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Old 02-01-2006, 10:18 PM   #316
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Can you share with us a ballpark figure on how much money is needed to build a place like this?
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Old 02-08-2006, 12:40 PM   #317
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Old 02-15-2006, 07:34 AM   #318
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I got some more work that I'll be posting tonight
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Old 02-15-2006, 08:05 AM   #319
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This is the track where I am race director.

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The building at the far end of the track is the trackside shop
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Old 02-15-2006, 08:25 AM   #320
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When designing a layout one thing that a lot of the shown seem to NOT have are places for the marshal's to stand
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Old 02-15-2006, 08:40 AM   #321
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This is the track where I am race director.

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The building at the far end of the track is the trackside shop
wer abouts is that in the uk?is it ner thetford forest?. is it snetterton... looks fast might have to have a trip their

edit: no mater now, i just looked in your profile n see it is snetterton
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Old 02-15-2006, 10:33 AM   #322
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When designing a layout one thing that a lot of the shown seem to NOT have are places for the marshal's to stand
that is very true. For me Id probably just put them in the white spots on any of mine
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A friend and I recently made a small track for our local hobby shop, and we made sure to include places for the marshals to stand.

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Old 03-18-2006, 11:02 PM   #324
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Old 05-10-2006, 03:08 PM   #325
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Wish there was a way to add in more tiles to trackmaker.
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Old 05-17-2006, 06:28 AM   #326
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Hi guys,

What do you suggest for best way how to make temporary asphalt track on parking lot?

We have to remove it after each race day and we are not allowed to drill any holes or paint something on asphalt.

The main problem is how to seperate stright line and how to make a barriers between track lines.

We tried to fix plasti barriers to asphalt by using gray tape but it is really exhausting work to tape them on after each heat...
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Old 05-17-2006, 06:44 AM   #327
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[QUOTE=bob33] might have to have a trip their [QUOTE]

You wont be disappointed,been there once and would love to go back,if it wasnt for the 2.5 / 3 hour journey each way
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Several ways to make a useful Asphalt track.
One simple way to get started is with garden hose or hose from a fire hose. It will provide you with a simple way to lay out a track and have some fun.
Some have taken the time to fill the garden hose with sand to help with the weight and then seal the ends. Connect the lengths with duct tape. Fire hose is nice wide and can just be flattened out and taped together as needed.

If you want to invest some money and have a way to haul it you can use 4" or 6" PVC pipe cut in half. You can weight the corners and other critial areas with sand bags.
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The most common is with wood. Many use 2- 8 or 10 ft 2X4's or 1X4's with 3- 8 long " 2X4 spacers in between to make it possible to make interlocking pieces. And then use sand bags, or other heavy items to weight critical areas.

With the PVC or wood expect to invest between $500 and $1000 in materials depending on how much track you want or need. You will need a trailer or large truck to haul it with.

Hope this helps!! Have fun!
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DJ1978 thanks for answer! I will keep it in mind when building our track
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Old 10-22-2006, 01:39 PM   #330
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Thought Id give this a nice revive. Anyone work on any tracks of late?
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