Race tracks at Google street view

settler

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Yesterday there was update of Google's street view and among new areas they made pictures of two race tracks in California:

Laguna Seca
Thunderhill Raceway

I like the idea, hope there will be more and some from Europe too (maybe Nurburgring).
 

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Awesome. I love Laguna Seca. its kinda fun how you can never catch those 3 cars ahead of the van. Clearly this was an ALMS race, probably in 2008. I work on the Emergency Services crew at Laguna Seca, so its kinda neat to see vehicles that I am familiar with. At turn 11, that yellow flatbed truck is just aweful. Is very slow, but the white tow trucks you see are pretty quick. I usually am either in the front of the flat bed or on the back of the tow truck. Its a blast.
 

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That is so cool! I would love to see more of these done. Nurburgring would be awesome.
 

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:lol: I would have loved to see a Googlemobile puttering around Laguna Seca.

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Stop. Just stop. It's not going to be funny or "catch on", no matter how many times you say it.
 

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It's odd to see Albert Park not as a racetrack, but as a regular stretch of road! It's sort of inconceivable that it would actually make a pretty decent street circuit, especially if you look at it through Street View. If it weren't for a few rumble strips on the side of the roads, one would never guess the sort of shenanigans that goes on around there once a year!

It's the only street circuit in the calendar, which IMHO, doesn't suck.
 
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