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Old 05-20-2016, 02:12 AM   #11
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Not near on the same level as the Indy 500 but I sure enjoyed the Vancouver one when we had it here--went with my BIL one year...
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Old 05-20-2016, 09:09 AM   #12
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Do you have to drink Bud Lime Light? or is that just NASCAR?
No, that's only for CRASHCAR, opps I mean NASCAR.

My dad, who knew old school Indy drivers, mechanics, and built at least one sprint car that I know of, used to say "If its got fenders, it ain't racing"

My very favorite change in recent decades to Indy (and F1) is the incredible positive change in the safety of the cars themselves, They both used to be quite brutal.
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:14 PM   #13
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No, that's only for CRASHCAR, opps I mean NASCAR.

My dad, who knew old school Indy drivers, mechanics, and built at least one sprint car that I know of, used to say "If its got fenders, it ain't racing"

My very favorite change in recent decades to Indy (and F1) is the incredible positive change in the safety of the cars themselves, They both used to be quite brutal.
Love watching the F1 races. I was amazed how cool the teenager drove in Spain.
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Old 05-20-2016, 12:46 PM   #14
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This Year Seating is sold out at approximately 250,000. General Admission which is infield or whereever you can stand, will probably total almost as much. Quite a site to see.

The main campers you see inside the track are for the teams with a few inside the oval I think, it is constantly changing, however there is camping inside the track compound, just not inside the oval. I attempted this year for a spot with power but could not get one.

My dad starting taking me when I was a kid, and I have only missed 1 race or this would be 32! I can't start my summer without going to that track, We have had 2 of those seats in our family for over 40 years.

I suggest the experience to everyone! It is nothing like you see on TV.

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I've been able to watch Indy cars as they have come to my local track Sears Point for about 10 years now, they are screaming fast. But to see them at Indianapolis raceway at 200+ mph and nearly that through a corner, I can only imagine.
I like the idea of a Indy gathering and Texas to see F1.
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Old 05-20-2016, 02:54 PM   #15
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I attempted this year for a spot with power but could not get one.
I suspect that it would be okay to run a generator - maybe all day - in an infield campsite.
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Old 05-20-2016, 06:27 PM   #16
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Got a spare $3300 lying around? If so you might be able to go around the Indy Speedway at 200 mph with Mario Andretti. http://http://www.forbes.com/sites/j.../#64643d197c98

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Something a little milder perhaps?

Choose from these Driving Experiences - Mario Andretti Racing Experience
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200 or Bust . I love the line about how you would be going faster than any NASCAR driver has around the Speedway


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I rode my bicycle around the Indy Speedway 30 years ago. Only about 1/10 as fast as Mario...
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