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Offline Nortonist 592

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Re: July 1/2 mile meet
« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2014, 02:35:48 PM »
Wasn't it turn 9?

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Not unless you were making a return run.
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Re: July 1/2 mile meet
« Reply #16 on: December 24, 2014, 11:08:51 AM »
Wasn't it turn 9?

Regards, Neil  Tucson, AZ

Not unless you were making a return run.


I see what you are talking about. I never saw a drag race at Riverside, only Can- Am races.

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Re: July 1/2 mile meet
« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2014, 10:35:10 PM »
Bet you would get a few more entries if you would go ahead and award records for the 1 mile, even if people beat them on the 1/2.  I am sure the 1/2 mile format will bring some new people, but at the expense of many people who wanted to run the mile or run for a record.  I have bikes I would like to preview for Bonneville, but am tempted to go to Texas instead.  From a marketing standpoint when you have low numbers than it hardly makes sense to offer even less and hope more people show up.  Most street squids are happy just to go to the drag strip and prove their manliness there - a half mile might be too daunting for them, especially the safety requirements.

Bottom line - either time the runs and offer records, or go back to the 1 mile course.  Even a split schedule of 1/2 mile on Saturday and mile on Sunday might be good.
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Re: July 1/2 mile meet
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2015, 05:33:42 PM »


Bottom line - either time the runs and offer records, or go back to the 1 mile course.  Even a split schedule of 1/2 mile on Saturday and mile on Sunday might be good.

I've been wanting to go to the July to meet since the first one. This year I have the opportunity to be there.

the half-mile would be fine, something different.

 But no records ?  How do you compare apples to apples ?
With so many busas and zx's running .  and so many four wheelers in the same classes.

July being the least attended event of Wilmington, the lines should be short with a mile event ,anyway.

it sounds like there's going to be a lot of texans driving right by the track , not going in .

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Re: July 1/2 mile meet
« Reply #19 on: January 31, 2015, 05:34:22 PM »
Is the sign up entry fee amount posted somewhere?



it looks like all the events are going to be $225 this year.
bub '07 - 140.293 a/pg   120" crate street mill  
bub '10 - 158.100  sweetooth gear
lta  7/11 -163.389  7/17/11; 3 run avg.-162.450
ohio -    - 185.076 w/#684      
lta 8/14  - 169.xxx. w/sw2           
'16 -- 0 runs ; 0 events -- made a 2 state change in ZIP codes

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Re: July 1/2 mile meet
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