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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Brent Leach » Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:10 am

Read slowly this time.

verb (used with object), paved, paving.


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to cover or lay (a road, walk, etc.) with concrete, stones, bricks, tiles, wood, or the like, so as to make a firm, level surface.
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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Sprintcars100 » Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:04 am

No ones really complaining just kind of talking about it.. And that may be the the technical definition but who says hey guys just paved my walk way with wood? Anyways hope they roll it every so often to keep it intact and smooth.
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1 New Eygpt
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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Bernie Lomax » Sat Jun 13, 2015 12:33 pm

Exactly. I don't think anyone is really complaining too much in this particular thread. But, if I went out and asked 100 people what a paved parking lot looked like, they would most likely say blacktop or something similar. Luckily we have Merriam-Webster on the case to provide a thorough definition. Three times in two different threads no less.

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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Leppmaniac » Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:07 pm

My concern is for sight lines from the grandstands. I'm guessing that the haulers will sit higher now blocking more of the track from the grandstand seating. I've said for years if they would dig the front stretch pits down a couple feet it would really help the view from the grandstands on both the front and the backstretch. Oh well, what do I know I'm just a fan of sprint car racing.

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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by kossuth » Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:32 pm

Leppmaniac wrote:My concern is for sight lines from the grandstands. I'm guessing that the haulers will sit higher now blocking more of the track from the grandstand seating. I've said for years if they would dig the front stretch pits down a couple feet it would really help the view from the grandstands on both the front and the backstretch. Oh well, what do I know I'm just a fan of sprint car racing.
Problem with digging down is you create an area for water to lay. Drainage or not water will lay in low spots and cause issues. It's a compromise in one way or another. IMO the haulers aren't that much of a problem (from the front stretch perspective). Can't speak about the view from Beer Hill being I usually have my young kids with me and don't really go over there. That's my take on it though. I will say the view at Selinsgrove is much worse due to all the buildings and such.

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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Leppmaniac » Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:10 pm

kossuth wrote:
Leppmaniac wrote:My concern is for sight lines from the grandstands. I'm guessing that the haulers will sit higher now blocking more of the track from the grandstand seating. I've said for years if they would dig the front stretch pits down a couple feet it would really help the view from the grandstands on both the front and the backstretch. Oh well, what do I know I'm just a fan of sprint car racing.
Problem with digging down is you create an area for water to lay. Drainage or not water will lay in low spots and cause issues. It's a compromise in one way or another. IMO the haulers aren't that much of a problem (from the front stretch perspective). Can't speak about the view from Beer Hill being I usually have my young kids with me and don't really go over there. That's my take on it though. I will say the view at Selinsgrove is much worse due to all the buildings and such.
I always sit as high up as I can get on the front stretch, unless you've got season seats you can't see the cars in turn 3. I know the sight lines at Selinsgrove are a problem but I still love the track. I didn't say it would be easy to dig the front stretch pits down. Surely the drainage issue could be rectified but it's not gonna happen now that the pits are "paved".
Just an idea I had. I know it's not happenin' dude.

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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Sprintcars100 » Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:15 pm

Better yet have them all park out back not sure if there's enough room for that though. Hope I don't get accused of being an expert promoter for sharing my ideas...
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2 Hagerstown
5 Williamsgrove
11 Port Royal
14 Path Valley
1 Selinsgrove
1 Susky
1 New Eygpt
1 Kutztown Action Track USA
1 Uttica Rome
1 Kokomo In.
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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Scott H » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:10 pm

When I go to race, I like watching the whole race, not 1/2 a race. Having haulers in the infield is not fan friendly. If you are going to do that, then adjust your seating to compensate for that. I'll take my money to Lincoln, Port, Trailway, Susky, and Grandview.
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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by bmd5229 » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:49 pm

Sprintcars100 wrote:Better yet have them all park out back not sure if there's enough room for that though. Hope I don't get accused of being an expert promoter for sharing my ideas...
That would be nice but with the 358 out there, it would be a really tight squeeze. It would be nice if they could expand the back area a little bit to allow for that, especially come outlaw time. Having all those haulers down in turn 3-4 causes issues and I have season seats that are up high. But hey, I've been bashed enough in this thread for stating stuff that it seems like people agree with me on. Hope the "paved" parking lot works and it limits the rainouts. But I really hope I don't see a thread on here a year down the line about the pits becoming garbage and tore up.
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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Tig88 » Mon Jun 15, 2015 12:08 pm

I just want a soft pretzel machine on Beer Hill, like the one on the frontstrech :ahhh:
I use to like Oreo Cookies and Chocolate milk.

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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by BigRightRear » Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:42 pm

Tig88 wrote:I just want a soft pretzel machine on Beer Hill, like the one on the frontstrech :ahhh:
Yes, pave the way for soft pretzels...pave it with wood if that is what it takes to pass the p!ss test for the grammar police.
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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Wax » Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:22 pm

they dam well better be Smitty's pretzels. :yessss: :carrot:

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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Tig88 » Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:24 pm

Wax wrote:they dam well better be Smitty's pretzels. :yessss: :carrot:
Nope not Smitty's but they are pretty good, and why does everyone get a stiffy over Smittys? I think they are soggy.
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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by zepplinrox » Wed Jun 17, 2015 3:09 pm

Tig88 wrote:
Wax wrote:they dam well better be Smitty's pretzels. :yessss: :carrot:
Nope not Smitty's but they are pretty good, and why does everyone get a stiffy over Smittys? I think they are soggy.
Got to get them fresh at their stand just north of Dover, along 74 north. Hard to keep freshness in soft pretzels....I used to work part time at the York fair....they would freeze them at the end of the night :ahhhh: :ahhh: nothing kills a good pretzel as quickly as the big chill!
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Re: Paved Pit Area

Post by Leppmaniac » Sat Jun 20, 2015 3:15 pm

So how were the "paved" pits Friday night? A beer hill pretzel update would be nice too.

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