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Old 01-12-2016, 09:05 PM
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Just west of Euclid on Northwest Hwy. and we plan on running the popular on road classes and rules
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Old 01-13-2016, 08:43 AM
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USVTA and USGT are always good . I hear that new carpet has a lot of bite..
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:56 AM
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VERY Stoked! Just down the street from work. Lunchtime practicing for me!
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The new Fasttrack II CRC carpet??

Yes, I like the suggestion to keep commitment to proven classes of USGT, VTA, F1, 17.5. Too short a straight for mod.

Pretty long trek for me from WI (2+ hours, 100 miles of non interstate route), but I will definitely check it out.

Please keep posting with updates to keep interest keen.
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Having a "house" on-road class, like Box stock TT-02 or the Assoc./Apex 1/18 scale, might be a way to bring in new racers. #JustSaying
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Originally Posted by minidriver View Post
The new Fasttrack II CRC carpet??

Yes, I like the suggestion to keep commitment to proven classes of USGT, VTA, F1, 17.5. Too short a straight for mod.

Pretty long trek for me from WI (2+ hours, 100 miles of non interstate route), but I will definitely check it out.

Please keep posting with updates to keep interest keen.
No, it's not too short of a straight for mod (either 12th or TC). The Track at Harbor Hobbies' dimensions are slightly narrower and about the same length.
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Originally Posted by WindyCityRC View Post
Just west of Euclid on Northwest Hwy. and we plan on running the popular on road classes and rules
New track........very close to my house about 15 min away
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Originally Posted by darnold View Post
No, it's not too short of a straight for mod (either 12th or TC). The Track at Harbor Hobbies' dimensions are slightly narrower and about the same length.
Ehhh....The Track is about 98 feet long wall to wall....so that gives you about a 80 ft run line. If this track is 80 feel long wall to wall that would be about 64-62ft or about run line. Im not telling you what to run but that might be at the limit for mod. I mean come on Dave we have all seen you race...lol. That being said racing is racing any track is good.

My question is why have 2 tracks? why not make 1 bigger track? If you have the space 1 larger track that you can convert to on and off-road might be a better idea.

In the end best of luck this place will only be about 10 minutes from me so I hope it all works out.
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Two tracks is the way I'd do it unless the the layout of the space allowed for a much longer straight, which I doubt. Think about outdoors at Leisure Hours. Two tracks with driver's stand in the middle is ideal (don't know what the actual plan is). But here, both on and off road would be able to run at the same time because no worries about track prep or dirt blowing everywhere. Would be great for practice nights. Everyone run what you want.

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Old 01-13-2016, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by mooby64 View Post
Having a "house" on-road class, like Box stock TT-02 or the Assoc./Apex 1/18 scale, might be a way to bring in new racers. #JustSaying
Agee. Make an effort to get non racers to come.
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Ehhh....The Track is about 98 feet long wall to wall....so that gives you about a 80 ft run line. If this track is 80 feel long wall to wall that would be about 64-62ft or about run line. Im not telling you what to run but that might be at the limit for mod. I mean come on Dave we have all seen you race...lol. That being said racing is racing any track is good.

My question is why have 2 tracks? why not make 1 bigger track? If you have the space 1 larger track that you can convert to on and off-road might be a better idea.

In the end best of luck this place will only be about 10 minutes from me so I hope it all works out.
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Looking forward to it! Been a while since I've run 1/12th scale
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Interesting very nice!
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Looks like these guys drop jumps on their on road track. (702 in Vegas )
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