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October 11th, 2018, 01:39 AM   #11
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MotoAmerica is not very popular here. Most motorcycle racing (motocross aside) is not popular here. The only place you run into racing fans is at track days, generally.

Most of the instructors I work with are race fans and even then they're mostly GP fans.
Kinda the same in Australia. We have speedway, superbikes, lower classes etc. There are healthy race clubs dotted all over the country, even where I live which is far from mass populated areas. Motorcycle racing is a niche sport, and sadly for me I only know about 10 people whom follow motogp, and even then they don't carry the passion that I, and all of you do.
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MotoAmerica is not very popular here. Most motorcycle racing (motocross aside) is not popular here. The only place you run into racing fans is at track days, generally.

Most of the instructors I work with are race fans and even then they're mostly GP fans.
Club racing back in the day was much more accessible because so many riders were doing run-what-yah-brung and doing their own wrenching. Nowadays, it's much more expensive to race.
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Amen to that. I caught the tail end of accessibility for club racing in SoCal in the late 90’s and it was gentrifying even then.
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OK so my question to the USA fans is, how long before Austin gets dumped?
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OK so my question to the USA fans is, how long before Austin gets dumped?
Hopefully before they shit-can Indy.
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Hopefully before they shit-can Indy.
Any reason behind that? By Indy do you mean Indianapolis or the car race group?
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Any reason behind that? By Indy do you mean Indianapolis or the car race group?
The track. Terrible for bike racing.
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The track. Terrible for bike racing.
Especially the 2013 race there lol, all that water, looked like a swimming pool.
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Hopefully before they shit-can Indy.
You do realize Indy has been off the schedule for 3 years
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You do realize Indy has been off the schedule for 3 years
I thought there was supposed to be a chance they were going back at some point. Never heard why it was removed.

Tho, I actually I meant to say not before they shit-can Indy. I would like to see a race at Austin. You know how it is,
you just blurt out some throwaway thing trying to be funny.

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