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post #1 of 46 (permalink) Old 05-19-2006, 02:02 PM Thread Starter
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What's your favorite U.S. track?

Post your favorite track.

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Well, of the only two that Ive rode on, I would have to say Road America. Blackhawk is awesome as well, but how can you compair that to Road A?
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I would have to say Road America with the new pavement, Barber is a real close second.

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I would have to say Road America with the new pavement, Barber is a real close second.
I couldn't agree more!
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Barber, RoadAtlanta, then RoadAmerica

One that looks the coolest (no experience) Laguna Seca. besides that, it just sounds COOL!

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Laguna Seca. besides that, it just sounds COOL!
Yea, that's why Kruz threw that one out there.

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yeah man. I love that track. I dig the chicanes as well as the decreasing radius turns and the double apex turn. I love it I tell ya!
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out of all the tracks i been on - Memphis, ATL, BHF, Putnam, Michigan

ROAD ATLANTA

it was freezing out when i ran there, but it was an AWSOME track, can't wait to go back when the weather is good.

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I like flat technical tracks so Mid America and JenningsGP are mine, so far.

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out of all the tracks i been on - Memphis, ATL, BHF, Putnam, Michigan

ROAD ATLANTA

it was freezing out when i ran there, but it was an AWSOME track, can't wait to go back when the weather is good.
A week from tomorrow Alex... wanna go with us?

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Laguna Seca is my favorite.

Road America is a close second with the new pavement.

Wink,

Are you guys seriously going to Road Atlanta Saturday/Sunday and Road America Monday/Tuesday?
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Road Atlanta. favorite
Autobahn South. least favorite, because of the bs condition

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List of tracks I have been on...

Putnam, Blackhawk, Autobahn North, Road America and Gingerman.

My favorite...

All of them.

Although if I had to pick one track as a favorite then it would have to be AB North. Keep in mind I am on a SV, so this track is nice because it's kind of a horsepower equalizer. It's also the closest, I don't like to drive.

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road america has to be the best. ................

but grattan is way fun

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Are you guys seriously going to Road Atlanta Saturday/Sunday and Road America Monday/Tuesday?
I'll answer for him...

Yes we are.

There is currently 5 of us doing the RA-RA tour over Memorial day weekend.

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Road America first - Barber second.

The rest are just runners up.

Are we there yet?
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Yes we are.

There is currently 5 of us doing the RA-RA tour over Memorial day weekend.
You guys are my new heroes. I'll see you at Road America.
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Laguna Seca is my favorite.

Road America is a close second with the new pavement.

Wink,

Are you guys seriously going to Road Atlanta Saturday/Sunday and Road America Monday/Tuesday?
You betcha!!

I hang out with nut cases (Ron, Steve, Brent, Barry, and Dave)

It is gonna ge a blast!!

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I like Grattan more than Road America, but we run 125 clutch karts. We top out at around 135 at the end of the main straight and go flat out straight through one. So, the track is entirely too big for us. Grattan is the perfect size and one of the most fun and challenging tracks around.

I've never raced at either of these, but I've always wanted to race at VIR and at Infineon. The elevation changes at those two tracks make them look like roller coaster rides.
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I like Grattan more than Road America, but we run 125 clutch karts. We top out at around 135 at the end of the main straight and go flat out straight through one. So, the track is entirely too big for us. Grattan is the perfect size and one of the most fun and challenging tracks around.

I've never raced at either of these, but I've always wanted to race at VIR and at Infineon. The elevation changes at those two tracks make them look like roller coaster rides.

VIR is the bomb. Alot better than Road America. I like the south course more than the north. You have to get use to the Oak tree.
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