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Old 04-12-2013, 11:33 PM   #14
johnny_killmore
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Originally Posted by davet2 View Post
I was up there a few years ago but not on race day. There is a toll to go up the road anytime, not $40.00 but less than $10.00 if I remember correctly. It is a public road but not free.
Yeah the road is in a park, so there is a toll. They don't charge the race organizers $10 to use the road on race day though; they gouge the hell out of the organizers... part of the $40 price tag for race tickets, along with the cops and the helicopters and EMT's and staff and haybales and support vehicles and so on. Personally, I shrug off spectating at events that cost more than $30, especially with flat track being in the $20-$30 price range (that's good spectatin').
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