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      12-05-2009, 10:24 AM   #1
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Why no good tracks in Michigan?

I'm looking at events out of state, the only track here is waterford hills which is dumpy. this is the "motor city", what gives?
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There's also Grattan and Gingerman - I haven't been to either, but I agree Waterford Hills leaves a lot to be desired.
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Grattan and Gingerman are both fine tracks and well worth going to. Mid Ohio is about 3 hours from Detroit and is world class...
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Then there's Road America in WI, which is closer than Mid-Ohio, but a further drive for most of MI. So, there's Gingerman, Gratten, and Waterford Hills (still not as bad as Nelson Ledges, OH) in MI, and Mid-O and Road Ameria not too much further. Lucky you! Believe it or not, there are states that have no tracks
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Grattan and Gingerman are both fine tracks and well worth going to. Mid Ohio is about 3 hours from Detroit and is world class...
Cool. I'm going to get over to Grattan this spring, and shoot for Mid Ohio as well. I just get jelous with the new stuff opening near Chicago and NY...
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We always had tons of fun at Gingerman.

I strongly recommend that track for any beginners. Very safe track!
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...and a pretty technical track to boot. Can't wait to check out the changes they're doing for the upcoming season.
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