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Old 04-29-2009, 11:36 AM   #1
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Old 04-29-2009, 11:42 AM   #2
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Hmmm. A Tilke design? No thanks.







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A racers course . non -racers won't like it , they can't pass ..................
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Hmmm. A Tilke design? No thanks.







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You couldn't be serious. It's a track, and a long one at that. I'm sure even his tracks that may not suit F1 very well will be more than enough for street cars.

I bet you'll be itching to get on it like everyone else. From what I've seen of Atlanta Motorsports Park, which is a Tilke design too, it will be a very good one as well.

I don't pass up tracks, unless it's roebling, I hate roebling.
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You couldn't be serious. It's a track, and a long one at that. I'm sure even his tracks that may not suit F1 very well will be more than enough for street cars.

I bet you'll be itching to get on it like everyone else. From what I've seen of Atlanta Motorsports Park, which is a Tilke design too, it will be a very good one as well.

I don't pass up tracks, unless it's roebling, I hate roebling.

I guess my sarcasm wasn't evident, was it?

Yes, of course I would LOVE to drove it. I was being sarcastic.







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Oh, my bad. Tilke gets the hate stick over here so much I couldn't tell.
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Oh, my bad. Tilke gets the hate stick over here so much I couldn't tell.
Yeah, I was trying to mimic the "Tilke is the reason F1 is boring" crowd.







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about the only problem I see is its in Colorado.....so the weather will suck half the year and the altitude is SO high all the cars will loose HP??
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We've been hearing about this for years, but are still waiting to see anything really happen. So, I would love for this to happen, but I have to remain skeptical. The *rumor* is that it has backers from the middle east now (hence the new plans for a runway that can accept private jets), but again that's only a rumor. We'll just have to wait and see...

Also, last I knew, their permitting only allowed X number of people to be out there at one time, so it wouldn't work so great for more than small events. I haven't heard if that has changed...
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Also, last I knew, their permitting only allowed X number of people to be out there at one time, so it wouldn't work so great for more than small events. I haven't heard if that has changed...
Yea, prairie dogs are sensitive to loud noises
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about the only problem I see is its in Colorado.....so the weather will suck half the year and the altitude is SO high all the cars will loose HP??
Real racers will race in the rain.

As for HP, forced induction is really the way to go up here. NA is usually only fun when your competition is all NA too.
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Yea, prairie dogs are sensitive to loud noises
Well, they do tend to jump back in their holes when we start shooting at them with AR-15's... that's the only time I've seen those dumb little rodents get a clue.
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Hmmm. A Tilke design? No thanks.
I agree, and I'm not sarcastic about it.... The guy has no concept of flow or following the landscape.... His tracks always look like some kindergartners scribble.

I would certainly jump at the chance to drive it and it would most likely be a neat track, but it would be much better done by someone whose name isn't Wilson or Tilke.

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Well, they do tend to jump back in their holes when we start shooting at them with AR-15's... that's the only time I've seen those dumb little rodents get a clue.
I'd post some pics of how my 22-250 wakes them up (groundhogs, but for all intents and purposes the same thing ), but last time I did some New Yorker couldn't handle them, and decided I was a sadistic killer.
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Speaking of new Colorado tracks anyone know of any updates with the Genoa project?
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