inside of the helmet. SNELL 2010 good until 1-1-2022. SNELL 2015 good until 2027.

We recommend the Conquer Snell SA2015 Approved Full Face Auto Racing Helmet which sells on amazon.com for $169.95 with 2 day prime shipping. It comes in white and black with sizes ranging from small to extra large. If you want to attend but are unsure about making the investment in a helmet, contact us at admin@myteslaadventure.com and we can see if a My Tesla Adventure team member has a helmet to loan or share.

Snell SA2015 Approved Full Face Auto Racing Helmet

Click to see on Amazon
Click to see on Amazon

Protective clothing. The minimum requirements are as follows: full-length pants; short- or long-sleeved shirt; closed shoes; and socks. No shorts. No bare legs. No bare torsos. No tank tops. No open-toe or open-heel shoes or sandals. Synthetic clothing not recommended.

Fire Jacket is a track requirement for any vehicle running the 1/4th mile in less than 11.50 seconds. This will apply for all "P" performance model Teslas. Although a fire jacket is not required for slower vehicles we recommend picking one up for added safety. A qualified fire jacket runs as little as $50 and they look pretty dam cool.

We recommend a NHRA approved jacket meeting SFI Spec 3.2/1. Jackets that meet the spec include the 3.2/1, 3.2/5, 3.2/15, 3.2/20, 3.2/30. We have had great success buying jackets from Summit Racing where you will find options in all colors and sizes. If you have an issue finding a jacket in your size or any other concerns when ordering your jacket contact us at admin@myteslaadventure.com

Click for Summit Racing
Click for Summit Racing

Preparing your car

Remove unnecessary loose objects. The drag-strip has a safety requirement of no "Loose ballast"

Loose ballast is not permitted on the racetrack, so be prepared to empty trunks and interiors of all loose items. Spare tires, jacks, etc. must be securely mounted or must be removed. Tools, jack stands, coolers, loose speakers, wheel covers, etc. are considered loose ballast and are not permitted on the track. If you don't need it, or don't want to leave it unattended, leave it at home.

Any loose odds and ends that you bring with you if you have a bag for them other Tesla owners can hold on to them for you while you race. We typically bring a backpack for those odds and ends, water bottles, purses, etc.

After the races - Pizza at Roma's Pizzera II

After the drag-strip for explaining, excusing, elaborating, and if necessary, lying as to why we didn't go faster, excuses, join us for food and drinks at Roma II Pizzeria just down the road from the raceway.

Roma II Pizzeria, 8491 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95826

romans

Nearby Supercharging

Palladio at Broadstone
10 superchargers, available 24/7, up to 120kW
220 Palladio Parkway, Folsom, CA 95630

This is a good location to charge located in the Palladio outdoor shopping mall with a variety of dining options nearby. This location is 18.5 miles from the Raceway and if you drive on the slowly you will reach the track with a solid charge. We will be charging at this location around 9am-10am to reach full charge before driving to the track.

Ironpoint Road - Folsom Premium Outlets
4 Superchargers, available 24/7, up to 120kW
220 Iron Point Rd, Folsom, CA 95630

This location is 13.6 miles from the Raceway, 5 miles closer than Palladio, but only has 4 Superchargers so check your map before stopping here to charge to make sure spaces are available.

Track Location & Directions

Sacramento Raceway Park
5305 Excelsior Rd, Sacramento, CA 95827

Be sure to enter the raceway via Farm Road. Your GPS system will likely navigate you to another entrance that will be closed.

AutoPilot Karaoke | Tesla Autopilot Karaoke | #AutoPilotKaraoke

Tesla Autopilot Karaoke

Tesla Autopilot Karaoke began on the way to the Tesla Takeover Road Trip. Credit goes to Wil from the SoCal Tesla Club for changing our original name of "Carpool Karaoke" to " #AutoPilotKaraoke".  Find Wil on Instagram @amazingfitnessdesignbywil.

We belted out Don't Stop me now as we approached the Kettleman City Tesla Supercharger Lounge for the first Instagram episode of Autopilot Karaoke.

For the second Instagram episode of #AutoPilotKaraoke we sang the Sound of Silence while Taylor @TeslaPhotographer played the air guitar and Ryan of @TeslaMotorsClub shook his head and laughed.

To submit your Autopilot Karaoke videos to be featured on the My Tesla Adventure YouTube Channel please with emails us at admin@myteslaadventure.com or send us a dm on Instagram.com/MyTeslaAdventure. Our next episode will air tomorrow and including hits from the new Tesla fan Kanye West  (#KanyeWest) and Journey. Thank you for subscribing and we look forward to seeing you on the road.

To learn more about the annual Tesla Takeover Road Trip, visit TeslaTakeover.com. To learn more about our current events follow our blog or our facebook and instagram pages.

Where to Buy Elon Musk’s TeslaQuila

How to Drink TeslaQuila "Like a Sir".

TeslaQuila should always be warmed to a balmy 80 degrees. Ideal consumption range should be between 80 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit or 26 - 29 degrees Celsius. Elon Musk's TeslaQuila should never be sipped or sniffed, it shall be poured into a shot glass and consumed promptly. This is not your mothers Tequila so put away those dam limes and salt.

