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Guest awpuddin

Blitzen Benz put up Sunday morning in-car footage.

Part one:


/>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_MdWhh_T8E

Part two:


/>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTCmkgts8jg

I'm dying to see infield video from the control tower Sunday morning.

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I'm dying to see infield video from the control tower Sunday morning.

My brother has it. He's a little busy replacing head gaskets right now, but when I see him this weekend I'll see if we can get it uploaded.

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Next time, we really should be allowed to put the tech sticker on the top right side of the windshield! :blink:

Best place for your tech sticker is on it's side at the top center of your windshield. You'll never see it as you drive!

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Lol...I completely agree. You really needed that upper left corner to look through the turn.

This is also important for those of us that have a high likely-hood of rain, so the windshield wipers aren't hitting the sticker. :lol:

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Degree of Banking: Turns 1 & 2: 22 degrees

Turns 3 & 4: 25 degrees

Straightaways: 8 degrees

The video made it look like a wall.

Speaking of Rockingham Walls: Be aware the backstraight wall is at 90 degrees to The World, not the track; if you hook it with a tire, you will roll yourself over. (Yeah, I know -- I'm a little late with this data. :) )

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Great vid Philippe. Great racing among very close cars. . Well done.

It is tough to let your race get away, you want to force a pass . But that happens. MM

Thanks for the praise!

We didn't really let the race get away! We were 5 laps down to the Saab #91 for the win! Our "touch", and the subsequent tire rub only made our second place in jeopardy. Even though faster, the #11 Jetta would not have finished 6 seconds behind us, but we wouldn't have caught the Saab!

See you at Charlotte?

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Degree of Banking: Turns 1 & 2: 22 degrees

Turns 3 & 4: 25 degrees

Straightaways: 8 degrees

It was really awesome going 4 wide on the front stretch with the 14 car flying by me on the outside. Maybe someone has a video?

They closed it over a decade ago, but the fastest third mile dirt track in the world used to be Atomic Speedway, just west of the I-40/I-75 split west of Knoxville, Tennessee.

I used to race there in the late seventies, the clay was brought up from Georgia, and the turns were banked at THIRTY THREE DEGREES!! If you were NOT doing at least seventy, you would slide right off the turns. When the clay went dryslick, if you locked up your brakes, you would leave black skidmarks on the clay

Lap times were in the NINE second range for the Modifieds, and we were turning mid tens in the sportsmen class cars. The turns would just keep coming at you so quickly, I have never had such a GREAT Adrenalin rush as when I used to race that track. You felt like you could take a nap on the straights at the track in Rome, Georgia, by comparison. Brie

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