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Old 10-16-2018, 10:29 AM
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Here's a screenshot from this past weekend at Summit Point which I don't want to see again. Three cars hit deer including me. The new owners are promising fencing. I'm not returning until this is done.
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Old 10-16-2018, 10:51 AM
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Ugh, that sucks. The deer situation has been better in recent years but does seem to be a touch worse very recently. Hope your car isn't too banged up.
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:18 AM
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Ouch.... that truly sucks. Deer can inflict huge damage, know from personal experience.
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:34 AM
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Shame on summit point for not doing something about this earlier. I was lucky that I didn't hit or even see any deer on track this past weekend but saw the damage to your'alls cars. Not cool at all. Hopefully summit improves the situation.
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:40 AM
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Metro will be there on Nov 2 and 3, hope they go away by then...

Couple of years ago at the Metro event, deer hit. Driver was OK.


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Not limited to Summit. But the development around the track is driving the deer more towards the track... Just like about everywhere else.
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There were a couple on track during the Orange enduro at the PCA race last month. I tried to get a screen shot from my video but it was raining so hard I can't find them.
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This buck narrowly lived to see another day and help grow the population at Summit. AER at Summit point 2017.
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Old 10-16-2018, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Maxant13 View Post
This buck narrowly lived to see another day and help grow the population at Summit. AER at Summit point 2017.
That's a pretty nice rack on that buck. A trophy in my eyes.
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Old 10-16-2018, 04:47 PM
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There seem to be an awful lot of deer strikes at this track.
Crazy question, does anyone there dare run open cockpit? Seems like a very bad idea.
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These are some scary pictures!

Sorry to hear you hit a deer Bill. That sucks.
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Haven't seen one on track at Summit but almost hit one two years ago pulling into the entrance.
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Old 10-16-2018, 06:36 PM
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Oh geez, Bill, I'm sorry.

Hell, we used to hit them all the time in Suburbans and sedans when training there back in the day. Ugh.
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Is this the same track?
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Different spot, but yup thatĺs Summit Point
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