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Old 03-11-2017, 01:52 PM   #856
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Does anyone know what tires the sprint cars are running?
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Old 03-15-2017, 07:44 AM   #858
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in 17.5 late model blockades and holeshots in M4 compound. on rare occasions i have seen calibers (discontinued) and bowties M3. fronts most everyone runs ribs

i have seen the mod sprints run the same and at times web type rear tires. believe the 13.5 dirt mod oval with those screw bolt together bodies run the same as late model class.

there is a oval racer (all classes) that works/assists at hobbytown named steve, tonight is a race night there, and adam...owner of HT also races all three classes of oval there. if you call ask for them. oval is mostly a saturday run class
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Thank you for the info
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Over the weekend I had my first run on the astroturf at hobbytown Tucson and even though I made every mistake I could think of and then some, I approve of the turf. The cars all made grip, put power down, and for the drivers who had it all figured out it looked like a good time. The tuning of the cars is about finding speed instead of control, and they did enforce weight limits like they said they would. I think it was a great idea.
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WAS THERE AS WELL, WAS NICE TO SEE A QUICK TECH THEY DID NOT MAKE IT TAKE LONG AT ALL. TRACTION IS GREAT AS WELL I HAVE ENJOYED ALL MY TRIPS UP THERE SO FAR.
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Tech checks are not full blown, they go fast and are random. they may do a blinky check one heat, and weight check on another. minimal delay and smooth. on a track meeting weeks back they mentioned also checking ESCs with program boxes if needed, and only using ROAR listed ESCs. if you have a programmable ESC that is ROAR approved, but not commonly used at this track, i would recommend bringing your program box
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track layout was changed, adding about 4-5 sec per lap
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I read on facebook the layout has been changed again
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that's the nice thing about the astro, track can be changed around fast.
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