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Old 05-04-2011, 02:26 PM   #1
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This is what Austin's new F1/MotoGP track looks like

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Old 05-04-2011, 02:35 PM   #2
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Hmm looks like we need to take a sandrail or a couple of four wheelers out there to inspect it.
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Old 05-04-2011, 02:35 PM   #3
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I can't decide if they've gotten alot done or nothing at all...

Cool pic though!
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Old 05-04-2011, 02:37 PM   #4
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the new track looks like modern abstract art.
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Old 05-04-2011, 02:52 PM   #5
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the new track looks like modern abstract art.
Yeah, it's almost as expensive too
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I can't decide if they've gotten alot done or nothing at all...

Cool pic though!
A lot more than you think. If they're doing it right (unlike MSRH or so I've heard) they've already taken/analyzed a lot of soil samples to make sure that the soil will be able to handle the forces applied to it, without buckling, before they go and start laying actual track.
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How do they expect them to race, if there are no roads?
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Old 05-05-2011, 08:31 AM   #16
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they have ALOT of work to do, but im sure with 2 ten year contracts signed it wont be a problem
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Old 05-05-2011, 08:39 AM   #17
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Im looking to buy a condo in Austin just for the occasion, so I dont have to reserve hotel stay when the race comes into town.
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