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Old 04-24-2007, 08:27 PM   #1
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I have been reading threads and seen rumors that the Tamiya USA track in Aliso Viejo, CA might be closed later this year? Is there truth to this??? Fred please say it isn't so!
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Old 04-24-2007, 08:37 PM   #2
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They anounced that they would be moving at the TCS race in Seattle. At that time they didn't know the status of the track.
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Any idea where they are moving?
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Old 04-24-2007, 11:00 PM   #4
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um do you know where the track is. the houses around the track go for 7 figs suprised it lasted this long
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The latest info on the track is it will close right after the TCS Finals in August!
I believe this is on the www.tamiyausa.com website.
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Just looked it up and it seems they are moving to Irvine. I will have to stop by on Friday and bug them about it to figure out the details.
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Tamiya America will be moving to an office in the Irvine Spectrum. With it's warehousing facility outsourced in Carson. The move is expected some time in June.
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Does anyone know what this means for them having a track? If they are moving to the Irvine Spectrum I can't imagine they will have the space, but I also can't imagine them without one.
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They said they'd build a new one if this one went away.
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They said they'd build a new one if this one went away.

Who said they would build a new track if the current track went away????
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um do you know where the track is. the houses around the track go for 7 figs suprised it lasted this long
I think they own the land though. I guess they'll make a lot of money when they sell it.
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Who said they would build a new track if the current track went away????
I believe Fred said that.
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Don`t think so...


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to watch a R/c race .
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wow, that bites...I always want to drive over there just to race at that place.

It'd be cool if they moved down here to the Rio Grande Valley...mexico is right across the border about 10miles away. Port Available in Brownsville for shipping purposes, LOTS of land available everywhere...and it would be equidistant for all racers from the east and west coast. Plus for Big events, South Padre Island is nearby for "party" purposes.
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