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Old 12-03-2017, 03:30 PM   #136
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forgive me if I missed it, but is there a group rate arranged at any of the area hotels?
I'm curious about this as well.
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Old 12-04-2017, 04:20 AM   #137
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Hey guys,

Sorry, I was unable to get a better rate with any of the hotels. This is one area I will need to work hard to improve on next year. If you need help picking one, send me a PM and I can share what I know about them. Generally, the White Marsh area is nice.
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Never any issues staying here.

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Old 12-04-2017, 05:12 AM   #139
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Thanks Phil!

Also a big shoutout to John Baeirlein, Greg Halstead, Scott Nehrkorn, Casey Young and everyone that helped us get a couple TVs setup in the track over the weekend to display scoring, and also getting us back online. We most likely won't have live video this weekend, but will have live scoring

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Old 12-04-2017, 08:23 AM   #140
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Quick reminder on tires!

You may bring your own tires for practice!

All Seeding, Qualifying, and Mains must be run on marked spec tires purchased at the event.

Seeding rounds will use your best 3 consecutive laptimes to sort qualifying round 1, and will be reduced to 3-4 minutes per heat.

Tires for this weekend are:

  • TC classes: Gravity RC Type C, available for $25 per set (limit 2 marked sets). Optional 1 additional set available for A-Main drivers only.
  • USGT: Gravity RC GT premounts, available at $25 per set (limit 2 marked sets). Optional 1 additional set available for A-Main drivers only.
  • 1/12 classes: CRC Purple Stripe spec available at $20 per set (limit 3 marked sets). Optional 1 additional set available for A-Main drivers only.
  • F1: limited to CRC, TCS and Gravity tires. Racers may bring their own.

If you have a marked rim/tire that is damaged, please bring it to the attention of race management to discuss a potential swap. The decision will be at the discretion of race management on a case by case basis.


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Notes on the event schedule!

The schedule remains mostly unchanged at this time. Doors will open at 7AM each day. Highlights marked in blue text.

Friday:
  • 07:00 - Doors Open
  • 07:00 - Open Practice
  • 07:00 - Registration/Check-In
    • Motor tech available for GT and F1 classes. No need to disassemble, just remove the motor from your car. Motors will be sealed once they pass inspection.
    • TC and 1/12 motors are random-draw and sealed at check-in.
  • 11:00 - Controlled Practice by Class
  • 17:00 - Registration/Check-In Closes
  • 17:00 - Seeding Round (3 minutes for GT, TC and F1. 4 minutes for 1/12 classes)
  • Following the Seeding round, there is time for possibly a 2nd seeding round, or open practice.
  • TBD - Track closes
Saturday:
  • 07:00 - Doors Open (Drivers that did not make it Friday can check-in at the front counter)
  • 07:00 - 08:30 - Open Practice
  • 08:30 - 09:00 - Driver's Meeting - Track Closed
  • 09:00 - Qualifying Rounds 1-4
  • TBD - Event Dinner at Robbie's house, or restaurant?
Sunday:
  • 07:00 - Doors Open
  • 07:00 - 08:00 - Open Practice
  • 08:00 - Mains Start (Triple A)
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Will there be access for pit setup on Thursday evening?
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Old 12-04-2017, 11:15 AM   #143
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Will there be access for pit setup on Thursday evening?

Hey, sorry the landlord won't let us in there on Thursday. Since we asked, they will probably be keeping an eye on us now.
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No worries. Ended up getting a room at the Hilton for a decent price. I was curious on paying for entry. I was unable to pay online and I just want to make sure pain at the track on Friday will be fine.
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No worries. Ended up getting a room at the Hilton for a decent price. I was curious on paying for entry. I was unable to pay online and I just want to make sure pain at the track on Friday will be fine.
Ok cool. Yup, you can pay at the track on Friday as well.

Thanks!
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Motor Tech will be [email protected] 7am everyday?
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Motor Tech will be [email protected] 7am everyday?
I think so, but working on confirming this.
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I think so, but working on confirming this.
Yes, as long as traffic cooperates
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This Super 8 is about 5 minutes from the track. $64/night for 1 bed or $72/night for 2 beds, both non smoking. Use corporate code 1000010988 for the discount.

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/super-...&iata=00065402
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One more day, can't wait!
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