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hoosier_baby_3D
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 118
posted November 01, 2002 12:22 AM
All of the dirt tracks that I had ever been too except recently was packed by the race cars. I started going to a track close to where I am attending college, they pack the track with street vehicles. I perfer the stock cars packin bc it seems to make the track smoother but I also realize not everyone want to go muddin before a race. How does you track do the packing and which way do you think is better?

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dirtracer14
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 499
posted November 02, 2002 09:29 AM UIN: 23443678
When they are not broke down they use 2 pickup trucks with sprint car tires on em....works pretty good and save the time that the cars spend on the track!

nuts4racing
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 9
posted November 14, 2002 11:09 PM
We have all four classes pack at our track. We just have to take the time to clean all the mud off. Thank our lucky stars for baby oil!!!

nuts4racing
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 9
posted November 14, 2002 11:11 PM
We have all four classes pack at our track. We just have to take the time to clean all the mud off. Thank our lucky stars for baby oil!!!

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Its all about the adrinalin
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nuts4racing
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 9
posted November 14, 2002 11:13 PM
We use all four classes to pack at our track. Then the fun begins, cleaning all the mud off! Thank our lucky stars for baby oil!!!!

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Its all about the adrinalin
What a rush

P5Racing
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 41
posted December 18, 2002 11:54 AM
Street stock,southern mod., and trucks

P5Racing
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 41
posted December 18, 2002 11:55 AM
Street stock,southern mod., and trucks

b4racing
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 180
posted December 18, 2002 06:28 PM
the way our track should do it is the widest tires first then down the ladder but how they do it is a different story they do not make everyone go out so it winds up being packed mainly by mini stocks and some of the mods go around after it is alreaddy packed.

DMS CEO
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 212
posted December 28, 2002 07:34 PM
Batesville and tristate is already packed for us and it is a better surface than I have found in Arkansas

joedirt
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted January 26, 2003 06:40 PM
1 Water truck, 2 3/4 ton trucks, and 1 chevy suburban (all with street tires). I race at Florance Speedway (high banks)in Union, Kentucky and the two bottom lines are packed well, but the two upper lines are so-so. Overall it's still a great track.

mudbuggy28
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 1
posted February 26, 2003 11:40 PM
Thunder Valley Raceway - Salem, Indiana
All the race cars must go out and pack the track. If you don't pack the track, you start on the tail of the feature.

mansfief
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 18
posted February 27, 2003 09:17 AM
I would be starting at the back of the pack every week. Does the promoter pay you for the gas you use. We are the customer, it is their track and they should have it ready to run on when it is time for hot laps. The track I run at packs the track with their own vehicles and the track is always smooth. Some promoters will s**** you every chance they get.

iowa_dirt_track_girl
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 74
posted March 03, 2003 08:03 PM
here in KNOXVILLE Iowa our push trucks pack our track and then we do hot laps. i know that sprint cars are different than all the other classes like hobby stock and modifieds and all that, but sprint cars are the only thing we have on our regular "RACE NIGHTS" unless there is a special and then we dont race both.. like when the hobby stocks come to race here we dont race sprints that night, just stock cars and hobby stocks

iowa_dirt_track_girl
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 74
posted March 04, 2003 09:54 AM
where do you guys race?


hoosier_baby_3D
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 118
posted March 04, 2003 09:05 PM
We race at North Central Arkansas speedway in Yellville, AR and Plummerville Speedway in Plummerville, AR.

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nicklas
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 6
posted March 14, 2003 01:15 AM
at jms in mississippi everyone except late models pack the track.(sprints dont pack ethier but we only have them at our track twice a year) nicklas

Bumper
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 55
posted March 14, 2003 01:01 PM
My home track is Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, NM. The water truck does the first part of the packing, and then the modifieds finish it off. I don't mind packing the track because it usually gives me a pretty good idea of what the track will do through out the night.

Gordon3E
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 67
posted April 24, 2003 06:55 PM
At Muskingdon County Speedway in Ohio. They use a water truck and trucks.Some times us drivers are called out in case they had to water it down more.

WideOpen347
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 8
posted April 25, 2003 05:02 PM
Sheeps Foot heavy 12 wheel trailer (wheels close together) pulled behind a tractor huge 3 wheel construction road packer. then the race cars help out a little

Moulton Speedway
new red clay!

odb93
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 214
posted April 26, 2003 05:42 PM
@ the bluegrass motor speedway we use three trucks, and four cars (if they all are running). The drivers are asked to bring their cars out too.

Last week in the pit meeting the promoter said that there were some pot holes in the track surface. He said that if you helped roll the track in that you would know where they are

nathanbrasher
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 1
posted May 04, 2003 08:09 PM
Malden Speedway, Auto tire and parts Speedway, Batesville Ark. everyone pack the track. at malden it is all sand and is dry after the heat races and the features you dont see

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