My first bottle of TeslaQuila

Where to Buy TeslaQuila

Teslaquila Bottle Label

Download the Teslaquila Label in PDF -  Teslaquila. Or Save the Image in PNG Below. 

TeslaQuila Bottle Label
TeslaQuila Bottle Label

The Tesla Quick Draw Challenge

The Tesla Quick Draw Challenge

The Tesla Quick Draw Challenge began by accident while having fun with Ryan of  IG: @TeslaMotorsClub and Taylor of IG: @TslaPics and  @iambrod5ky. It is not well known that the Tesla Charging Button which sends out a signal to open the charging door on Tesla's has a fairly long range... Long enough for a Tesla Quick Draw Challenge!

 Participate in the Tesla Quick Draw Challenge

To participate in the Tesla Quick Draw Challenge, have a friend, family member, or random stranger film you, grab a Tesla charging handle, wait for a call to draw, swing your charger, point and shoot! Don't forget to challenge a friend to participate.

Why did we do this? Because we enjoy the little things in life and want to share them with fellow Tesla Owners who share our Outlook. If you like what we are doing, kindly follow us on Instagram and YouTube.

Will it Drive?

Will it Drive? Episode 1.

This episode is dedicated to DaErik - The Original Gangster. This series is inspired by our friend Reddit: RuggedlySexyBeardedGuy. YouTube-DaErik & Tesla Inventory

Let us know what you would like us to test on Will it Drive? in the comments.

Disclaimer: Tesla "Auto-Pilot" is currently a "Driver Assist" feature. It is not autonomous and at no point should a Tesla driver take their attention off the road. This video is not an endorsement of inattentive or unsafe driving. No unicorns were harmed in the marking of this video.

The Grand Traverse – Part Time Everything

The North America Tesla Road Trip - The grand traverse

In 2014 I did a road trip across Canada, to be able to do a similar trip with a fully electrical vehicle a few puts in perspective of how fast the electrical transition is coming our way. The idea of driving across north America to a final stop in Whistler, BC for the winter grew and became a full adventure trying to ski different mountains and areas along the way. Our main destinations included Detroit, Grand Rapids, Colorado and Utah. We used the supercharger map to plan our route between these destinations. Tesla made a really good job of covering those main roads.

It’s amazing to see the ever changing landscape and weather while driving from one coast to the other. Whether it’s mountains, lakes, never ending farmland, this road trip always has something to offer. My favorite part was on the route 84 between Colorado and Utah through the canyons. We drove as the sun was setting and reflecting on the rock walls that surrounded us.

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Episode 2:  The Cities Are Our Skiing Playground 

Last time we checked in we were driving east to west through the states skiing different places along the way. We have now made it to our first stop on the Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. The Vancouver Island has incredible forests and vegetation. We headed to a small surf town called Tofino where we surfed for a few days, the surf town has hotels with chargers and there is a supercharger right when you arrive on the island.

After a great time on the Island it was time for us to head out to Whistler, our final destination where we would spend the winter. Whistler is amazing for all types of riding. Whether you like nice groomers, powder or park.  If you are not much of a skier or snowboarder you can still enjoy a nice sight-seeing by taking the peak to peak across the two mountains, a must do on a sunny day. 

The next episode will be about street skiing, freestyle skiing using the cities as our playground.

Tesla Semi Spotting

Tesla Semi Spotting - Tesla Rocklin

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Stopping to charge

The pair of prototype Tesla Semi's stopped charge midway between the Giga Factory in Sparks, NV and the Tesla Factory in Fremont, CA. The drivers confirmed they were driving the 300 mile range prototypes making the Rocklin Tesla store the ideal mid way point charging location. They also confirmed that they were carrying batteries although they were not allowed to confirm the exact weight being towed. The drivers were very gracious and talked to store visitors and were kind enough to let us take photos with their trucks.

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The near silent Tesla Semi takeoff.

It was amazing to be standing 10 feet away from the Semi and having it roll by with barely a round.

Following the Tesla Semi on I80 freeway.

We were interested to see how the Tesla Semi's would perform with freeway acceleration  and if they would be utilizing caravan mode. Although they did not engage in caravan mode for the duration of our follow we did witness the on-ramp acceleration and it was ludicrous. We had to punch it in our Model S to catch up.

TESLA OWNERS DRAGSTRIP MEETUP | SACRAMENTO RACEWAY | April 28th, 2018.

Tesla Owners Meetup & Drag-strip Day

Do you enjoy the track? Have you ever wanted to find out how fast your Tesla is in the quarter mile? Do you want to meet fellow Tesla Owners? Join us and fellow Tesla Owners at the Sacramento Raceway Dragstrip for an afternoon of fun. All Tesla Models are welcome and will be in attendance including both performance and non-performance varients of the Model 3, Model X, Model S, and possibly a Roadster.

Event cancelled due to Rain

Event Date: Saturday, April 28th, 2018.
Event Time: 12pm - 4pm
Location: Sacramento Raceway Park
Dragway Fees: $10 to spectate | $40 for car & driver

My Tesla Adventure Dragstrip Meetup

A View From the Drag Strip.

