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    Sure looks like a nice facility, too bad there doesn't see to be much elevation change.

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    wow, CJ sucks. Track looks it could be fun to race on.

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    You could go 5 wide on this track!

    more sharp turns than I expected.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robburgoon View Post
    wow, CJ sucks. Track looks it could be fun to race on.
    1. Sure looks fun.

    2. The driver may not be C.J. Per his contract, he is not supposed to "race". Of course, without timing or competitors, he could be fine.

    3. O.K. experts! Predictions? If the MX-5 is around 2:47, what will the F1 boys need to get into Q3?

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    1:38! I want to drive there. Looks pretty fun. Probably more fun in a high HP car.

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    Looks like a decent amount of elevation change. Not MRLS elevation change, but it looks pretty hilly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ucfbrett View Post
    Looks like a decent amount of elevation change. Not MRLS elevation change, but it looks pretty hilly.
    Compared to ACS maybe.
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    i wish they held open track days at tracks like these
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    Now that I see it on TV, I take it back, it has decent elevation changes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red_5 View Post
    Now that I see it on TV, I take it back, it has decent elevation changes.
    It's just hard to see them in a Miata, given that it takes 2.3 hours to accelerate from 30-80mph.
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    How's the view from under the car in the paddock?

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    Maybe NASA will have their Championships there in 2015. That would be pretty cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red_5 View Post
    Sure looks like a nice facility, too bad there doesn't see to be much elevation change.
    Are you being sarcastic? I just watched P2 from turn 1 and the hill is HUGE! I can't wait for a track day here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MJM View Post
    Are you being sarcastic? I just watched P2 from turn 1 and the hill is HUGE! I can't wait for a track day here.

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    vettel ran 1.37, fastest practice time of the day.

    in person the elevation change is more obvious. it looks like a super fun track

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