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I really dislike "Xtreme" as branding, sounds chintzy. But WRG involvement will be good for non-winged racing, and I'll probably try to see them at US-36 in April.
 

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I really dislike "Xtreme" as branding, sounds chintzy. But WRG involvement will be good for non-winged racing, and I'll probably try to see them at US-36 in April.
yeah a pretty worn out name. Good to see dirt track racing in all forms is alive and well, over 1500 entries for the Tulsa Shootout especialy if you figure all of the teams that didn't go to the show that is a wad of dirt cars. Plenty of opportunities for drivers and fans in all of it. I can see why Nascar is doing some dirt, they have to, that's where many of the fans are.
 

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Got my tickets for my first race of the year, next Saturday night for the Indoor Auto Racing Championship. I've seen them once before at Atlantic Cities Boardwalk Hall. This time I'm heading to Allentown Pa's PPL Center. TQ midgets, slingshot, and champ karts.
 

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yeah a pretty worn out name. Good to see dirt track racing in all forms is alive and well, over 1500 entries for the Tulsa Shootout especialy if you figure all of the teams that didn't go to the show that is a wad of dirt cars. Plenty of opportunities for drivers and fans in all of it. I can see why Nascar is doing some dirt, they have to, that's where many of the fans are.
That's because dirt is where the exciting racing is at. :D
 

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You know what they say about dirt in your beer ...................:beerbang:
(Martinsville is an exception)
 

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Wave to the Flo camera. 😎
I'd stay up and watch but I'm getting up early to go to the PA Farm Show and then to see 45 of these bad boys

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One of my favorite local drivers Timmy Buckwalter here bought my daughters 1/4 midget helmet off him when she raced briefly.
 

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From Allentown tonight, Ryan Flores picks up the win over Andy Jankowiak. Oddly enough you get more pavement modified guys in these TQ midgets then anything. Only real notable sprint car guy is up and comer around here Briggs Danner.
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What's more fun to watch on that track, the midgets or the big block mod lites or whatever they call them?
 

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What's more fun to watch on that track, the midgets or the big block mod lites or whatever they call them?
I prefer the tq midgets. They call those slingshots, not sure what the exact difference is between that and a mod lite is. Slingshots just feel like weird cars to me I've seen them indoors and on dirt, they bounce around way too much on dirt with the small wheels. They seem to be top heavy and want to turn over on nondirt. Heck until it was rained out Bridgeport speedway had them scheduled to run a dirt roval back in November. I think they are popular to run because for a purpose built race car they are pretty cheap coming in at under 9K, here's the company that builds them. https://www.speedwayent.com/copy-of-slingshots
 

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East Bay is a huge track for these 270 micros
 

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You know I never realized Dick Vermeil was Louie Vermeil's son until I saw him at the trade show today with one of his dad's cars
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