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West Town Mall

Post by 01badz28 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:54 am

My wife showed me an ad for "The Motorsport Lab" which is apparently doing an 'autocross' experience with Ferraris and other exotics on June 3 ($80 for 3 runs).

Not sure if we could put a good course together there, but is it worth investigating since they apparently aren't afraid to have an autocross there.
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Re: West Town Mall

Post by John Brown » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:03 am

well... they prolly know its gonna be SLOWASFUK anyway... :lol:
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Re: West Town Mall

Post by Teufelshund » Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:44 am

I think it would be worth looking into. We've got all our eggs in two baskets these days.
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Post by 01badz28 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:01 am

Teufelshund wrote:I think it would be worth looking into. We've got all our eggs in two baskets these days.
I don't have any contacts over there, but I think Mark has spoken to them before (or at least the Harper folks). I agree on needing more sites. I'll try and remember to bring this up at tonight's meeting.
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Re: West Town Mall

Post by MARKP » Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:31 pm

I spoke to the Harper guy. He was very unenthusiastic and said the mall was too.

I intend to go by there and see what this group isdoing. I don't have any intention on making my presence known or participating. These guys have a bad reputation at other facilities.
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Re: West Town Mall

Post by oldmuscle69 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:25 pm

All in favor of blowing this whole idea off just go on never think about again.The mall has operating hours and we do not go there to race.Sorta like us asking to use a slow part of the interstate for a day.
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Re: West Town Mall

Post by Teufelshund » Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:17 pm

oldmuscle69 wrote:use a slow part of the interstate for a day.
Hell yeah! Now there's an idea :rockon:
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Post by MARKP » Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:54 pm

Teufelshund wrote:
oldmuscle69 wrote:use a slow part of the interstate for a day.
Hell yeah! Now there's an idea :rockon:
Been there, done that. ;-)

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Re: West Town Mall

Post by disneyd » Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:57 pm

Yeah, I miss the Dogwood Grand Prix, even though there was usually carnage of some sort.


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Post by John Brown » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:02 am

disneyd wrote:Yeah, I miss the Dogwood Grand Prix, even though there was usually carnage of some sort.


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yup.. will never lose the visual of that Mazda RX7 hitting the guardrail nose first right at my corner station... :shock:
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