Where did you practice?

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Where did you practice?

Postby TheBears54 » Mon Mar 10, 2008 2:36 am

You had to practice somewhere.
So where was it?
Parking lots?
Open streets?
Or are there special tracks near most big cities for people like me?
I live in the Chicago area btw.
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Postby Leedeth » Mon Mar 10, 2008 2:45 am

First parking lots, then residential streets, then side streets, then main streets.

Highways came a bit later.

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Postby VTECaddict » Mon Mar 10, 2008 3:04 am

parking lot to get down the basics of getting moving. then in my driveway perfecting my hill starts (it was pretty long and steep).
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Postby Leedeth » Mon Mar 10, 2008 3:14 am

Oh wait, I just noticed this is in the Drag Racing section...why is it here?

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Postby Johnf514 » Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:55 am

Practice driving stick? Or practice . . . drag racing? :shock:
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Postby TheBears54 » Mon Mar 10, 2008 12:01 pm

where'd you practice drag racing!? ;)
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Postby AHTOXA » Mon Mar 10, 2008 12:33 pm

Hey to a fellow Chicagoan.
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Postby VTECaddict » Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:38 pm

oh wth...drag racing. :shock:

definitely not streets or parking lots.

tracks usually have days where you can do 1/4 mi runs for a small price.

but drag racing is for retards anyways. real racing involves turns. :wink:
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Postby Nychold » Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:41 pm

VTECaddict wrote:but drag racing is for retards anyways. real racing involves turns. :wink:


People who say that can't do it. :P :lol:
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Postby six » Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:55 pm

Oooo!! I smell a race coming on!
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Postby TheBears54 » Mon Mar 10, 2008 5:44 pm

Well basically I just wanna go somewhere near the chicago area where I can legally race with friends, strangers or just against the clock.

I tried googling dragstrips in the chicago area but I couldn't find what I was looking for.

Anyone know of any places like this, or any website that might have a list?
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Postby six » Mon Mar 10, 2008 6:56 pm

Is Joliet near you? If so, there is a huge drag strip called Route 66 Raceway next to Chicagoland Speedway.
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Postby TheBears54 » Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:07 pm

Thats a little over an hour away... I'll have to check that out.
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Postby hockeystyx16 » Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:27 pm

racewarz road, about a mile from where i work.
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Postby comingbackdown » Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:31 pm

Nychold wrote:
VTECaddict wrote:but drag racing is for retards anyways. real racing involves turns. :wink:


People who say that can't do it. :P :lol:


In many cases, yup. It's all difficult though.
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