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After learning about two races held on public highways - Big Bend in Texas and Silver State in Nevada - I'm intrigued by the idea. Anyone ever compete in an open road race?<p><A HREF="http://www.bborr.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.bborr.com</a><br><A HREF="http://www.silverstateclassic.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.silverstateclassic.com</a><p>Thanks,<br>Brett<br>OKC
 

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Re: Open Road Racing (854R)

sounds cool. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> the only open road race i no is ilegal one. there are 5 possible outcomes: win, loose, caught, tree/car,engine breakdown. its faster longer than just your average street race, more dangerouse cause you are doing high speeds and there are chances of cars pulling out. they happen usally early in the morning just on sunrise. this is justa descripition of what there like in australia. i have only done one of these. won cause the other dude slowed down.never do it again. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcrook.gif" BORDER="0"> the ones you your talking about sound really good safe and free from law inforcement. which in my book =happy camper! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>michael.
 

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These are actually legal races organized in coordination with state & local authorities. Roads are closed to public traffic & the race operates more like a "time trial" in that you are not directly racing against other cars. All cars are spaced out based on entry level/category. If I understand the rules correctly, you set a "target" speed...the winner is determined as those closest to their targeted speeds. When you enter at a certain level (determined by your target speed) each level has a "tech" or max speed which if you exceed you are then disqualified.<p>So, there's some technical aspect to it...maintaining a certain speed over the distance...BBORR is about 120 miles & I've heard some drivers use laptops and computer equipment that times intervals to keep you at your target speed. <p>Brett
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>These are actually legal races organized in coordination with state & local authorities. Roads are closed to public traffic & the race operates more like a "time trial" in that you are not directly racing against other cars. All cars are spaced out based on entry level/category. If I understand the rules correctly, you set a "target" speed...the winner is determined as those closest to their targeted speeds. When you enter at a certain level (determined by your target speed) each level has a "tech" or max speed which if you exceed you are then disqualified.<p>So, there's some technical aspect to it...maintaining a certain speed over the distance...BBORR is about 120 miles & I've heard some drivers use laptops and computer equipment that times intervals to keep you at your target speed. <p>Brett<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>That sounds like a lot of fun <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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