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Reggie Coram's raceway in St. Maarten


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#1 Bernie

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 05:54 AM

Here is a shot of the raceway (green building) after Hurricane Irma. No official word yet from Reggie on any damage to the track and the inside...

 

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 07:08 AM

I was there in 2009, met Reggie, and raced a bit on the old track. This is terrible to see. I hope things work out OK for him.


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 12:06 PM

Very sad, but more importantly I hope Reggie and his family are all OK. Plus hope his home is OK, too!   


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 03:13 PM

OMG!! We just walked the beachfront last month. It was a beautiful day. Can't believe the devastation.

 

Hope all is well with you, Reggie!


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Posted 22 September 2017 - 11:23 AM

The equipment Reggie requested has been purchased and is on the way to St Maarten! Thank you to everyone that contributed. Reggie reports they still don't have power or water. The generator will sure go a long way to making things a bit easier. Thanks again. 😎

 

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 11:33 PM

That is amazing - I did not expect to see it looking that good.


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Posted 29 September 2017 - 08:01 PM

Good news. Jeff Sarkisian called today and let me know the generator and drills are now in St Maarten and Reggie will have them Saturday! Thanks to all that made it possible👍
Here is a photo of the inside of the raceway. Needs a little elbow grease but I think it will be alright going forward..

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Posted 29 September 2017 - 09:33 PM

It looks amazingly good.

 

Super-great news.


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Posted 29 September 2017 - 09:58 PM

Looks great, but where will business come from in the immediate future.   That looks to be a big issue for these storm damaged countries.    No tourism.


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Posted 30 September 2017 - 11:51 AM

Fly in, help clean up. BYO food, drink and supplies and tools.


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Posted 28 December 2017 - 11:54 AM

Any up dates for Reggie?


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Posted 28 December 2017 - 11:58 AM

Right now all we know is there was some damage to the main straight that should be easily repaired with a new section. The roof has been repaired and the deck is now back to normal. Not sure about anything else at this point. Reggie assures me he will have the annual Wing Race in October of 2018! :)


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Posted 28 December 2017 - 01:21 PM

Thank you for keeping the racing community updated on Reggie's status.

 

Sending best wishes to him as he works toward the reopening of the raceway sometime in 2018.


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Posted 28 December 2017 - 11:31 PM

HAPPY NEW YEAR REGGIE.


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Posted 29 December 2017 - 08:30 PM

With all the negativity in the slot car world lately, here is a feel good story. The latest from Reggie! 😀

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