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    Quote Originally Posted by ADDDave View Post
    Serious (stupid) question, are there radar guns at each of those intervals that measure the MPH?
    I had the same question. After some research, the speed is calculated. There is a beam 33 feet before and another 33 feet after both the 1/8 mile and 1/4 mile marks. MPH is calculated from acceleration across the beams.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MGLT View Post
    I had the same question. After some research, the speed is calculated. There is a beam 33 feet before and another 33 feet after both the 1/8 mile and 1/4 mile marks. MPH is calculated from acceleration across the beams.
    Oh wow that's interesting. Not what I would have guessed for sure.
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