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Old 02-23-2009, 01:15 PM   #1
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Race track driveway...As seen from Google Earth



Check this out. Of all the wonders Google Earth have brought to us, this driveway may be our favorite.

On the shores of Lake Hamilton, near Lakeland, Florida, this car fanatic has installed a driveway that modeled after a small FIA circuit. Every day when members of this family come home from a hard day of work, they can take to the track, pound out a few laps, and make it inside before dinner. Instead of taking the sixth curve, the driver can pull right up to the house.

Look at the photos closely, the owner even installed red and white FIA curbs.

With supercars like the Audi R8 V10, and superminis like the Alfa Romeo MiTo, coming to the United States, we're sure the owner of this house spends a lot of time at dealerships begging for test drives, although something of the karting persuation probably be more suitable as well as exhilarating.

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Link: http://www.worldcarfans.com/9090223....track-driveway

That would have been a good way to spend the $48 Million from the weekend lottery had I won.
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Old 02-23-2009, 01:22 PM   #2
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Old 02-23-2009, 01:27 PM   #3
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Old 02-23-2009, 02:10 PM   #4
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Old 02-23-2009, 02:11 PM   #5
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Old 02-23-2009, 02:23 PM   #6
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overrated... just buy the nurburgring and build a house next to the track

lest i say im very jealous
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Old 02-23-2009, 05:33 PM   #8
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is that an actual track or private property. Looks pretty fun. Can wait til summer, I'm going to lose my track virginity. That's if I can buy a decent car.
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Old 02-23-2009, 06:16 PM   #9
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One of the wealthiest guys in Argentina has two tracks in the backyard of his weekend home. One dirt one paved. There he races his Enzo, F50, etc. He also owns a race team, I think it competes in FIAA but I'm not sure.


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rodo whats the scale of that image?
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:20 PM   #11
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:20 PM   #12
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I've no clue, I got the pic from google. But compared to the pools and houses in the picture it doesn't seem that big
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Old 02-24-2009, 11:50 AM   #13
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is that an actual track or private property. Looks pretty fun. Can wait til summer, I'm going to lose my track virginity. That's if I can buy a decent car.

Its private property, his driveway to his house...looks like his neighbour has a 1/4 mile dragway
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