It's an 8th mile track - and so far he's been pulling sevens! It's bracket racing too - so it get's kind of odd in some ways.
You figure what you think you are going to run, and the closest you can come to it is a kind of score... Say you decide you can run a 7.95 - that's your target. Your "ERROR TIME" is how far off you are from it. I'd be happier just seeing how freaking fast I can go....
It's a kind of a "Sportsmans Class" of drag racing. It sorta combines gambling with speed. Also skill. The biggest part of it is consistency...
The one downside of it I can see is that you also lose points if you go faster (and thus: are QUICKER) than you thought you would be.
I'd rather bracket race than anyother type of drag racing. It combines good reaction time with consistancy in your runs. If you can do both you can win no matter how fast your ride is. I might join you at the track Wolfie. Its not far from my house.
the BYHailla track ive herd from some my dads friends say it reminds them of the old lakeland dragstrip know anything bout it GW ? IVE BEEN There a few times my self watching other buddys race but my favorite track was the mud races down there in byhailla or maybe victoria some where down that way have ask a buddy of mine who i went w/ to the mud races a time or 2 who was coillerville & went out there quite regular
im into my Drag racing but im into sledpulling & mudboggin also if i build somthing itll be for either mudracing or sled pulling (love the dirt yall )
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I think if I didn't show down there I'd be missing out on a good thing, and a good ol' time....
I've been hearing about it for more than three weeks now.
Lakeland was an old time drag strip laid out to the east of L.A. if I remember right, back in the day. They ran everything from Streamliners to Jalopies out there....
Lakeland was a drag strip east of Memphis @ Canada Rd and I-40. Actually if you go to the Factory Outlet Mall and go to the parking lot in the back right corner(sorta) as you enter. You can walk up the hill and still see remnants of the paved track and all.
BTW, I live in Bartlett and work in Millington.
Enjoy Byhalia races.
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Do you mean Holly Springs? They redid the track there this winter. It should be ready by now. I beat a new Hemi at Holly Springs 2 yrs ago. It sure was fun. The announcer was running his mouth about the Hemi everytime it staged. I shut him up by beating the Hemi by a full second in the eighth.
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