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Carlos Carneiro Avatar
PHOENIX, AZ, USA   USA
2015 CycleKart American "2015 VKC Italiano"
Steve Vinson, Albert Lies, and I tried out a new track here in AZ last Friday.
Its a dirt oval, I believe its 1/5 mile around, surface is loose (not hard).

Track was great, but biggest revelation of the day was that I was able to lap the track 2 full seconds quicker on Albert Lies' #53 kart (3rd fastest cyclekart at 2018 Campbell Cup) than on the #23 VKC kart (fastest cyclekart at 2018 Campbell Cup).

#23 best lap time: 0m16s51
#53 best lap time: 0m14s49

2 seconds off on a 14.5 second span is a significant difference.
Puts the Campbell Cup... huh... **results** into a different perspective.

Al's kart is solid, very well built, handles very well at speed, and is easily the fastest and best handling cyclekart I've ever driven.
Great build. thumbs up thumbs up

If the track is indeed a 1/5 mile oval, a 14s49 lap = 49.69 mph average speed.

smileys with beer



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2019-02-04 06:26 PM by Carlos Carneiro.

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CmdBentaxle Dave D
Federal Way, WA, USA   USA
1950 CycleKart Italian "1950 Ferrari 166 F2"
No surprise, there.
I've run many a lap chasing Al at Slymedawg.

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Woodysrods Silver Member Brian Woods
Westbank B.C., Canada   CAN
I to have drive Al's #53 and can concur with what Carlos has said about the handling and performance!
And she is so pretty too!thumbs up
Brian

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Denny Graham Gold Member Dennis Graham
Sandwich, IL, USA   USA
1950 Chevrolet 3600 "Old Blue"
1954 Chevrolet 3600
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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2019-02-18 03:00 AM by Denny Graham.

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Notso-Chinsee Gold Member Albert Lies
Spokane Valley, Washington (WA), USA   USA
1927 CycleKart American
1938 CycleKart American "Burd Piston Ring Special"
Made it home last night it’s been a great 2+ weeks for sure. Many thanks to Steve and Carlos for setting up the time at the Farm Mafia track and Denny you are correct it was a vary nice track. In addition it was great to see Carlos really make my CK run. They have a two-day event coming next month I would love to attend but I have spent my allowance for this year unless I hit something big on the lottery. If anyone has the opportunity to attend their event you will enjoy it great for sure.



Al Lies
The "Not-So Chinsee" guy

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