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  1. GuyIncognito

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    for those of you who care, the charity auction to raise money for Justin Wilson's family goes live at 9pm Eastern on eBay.
     
  2. GuyIncognito

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  3. kylec

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    I thought there was going to be F1 stuff also?
     
  4. GuyIncognito

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    it appears they're adding stuff over times vs posting everything at once.
     
  5. FastLapp

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  6. GuyIncognito

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    I did some work with Spencer a few years ago through the Team USA Scholarship, and he's really really good. he was in USF2k at the time, I think.

    I hope he can make it to a solid IndyCar ride, he'd be great for the sport.
     
  7. BartonWorkman

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    Boy, this thread sure has quieted down.

    So, like Robin Miller attempting to keep Indy Car relevant (although on a somewhat
    lesser scale), I contribute the following news story about Indy Car opening the paddock
    to spectators and media during the upcoming test at Road America.

    Me thinks they haven't sold many tickets in advance so they're spicing up the deal. And,
    why would they close the paddock to spectators and media to begin with? It's not as though
    there are going to be tens of thousands of people there.

    Indycar Racing News | Racer.com - IndyCar: Open paddock for Road America test

    BHW
     
  8. rdefabri

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    If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it - does it make a sound?

    Sums up IndyCar for me!
     
  9. RWatters

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    The only Road America tickets I saw for sale were a $100 package deal that included four days. That's probably why.
     
  10. stever

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    There's no benefit to buying in advance, and apparently no way to do so, and not much interest on a weekday for anybody's test. I don't intend to go right now, but if 100 people show up, I'd be surprised.
    $10 of the $20 goes to Justin Wilson, and you can contribute more.
     
  11. Turbopanzer

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    How can it? With all the dumb **cking rules it can't do anything but just lay there. Agree.....it sums up crapwagon to a T.
     
  12. BartonWorkman

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    It's actually pretty ballsy to charge admission for testing. $10, $20, whatever, but the
    fact that they're donating to the Justin Wilson fund seems well hearted.

    Hope everyone that goes reports their experience here.

    BHW
     
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  14. stever

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    What made you stop thinking about going?
     
  15. Heat Seeker WS6

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    I'll be at RA tomorrow all day. Our admission was a wedding gift, but we were planning to go regardless. I wonder if there will be a break and some of us 'regular RA track rats' can get a few laps in lol. For others here going, I'll be parked by St John the baptist. -that's the food stand area at the top of the hill adjacent to the paved paddock parking
     
  16. GuyIncognito

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    nice pics!

    looks like they're using the new aero kits? I'm wondering if they'll switch to a low df/low drag setup for RA.
     
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  19. stever

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    Anybody who is coming probably has arrived...how many people have paid to get in, Heat Seeker?
     
  20. Heat Seeker WS6

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    I'm not sure yet but I'd guess easily over 1k are here.
     
  21. BartonWorkman

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    Looks like the typcial race day crowd at the 24 Hours of Daytonner during the height of
    the GrandAm days.

    BHW
     
  22. BartonWorkman

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    Just read on Autosport that this was a one day test only?

    I was under the impression that it was going to be at least a two or three day test.

    How many paying spectators actually showed up?

    BHW
     
  23. Turbopanzer

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    Does it really matter? :D
     

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