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TMC Chase
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12/18/17 01:37:11PM
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Problem with Chrome


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Check, check. Posted with Chrome on my iPad. So apparently issue is with my work laptop and home PC. Bizarre.

TMC Chase
@tmc-chase
12/18/17 10:51:55AM
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Problem with Chrome


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@jeff-gilder I can no longer post or edit existing posts with Google Chrome browser. Any idea what is going on? Could do so without issue until last Friday. Have tried on multiple machines without success. I'm posting this with Firefox, but RR used to work with Chrome and SHOULD still work with it. Curious if we can get info from Support as to what is going on. Thx.

TMC Chase
@tmc-chase
11/20/17 12:03:20PM
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1st DIRT NASCAR Grand National Road Course Race


Stock Car Racing History

A few snippets I found re: Willow Spring indicate the track was "paved". Is use of paved the same as asphalt? Would seem so.

Jan 29, 1955 Bakersfield Californian

Racing director Harold Mathewson reports nearly 60 entrants, whose hometowns range from Merced to Las Vegas to San Diego, will compete. It is considered the most important race yet staged on the Willow Springs layout, located off Highway 6 north of Lancaster. The two-and-a-half-mile paved strip at Willow Springs is considered an ideal one for the modified stocks. They have hit speeds in excess of 100 miles an hour on the long straightaways.

Feb 10, 1955 San Bernardino County Sun

Sports car competition will be staged on the 2.2-mile paved road course at Willow Springs Sunday with a field of 144 cars lining up for the event sponsored by the California Sports Car Club and Long Beach MG Club. The tricky course, built on the side of a hill, will be the site of highly spirited practice runs on Saturday.

Feb 13, 1955 LA Times

What will America's Ford Thunderbird do in competition against Europe's speed-wagons? That's one of the top queries circulating among thousands of sports car fanatics, and today's third running of the Willow Springs Road Races may provide the answer. Entries closed with listings of virtually every type of foreign and domestic sports car make, with Race Chairmen Joe Weissman and Ray Frug anticipating a turnout of at least 10,000 fans to view the five-event program over the tricky two-and-a-half-mile paved course.

And I found this in June 12, 1954 Bakersfield Californian - nearly 18 months before NASCAR visited the track.

Situated five miles due west of Rosamond, 75 miles north of Los Angeles, the Willow Springs circuit has undergone extensive modifications, including widened and fully paved turns.

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