What do I need to participate?

Helmets are Required in all vehicles 13.99 seconds and quicker. Most Tesla's will surpass a 13.99 1/4 mile with the exception of the Model X 75. Helmets must meet NHRA approved SNELL rating and must have required label on the inside of the helmet. SNELL 2010 good until 1-1-2022. SNELL 2015 good until 2027.

We recommend the Conquer Snell SA2015 Approved Full Face Auto Racing Helmet which sells on amazon.com for $169.95 with 2 day prime shipping. It comes in white and black with sizes ranging from small to extra large. If you want to attend but are unsure about making the investment in a helmet, contact us at admin@myteslaadventure.com and we can see if a My Tesla Adventure team member has a helmet to loan or share.

Snell SA2015 Approved Full Face Auto Racing Helmet

Click to see on Amazon
Click to see on Amazon

Protective clothing. The minimum requirements are as follows: full-length pants; short- or long-sleeved shirt; closed shoes; and socks. No shorts. No bare legs. No bare torsos. No tank tops. No open-toe or open-heel shoes or sandals. Synthetic clothing not recommended.

Fire Jacket is a track requirement for any vehicle running the 1/4th mile in less than 11.50 seconds. This will apply for all "P" performance model Teslas. Although a fire jacket is not required for slower vehicles we recommend picking one up for added safety. A qualified fire jacket runs as little as $50 and they look pretty dam cool.

We recommend a NHRA approved jacket meeting SFI Spec 3.2/1. Jackets that meet the spec include the 3.2/1, 3.2/5, 3.2/15, 3.2/20, 3.2/30. We have had great success buying jackets from Summit Racing where you will find options in all colors and sizes. If you have an issue finding a jacket in your size or any other concerns when ordering your jacket contact us at admin@myteslaadventure.com

Click for Summit Racing
Click for Summit Racing

Preparing your car

Remove unnecessary loose objects. The drag-strip has a safety requirement of no "Loose ballast"

Loose ballast is not permitted on the racetrack, so be prepared to empty trunks and interiors of all loose items. Spare tires, jacks, etc. must be securely mounted or must be removed. Tools, jack stands, coolers, loose speakers, wheel covers, etc. are considered loose ballast and are not permitted on the track. If you don't need it, or don't want to leave it unattended, leave it at home.

Any loose odds and ends that you bring with you if you have a bag for them other Tesla owners can hold on to them for you while you race. We typically bring a backpack for those odds and ends, water bottles, purses, etc.

After the races - Pizza at Roma's Pizzera II

After the drag-strip for explaining, excusing, elaborating, and if necessary, lying as to why we didn't go faster, excuses, join us for food and drinks at Roma II Pizzeria just down the road from the raceway.

Roma II Pizzeria, 8491 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95826

romans

Nearby Supercharging

Palladio at Broadstone
10 superchargers, available 24/7, up to 120kW
220 Palladio Parkway, Folsom, CA 95630

This is a good location to charge located in the Palladio outdoor shopping mall with a variety of dining options nearby. This location is 18.5 miles from the Raceway and if you drive on the slowly you will reach the track with a solid charge. We will be charging at this location around 9am-10am to reach full charge before driving to the track.

Ironpoint Road - Folsom Premium Outlets
4 Superchargers, available 24/7, up to 120kW
220 Iron Point Rd, Folsom, CA 95630

This location is 13.6 miles from the Raceway, 5 miles closer than Palladio, but only has 4 Superchargers so check your map before stopping here to charge to make sure spaces are available.

Track Location & Directions

Sacramento Raceway Park
5305 Excelsior Rd, Sacramento, CA 95827

Be sure to enter the raceway via Farm Road. Your GPS system will likely navigate you to another entrance that will be closed.

“Uncorked” Model S 75D 1/4 Mile Dragtimes

A first time for everything.

We discovered that a Model S 75D "Uncorked" had not been recorded on a drag strip so we set out to change that. To make it more fun we got togehter with IG @Teslazilla and had the first ever race between the Uncorked Model S 75D and the Model S P100DL+.

P100DL+ Versus 75D "Uncorked"

It was jaw dropping to see the side by side difference in speed between the Uncorked 75D and P100DL. Off the line the P100D was car lengths ahead within a second. Final elapsed time for the P100DL came in at 10.745 with the 75D finishing at a 13.013 seconds 1/4th mile. Performance of both cars was lower than anticipated due to a high head wind (20-30 mph). The tracks ultimately was decreased to 1/8th mile later in the day out of concerns for driver safety.

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He kicked my ass but we're still friends.

@teszila It was a pleasure racing you today. #teslafamily - Video coming in a few hours. ? by @tyty7869

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Back to set a better time.

Unsatisfied with the initial result of a 13 second quarter mile, we went back to the track to claim a better time. Without the head wind and a slightly higher battery charge, we hit a 12.798 on our second run of the day. Our guess is that the first run heated up the battery giving us more power output on the second run. With out the ludicrous + mode that allows for manual battery heating it is a balance between maintaining maximum battery power and a "warmed up" battery.