Motorsports park in oak ridge

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Motorsports park in oak ridge

Post by benk » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:09 am

Saw this article just now, anyone know anything or anybody? Road course, amphitheater, go carts, no mention of anything like piddly autox or rallyx.

https://oakridgetoday.com/2020/02/06/mo ... on-center/

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Post by jcox07 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:13 am

Already working on it with the national office.
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Post by flier129 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:57 am

jcox07 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:13 am
Already working on it with the national office.
Make it happen capt'n !!!


Auto-x could easily be done in a paddock area..... if it's somewhat flat.
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Post by thrdeye » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:26 am

1000x1000 :D
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Post by jcox07 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:29 am

Probably bigger than that Chris....
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Post by Scoob » Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:27 pm

Let's not be greedy. But let's also hope that islands are not part of that plan...
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Post by jcox07 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:38 pm

They will probably be no islands at the race facility!
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Post by jcox07 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:15 am

The meeting presenting this to the chamber of oak ridge is tonight at the oak ridge municipal building courtroom starting at 7pm and if you can make this meeting to show support of this venue it will make a difference.... I will be there in support of this facility being built. Thanks JY
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Post by joe henslee » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:20 am

Resolution passed City Counsel to move forward with the Oak Ridge Industrial Development Board (IDB), who is the custodian of the property at Horizon Center, ~327 acres of land.
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Post by Scoob » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:47 am

Hurray!
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Post by ConeEater » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:07 pm

Still a long ways to go, but it's a great step in the right direction.
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Post by MARKP » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:52 pm

New article regarding the meeting last Monday. https://www.oakridger.com/news/20200213 ... ertainment


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Post by benk » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:26 pm

MARKP wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:52 pm
New article regarding the meeting last Monday. https://www.oakridger.com/news/20200213 ... ertainment


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Haha, go figure. A mixture of the Govt being unable to make up their mind and commit and developers/writers/lawyers/publicists writing things in a specific language to gain the most favor from an audience then getting caught.

And we wonder why things of this magnitude rarely gain any traction. We'll see.
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