Tracks WIP - early 60's Watkins Glen

Sergio Loro

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Watkins Glen, I love this track since GPL days, now i am going try to recreate a early 60's version for the project (up to 1965),as also to allow THR guys had a complete 1967 F1 schedule.
All WIP by now, but track is just beatiful.


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What did you use for the track layout? Did you use any data or is it free hand?
 
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a mix of your track, GPL track and other data found on the web, all data collected became on this representation.
Did you make the track more narrow by 10 feet over mine? It was made wider in 1971.

GPL track is a total disaster. I wouldn't use anything from that. It may be too late now but I did a layout for it and you are welcome to look at it if you want.
 

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track width is 8 meters.
i feel some more work is needed at straight after the loop, looks like there was a drop there .
also had to find out if tunnel was there at early 60's (looks like not)

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track width is 8 meters.
i feel some more work is needed at straight after the loop, looks like there was a drop there .
also had to find out if tunnel was there at early 60's (looks like not)

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Where you see the white armco was the tunnel. It's been a while since my research but it was there around 65 or 66. That back straight should be the same as mine up until the turn. As the location of the tunnel never changed. I'll dig out my layout and send it to you.