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Old 03-06-2008, 12:35 PM
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Wednesday night is when the Electric guys hang out at the indoor track and practice. I went there with Art last night - anyone who remembers electric racing from years ago will be amazed at the performance of today's newer cars! Anyway, here's one photo from last night. There's a whole series of photos now posted on SGrid Online, but this gives an idea of the type of cars people are driving...




One last image for now, to show some of the racing going on...

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There is in indoor track? Where?
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Old 03-06-2008, 02:41 PM
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There is in indoor track? Where?
The track is located at Homestead Miami Speedway. It is behind the Homestead RC Raceway fuel track under the hospitality tents. The track is open Wednesday nights from 7pm till 11pm.
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Not sure I can make Saturday. Is Sunday an option?
The track will be closed this Sunday.
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Originally Posted by Doug M View Post
You will not be disappointed. The rc car racing and the full scale racing will be fantastic. Oh by the way it was a chhilly 71 degrees for our low today and we warmed up to 82 this afternoon.
I am sure Gary and I will have a blast at the Grand prix race! Looking forward to the trip and meeting you.
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It is -7 degree C and snowing here today in Ontario Canada
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:01 PM
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Holy baagezzzsus !! Indoor 'lectric !!!!

Is there any time during the weekend that you run the electric track ??? Way too far to drive for a Wednesday night !!!

Could you post the dates for that IRL race again !!
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Originally Posted by Crashtopher View Post
Holy baagezzzsus !! Indoor 'lectric !!!!

Is there any time during the weekend that you run the electric track ??? Way too far to drive for a Wednesday night !!!

Could you post the dates for that IRL race again !!
Right now the electric track is only open on Wednesday nights. I would imagine arrangements could be made with track management to open the electric track for Saturdays or Sundays when the outdoor fuel track is open.

This coming Saturday, March 15 will be the last day the permanent outdoor fuel track will be open this month. All efforts will be going into the upcoming 2nd Annual International Grand Prix rc car race. This race will be held inside Homestead Miami Speedway on a temporary track at the same time as the Indy Cars will be racing. The dates are March 27, 28, 29.

For more information you can go to the website www.homesteadrcraceway.com or e-mail [email protected]
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Old 03-15-2008, 05:12 PM
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Another good day of practice . The traction got better as the day went on and more cars ran. It was reflected in the times as they kept dropping with Paolo M. turning laps in the 13 sec. range. Thanks to all the people behind this facility. This has become a great facility .
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Old 03-16-2008, 04:15 PM
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great track, hope to return soon to have some fun over there,
thanks eduardo, felipe and alfonso for such a fun time at kissimme and
homestead, see you son perhaps at some forgass again

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good luck if u guys going to the igp there or us open at kissimme
mierda, que calor en homestead y frio en kissimme jeje!
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Thumbs up IGP Free Test and Tune Day

Homestead RC Raceway invites you to a free test and tune practice day on the track that will be used for the 2nd Annual International Grand Prix.

Homestead Miami Speedway has been very kind and given us permission to build our temporary track for this event on site a week early. We would like to take advantage of this opportunity and make the track available for a free test and tune day, this coming Saturday, March 22nd.

This will be an excellent opportunity to get a feel for the layout, work on set ups and figure out tire selection.
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Art Carbonell, practicing on Saturday, March 15
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Come on Mike!!!! You gotta post a pic of the electric Serpent!!!


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Yeah, those pix came out great too! I just need some free time.

I went to the track Wednesday night with Art, partly to try to figure out some settings on a new camera, and partly to see if I could get decent night time shots of the electric cars. Here's one result - the rest will be posted, along with last weekend's photos, hopefully tomorrow.

By the way, the image below is right from the camera. The "special effects" were not created in Photoshop - other than for cropping the image, it's right from the camera, as-is. Gus Bustamante slid out and crashed into the board right in front of me, just as Art Carbonell went flying by.

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For TeamButter....

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Nice pic Mike!!!!!! Now hopefully you will get some shots of my GAS sedan!!

Thanks!!!!

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