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Possible 1/8 mile drag strip in CT

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 1934coupe, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. 1934coupe
    Joined: Feb 22, 2007
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    "HEY, check out hdra.net . this guy seems serious about this"

    Pat
     
  2. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
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    Damn! I wish them good luck. I remember when we lost Connecticut Dragway, the year I got my license. :(
     
  3. F&J
    Joined: Apr 5, 2007
    Posts: 13,217

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    I am 5 miles from the Windham line. i have never heard of this till now.

    I did not see an exact location listed?
     
  4. harleycontracter
    Joined: Aug 25, 2007
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    That would be great but 1st I've heard about it
     
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  5. BigAl1961
    Joined: Dec 22, 2010
    Posts: 116

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    I've been hearing about this for some time now, As much as I wish them luck, It'll never happen in this F'ed up state. The powers that be wont allow it. I live in Windham County and haven't heard anything about it coming here.
     
  6. KRB52
    Joined: Jul 9, 2011
    Posts: 993

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    from Conneticut

    I can see a lot of "haruphing" and "NOT IN MY BACKYARD!" I mean, really, there are kids and schools and such in the area; the schools will be in constant lockdown because of all of these stranger bringing these dangerous cars into town, etc, etc.

    Seriously, I like the idea, I just think the general mentality in Connecticut is a big NO.
     
  7. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    I wish them well,but reality is a tough thing to overcome. Bob
     
  8. Church Key
    Joined: Nov 30, 2004
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    I wonder why Thompson did not put in an 1/8th mile strip...They have the property and it is already a race facility.
     
  9. 56sedandelivery
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
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    Very interesting. I read in our local paper the other day, about a proposal for a new drag strip in North Pole, Alaska; that's about 12 miles southeast of Fairbanks. It would be adjacent to North Pole Speedway, a dirt track for stock cars. The proposal is being brought by The Racing Lions, a drag racing club, and has already been heard by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Planning Commission in a three hour session. They could also drag race snow machines in the winter months. I hope both strips become a reality. Butch/56sedandelivery.
     
  10. I hope it happens................
     
  11. DJCruiser
    Joined: Jan 15, 2012
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    from CT

    Thompson opted for a road course.
     
  12. masracingtd1167
    Joined: Oct 20, 2009
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    masracingtd1167
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    from ct

  13. LSJUNIPER
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    LSJUNIPER
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    from ct

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