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Old 11-10-2009, 11:07 AM   #1
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Simple question here. Just wondering how far away everyone lives from their track. I was spoiled awhile ago and the my track was like 15-20 mins away. Now the closest nitro off road is 40+ minutes away. It really stinks. I might convert to 1/10 electric now for a closer track...
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Old 11-10-2009, 11:09 AM   #2
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Local track is about 20min way, both thunder alley and revelation. I'll drive cross country if me a few buddies want to race some big race event.
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well all the track that I go to are a hour or more away
not bad
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@ 25 miles for me to the closest, and another @ 35 miles in the other direction. At least for off road. We have an onroad course @ 50 min away as well.
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Old 11-10-2009, 11:18 AM   #5
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I drive 12 miles (one way) to our local club track (good 1/8th track, no real races). 21 Miles (one way) to NorCal hobbies for 1/10th & 1/8th offroad, 1/10th & 1/12th on road (carpet & asphalt) racing & practice (they also have an oval). Durring the rainy weather I drive 70 miles (one way) to Delta RC for covered 1/10th & 1/8th offroad racing & practice. Pretty lucky right now to have a few places to go.
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I have a few tracks around here. The one i always go to is 20 mins when there isnt traffic 40 when there is. another is 15mins, another about an hour and im 2 hours from where motorama is held. i love driving and all, but after a long day of racing. 20 mins seems foreeeever!!
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well all the track that I go to are a hour or more away
not bad
I am with you 1 hour + Farthest is about 1:45. I am willing to go 2 hours on a regular basis for a good track.
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i did go to my local track that was 5 minutes away but things have not gone well for my local track ,so the track i am going to is about 49 minutes away from my house its called hobby hut, i have been to other tracks in jersey that was about a hour or a little more,i think 2 hours to drive to race is to much for me atleast
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The track I race at during the summer on Saturday's is about 30min away. Not to bad compared to how far some have to travel.
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Old 11-10-2009, 11:46 AM   #10
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Local track is about 20min way, both thunder alley and revelation. I'll drive cross country if me a few buddies want to race some big race event.
yeah were pretty lucky in socal. for me its:

15 min. to Hemet Competition Raceway
30 min. to Thunder Alley
45 min to either ARC, or Rev
1 hr. to Green Flag raceway
2 hr. to Hot Rod Hobbies


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Only 20 minutes for me. A couple guys in our club come about 60 miles to race.
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15 to 20 minutes depending on traffic, it's also the only track in the area
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Both tracks that I regularly visit are 2:10 and 1:45 hours away.
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100 Miles to Dalton, 2 hours. 115 miles to Battlefield 2 & a half hours give or take.
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The two tracks I race at regularly are both are one hour with no traffic and it is at the very edge of what I am willing to drive weekly for a race.
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