Pic's from 10/4/04 of State Fair Parks repaved road course.

Road Racing at State Fair Park history lesson.

The Milwaukee Mile website has up to date info.

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I was curious to see the updated facilities and managed to get a tour with an eye towards holding club races and Solo II's there. The Fair Park has come a long way in the last few years with new grandstands, newly repaved infield road course, etc. There are by no means done yet, this isn't the finished product and they've been in contact with SCCA to get the track approved. I'm guessing some Jersey barriers will need to be used to protect a few poles and where the infield sections are close together. Flagging station locations will also need to be figured out. Badger Kart club has already held a road race using the infield in Sept but ran the oval section counter clockwise. I'm guessing they had to use less hay bales in that direction. There was evidence of the karts bottoming out in the infield hairpin and coming out onto the ovals T4 but this may be smoother once they put the final coat of asphalt on the infield. I don't know if that will be done this fall or next spring.

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The new grandstand

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From on top of the new grandstand. There should be plenty of room to paddock in the infield.

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Starting a lap in the 'traditional' counter clockwise direction

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Heading north on the front straight towards the oval T4

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There are two entrances to the infield, the tunnel (wide enough for a dually but not tall/wide enough for trailers) comes out here while the other entrance is along the ovals back straight

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Overhead shot entering the infield

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Yes, these barriers would be removed

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It's roughly 50 feet between the two track sections where the sweeper's located

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The left right kink before heading toward the hairpin

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This is entering the infield hairpin

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The new infield is 36 feet wide

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There's some decent runoff area here

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Coming out of the hairpin, that old photographer stand will be removed

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Close up of photographer stand

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Heading out onto the 9 degree banking

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The ovals T3

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Heading south along the ovals backstraight towards oval T2

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This cutout would have to be barricaded going in this direction

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Through the corner and out onto the main straight to complete the lap

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Driving counter clockwise on the oval would start here going south towards oval T1

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Oval T2

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The back straight

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Transitioning from the ovals T3 into the infield section

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Heading towards the hairpin

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It'd be a challenging decreasing radius turn

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We'll probably need a barrier on the hairpin exit along the hospitality fencing

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The left turn heading back towards the oval

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The tight left hander heading back out onto the oval

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Down the main straight to finish the lap. Who's stupid car is that going the wrong way?

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I don't think we can use the paved paddock parts of the infield for Solo II use. There's a gravel section, some fences and other obsticles along with some rough pavement. All of which would make it difficult to make even a 30 second course. You can see the skid marks where one of the manufacturers groups had a small cone setup in the lower right hand pickture.

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Some of these barriers could be moved to empty out onto the oval but I think we have better options

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One option

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We could use this crossover

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Another option

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The view of Miller Park from on top of the grandstands

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The Hoan bridge with lake Michigan behind it



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