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Old 08-15-2008, 09:14 AM   #151
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So where would a guy fly into? Birmingham looks to be a drive from the airport and to fly into the other city to the east it looks like a 11hr day of flying
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Old 08-15-2008, 09:38 AM   #152
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Well this is going to be my first really big race I am travelling too! I hope to see some of you guys there. From what I have been told it is a blast!
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Will the soil/compound be the same as last year ? I didn't find out until my main what tires to run. But if it's the same then i'll bring loads of my winning tires.
Same...may be prepped a little different...but it's the same dirt.
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Old 08-15-2008, 11:13 AM   #154
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So where would a guy fly into? Birmingham looks to be a drive from the airport and to fly into the other city to the east it looks like a 11hr day of flying
Tony...there's a small air strip in Montgomery, Al. I don't have any info on but I think some guys flew into that air strip last year.

Joe Ledbetter would prolly know....he'll see this I'm sure.
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Old 08-15-2008, 03:53 PM   #155
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Hey Tony.....Here's what I know about airport service for the race.

Brian Skinner flew into Montgomery 2 years ago and it took him all of 15 minutes from deplaning to in the truck ready to roll and about that long to check in when he left sunday. I've been there a few other times and I've never seen more than 15~20 people in the terminal. It's only about 20 minutes from the airport to the hotels at the I-65 exit where everyone stays. If I remember correctly some of the hotels offer an airport shuttle service, but it would be a good idea to confirm with whatever hotel you use. We always stay at the Holiday Inn and they have a courtesy van so I'm sure you could arrange pickup and return to the airport if you stayed there. If you plan on renting a car, it would also be a good idea to confirm what was available in Montgomery as it's a small operation so choice would be limited I'm sure.

Last year Skinny and Andrew both came into Birmingham. Andrew came in a day ahead of Brian so it worked out best by saving us a night of room fees. It was OK on the front end, but Andrew left out around 5am sunday and Brian didn't go till later that afternoon so I had to make 2 trips from the hotel to the B'ham airport to get them to their flights. It's an easy hour one way from the Birmingham airport to the hotels, so it was a long day of driving for me. Using Birmingham would require you to either make arrangements for transport south or renting a car. They have all the usual suspects in the rental biz so you should be able to get a decent deal, just figure on around 100 extra miles for the trip down and back.

If the fare is not much different to fly into Montgomery it's without a doubt the best way to go. If you can arrange transport to and from your hotel to the race venue you could use the shuttle service and save having to rent a car.

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Old 08-16-2008, 02:29 AM   #156
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What's the cut-off for the amount of entries ?
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Old 08-16-2008, 04:09 AM   #157
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acording to rc signup it is 400
http://events.rcsignup.com/events/di...ent.cfm?ID=309
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Old 08-17-2008, 02:39 PM   #158
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Sweet. On a seperate note did you see the great trophy's the PNB gave out those were really nice.
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Sweet. On a seperate note did you see the great trophy's the PNB gave out those were really nice.

sure did man .....they were awesome ..we did some like that for the big mini indoor off road race we had this year ......


also wnated everyone to know the website has been updated with all of the current sponsers and there are more great sponsers on the way ...get signed up soon
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the sponsers are lining up ...dont get left behind ..there will be huge payouts in the pro classes ...get on board punks
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Old 08-20-2008, 07:02 PM   #162
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Is this the complete sponsor list?


XTREME R/C CARS------MEDIA COVERAGE

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whats the schedule? doesnt say on the site....


I assume the 9th is practice and 10 quals 11th mains?
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whats the schedule? doesnt say on the site....


I assume the 9th is practice and 10 quals 11th mains?


http://events.rcsignup.com/events/di...ent.cfm?ID=309


Towards the bottom of the page...just above the classes/entries.
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OK I thought the event site would have info...

so open practice is from 7am to midnight and controlled practice is from 1pm to midnight?



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