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#1 Cheater

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Posted 24 October 2009 - 05:28 PM

I am terrifically pleased at the response received from the Slotblog membership regarding my plea for assistance with updates to the Slotblog Raceway List. Thanks to all who responded, if only to tell me you know the info in your state or area is accurate.

I tried initially to reply to everyone, but quickly became overwhelmed. Please know that I will be acting on every email or PM received regarding additions, changes, or deletions from the Raceway list. It just may take a few days to work through the replies.

Thanks again to all of you for participating in this project. The plan is to "check in" with the Slotblog members in this manner on a roughly annual basis.

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Posted 25 October 2009 - 01:28 AM

Glad to help.

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Posted 25 October 2009 - 10:35 PM

I feel that it's sort of sad in a way that you had to issue a plea to get help with the raceway listing updates.

Is self-motivation out of style these days?

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 06:45 AM

It made me realise that there was an International section so I've provided a link to a site that lists UK clubs. This will appear in due course and may be useful if any of you plan a holiday over here.

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 07:51 AM

Yes, it will appear in due course. Thanks for that understanding, John.

I am still way, way behind due to spending five days at the Sano race in Chicago and then having one of our SERRA™ Retro races the following Saturday in Warner Robins, GA, plus a long day at our church on Sunday. I still need to edit and post the pictures from the Sano plus the few pics from our SERRA™ race.

What's that old saying... no good deed goes unpunished?

I'm going to try to work through the backlog this coming weekend.

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 09:32 AM

Our intention for the Raceway List from the beginning was only to list retail raceway establishments with regular hours, and not to include club or home tracks. That direction was chosen primarily because we did not feel comfortable providing detailed information, including addresses, for tracks in people's homes.

Our latest email blast requesting help in updating the Raceway List has resulted in a lot of folks supplying information on home and club tracks, so I am going to work to create a separate list of club and home tracks, where interested parties will be supplied a contact rather than a physical address. I'm still ruminating on how to organize and format this and where it will placed on Slotblog. But it seems clear that it is time to give home and club tracks their own raceway list in a different format that gives them greater control over who gets invited to race.

I hope everyone understands why we're making this differentiation. It certainly is not meant to cast aspersions on club and home tracks in any way.

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 10:45 AM

Thanks for considering a listing of club and home tracks.

I feel it will be a great addition to Slotblog when the details are worked out.

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Posted 25 December 2009 - 09:49 PM

Greg:
You might add "Ron's Raceway" to your list of raceways for both states of Tennessee and Virginia, since the commercial raceway is situated in Bristol Tennessee, but Bristol is a city which is situated approximately 1/2 in Tennessee and 1/2 in Virginia, and the raceway is just over the Virginia border.
You are probably familiar with the Bristol, Tennesse NASCAR track, which is just a short distance away from the slot raceway. The physical address is 965 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, Tennessee, 37620. The cellphone number of the manager, Daniel, is 276-243-7563 (a Virginia cellphone number) They are open 4:00 pm thru 9:00 pm except Sundays and Mondays, and have races on most nights.

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