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I'm going to take this school this coming fall. I have 3 tracks to choose from. Barber, Jennings or Carolina.

Who has been to Carolina Motorsports park? What's it like?

Anyone else interested in taking the school there the week before Thanksgiving? I'm leaning towards that because it's one track I have never riden.

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if i were going to a school, i'd prefer to do it on a track i'm already familiar with so i could concentrate on me - and not learning the track on top of everything else.

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Ask Jason. He set a lap record there on a GSXR-1000.

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how much is the class?
A grand or so...

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if i were going to a school, i'd prefer to do it on a track i'm already familiar with so i could concentrate on me - and not learning the track on top of everything else.
I beg to differ... I love learning a new track and learning some new techniques at the same time would be awesome.

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Ask Jason. He set a lap record there on a GSXR-1000.
Really? That's awesome. The next time you talk to him tell him to post up a reponse in here.

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Gkotlin is on point like normal. Pass the puck yo!

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I'm going to take this school this coming fall. I have 3 tracks to choose from. Barber, Jennings or Carolina.

Who has been to Carolina Motorsports park? What's it like?

Anyone else interested in taking the school there the week before Thanksgiving? I'm leaning towards that because it's one track I have never riden.
This track is 55min from my house. It's a nice, local track... a good mix of turns and some very slight elevation changes. It's not a Barber to be sure, but it's a nice track.

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We run the "sweepy-er" turn 12 and 13.....

Surface of the track is in good shape... although you might hear otherwise from locals; I've found folks here in the south tend to be pickier about their track surface than those of us from the north.... go figure.

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Surface of the track is in good shape... although you might hear otherwise from locals; I've found folks here in the south tend to be pickier about their track surface than those of us from the north.... go figure.
OMG. Can you imagine what would happen if they went to Grattan??

That would definitely end in tears.

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OMG. Can you imagine what would happen if they went to Grattan??

That would definitely end in tears.
LOL!!!Can you imagine if some of those complainers decided to go ice racing? They have no idea.

I'm officially signed up and going to Barber now. I'm driving down September 16th and doing the school the 17th and 18th. WOOOO HOOOO!!!!!!!!!

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