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Old 05-17-2007, 08:32 PM   #31
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WOW...this should double the size of the race!! Maybe there will be 50 guys there now Stock TC has 4 guys signed up as of 5/16/07. Nothing at all against SIR but 8 second laps in Mod are going to be fun to watch at the Nats!!

Good luck with this one.

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For the record, mod laps times will be higher then 8 seconds. My guess is 10's will be the fastest with most in the 11's. Between now and then we will be running some mod testing and let you guys know.

Our race layout lengths lately have been in the range of 320-340ft for a complete lap. All lanes are 8ft wide!
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For the record, mod laps times will be higher then 8 seconds. My guess is 10's will be the fastest with most in the 11's. Between now and then we will be running some mod testing and let you guys know.

Our race layout lengths lately have been in the range of 320-340ft for a complete lap. All lanes are 8ft wide!
8 seconds was possible & bout right when I practice mod there ....
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8 seconds was possible & bout right when I practice mod there ....
That was before we removed the berms. The track is completely different now.
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For the record, mod laps times will be higher then 8 seconds. My guess is 10's will be the fastest with most in the 11's. Between now and then we will be running some mod testing and let you guys know.

Our race layout lengths lately have been in the range of 320-340ft for a complete lap. All lanes are 8ft wide!
OK. Thats good to hear then! Hopefully it works out best for SIR and the racers involved!

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P.S. For the Nats Roar requires 10ft lanes fwiw
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I hope everyone who goes to this event has a great time, but I am soo glad I procrastinated with my entry. The track and facility is way to small from my perspective to be holding a national event. That said, I think it might be a great place to be a spectator, there will be some nasty crashes...
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the track will sustain easily 150 to 180 entrys with indoor and outdoor pitting, PA announcing and facilities to accomodate. The track size is ample for this event.

Yes, I checked.

Problem is, with the necessity of the change, it was imperative racers did not have to change flight arrangements or cancel the event. Thank you to Seattle Indoor Raceway for stepping up to ensure quality racing to our members for this prestigious national event.

also, all four RC magazines have been contacted of which two I spoke to personally and two I left messages.

Entry flyers coming in the next few weeks, I will phone call (so please, make them legible... LOL) to ensure the racer knows of the change.

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Are any of the magazines planning on attending. There was not magazine coverage for the ROAR Carpet Nationals. This takes away a lot value.
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WOW...this should double the size of the race!! Maybe there will be 50 guys there now Stock TC has 4 guys signed up as of 5/16/07. Nothing at all against SIR but 8 second laps in Mod are going to be fun to watch at the Nats!!

Good luck with this one.

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This looks like an excellent event for ROAR to try an exhibition 5 cell mod class. This would get me out of 19T
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I hope everyone who goes to this event has a great time, but I am soo glad I procrastinated with my entry. The track and facility is way to small from my perspective to be holding a national event. That said, I think it might be a great place to be a spectator, there will be some nasty crashes...
That's too bad, you're gonna miss out on some of the coolest racing on the planet. If Nat's comes close to the way the Tamiya Regionals were, everyone is gonna have a blast!!
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I hope everyone who goes to this event has a great time, but I am soo glad I procrastinated with my entry. The track and facility is way to small from my perspective to be holding a national event. That said, I think it might be a great place to be a spectator, there will be some nasty crashes...
I really don't understand where this rumor has started, mostly from people who have never raced at SIR I believe. The track is not any smaller then most of the carpet tracks that hold national level events each year. Is it assumed by people because it's asphalt that is needs to be outdoor and VERY large? I would tend to disagree.
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Are any of the magazines planning on attending. There was not magazine coverage for the ROAR Carpet Nationals. This takes away a lot value.
The boys from Xtreme RC visited our track and covered a 24hr Enduro we held here in the past. They had a blast and sure will be back for this race.
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also, all four RC magazines have been contacted of which two I spoke to personally and two I left messages.


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Looks like it, well, hopefully.
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This looks like an excellent event for ROAR to try an exhibition 5 cell mod class. This would get me out of 19T
Very true there!

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Are any of the magazines planning on attending. There was not magazine coverage for the ROAR Carpet Nationals. This takes away a lot value.
No magazines at all?
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I just booked my hotel 07/06 - 07/13 (same dates I had at the Marysville hotel), I booked this one:

1. Townplace Sts-Seattle Southcenter
18123 72nd Ave S, Kent, WA (0.33 miles away)
253-796-6000


So is it really only 3/10th's of a mile from the track? Would we be able to leave our gear at the track and just walk to/from? Any good places to eat/drink around there? ...I guess I'm trying to figure out if I even need to rent a car at this point.
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at the bottom is a map to the track

as for track details, Doug will answer those.
This detail is 1st.
the track size is 50 x 88. This copmares to Peel-it at 95 x48

Anyone who has raced here before, can tell you it's always fun. This event will be no different.
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