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  1. Formula 1

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    355 and Army Trail Road ? Are you sure ? That's not even 2 mins away from my house, hell I can walk there :D
     
  2. tifosi12

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  4. tifosi12

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    Indoor is currently the best we got here, but there is some more in the works. I agree nothing beats the outdoors. Haven't done shifter karts yet, but would love to.
     
  5. Gilles27

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    There is a kart circuit on the far southwest side, but I can't remember the name. Unfortunately, we have that pesky issue of weather to deal with!
     
  6. tifosi12

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    Indoor karting might look goofy, but the skills you learn for passing are priceless. If you can pass in a tight indoor track as ours, you can pass anywhere.

    Or to put it differently: I'd say bring some outdoor karters to an indoor track and the battle hardened racers will eat them for breakfast. There is a reason they fully enclose the wheels on the indoor track.

    PS: Don't be fooled by the pictures below: Most of what you see there is the pitlane, not the actual track. Post #86 shows one picture of the actual track.
     
  7. mnmblu

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    I was just kidding with you, I have done that too. I was just ribbin you because I know that weather stinks and makes it hard to have outdoor fun. Hell, I lived in Glencoe till I was 13 when I moved out to LA in 65.

    And... enclosed wheels? Sound more like Nascar to me. hehe. :)

    Here are some more from a day at Willow Springs running shifters. We have a group that rents the tracks for a day. That way we get max drive time.
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  8. tifosi12

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    That's how we pass. A little tap here, a little bump there. :)

    Nice pics btw.
     
  9. tifosi12

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    So you can actually fit three people into a 360. I thought that was just made up in "Charlie's Angels 2", but apparently it can be done. :)

    I like the swipe effect on your race car pics.
     
  10. mnmblu

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    There is more that can be done in a 360 that you can imagine. The 360 is appropriate for a run around the world. And it won't take 80 days, unless you are Sting of course. ;)

    And thanks again, the internet can never do them justice... unfortunately.
     

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