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Old 12-30-2007, 04:38 PM
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Remember guys that Coral Springs race track is hosting a race Jan 5-6th, 2008...and we've been announcing this for over a month now...It wouldnt benefit either of us to hold races on the same day...
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Old 12-30-2007, 08:59 PM
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Homestead RC Raceway has a refurbished track. The photos show the wide, fast, and car friendly lanes. The track layout has been striped. The infield areas have been painted. All turns have been smoothly radiused with red and white simulated berms. The Christmas race and practice days have proven these improvements make for a fast and flowing racing circuit with good grip and very little car breakage.
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Old 12-31-2007, 09:15 AM
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The track looks sweet, you guys have done a great job.

Happy New Year!
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Originally Posted by Jspeed View Post
The track looks sweet, you guys have done a great job.

Happy New Year!
Thanks!!The guys have gone the extra mile with a lot of effort and passion putting all of this together. Even more improvements are being planned for the future.

Happy New Year from warm and sunny South Florida!
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Old 12-31-2007, 05:58 PM
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WOW the track looks pretty fast what are the average lap times in 1/10 & 1/8 just curious?
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Old 12-31-2007, 06:08 PM
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1/10 low 14second
1/8 low 13s
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Old 01-01-2008, 06:59 PM
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The track looks great!!!!!
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track looks great ...nice work....when are you open
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WOW its nice to have Homestead back again,it looks awsome.....


Robert i think they are having a club race the weekend of the 5 and 6 ...
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Old 01-01-2008, 09:27 PM
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we will have practice this Sat. and race on Sun. Check out the website it has the race and practice schedule for Jan. and it will be updated monthly. homesteadrcraceway.com and click on race/calender/events.
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Old 01-04-2008, 03:59 AM
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The first race of 2008, at the recently renovated Homestead RC Raceway, will be this Sunday, January 6th. Those of you who want to test out the new high-speed circuit, the track will be open for practice all day on Saturday starting at 10:00 AM.

World famous chef Johnny Wong will be catering this event with his famous specially brewed hot dogs and secretly seasoned burgers. I wonder if champagne will be on the menu for this New Year's event?

Come join us for a fun and an action packed weekend at the 2008 Happy New Year Gran Prix.
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I don't recall seeing a track with so many stripes. From the pictures it seems difficult to zero in on the apex of the turns. Is it easier than it looks?

I think the stripes are a terrible distraction, but I'm sure someone will tell me why they are the greatest thing in the world. Anyone?
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if you have time to look for the stripes ,,your driving to slow!!!!!!!!!!!!

i have run the new lay out,lines were not a factor.
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Originally Posted by FL_Racer View Post
I don't recall seeing a track with so many stripes. From the pictures it seems difficult to zero in on the apex of the turns. Is it easier than it looks?

I think the stripes are a terrible distraction, but I'm sure someone will tell me why they are the greatest thing in the world. Anyone?
I am sure the lines are to help the people without much experience. It helps them stay in the middle of the track. The people with experience do not even notice the lines.

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the lines play less of a factor now because all the borders are painted with a light green. you can see it in the last pic. on Doug M.post with the F-180 in it. And Dj is right the center line does help the less experience drivers. And the experienced driver don't even see it.
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