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Old 10-01-2008, 03:24 PM   #1
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Old 10-02-2008, 06:14 AM   #2
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Well, there goes our traditional Saturday Daytona watching party.

What are these idiots thinking? US roadracing is going right down the drain. Half the people I know stopped going to watch the racing, as it's become a boring freight train with a championship for every manufacturer.

If DMG has an answer, I believe that racing "under the lights" is not it.
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Old 10-02-2008, 06:49 AM   #3
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Dont agree, from a spectors point I think it'll be fun under the lights. From a riders vantage point they better have some serious lighting, or I wouldnt race, personally. We did it once at the club level in Hawaii. The shadows can make it difficult to go fast.

But remember Qatar, they didnt have any issues as far as I know?
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Old 10-02-2008, 08:46 AM   #4
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If Qatar can run under lights then Daytona can. It's a good idea. However, I'd still keep it on Saturday. Run all the support races between 2-5pm and wait until 8pm to run the 200. It would give fans time to find off track food and with the proper marketing build up could increase attendence because the "daily" activities will have concluded.
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Old 10-02-2008, 09:29 AM   #5
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All I can say is if they don't improve the racing, it doesn't matter what time they run the race. The 3 people that will show up won't care.
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