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Old 06-10-2008, 08:12 PM   #1
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noob questions about competitive racing?

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Just wondering if there is a link or info on how to get started in competitive racing..............Like when I see the glors schedule do you have to pre-register on their site for a race or the tracks sites or can you just show up and try to qualify?

I havent done competitive before so dont know how to get started.

Personally I am only interested in MT (nitro) right now as thats all I have anyways

any help would be great. I dont want to compete in liek a whole series but wouldnt mind doing a few races this year just to check it out and see if I would enjoy a full season next year
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Old 06-10-2008, 08:20 PM   #2
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All you have to do is buy a transponder and show up at a race.

You can pay at the gate and race the day away. Try some club racing, you can hit The 5 Raceway, or if Sprucewood is holding a practice day you can go there. That is closest to you.
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Old 06-10-2008, 11:36 PM   #3
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Yep, like he said, just feel free to register and come down to race. You can also just show up to the race and register on site. Arriving early is a must, as there will be a lot of things for you to figure out and get done.
Most venues will have in-house transponders that you can use. The transponder is the device that attaches to your truck that registers your vehicle as it crosses the loop (lap counting). You can opt to buy one later if you find racing attractive.
A club race will be a smaller venue, where you can get to know the locals and get some good information and a lot of track time. Larger series races are a bit more hectic and have a large amount of attendants - but you'll experience a lot all in one weekend.
I would suggest attending a club race, and maybe going to visit a large race so you can see what its all about.
#5 and Hardcore are your two closest tracks - Niagara offroad is not much farther either. All host club races and series races.
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