Barstow testing.

robertharman

Well-Known Member
Joined
Apr 18, 2006
Posts
696
Reaction
107
Location
Torrance, CA.
I spent a good portion of the day out at Barstow main yesterday helping a friend do some shock testing on his car.
When did the access road become the new test track? We watched a few well known TT teams testing on the access road at 100 plus mph.
Traffic for non race people was light but there was a few. One accident from this is going to put our racing that much closer to being eliminated.

Flame away, but there has got to be a better place to test than the access road. I know its convenient but come on, use some common sense people.
 

Doug8765

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 9, 2017
Posts
58
Reaction
26
Location
H B
Which access road there is many ? At sidewinder rd


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

green787

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jan 2, 2005
Posts
10,745
Reaction
2,511
Location
Southern, CA.
Website
realsound.us
If you're running the access road at 100mph you're a moron and don't have your suspension dialed... (should be able to do 110)
There are plenty of places out by Slash X that would work for drag racing......
 

Doug8765

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 9, 2017
Posts
58
Reaction
26
Location
H B
Ok ya that's bad the road that goes to barstow rd


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

Doug8765

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jul 9, 2017
Posts
58
Reaction
26
Location
H B
Watched em all Ridin my 85 atc 250r at 15 years old


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

Mark Newhan

Well-Known Member
Joined
Nov 22, 2005
Posts
4,566
Reaction
2,592
Location
Lakeside, ca.
Before everyone beats him up he has a good point. In the future we will make it a point to not use that road for high speed testing. Tons of vehicles testing yesterday going in every direction. It was scary.


I was testing the 27 there after Laughlin. We were approached by a BLM Ranger... I posted this on his request.

Attention to anyone testing in Barstow
 

swiftracing5

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 13, 2006
Posts
2,613
Reaction
2,174
Location
Costa Mesa
Yea Didn't an Armada 6100 wad it up last week? I read the driver was airlifted out.


Sent from my iPhone using race-deZert
 

Jeepspeed1720

Member
Joined
Feb 17, 2017
Posts
14
Reaction
7
Location
Oak Hills, CA
Last march we were hit head on by a pre-runner out there. We were going 40mph headed out to a test run when the pre runner for a tt team was flying and not paying attention around a curve.
 
Top