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      09-13-2012, 02:13 PM   #21
whats77inaname
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Originally Posted by Koop View Post
Advise AGAINST staying in San Antonio and driving up. You'll be hating life. Traffic on 35 is already pretty terrible on a good day. On race weekend I predict it will be a nightmare and much longer than a 1.5 hr drive.
Yeah, if you take 35. 281 intersects 290 and runs parallel to 35. A little longer, but not as much traffic, and much more scenic.

Traffic out of SA (and on 35) is only bad coming/in out of SA @ N 1604. Outside of that, it's quite tolerable. As with any major event, plan to leave a little early so that you don't miss much. Getting gouged on a hotel room or leaving a little earlier? Hmmmmmmmmmm....

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