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Bottom post of the previous page:

one of the most underrated tracks in recent time.

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Caesars Palace Las Vegas (in use for F1 1981-82, on both occaisions 'dicing up' the championship)
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I hope one of your New Year resolutions is to not 'troll' in 2019. :wink:

It was an appalling circuit, one I have never previously seen referred to as underrated.
Las Vegas was not popular among the drivers partly because of the desert heat. It has also been described as one of the worst circuits Formula One has ever visited. The track was laid out in the parking lot of the Caesars Palace hotel

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When Indycar turned it into an oval, it wasn’t too bad.
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well, I assume at least they enjoyed good hotels (and casinos)
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Antonov wrote: 5 years ago one of the most underrated tracks in recent time.

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Caesars Palace Las Vegas (in use for F1 1981-82, on both occaisions 'dicing up' the championship)
I see where Hermann Tilke got his inspiration from.
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well, the huge run-offs didn't prevent a crash where Tambay (?) demolished the whole front of his car, and simply 'walked out' (literally).
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Yes, Tambay crashed there in lap 2. Now back on topic.
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Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast in Queensland. Long gone now.


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Why do my pictures only come up as a thumbnail until you click on them? The Vegas photo at the top of this page is heaps bigger.
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shiney005 wrote: 4 years ago Why do my pictures only come up as a thumbnail until you click on them? The Vegas photo at the top of this page is heaps bigger.
That depends on the site you uploaded the photos on. I'm assuming you've used the "Add image to post" function which uses postimg and, by default, provides only thumbnails.
The Las Vegas photo was uploaded on imgur.
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OK. Thanks.
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Hungaroring, under construction (1986)
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Nice addition!
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akdestroyer wrote: 4 years ago Hungaroring, under construction (1986)
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That is cool! I haven't seen such a photo of the Hungaroring before.
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Magny Cours 1971 and pre 1971

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