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Should I get a hotel near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway or just take the 'CAT' .....

Should I get a hotel near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway or just take the 'CAT' .....

Jul 31st, 2004, 03:41 PM
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Should I get a hotel near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway or just take the 'CAT' .....

HI,We are going to the AC Delco NHRA Nationals at the Las Vegas Speedway in October and we are trying to decide wether to stay at a hotel near the speedway or take the 'CAT' to the races??? Any suggestions??
Any help at all would be appreciated.It's our first trip to Las Vegas!!
Thanks,Debbie
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Jul 31st, 2004, 03:44 PM
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Debbie, see who has availability and then make a choice.

Some of these big race tracks seat 120,000 people which on top of regular Vegas tourists and business travelers could make availability tight.

If you've never been to Vegas, I would stay at one of the biggies on the strip.
 
Jul 31st, 2004, 06:06 PM
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HI Go Travel,Can you tell me if I stay at a hotel on the strip will the CAT take me to the motor speedway?? Or does it only go as far as Nellis Air force base?? Which is a mile away.I looked at the CAT website but I can't tell from the schedule. Can you help me?
Thanks,Debbie
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Jul 31st, 2004, 09:57 PM
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Apparently they run busses on a special route for NASCAR events; I am not sure of during NHRA events. And, no, I am not a motorsports enthusiast. I found this info on the RTC website:
http://www.rtcsouthernnevada.com/cat...s/interest.htm
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Aug 1st, 2004, 05:15 AM
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OK,If the CAT just goes as far as Nellis Airforce Base (which is 1 mile from the motor speedway) will there be taxis for us to take the rest of the way to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway??
Thanks for your help.
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Aug 1st, 2004, 05:29 AM
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http://www.rtcsouthernnevada.com/cat/routes/113/map.htm

Route 113A goes to the speedway for special events only. I would assume that the NHRA wo9uld qualify as a "special event."
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Aug 1st, 2004, 08:58 AM
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Gone2Maui,Thanks for helping me out!
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Aug 1st, 2004, 03:51 PM
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You are welcome. DH is vey disapointed that he cannot be there with you this year. He grew up in a drag racing family and has not missed Vegas or Pomona in many years. Personllay, I can think of a hundred things I rather do, like have root canal. lol
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