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August 14th, 2017, 06:16 AM   #1
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Has anyone been to this track?

Heading up that way to check out the race later this month and just curious.

Viewing areas? Facilities? Parking? And so on.

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Has anyone been to this track?

Heading up that way to check out the race later this month and just curious.

Viewing areas? Facilities? Parking? And so on.

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This is the first Ive heard of that track WV. Let us know how it goes.
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August 25th, 2017, 03:05 PM   #3
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Found this elsewhere



The discussion in the place I found that is along the lines of lack of run off in some areas, and the addition of a chicane at the end of the straight to slow down the bikes for safety but most commentary seems positive, although many are like JKD and had not heard of it (the comments from people who claim to know it).

Some comments below, the second may be relevant to you as a viewer

The South end goes down hill right past the pit in for it on the map posted the left right turns are down hill, the left kink flatten out and the next double apex right goes back up. There are a bunch of YouTube clips from trackdays and WERA races of the layout, it is a fun place to do trackdays. I hope they do a chicane on high speed kink on the North end, at trackdays no passing is allowed there due to the limited run off, even with air fence if you ran off there you'd be moving.



I think the track itself will be fine for racing, supposedly they added a chicane before the final turn, wall is pretty close to the track there. What I'm interested in seeing is how they will handle spectators, this is the first big event to be held here, and this area is starved for motorcycle racing, should be a good turnout. Where everyone will park and watch from will be interesting for sure, last time I was there, you couldn't walk around the track, just had to watch from the spectator hill area. kinda limits photo opportunities and such. Maybe if the event pans out for them, next year will see spectator mounds around the circuit. Maybe even some bleachers!!LOL! I'll be there Friday by noon, will try to post some pics.
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Has anyone been to this track?

Heading up that way to check out the race later this month and just curious.

Viewing areas? Facilities? Parking? And so on.

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Don't know shit about it, but if it's near Shittsburgh, how great can it be?

Take pics and post. Go see Benny Solis, tell him you're rooting for him.

It's an AMA/MotoAmerica event, you won't have any issues with parking, viewing, tix, etc. It will look empty. But at least you can get up personal. All MAmerica events are open paddocks.
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Saw on video that Westy saved a monster but needs new boots (and apologies if I seet he vid elsewhere will post to avoide the facebooks stuff)- https://www.facebook.com/Anthony-Wes...8525528860715/
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I've been an official Westy fan for many years. Thanks to your link i just saw official profile pic. Respect.

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Jums, if you look back (and I think he did this on twitter as well), he put a totally heartfelt tribute out there and told a few stories of his experiences with Nicky and they were a bit like that told by Jack Miller ............. totally showing who and what Nicky Hayden was and why Nicky has left the sport far worse for his passing.

Gentleman and strong personal characters are hard to find in the world of top level sport, but Nicky was just that (and remains so as he is still in the memory of so many).
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Jums, if you look back (and I think he did this on twitter as well), he put a totally heartfelt tribute out there and told a few stories of his experiences with Nicky and they were a bit like that told by Jack Miller ............. totally showing who and what Nicky Hayden was and why Nicky has left the sport far worse for his passing.

Gentleman and strong personal characters are hard to find in the world of top level sport, but Nicky was just that (and remains so as he is still in the memory of so many).
I didn't see West's words but I did see Jack's. It was touching and he one of the ones who seemed genuinely heartbroken over Nicky. No matter what Dub says I will always be a Miller fan and vow to make fun of his mug in the most respectable of terms
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I didn't see West's words but I did see Jack's. It was touching and he one of the ones who seemed genuinely heartbroken over Nicky. No matter what Dub says I will always be a Miller fan and vow to make fun of his mug in the most respectable of terms
I know your taste in music so I am not surprised you are a fan of guys who look like ugly girls. Westy is the man. I've also been a fan of his for a long time. Such a genuine dude.
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Jums, if you look back (and I think he did this on twitter as well), he put a totally heartfelt tribute out there and told a few stories of his experiences with Nicky and they were a bit like that told by Jack Miller ............. totally showing who and what Nicky Hayden was and why Nicky has left the sport far worse for his passing.

Gentleman and strong personal characters are hard to find in the world of top level sport, but Nicky was just that (and remains so as he is still in the memory of so many).
Please post Westy's comments here.
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