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    Where is the track located? John

    Where is the track located?

    John
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    New raceway in Dallas, Ga

    Retro Raceways in Dallas,Ga is now open. We currently are operation with a Queen 66 replica and are in the process of setting up the Revell 310, originally from C&M Hobbies in Sacramento, Ca. Our...
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    The Olgivie track that I owned was signed and...

    The Olgivie track that I owned was signed and dated on the underneath side on section 1. Also, the legs will be two pointed triangular pieces bolted together. Good luck!
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    Thanks Paul! I noticed the shrinking of...

    Thanks Paul! I noticed the shrinking of "stickies" when I first opened the forum. Sometimes the good things don't get as much attention as the negativity.

    John
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    Reply to GaryG on pink track

    Gary,
    When I bought the track from the owner in Manchester, it had been stored in a barn and suffered some water damage. Thankfully the marine plywood surface saved it from complete...
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    Gary, This track is the one you saw in...

    Gary,
    This track is the one you saw in Manchester, Ga. Originally the track had come from a store in North Augusta, SC when Jeff Chalmers bought it and set up in Jonesboro, Ga in 1986. I have...
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    One mystery solved

    I have just received confirmation from two California racers from the 60's that this track is indeed the 308ft. monster from C&M hobbies in Sacramento circa 1964 to 1970. Over the years someone must...
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    If any of you remember or raced on the tracks in...

    If any of you remember or raced on the tracks in Sacremento during the 60's, I need your help. I am trying to trace the history of a large Engleman track that I have in storage. Gus has told me...
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    Hayward, CA track?

    Here is a pic of my 230ft pink Engleman
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    If you are still looking, I have a 90' American...

    If you are still looking, I have a 90' American Regal flat turns available. If you don't mind doing some work, it is restorable.
    My email is johnforrester1950@yahoo.com.
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    Poll: One reason may be that getting posting privileges...

    One reason may be that getting posting privileges is so difficult. When I tried to post after joining 3 years ago, I tried many times to get permission, but to no avail. My newly opened raceway...
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    My favorite is 50's style hardbody with 501's and...

    My favorite is 50's style hardbody with 501's and H&R chassis with big tires. The cars look great and realistic plus they are slow enough that you can actually drive them. When they crash they roll...
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    Engleman track origins

    I have a 60's era Engleman 230ft track with pink formica sides. I have been trying to trace the history of this unique track. The earliest record of this track I can find is in 1987 Jeff Chalmers...
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    Durl; Sure is a long time to reply to this but...

    Durl; Sure is a long time to reply to this but this is my first visit to the poll. I agree with you that the best is the 60's vintage 230ft pink Engleman hill jump formerly located at Flashbacks. ...
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    Thanks for correcting Tim, guess I got too...

    Thanks for correcting Tim, guess I got too excited thinking about the purple mile.

    John
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    Purple Mile in Ashland, NH

    GREAT NEWS! The American Purple Mile from Texas is now in Ma. Check out the posts on 1/24 scale.
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    This is fantastic news. I fondly remember racing on the Purple Mile in Fayetteville, Ga. back in the early ninetys. This particular track of yours is especially rare because it appears that it is...
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    Sad day for racers in ga.

    Yesterday we lost one of the great tracks in Georgia, possibly in the entire country. The big Tunkel 110ft Daytona tri-oval has been ruined by rain. I had heard the news that the old Acworth...
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