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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby AHTOXA » Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:29 am

Right. There will be a long heads-up because I will be taking time off as well. It's a little far to drive to simply leave on Friday after work to get there Saturday, then drive home early Sunday and straight to work on Monday. That's gonna be a little much, obviously.
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby watkins » Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:52 am

Clearly. This is what, 30% longer than the drive to WV? More perhaps.
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby AHTOXA » Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:10 pm

Yeah, about 35% longer or so. Says 15.5 hours or something like that. Hell of a driving day.
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby watkins » Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:37 pm

Thats quite a drive
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby Cm452 » Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:17 am

There is a place near me called grand prix NY, which is a sick indoor Go Kart track with 40mph karts with computerized lap timers, G meters, AVG speed tickers, and marshalls at every corner.
Plus they have a very posh waiting area and a decent restaurant. There are a couple runs I know off-there are some decent twisties, a highway that ends in a huge lot, which exits onto another set of twisites-eventually forming a loop. There is also the saw mill parkway, which is the most twisty highway you'll find in the tri state area...There is also R100 which is isolated and wide and twisty through the woods.
Plus, it would be close to me :wink: !
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby theholycow » Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:46 am

Do the go karts have manual transmissions? :D
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby potownrob » Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:52 pm

Cm452 wrote:There is a place near me called grand prix NY, which is a sick indoor Go Kart track with 40mph karts with computerized lap timers, G meters, AVG speed tickers, and marshalls at every corner.
Plus they have a very posh waiting area and a decent restaurant. There are a couple runs I know off-there are some decent twisties, a highway that ends in a huge lot, which exits onto another set of twisites-eventually forming a loop. There is also the saw mill parkway, which is the most twisty highway you'll find in the tri state area...There is also R100 which is isolated and wide and twisty through the woods.
Plus, it would be close to me :wink: !
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100 is nice and the Saw Mill is definitely twisty for a highway. What I used to enjoy was the Taconic north of Mahopac and south of I-84 with all those hills and curves. I also enjoy some of the other backroads in Putnam and Westchester like route 6, 301 near Carmel and then near Fahnstock Park, 117 near and north of Pleasantville, teh Palisades Parkway, crazy roads of Western Connecticut, 9D, 9W, 9A etc.
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby Cm452 » Fri Dec 05, 2008 8:08 pm

potownrob wrote:
Cm452 wrote:There is a place near me called grand prix NY, which is a sick indoor Go Kart track with 40mph karts with computerized lap timers, G meters, AVG speed tickers, and marshalls at every corner.
Plus they have a very posh waiting area and a decent restaurant. There are a couple runs I know off-there are some decent twisties, a highway that ends in a huge lot, which exits onto another set of twisites-eventually forming a loop. There is also the saw mill parkway, which is the most twisty highway you'll find in the tri state area...There is also R100 which is isolated and wide and twisty through the woods.
Plus, it would be close to me :wink: !
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100 is nice and the Saw Mill is definitely twisty for a highway. What I used to enjoy was the Taconic north of Mahopac and south of I-84 with all those hills and curves. I also enjoy some of the other backroads in Putnam and Westchester like route 6, 301 near Carmel and then near Fahnstock Park, 117 near and north of Pleasantville, teh Palisades Parkway, crazy roads of Western Connecticut, 9D, 9W, 9A etc.

YUP! Some really nice putnam roads, however, there have been a whole slew of deer incidents so i stay away! Secondly, R117 -i believe the southern most end (very near Pleasantville), ends in a parking lot, and as I said, has become my personal 0-60 test road past 12am-not a sole.
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby Cm452 » Fri Dec 05, 2008 8:09 pm

I don't think the carts are shifter carts-they wouldn't make money, think of all those who cant drive stick for shit!
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby potownrob » Sat Dec 06, 2008 1:31 am

My friend used to go to Pace in Pleasantville and my mom goes to doctors at the MKMG in Mount Kisko, so I've gotten to know 117 pretty well the past few years. I'm still not familiar with where 117 ends in a parking lot though; I must've always turned off before the end.
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby potownrob » Sat Dec 06, 2008 1:32 am

Cm452 wrote:I don't think the carts are shifter carts-they wouldn't make money, think of all those who cant drive stick for shit!
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yeah, I've never seen manual carts at a regular public go cart track but that would be fun.
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby Cm452 » Sat Dec 06, 2008 5:43 pm

117 ends in phelps memorial hospitals parking lot.
Look it up on google maps.
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby potownrob » Sun Dec 07, 2008 2:08 am

Damn that looks like a nice ending to 117. I think I turned off onto rt. 9 before the end. My friend used to student teach at Ossining Middle School and he took me up that way at least once. There was a nice long parking lot inside the Pace campus we used to go crazy in. Once time it was dark and I was running the length of the lot in his WRX and I almost hit the fence at the end of the lot :oops: .
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby Cm452 » Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:53 pm

Too bad certain parties (caugh...ricers) ruined it with their fart cannons and people complained.
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Re: New England Winter Break Meet

Postby AHTOXA » Fri Dec 26, 2008 1:08 am

Continuing in the more appropriate thread...

watkins wrote:Thats the sad thing. No meet is likely to happen unless you make it out here and we force people to show up.


The meet by no means depends on me. There's plenty of you guys out there to make things happen.
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