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CASH PAYOUTS WHEN U RACE $$$ WHY DONT ALL TRACKS DO THIS??

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Old 08-26-2012, 05:18 AM
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CASH PAYOUTS WHEN RACING. WHY DON'T ALL TRACKS DO THIS?? WHY NOT GET SOME MONEY BACK FOR ALL U PUT IN? I THINK U WILL SOON BE SEEING MORE OF THESE KIND OF RACES! WHAT DO U THINK?
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Typically with cash races, most of the payments people make for racing are put towards the Cash Prizes. Because of this, the actual track loses some income and that income is used to maintain the facility. If there were cash races every race, a lot of tracks would more than likely struggle to maintain. Because of this, Cash races only occur every so often.
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Money races usually turn people into bigger douches than we already are.
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Originally Posted by FroBoy View Post
Money races usually turn people into bigger douches than we already are.
Yeah.

My ears still hurt from the OP yelling...
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It sounds great at first but I think the money race craze is dying. Racers get even more aggressive when money is on the line. The track is giving up more of the tiny profits they bring in and its just not a great fit for our hobby IMO. If we had crowds and ticket sales and could use those to make prize payouts then perhaps it could work out but now its usually an increase in cost for the racer and only a few have a real chance at getting paid. Ive noticed money races in the area seem to bring in the out of town guys at the expense of the locals.

Ive won money at most of the cash races Ive been to but I couldnt name but maybe 1 or 2 of them. When I reflect on my time racing which is something I did a good amount of before this season to decide if I wanted to keep racing or sell out and pay off the racing debt it was the trophies and plaques that bring back the good memories and fill me with pride which is what keeps me going. I would much rather see 10 guys get $10 plaques then one guy get $100 even if that guy is me.
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well i tell you one reason why its because there is always somebody who will get mad and start arguements or wourse just over racing. and it just makes the sport look bad and turns new people away ive seen it so Trophy races seem the best with club tracks at least.

Ive been to two cash races and placed in 3rd a long time ago i got my $20 back .
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Originally Posted by FroBoy View Post
Money races usually turn people into bigger douches than we already are.


Yup it does to some people it can bring there true colors out over toy car racing


But the racing does get crazy when a main comes im guilty
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Originally Posted by 1bigshane View Post
CASH PAYOUTS WHEN RACING. WHY DON'T ALL TRACKS DO THIS?? WHY NOT GET SOME MONEY BACK FOR ALL U PUT IN? I THINK U WILL SOON BE SEEING MORE OF THESE KIND OF RACES! WHAT DO U THINK?
The cost of operating a track and "ALL U PUT IN" is pretty much the same number. You should know this being the track builder for Vegas RC Raceway.
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Unsportsmanlike conduct on steroids...nuff said.
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I hosted the biggest cash payout in RC History. No problems at all. There was 6700 dollars in cash awarded. The winner took home 3300 if I remember correct.
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Originally Posted by Homer Allman View Post
I hosted the biggest cash payout in RC History. No problems at all. There was 6700 dollars in cash awarded. The winner took home 3300 if I remember correct.
thats alot of money! wish i was there. thank u for giving back to the racers, i have been to 4 of these kind of races in the past month, with not one problem or outburst, best of all seemed like most people loved it, and were happy to be there racing, the mood was very upbeat! cheering for the winners, plus most of their earnings went right back to the track,with them buying new car kits,parts,batts etc.
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Yes Homer that was the year everyone donated to Chris Crews.
Good for Chris
Too Bad for the other 65 guys there that had no shot.
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Second was around 1200 Third was 500 or 600. Everyone who won a main got 100 also.
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our payouts at the vegas rc raceway have been a big hit every week,people love it!!
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i'm looking forward to the day when someone is marshalling an a main, they slip while getting a car, and it costs some guy $ because they screwed up marshalling.

Would make for some great post race entertainment, or a call to the local pd
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