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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby TuscoTodd » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:41 am

Great to see an update!
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby valie » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:54 pm

I’m finished with the colouring of the base board. The track limit lines and the curbing are done. The tarmac pieces are done, so is the pit lane and paddock. The river and the old service entrance to the old Air force base, in the far left corner are finished. I’ve also “planted” the grass, dried tea leaves, in the in field and around the pit entrance and after the hairpin. The memorial at the old main gate, the far right corner, is up and the vintage airplane will be installed. Now the “grass” needs to be painted.

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This is a general overview of the track.

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After the painting, the dreaded wiring will follow.

Till soon.
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby BARC 1 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:14 am

That looks like a nice track to drive. Keep us posted.
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby valie » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:30 pm

I’ve been busy!

The grass have been coloured in.

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It’s a case of the grass is always greener on the other side … ;-)

More later …
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby valie » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:53 pm

Now the buildings.

The service entrance to the old Air base.
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The Willow river.
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What shall we do without the power of the air waves?
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The press will have a good view from this old tower.
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Looking over the in-field towards the pit area.
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Looking down Dunottar avenue.
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The new public toilets made from an old container.
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The paddock, some reclaimed Ferrari pit buildings and someone forgot to take their trailer home.
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The cheap seats.
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Once a proud memorial of the old Air base.
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Up Valhalla road towards the once imposing main entrance to the base.
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Now it’s the wiring and the spectators and competitors …

More later.
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby valie » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:11 am

Some more time in the attic!

The crowd and some of the Clubmans competitors have arrived.

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Until later.
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby Half Fast Slotter » Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:14 am

Looks like fun. Nice 'gate guard' airplane mounted on the pylon. Every airbase needs one. Thanks for sharing the progress.
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby valie » Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:49 am

For our first race day, we invited some Porsche owners for some demo runs and an allcomers race.

This is what turned up! A grid of 15 of Stuttgard’s finest.
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917’s including a Spyder.
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Group C’s and a Joest.
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935’s
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911 GT1
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Modern GT3’s
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And a very special Daytona Prototype from the Brumos stable.
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A last look at them as they run down Dunottar avenue and round Hercules.
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We might invite the Fords or the Ferarri’s next.
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby dreinecke » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:17 pm

Gert - GREAT looking updates to your track!
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Re: Wilger Raceway

Postby TuscoTodd » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:30 pm

Definitely digging the added scenery!
Very cool theme and back story to it!
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