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Old 02-11-2021, 06:17 AM
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Wow. Thread escalated quick. 🍿


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Wow. Thread escalated quick. 🍿
Some people aren't happy unless they're mad ......
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Old 02-12-2021, 04:01 PM
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Default Saturday schedule.

Open practice & pickup racing tomorrow at Omega Raceway..10-4,. first timers are free...
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And why did GLRC get kicked out ? "filthy mouths & bad attitudes"......


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Chicagoland racer's..

We made a slight change to the previous track layout, this one should be easier & faster. Looks like we're getting some new racer's with new cars this weekend , a big welcome to you all. Saturday is open practice & pickup races 10-5. As always, first timers are free , so come on out tomorrow Saturday 02-20-21 & experience Chicago's
biggest & fastest on road circuit. Sunday is private practice only to registered subscribers...


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Come on out tomorrow. It's a whole lotta fun...
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Old 02-22-2021, 09:19 AM
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Omega Racer's .
Next Saturday 02-27-21, we are having an official "On-road Race day" .
We've been doing practice/pickup races recently & our attendance #'s are
steadily increasing . So it's a good thing to do, as many have inquired recently
as to starting up a racing program. So here it is ...


Doors open @ 8:30 ,registration closes @ 10:00 , racing starts at 10 :30 .3 qualifiers & main .
We plan to run these races pretty quickly & be done by 4 pm . Races will be 5-minutes , 3 minutes between heats.
  • $20 entry fee, unlimited classes . Please be sure you can handle the racing & marshalling duties .
  • 21.5 FT/ USGT combined , no tire-motor mfr restrictions.
  • Euro truck/mini
  • F1 25.5 motor
  • 12-th scale open .
  • I-laps transponders (we have some to purchase, $35)
  • Track layout is same from last weekend.
  • Covid rules apply, (masks/distancing).
  • Event waiver's & track R.A.C.E. rules apply, all welcome .
We're expecting a good turnout for this so please arrive early to secure a spot . Please bring a 6-8ft
extension cord if sitting away from the wall/outlets. Table reservations are being accepted for groups (by Friday afternoon).

Regards, Team Omega...
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Chicagoland racer's..

We made a slight change to the previous track layout, this one is a combo oval/onroad (infield) . Looks like we're getting some new racer's with new cars this weekend , a big welcome to you all. Saturday 03-20-21 is open practice & pickup races 9-5. As always, first timers are free , so come on out tomorrow & experience Chicago's
biggest & fastest & only dedicated on-road circuit. Sunday is private practice only to registered subscribers...


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Ken and Gerry have updated the track barriers Plastic all the way around.
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Old 03-22-2021, 05:26 PM
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Long overdue video of some of the racing action @ Omega Raceway.

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Old 03-23-2021, 11:33 AM
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Euro trucks @ Omega raceway ....

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Old 04-08-2021, 06:17 PM
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Default 12th scale 17.5 action @ Omega Raceway

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Old 04-14-2021, 09:22 PM
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Default Wednesday night series racing at Omega

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Old 04-15-2021, 06:39 AM
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Default Wednesday night series racing at Omega 21.5TC

Ballistic 21.5 TC action last night . It's neat to hear the tires screechng on the
ETS carpet , realistic !


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Old 04-21-2021, 07:50 AM
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"Omega Raceway, Wednesday night trophy series"
Melrose Park, IL

Racing tonight:
Wednesday 04-21-21 . round#2 of the "weds-night race series".

10-week series , trophies awarded at end of series.

Classes :
F1 25.5
TC 21.5FT
Mini/eurotruck
12th 17.5

Doors open @5:30 races start @ 7:00 sharp.

Races are broadcast live on livetime-rc

See you there..........



Current track layout.
Combo : outside oval/ infield (12.0-sec lap time average)

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