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MORE Freedom 250 Barstow Night Race - July 21, 2012

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by blackhawke88, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 [OP] wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    What time u heading out/coming back mike?
     
  2. blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 [OP] wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    Prerunning and mapping out chase routes:
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  3. Hiatt1991

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    Nice pics. So was that last meeting our last one or do we have another one lined up?
     
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    Ill be at the shop around 6 on Monday to help prep the race truck ...
     
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    Sweet. Ill be there too!
     
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    I was planning on going with the Factory Racing #1449, but at the last race i went to i got the weekend off and came into work a hour and a half late on Monday so now im gonna miss this race
     
  7. mikesdoublecab

    mikesdoublecab LT Chase Truck

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    i think we saw them there tonite at Barstow Main...

    what an amazing night prerun.... the weather was mild and windy, and the nearby lightning storm was a breathtaking site...
     
  8. mikesdoublecab

    mikesdoublecab LT Chase Truck

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    for those rolling out next weekend, be advised that the handheld race radios will not work out there very well... with all the hills on the race course, the more powerful the radio, the better...

    even at 75 watts we were having issues reaching from one end to another...
     
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    Is it saturday yet? Im ready to race!!!
     
  10. blackhawke88

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    finishing up the chase GPS files
     
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    Anybody comming to the Engage Shop tonight to prep.
     
  12. blackhawke88

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    Hey Guys,
    Below please find that attachment that contains the Zip File for all the Race trails, mile markers, and, most importantly, the chase trails and waypoints, in KML format.

    The waypoints in the Chase KML file have a naming procedure like this: "RX MM ##.# S"

    RX means Race Crossing. At this point, you are crossing race course so BE CAREFUL
    MM means race mile. At this point, you are crossing the race course at the following Mile Marker
    ##.# is the mile marker you are crossing at
    S/N/E/W is the direction the race trucks will be going when you are crossing this mile marker.

    I plotted all the waypoint so when the race truck needs help at a race mile, find the closest chase waypoint to that race mile, and follow the provided trails there.

    With KML format, you can drag and drop these files into Google Earth, you can open them in GPS Kit App for your android or iPhone.

    When chasing you need some sort of GPS navi. You NEED to have these files to be able to know where you are in relation to the race course and the race truck.

    If you have a GPS unit but you are not sure what type of format files you need, let me know and we can figure it out.

    If you have a lowrance, the files will need to be in USR format, which i will also provide below:

    KML Format Files For Google Earth and GPS Kit:
    View attachment MORE Freedom 250 KML Files.zip

    USR Format Files (for Lowrance GPS Units):
    View attachment Freedom 250 Trails and Waypoint in USR Format.zip

    If you have an Iphone, get this App:
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gps-kit/id287909017?mt=8
     
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  14. blackhawke88

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    This is a simple overview of the Race and Chase trails and markers:
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    The Red trail is the race course.
    The Blue trail is the chase roads
    The yellow Pin Points are the Chase markers that cross race course
    The blue flags are Race Course mile markers

    When you drop the files into Google Earth or GPS Kit, you can zoom in and it is much clearer and easy to distinguish between the markers.
     
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    im here at the shop today....

    feel free to roll by anytime this afternoon...
     
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    Will do. Ill be there at 5. Or is that too late?
     
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    nice work!
     
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    u coming?
     
  19. mikesdoublecab

    mikesdoublecab LT Chase Truck

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    5 is fine... i just posted that up in case anyone wants to come earlier...
     
  20. 1TUFFTRD

    1TUFFTRD WTF

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    So where would a good place be to be a spectator?
     
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