I believe there were attempts to clean up the gravel at GGF but it was
just like the cat -- it kept coming back. I appreciate the efforts made
to get the GGF site but I won't go there any more because it ruins the
paint job on my car.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Joe
> Sent: Monday, June 03, 2002 09:26
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> Subject: Gravel at Golden Gate Fields
> Hi all.
> I just ran in an all-day autocross with the PCA at Golden
> Gate Fields yesterday and it was very irritating, almost to
> the point that I would skip events there. There is so much
> loose gravel all over the lot that the first group must have
> bead-blasted their undercarriages to clean a line. The 'line'
> was essentially point-to-point because with no traction
> that's the shortest way around. Even in the afternoon, this
> was a 'drive-a-stupid-line-as-fast-as-you-can' event because
> any attempt to vary put you into the drifts of displaced
> marbles. There was a typical thirty-paces slalom where the
> cleared 'line' was precisely straight from one side of one
> cone to the other side of the next cone.
> Have we ever paid someone to sweep a lot? I would gladly chip
> in for this, rather than be chipped away by the gravel. Joe Weinstein