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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2013, 01:24:51 pm »
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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2013, 01:45:46 pm »
What makes Killarney unique is the way in which spectators can access the pitlane. More modern track and you watch with a pair of binoculars.

Killarney poses no threat or competition to the planned F1 track, so I do not think that those guys are behind Killarney's woes.
 

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2013, 01:47:51 pm »
I would personally have no issues if they closed Killarney.. on condition that there was a good alternative, I go and watch racing all the time with my dad, it is a jol, however I also agree with Crossed up, Killarney's facilities are pretty grim, the pit wall on the wrong side of the track ( assessable or not, it is dangerous ), not to mention really poor spectator viewpoints compared to more modern facilities, they could do with a really good upgrade especially with the marshals who are half asleep most of the time..

People have been signing petitions to have the refinery moved for 20 years, it will never happen.

IMO these petitions will have little or no effect on the running and future of the track, the track will close when it becomes more profitable to develop the land, that simple.
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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2013, 01:55:57 pm »
I would personally have no issues if they closed Killarney.. on condition that there was a good alternative, I go and watch racing all the time with my dad, it is a jol, however I also agree with Crossed up, Killarney's facilities are pretty grim, the pit wall on the wrong side of the track ( assessable or not, it is dangerous ), not to mention really poor spectator viewpoints compared to more modern facilities, they could do with a really good upgrade especially with the marshals who are half asleep most of the time..

People have been signing petitions to have the refinery moved for 20 years, it will never happen.

IMO these petitions will have little or no effect on the running and future of the track, the track will close when it becomes more profitable to develop the land, that simple.

The last thing I want is a safe, sterile new "facility", where safety is so important that the spectator sits a few kilometers from the action.
 

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #24 on: June 05, 2013, 01:56:38 pm »
That noisy place that I hear every Saturday?

They going to close it down?



Now if we can just close down those mosquito sounding model air plane landing strip at Rietvlei all will be silent in Millerton!

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #25 on: June 05, 2013, 02:41:48 pm »
Signed! Will be  a VERY sad day for many people if that places goes. It was part of my life at one stage.
 

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #26 on: June 05, 2013, 03:15:17 pm »
That's the way the cookie crumbles... people move to CT and complain about the wind.....

I take part in the Sunday bike trackdays whenever I can afford it so am a regular user of Killarney. They have been sending guys home with very noisy pipes for a few months already to placate the complainers.

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #27 on: June 05, 2013, 03:29:11 pm »
That's the way the cookie crumbles... people move to CT and complain about the wind.....

I take part in the Sunday bike trackdays whenever I can afford it so am a regular user of Killarney. They have been sending guys home with very noisy pipes for a few months already to placate the complainers.

Signed for what it's worth.

There is a petition to ban the wind?!

What about the douche bags of Camps Bay? Can we petition them to @#$% off too....?

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #28 on: June 05, 2013, 03:41:52 pm »
That's the way the cookie crumbles... people move to CT and complain about the wind.....

I take part in the Sunday bike trackdays whenever I can afford it so am a regular user of Killarney. They have been sending guys home with very noisy pipes for a few months already to placate the complainers.

Signed for what it's worth.

There is a petition to ban the wind?!

What about the douche bags of Camps Bay? Can we petition them to @#$% off too....?

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #29 on: June 05, 2013, 05:03:11 pm »
Now if we can just close down those mosquito sounding model air plane landing strip at Rietvlei all will be silent in Millerton!

That's the mosquitos from Flamingo vlei you're hearing bru  ;D
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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #30 on: June 05, 2013, 05:05:12 pm »
That's the way the cookie crumbles... people move to CT and complain about the wind.....

I take part in the Sunday bike trackdays whenever I can afford it so am a regular user of Killarney. They have been sending guys home with very noisy pipes for a few months already to placate the complainers.

Signed for what it's worth.

There is a petition to ban the wind?!

What about the douche bags of Camps Bay? Can we petition them to @#$% off too....?

Who's gonna buy your eggs then?

Are we banning the Chinese now too?

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #31 on: June 05, 2013, 05:19:10 pm »
I have spent many a day at Killarney and done countless laps around the circuit. Put one of my cars on it's roof there too.
There were complaints years ago,hence the barriers that were built to try and lessen the noise. Residents only really got close to the track in the nineties,but hello you do your homework before you buy.
It would be the same if I bitched the noise coming from Melkbos track,it is daytime noise so who gives a fuck.
 The only time Killarney gets noisy at night is the street drags and the oval racing.I think it is a poor show if this track is closed , I been going there for over thirty years. Not a member anymore but will definitely sign the petition.
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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #32 on: June 05, 2013, 08:40:08 pm »
That noisy place that I hear every Saturday?

They going to close it down?



Now if we can just close down those mosquito sounding model air plane landing strip at Rietvlei all will be silent in Millerton!

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #33 on: June 05, 2013, 08:43:24 pm »
That noisy place that I hear every Saturday?

They going to close it down?

*snip*

Now if we can just close down those mosquito sounding model air plane landing strip at Rietvlei all will be silent in Millerton!

Flying club (CRF) due to shut down at the end of this year ...

Eish....

Really? Why?

I was kidding by the way.... I like the sounds coming from Killarney and that little "airfield".  :(

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #34 on: June 05, 2013, 08:50:17 pm »
Ek dink nie Kaapstad stadraad hou  :pot:van motor sport nie. Hulle het al vorrige versoeke ook afgeskied vir fondse vir GP. Nou is ons mos veronderstel om dit by die stembus reg te maak. Nou wat nou. :dousing:
 

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Re: Petition to save Killarney
« Reply #35 on: June 05, 2013, 10:27:55 pm »
That noisy place that I hear every Saturday?

They going to close it down?

*snip*

Now if we can just close down those mosquito sounding model air plane landing strip at Rietvlei all will be silent in Millerton!

Flying club (CRF) due to shut down at the end of this year ...

Eish....

Really? Why?

I was kidding by the way.... I like the sounds coming from Killarney and that little "airfield".  :(

Same thing happened to the Tygerberg Model Airfield outside Durbanville.

They developed right next to it, people bought houses there and then started to complain.

These Romans are crazy...

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