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peetbee
23-05-2011, 01:04 PM
Right then, who'll be there to help me pack up this week?
er I mean, who'll be racing this week?!
:woot:

evilbert
23-05-2011, 01:10 PM
both for me as usual :) i might even help put the track out this week, although saying that last time i was in control without andy's guidance it wasn't very good....

peetbee
23-05-2011, 01:24 PM
Same here, which is why Andy gave me a load of his track designs!

Balders
23-05-2011, 01:58 PM
yeah I'll be there this week.. all night this time so no having to leave early..

:)

Track was ok though last week wasn't it?

peetbee
23-05-2011, 02:15 PM
I loved the track, but it was based on Andy's design!

evilbert
23-05-2011, 06:15 PM
I loved last weeks track

brian s
23-05-2011, 06:23 PM
have`nt been for the last 2 weeks but will be there friday

JACKOR33
23-05-2011, 06:27 PM
I should be there running 2wd and a different 4wdto my zx5 that shouldnt fall apart or do funny things mid race :woot:
Got rob w's cat sx2 as he has his sx3 now:D

dave

peetbee
23-05-2011, 08:06 PM
As Si has mentioned on another topic, it's also truck champs night!

sunbeam
24-05-2011, 08:29 AM
Alisha and I will be there, 2WD :)

I was told that if I get there for 6pm, I can make a wibbly wobbly rolly long 'straight' is that still on, or will the 'track Gestapo' be operating?

LOL.

Rob.

Caine
24-05-2011, 08:32 AM
i'm in, looking forward to it!
2wd and pt rental please.

Balders
24-05-2011, 09:07 AM
Alisha and I will be there, 2WD :)

I was told that if I get there for 6pm, I can make a wibbly wobbly rolly long 'straight' is that still on, or will the 'track Gestapo' be operating?

LOL.

Rob.

Rob do you mean a straight on one side of the wall and then the wibblyness under the rostrum like a fortnight ago?

I'm happy with anything layoutwise as long as we don't layer the mats out on a corner... I've managed to train myself into avoiding blue pipes on apexes now so that's no longer a problem and I will try my best not to moan about it in future. :blush:

chris-on-wheels
24-05-2011, 10:10 AM
I'll be there :p

sunbeam
24-05-2011, 10:35 AM
Yes please, lots of wibbly like two weeks ago :drool: in front of the rostrum + standard straight :drool:

Rob.

peetbee
24-05-2011, 10:45 AM
There's only 1 thing I don't want on any track and that's a crossover!
Apart from that feel free to design away :)

blue_pinky
24-05-2011, 10:59 AM
No cross overs....why would that be? ;-)

2nd week away from club...good job it's national weekend this weekend...and a bumper turnout of welsh entries by the looks of it too :)

peetbee
24-05-2011, 11:41 AM
No cross overs....why would that be? ;-)
:p
cos it hurts when cars hit you!

mrspeedy
24-05-2011, 11:45 AM
How bout a double cross-over :p one low one and one really high :woot:

peetbee
24-05-2011, 11:59 AM
Not a problem as long as you marshall it all night Si!

Balders
24-05-2011, 03:52 PM
How many track widths wide is the hall? Is it 4 or 5?

sunbeam
24-05-2011, 04:24 PM
If it is placed well, a strong, short bridge would be OK. But it must be in a nice clear space so you can see the car as it comes out the other side.

I think the jump type cross overs are fine as long as there is a good run on both sides of the jump and the ramp is steep so you can get a bit of hight. I think these low 'wall hitting' types are no good, and even worse when there is very little run up / run down, if you know what I mean.

Having siad that, hats off to the guys that spend the time to turn up early and set it all out :thumbsup:. In my day, we would have never have gotten away with just sitting there while just a few were setting out.

Rob. (with no avitar as I can't work it :cry:)

peetbee
24-05-2011, 04:40 PM
It's 5 carpet widths Mike.

Definately no bridges, you can't marshall under them safely as you can't be seen and cars end up under them without the marshall seeing them.

The problem with any track feature is marshalling it, especially for some of our younger less experienced marshalls (not to mention our less mobile more experienced ones!!)

You can guarantee that whatever track you have will end up with people crashing and needing to be marshalled in the most unlikely of places!

Curse you all, you've made me sound like a grumpy old health and safety nutter!!
:woot:

mrspeedy
24-05-2011, 04:46 PM
Well said but yes you are :p

Teaboy
24-05-2011, 05:07 PM
I have enough problems with the HSE at work let alone Racing :)

Cheers

Rich

sunbeam
24-05-2011, 05:51 PM
I still think a full carpet ovle for just one week would be fun :thumbsup:

evilbert
24-05-2011, 06:17 PM
if its an oval your after then its got to be drift baby!!!!!

metalmickey0
25-05-2011, 05:18 PM
:p
cos it hurts when cars hit you!
Dont worry Pete, i got a nice squishy bumper on my truck:D

peetbee
25-05-2011, 07:00 PM
Thanks I feel so much better for knowing that!
I won't be marshalling this week, I won't be racing either as I'll be too busy trying to sort my stuff out for the weekend up at Talywain :woot:

blue_pinky
26-05-2011, 09:42 AM
Hall will just squeeze 6 carpet widths in, but it rarely works out nicely squashed in that much.

The normal track area is about 20m x 12m for reference.

Balders
27-05-2011, 11:49 AM
looks like lots of people have been converted to nationalising this weekend so numbers of the old skool will be down..

Andy, Dave, both Petes and now harris are all heading up.

I'll be staying all night tonight to help put out, pack up and roll carpet, anyone else coming and able to hang around at the end to pack everything away, sweep the floor and put the rubbish away will be greatly appreciated.

:)

peetbee
27-05-2011, 12:03 PM
I'll be picking the keys up around 6.30 - just will be rebuilding my B4 and B44 ready for the weekend!
See you all there:thumbsup:

blue_pinky
27-05-2011, 12:06 PM
Woop woop...the Caldi crew go national!!! :thumbsup:

Bring on the L final domination!!! :woot: