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#201 S.O. Watt

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 03:08 PM

While all the hot Orange County "pros" raced at Frank's, and is where I met them all, I think "Daytona Raceways" on Katella in Anaheim was Bryan's and John's home track. It was only a few blocks from Bryan's home. Daytona was also just a few blocks from "Tiny's" of the tire fame.
 

That was Anderson's home track, wasn't it?


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#202 Steve Ogilvie

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 12:22 AM

Wish I had a picture of the Holly Hill track as I originally built it in the late '80s. I built a big tri-oval for Greg Walker and then later Donn Bryans added the convertible infield and repainted the track black. Probably my oldest still running track. And in the same location that it was first set up in.


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#203 Danny Zona

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 10:17 AM

We are still racing on it. I only have a billion laps on it. LOL.
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#204 Tom Eatherly

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Posted 15 December 2016 - 11:13 AM

I think I've asked this before, not sure. Does anyone on here have any picture's of the 
"Riverside" track that used to be at "Speed and Sport" in Lynwood, Ca? Thanks.


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Posted 21 December 2016 - 06:29 PM

​Dungeon Raceway, a home 1/24 track in Prattville, AL.
 
Up and running for 11 years, we have monthly races using the same cars you would race on a commercial track.
 
150 ft. with seven turns, three of them banked.

I built the track in 2005, and the layout was chosen to get the most track in the space I had 35' X 17'.
 
The track is open to everyone, even Greg Wells.
 
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Posted 22 December 2016 - 07:58 AM

Must be pretty good when you have a USRA Nats winner and World Champ showing up to run!



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Posted 22 December 2016 - 08:44 AM

The track is open to everyone, even Greg Wells.

I believe Billy is trying to shame me into driving down to play with his great group of racers. LOL. If it wasn't quite so far away...

Billy, I'll get down there one day next year, I promise.

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Posted 22 December 2016 - 10:08 PM

​ Start the new year off with a trip to the Dungeon, no big titles or prizes, just slot car racing for the fun of it.


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 05:06 PM

-The Dungeon is the easiest track to marshal I've ever seen; all 4 stations are sitting position, no standing, kneeling, or long bending over required.

A couple of the stations, you may not even have a deslot the entire heat.

 

-FK type motors last forever here.

 

-For some reason, this track "likes" a variety of tire compounds. You can do well here with untreateds and/or Wonders on any given day - it ain't real picky.

 

-Speed secret - this track likes big pinions and small OD wheels on the FK's.

 

Back to my vintage cave now...... :)


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 06:46 PM

How big is big?  I got a couple 64 pitch 14T pinions, but I forgot what I got them for. You'd think maybe drag racing, but I don't drag race.


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 07:30 PM

In motorcycle racing, it's called "geared to the moon" LOL


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 07:38 PM

  On most race classes I use a 14 --34 with .670 rears,  We only use 12.5 volts trying to keep the speeds down. On our discontinued mini brute class most racers used a 15 tooth pinion


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