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With all the admiration towards Thomas and his friends over their Suzuka circuit, if money, time and industrial units were no object, which circuit would you like to have?

If anyone says the old 14-mile Nurburgring circuit, then they'll be slapped silly!


I'd like a large layout of Oulton Park, complete with accurate elevation changes. It may not have to kudos attached to larger circuits elsewhere in the world, but it's a good circuit to drive around, plus I've marshalled there quite a few times


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I'm currently looking at setting up a new permanent layout based on a real circuit....at the moment i'm swaying toward the new Shanghai International Circuit.

The track would be nice and challenging with the twisty second sector and you gotta love the grandstand complex!

 

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Mark, you've evere been at the Nuerburgring? It's the most interesting racetrack I know - and I know few...

There are already trackplans available for this track on my hp - 4lanes for Ninco (70m) or Carrera (90m) - and if money, space etc were no object *ducks himself*...



Your choice is not to bad! I'll visit you immediately if you're racing these...

they have been racing at Oulton Park in 1961 - -year of my birth
 

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If it was possible I would make my own Spa Francorschamps...
I think it's a superb circuit... and have nice memories from it...

G.

This is what it looks like:

 

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Given the choice and the space!,I wouldn't construct a replica of one circuit but would take my favorite sections of each track and combine that into a circuit, eg Le Mans, Spa, Goodwood,Monaco and Monza.

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So Beejay that would be the LeSGooMonMon circuit then?


Thomas, consider yourself slapped by a brolly dolly of your choice
I've only driven the old Nurburgring using Grand Prix Legends on my PC. I haven't managed a lap without falling off yet!

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NASCARMAN - Keimola what a circuit! Was it an airfield at one time? The arrangement of the track near the main straight looks like taxyways for aircraft.
You could rout out the go kart track for some AFX cars


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Being the patriotic Oztralien that I am, it would have to be Mount Panorama at Bathurst
I have very fond memories of a lap as pillion on a Kawasaki 900 ridden by a mate I trusted. Was also wearing beer goggles at the time......



Circuit Statistics
Length Of Track = 6.213km
Length Of Conrod Straight = 1.916km
Length Of Mountain Straight = 1.111km
Height Above Sea Level = 862m
Steepest Grade = 1 in 6.13

Four lanes wide through the dipper, I'd like to see that!!

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Steve


PS. I reckon Laguna Seca would be a challenge too!
 

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For that Inte, you get a slap from Pat Butcher!!

Bathurst
Used to see than on Sunday Grandstand BBC TV. Tooheys 1000 etc. real Holdens etc before the Sierra's came along.

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Hi

Are you guys familiar with the series in the 60s by Bob Schliecher modeling slot tracks but limiting yourelf to a 8x16 table?
I did this for years in our club, we would change the tracks every couple weeks to historical configurations. AND RACE.
No home track advantage.
Do Sebring and Daytona in the spring, Indy in May, Lemans in June and so on.

But my favorites, Sebring, Brands hatch and the old LONG SPA.

Fate
 

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Brands Hatch GP (4 Lane) for the simplicity, detail would be easy to add on a relatively small track. Bathurst (2 or 4) would be great, I've always been a fan of that track and the landscaping would be awesome. Le Mans (2 Lane) would be a great home layout because of its practice-ability for club racing, it's got just about every feature a track can have.

Maybe Zandvort aswell, you'd easily be able to get reducing radius turns in. Plus, the boarder width would be realistic as there aint much space between the curb and the walls.
 

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Brands GP circuit for me too. Built ten layouts for "Short Circuits" using Scalex Sport track and this one raced the best,in my opinion. Been there as a spectator, walked part of it making the series trailer and then did the pit garage and pit wall thing with the GT car last year and believe it is a shame it is no longer used for F1.
 

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Really?

I saw that episode of short circuits ( I think it was the final?) where they did brands hatch. You did that? Props dude.....


Thats probably why Pheonix looks so good............
 

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It was indeed. Built in a day, a very long day. tTuth is that aspects of the prog were ****e but in the final the racing was superb. The guys were sweating buckets under the lights and like true racers they all wanted the win, you ask the lads here on Sunday mate. The Iceman just about recovered. I had the advantage of sitting back and watching the race and that circuit raced superbly.
 

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Some of the circuits on the Playstation "Gran Turismo" series would be good to build. Circuits like "Grand Valley", Tokyo" and "Midfield Raceway", to name but a few.

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As I think about my future slot track, I guess pieces from my favourite real circuits will produce "Mosspalagimo".... Mosport, Spa, Laguna Seca (I refuse to call it Mazda Raceway), and Imola. Perhaps some hints of Road America, Brands Hatch, and Watkins Glen will also sneak in. So many great circuits around the world - impossible to use the best parts of them all!
 
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