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Kerry Matthews
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Very close to my explanation, Debbie.  I tell them it’s like a street luge with a motor and 6 speed gearbox.  I road race also, so you can rattle off names of tracks that they’ve heard of, only to get the normal response… “I didn’t know they had a kart track there!”  Then you tell them that you run the big track, same as the cars, but you go faster.  “Oh 100, 105 mph at most tracks, maybe 110.  115 at Daytona.”  And they look at you like you’re insane, which you are if you road race.  ;)