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Old 12-03-2010, 08:20 AM   #1
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Default Minimum size for indoor carpet racetrack 1/10 touring

Hi everybody,

We already have a Mini-Z track and would like to open an 1/10 touring track. Unfortunately our only indoor available space is rather tight, 72ft x 33ft. Would that be too tight for 1/10? We can't get hold of another space so it's really this or nothing .

I searched quite a bit over the forum and googled some, but couldn't find such small tracks, all seem to start from 80ft x 36ft and up...

We thought about going 1/12 or 1/18 but they are not at all popular around, so we would end up driving alone by ourselves on the track .
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Old 12-03-2010, 08:31 AM   #2
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You could make a 1/10 scale track with that space. You just might have some very short lap times.
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Check out Leading Edge Speedway
http://www.kingstonrcracing.com/index.htm

It's not much bigger and they do fine running 1/10 TC & GT, even SC!! It's tight and technical but still loads of fun.
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One of the track localy is 50x48. Plenty room for sedans. 6ft lanes and you can make some nice layouts. Mod doesn't work to well though.
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The track we have in Lexington is about 50x30. It's tight but we run 1/10th scale on it all the time, plus oval.
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Thanks a lot guys! So this is doable, although tight...well, better than nothing, I guess.

The off-road races with jumps and stuff sound great too (we thought about this) but the track will be located in an office building and all those cars jumping and landing hard on the floor would bring our neighbours over in no time . Hopefully touring cars rolling won't be unbearably noisy.
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