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Old 04-28-2012, 01:18 PM   #1
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Old 04-28-2012, 01:29 PM   #2
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Looks nice Dan, where in the UK is it?
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Old 04-28-2012, 02:09 PM   #3
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It is in Saltash on the outskirts of Cornwall .
We have been building it for the last couple months as we have had a few set backs due to rain .
Should have it finished by the end of this week ready to race on !!
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Old 04-28-2012, 02:36 PM   #4
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How much dirt did you have to bring in. Looks awesome!
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Old 04-28-2012, 03:09 PM   #5
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What are the dimensions of the track?
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Old 04-28-2012, 05:28 PM   #6
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Nice track!
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Awesome track and even better scenery.
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Old 04-29-2012, 01:06 AM   #8
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The approximate dimensions of the track are 70m x 40m .
Its in a lovely location on top of a hill but sheltered all round by banks , hedges and trees .
We used over 300 tonnes of dirt to create the layout , its hard to tell from the pictures how big the elevation changes are .
All the track lanes are 4m wide or more .
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Old 04-29-2012, 01:33 AM   #9
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Amazing!!
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Old 04-29-2012, 09:26 AM   #10
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Sweet track...
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Old 04-29-2012, 12:53 PM   #11
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Thanks for the kind comments guys
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:29 PM   #12
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Did you strip the grass first before laying down the dirt? I have three truck loads coming by the end of the week. Should I strip grass or will I be o.k. just going over it?
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:04 PM   #13
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Amazing track...I can't imagine what it's like to be outside in that area enjoying this great hobby!!!
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Old 05-02-2012, 01:07 AM   #14
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Vey nice layout,

Would love that for a home track. Need to get some vid footage of some racing on it.
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Old 05-02-2012, 12:44 PM   #15
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The site when we started building was already free from grass and dug a few feet lower than the surrounding area . If you are building a track by putting soil onto flat ground then just kill the grass after you have completed the layout . Our old venue was like this we got some industrial grass and weed killer it was quite expensive it got rid of the grass in about 2 weeks . The good thing was all the grass roots stayed inthe soil keeping the surface from breaking up .When we get the track up and running I will see if I can get someone to film me doing a couple laps in HD and put them on here .
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