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I am headed to the midwest from Las Vegas.
Fun Vegas to Pleasant Prarie, Wisconsin....just over the Illinois border

Are there any tracks I can take my Exige?
 

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there is autobahn C.C. in Joliet il.
and black hawk right by the il, wisc border.

there may be more but those r the 2 i know of.

stop by FVMC and say hi if you get the chance.

T.J.
 

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I am headed to the midwest from Las Vegas.
Fun Vegas to Pleasant Prarie, Wisconsin....just over the Illinois border

Are there any tracks I can take my Exige?

You are in great luck!

1) Longest track in North America: Road America at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
2) Autobahn in Joliet, Illinois (lots of track day events)
3) Blackhawk Farms (near Beloit)

#1 is absolutely amazing, #2 is also great. #3 is not in the same league but people enjoy it.
 

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i'm contemplating a similar trip in july. i'm compiling a list of track days that might work into my itinerary:

here's my list from that general area of the country:
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OH http://www.midohio.com/ 44904
OH http://www.nelsonledges.com/ 44231
IN http://www.putnampark.com/ 46135
IL http://www.blackhawkfarms.com/ 61080
IL http://www.autobahncountryclub.net/ 60436
IL http://www.gatewayraceway.com/ 62201
MI http://www.grattanraceway.com/ 48809
MI http://www.gingermanraceway.com/ 49056
MI http://www.waterfordhills.com/ 48346
WI http://www.roadamerica.com/ 53020

good luck with your trip.
 

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wow

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very nice

tell me is the weather always this crappy in Wisconsin?

Where is Joliet from here? far?
 

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tell me is the weather always this crappy in Wisconsin?

Where is Joliet from here? far?

Sometimes it feels like it. Just wait until you see the mosquitoes in summer... the mosquito is the Wisconsin State Bird.

Joiliet is a couple hours south of Chicago.
 

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cant wait

just glad I was able to escape the casinos.

So do you all put snow tires on your 111 riders

I used to deal with Sector 111 in NV. You ever hear of them?
 

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that will definately be a culture shock for you. Pleasant Prairie is close to Chicago and Milwaukee and on Lake Michigan. You are close to Milwaukee Mile,
Road America, Autobahn Country Club, Black Hawk Farms, and Grattan. Plenty of nice tracks around with lots of available track days. Tracks here are alot different than western tracks, lots of trees and landmarks for reference. Winter is long though, Otherwise, WI is great!
 

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i'm contemplating a similar trip in july. i'm compiling a list of track days that might work into my itinerary:

here's my list from that general area of the country:
State URL Zip
OH http://www.midohio.com/ 44904
OH http://www.nelsonledges.com/ 44231
IN http://www.putnampark.com/ 46135
IL http://www.blackhawkfarms.com/ 61080
IL http://www.autobahncountryclub.net/ 60436
IL http://www.gatewayraceway.com/ 62201
MI http://www.grattanraceway.com/ 48809
MI http://www.gingermanraceway.com/ 49056
MI http://www.waterfordhills.com/ 48346
WI http://www.roadamerica.com/ 53020

good luck with your trip.

Keep in touch when you go to Road America.
 

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thanks for the info
ok now should I drive the car here or ship it?
know any reliable shippers?
know any grease monkeys I can suck up to?
I try to do my own stuff but dont always have the time
What is the name of the Lotus dealer in Milwaukee?
Cant find it listed
 

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Keep in touch when you go to Road America.
i'll probably start a thread on my trip, if it actually comes together. maybe two weeks. DC to KCMO in and back. north and south routes, hit at least 3 or 4 tracks. mid july.

road america has two dates that "fit" but i don't know about requirements/eligibility.

nord stern pca on 7/14-15
lapping days on 7/16
 
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