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Old 03-17-2020, 06:12 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Thank you for the updates, I don't use facebook. I guess we can use even less energy in June

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Old 03-17-2020, 06:55 PM   #32 (permalink)
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If they can have it in June... Why canít they have it June every year ?

April sucks. Cold wet weather, salt still on the roads and very little (no) spectators.

Summer is when it should be held.


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Old 03-17-2020, 09:47 PM   #33 (permalink)
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If they can have it in June... Why canít they have it June every year ?

April sucks. Cold wet weather, salt still on the roads and very little (no) spectators.

Summer is when it should be held.


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I think there are two reasons why it's in April. I wish it was always in June too!

1. Track availability - It's usually the day before the track opens for the season.

2. Schools are involved, so it works better to have it during the school year.
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Old 03-19-2020, 06:48 AM   #34 (permalink)
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Just browsing the site, apparently they let you drive 2 laps in a personal vehicle behind a pace car for only $30

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Just browsing the site, apparently they let you drive 2 laps in a personal vehicle behind a pace car for only $30

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I've done that a couple of times. It's a lot of fun. It used to be 3 laps for $25. Looking at the site, I think it's still 3 laps, they just stop after lap 2 for pictures. Speeds will exceed 55 MPH. I was up to 80 on the front straight one time. But it's the turns that are really fun. Slow down a bit on the straights, and you get to hit the turns a bit harder!
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Hello all!! We ran the 2018 with our MINI Cooper and had a ball! Wasn't able to make it last year but now that the event is changed to late Jun I wonder if any slots have opened up? I'll contact them tomorrow to see!

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