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Old 05-18-08, 09:59 AM
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I raced yesterday.....

Sitting around 8th place in 3 man chase group until the final right hand turn.... Corner marshal apparently called it a day and went home before we got there. No markings on the road so we went straight instead of turning........

Finished the race backasswords (from the north instead of the south on the road) and got 13th because of the mishap. Others find similar fate
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Old 05-18-08, 10:11 AM
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priceless.

what race was it?
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Old 05-18-08, 11:27 AM
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crap.
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What this Sumner County? One of my teammates was in the break in the 4 race. Unreal that the marshall was not there. BS.
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Originally Posted by king-tony View Post
What this Sumner County? One of my teammates was in the break in the 4 race. Unreal that the marshall was not there. BS.
Yep
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Wow. Ridiculous.

Almost raced in that on too.
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Old 05-18-08, 09:33 PM
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hah, that happened my second race this year, they sent the front half of the pack left, and the backhalf of the group, mainly from the team running the race, went right (the correct way).
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That sucks.
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Jeezums.
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Originally Posted by wfrogge View Post
Sitting around 8th place in 3 man chase group until the final right hand turn.... Corner marshal apparently called it a day and went home before we got there. No markings on the road so we went straight instead of turning........

Finished the race backasswords (from the north instead of the south on the road) and got 13th because of the mishap. Others find similar fate
no marshal, that sounds really dangerous. going the wrong way is among the better things that could have happened.

question - does sitting 8th place in a 3 man chase group mean that 5 were up the road, and you were 3rd wheel among 3 chasing? anyway, sounds like you were going well and had a good race until goofiness beyond your control occurred. that's a silver lining, yeah?
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Wow. Suckage is great.

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