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pieter

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Is it true that shakespeare vounty raceway is closing down?

And if yes, when?


Rob Gavin

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I read it will close after the 2016 season.


Jimster
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yes it has been sold and the land will be used to build a new village

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On 15th May, 2009 TurboDave said:

I think the welsh one has it right!


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of turbo twinkie in a car and first to
run a 1/4 in one!!

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shellspeed

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A shame - Much better than the Pod in many ways (except the track which was sort of the point). Oh well. I'm sure there will be lots of unafordable housing built on the site and it will give the locals something differant to moan about!


pieter

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ok so last chance to visit it this summer...


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On 30th Nov, 2015 shellspeed said:
Much better than the Pod in many ways


Really?
I am not the worlds biggest fan of Pod, but the facilities are all better than anything at Avon Park (will always be Avon Park to me, not Shakespeare County or whatever they re named it).
I have had some great memorable weekends at Avon Park, but this was always due to the crowd of people I was there with.


On 29th Nov, 2016 madmk1 said:


On 28th Nov, 2016 Rob Gavin said:
I refuse to pay for anything else


Like fuel 😂😂


John

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Agreed! Showdown ruled!

If something is worth doing, it's worth doing half of.


Rob Gavin

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agreed, showdown was good but it was down to the people, not the site.


apbellamy

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So do we need to have one final blow out next year before it closes?

On 11th Feb, 2015 robert said:
i tried putting soap on it , and heating it to brown , then slathered my new lube on it

*hehe!*


Rob Gavin

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I could be up for that


John

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11th/12th June - Public Track Weekend & Bracket Gamblers
23rd/24th July - Mid Summer Madness Public Track Weekend & Bracket Gamblers
24th/25th Sept - Late Summer Madness Public Track Weekend & Bracket Gamblers
8th/9th October - Mid Autumn Madness Public Track Weekend & ET Bracket Gamblers
22nd/23rd Oct - Halloween Bonfire Burn-Up Public Track Weekend & Bracket Gamblers

They are the options if we were to do it.
I can't go in July.

If something is worth doing, it's worth doing half of.


apbellamy

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The June date would be better for me.

On 11th Feb, 2015 robert said:
i tried putting soap on it , and heating it to brown , then slathered my new lube on it

*hehe!*


Rob Gavin

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June would be good for me


JT

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i could be up for this if the mini is done, which it should be!! :)

My build thread..

http://www.turbominis.co.uk/forums/index.php?p=vt&tid=542985


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On 30th Nov, 2015 apbellamy said:
So do we need to have one final blow out next year before it closes?


You are a genious!! Its HAS to be done! 1 last fake 'showdown'.... im 100% up for that!!!

On 24th Oct, 2015 jonny f said:
Nothing gets past Dave lol

NOTHING GETS PAST ME!! *tongue*

1/4 mile 14.7 @ 96mph 12psi boost
Showdown class A 2nd place 18.6 @ 69mph


tadge44

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As it was there I got my PB I feel I should try to repeat it.

100% it is the company that makes the meeting.


madmk1

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I would be game if the mk1 is all in one piece by then may be tight


On 30th Nov, 2015 apbellamy said:
The June date would be better for me.



Will your car be ready mate?

I have started posting on Instagram also my name on there is turbomk1mini

Nothing is impossible it just costs more and takes longer.

On 1st Nov, 2007 Ben H said:
There is no such thing as 'insignificant weight saving', it all adds up.


D4VE

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Its weird to think that when i look at my avatar pic of me n the mrs at showdown which was taken by matt woods n is also blown up on a canvas in my living room! Might actually be where someones living room will be!!??

(If i lived anywhere near id buy which ever house has the start line in the garden n tell them to keep it there! *happy* )

Edited by D4VE on 30th Nov, 2015.

On 24th Oct, 2015 jonny f said:
Nothing gets past Dave lol

NOTHING GETS PAST ME!! *tongue*

1/4 mile 14.7 @ 96mph 12psi boost
Showdown class A 2nd place 18.6 @ 69mph


Rob Gavin

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On 30th Nov, 2015 madmk1 said:



On 30th Nov, 2015 apbellamy said:
The June date would be better for me.



Will your car be ready mate?


Lol!


apbellamy

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On 30th Nov, 2015 madmk1 said:
I would be game if the mk1 is all in one piece by then may be tight


On 30th Nov, 2015 apbellamy said:
The June date would be better for me.



Will your car be ready mate?

Hopefully. Want it up for sale at that point.

On 11th Feb, 2015 robert said:
i tried putting soap on it , and heating it to brown , then slathered my new lube on it

*hehe!*


stevieturbo

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A sad sign of the times where all the arseholes in the world do their best to prevent people enjoying themselves in their cars.

A small few can cause so much misery and grief for others, and no doubt over the years cost track owners a fortune with their whinging.

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speed didn't kill me, but taxation probably will


gr4h4m

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I would be up for that!

I run a supercharger and I don't care the TB is on the wrong side.
VEMS + 12 PSI + Liquid Intercooler = Small Bore FUN!


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More like a developer offered them a silly amount of money. Judging by how run-down it had got, it wasn't making any money.


On 30th Nov, 2015 stevieturbo said:
A sad sign of the times where all the arseholes in the world do their best to prevent people enjoying themselves in their cars.

A small few can cause so much misery and grief for others, and no doubt over the years cost track owners a fortune with their whinging.

Fastest 998 mini in the world? 13.05 1/4 mile 106mph

www.twin-turbo.co.uk

On 2nd Jan, 2013 fastcarl said:

the design shows a distinct lack of imagination,
talk about starting off with a clean sheet of paper, then not bothering to fucking draw on it,lol

On 20th Apr, 2012 Paul S said:
I'm mainly concerned about swirl in the runners caused by the tangential entry.


steve1275

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Count me in. Shakey is my 'home' track and I will mourn it's passing. The Pod will entail setting up to flat tow the car there rather than driving it.

'Where does the engine go?'


Rob Gavin

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agreed; no matter how much of a passion it would have been for someone to run the place, business is business and probably a nice retirement fund coming from it


On 1st Dec, 2015 wil_h said:
More like a developer offered them a silly amount of money. Judging by how run-down it had got, it wasn't making any money.


On 30th Nov, 2015 stevieturbo said:
A sad sign of the times where all the arseholes in the world do their best to prevent people enjoying themselves in their cars.

A small few can cause so much misery and grief for others, and no doubt over the years cost track owners a fortune with their whinging.

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