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#201 paulogman

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 14:18

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#202 chipmcdonald

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 15:32

Road Atlanta.

 

... but the thing to consider is that, logistically, Montreal is just as "close" to me as Austin.

 

FOM needs to figure out how to drop ticket prices by at least half.  Or bring back Indy.



#203 zachary2142

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 16:28

One that I'm aware of is a circuit in Poznań, Poland. I have great memories from there since I first saw a F1 car live there in 2010.

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Great to drive in a sim IMHO.


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#204 KTownDevil

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 16:59

Hockenheim 75km
Nürburgring 200km
 
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#205 Imateria

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 17:08

Donington Park for me.



#206 goingthedistance

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 17:10

Brands Hatch.



#207 krod

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 21:41

This one!

 

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#208 midgrid

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 21:47

Croft is 30 miles away from me.

Since I posted this, I've moved to the other end of the country, so my answer is now Thruxton (although I have yet to visit)!



#209 Jejking

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 21:59

Zandvoort, then Spa or Zolder maybe!



#210 Exb

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 22:12

Great thread - I have had fun reading through all the posts about tracks I have never heard of.

I have also learnt something about my local track - after assuming (incorrectly) that it would be Croft at 40 miles.

Turns out Elvington is only 30 miles away: http://www.motorspor...rack-guide.html

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And even closer is the Harewood Hill climb course which is just 10 miles away. http://www.motorspor...limb_guide.html

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#211 docronzo

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 22:27

20 km to the legendary Solitude Ring near Stuttgart, Germany

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#212 Prost1997T

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 22:41

Longcross Proving Grounds (a 2 mile test track). Or Brands Hatch if we're sticking to race-ready circuits.



#213 anode

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 22:47

Texas Motor Speedway: 25km

 

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The thing is that I already have been on Circuit Of The Americas (355km) but I have never been on Texas Motor Speedway  :rotfl:



#214 Viceroy

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Posted 10 June 2014 - 23:06

Hollabrunn (Autocross Track), 50 kilometers from Vienna

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#215 Cesc

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 05:47

Montmeló, 35 Kms



#216 fenixracing

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:59

Zolder 23km



#217 The Kanisteri

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 07:21

 

Another Ahvenisto, about 20 km away.



#218 Ricciardo2014

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 08:27

Eastern Creek unfortunately.

Used to live 5 minutes from Oran Park which was a pretty cool track, but was bulldozed to make way for housing :(

#219 CoolBreeze

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 08:51

Sepang



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#220 SteF1an

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 10:11

Nürburgring - 180 km

Spa - 190 km

Assen - 220 km



#221 ensign14

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 10:14

Birmingham Superprix Circuit.  Thanks a lot, Labour, you working-class-hating anti-people bastards.



#222 sennafan24

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 11:13

Oulton Park



#223 Rinehart

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 11:38

Currently in Farringdon, London, UK, so a toss up between Rye House Speedway (proper karting) and Brands hatch both about 30 miles away. 

Not sure where the Formula E race will be, but if its Battersea Park, thats 5 miles away.



#224 meddo

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 11:39

Grobnik track - ex MotoGP - 149 km

Red Bull Ring - 250 km

Hungaroring - 367 km



#225 ghinzani

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 12:57

Castle Coombe and thruxton, both are 3 hours away! Gotta love Cornwall :/

 

 

My Emmet sense is tingling like crazy.



#226 HeadFirst

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 18:58

Used to be close to Mosport (about 3-4 hours) and the proposed Wasaga Beach Circuit. Just moved to the Mid-West of the USA and the Newton (Iowa) oval appears to be closest, but it might take my a while to determine what other facilities are in the area. Looking forward to next year's IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway, and maybe a return to Montreal for F1.



#227 BRG

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 19:19

Birmingham Superprix Circuit.  Thanks a lot, Labour, you working-class-hating anti-people bastards.

Don't bottle it all up, let it out.... :wave:



#228 RedRabbit

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 20:38

East London Grand Prix Circuit - about 12km's

Jody Scheckters playground before moving to Europe and host of a couple F1 races in the 1960's.

 

First "corner" at the end of the straight is a flat out right hander often taken at over 300km/h on superbikes. There is no run off, it's just bumpy grass till a tire barrier about 30m away and the track is only about as wide as 3 normal road lanes. Definitely not your average Tilke Drome  ;)

 

After that, it's Phakisa (ex MotoGP) about 400km


Edited by RedRabbit, 11 June 2014 - 20:40.