Tri-Cities Potential Spots

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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by MARKP » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:20 am

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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by black16g » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:58 pm

Kmart in Johnson City is closing soon (maybe it already has?) https://www.google.com/maps/@36.3520684 ... !1e3?hl=en
The lot looks big enough but it's been a while since I've been there so don't know the condition it is in.
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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by michael.plaster » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:16 pm

jcox07 wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:18 am
Why are we even worried about this lot since it is further away than bristol is and we are bitching about wanting to have so many events there?
I wasn't saying we needed to run there, but updating the list of potential spots in case it was ever needed.
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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by djrogers1 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:41 pm

michael.plaster wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:16 pm
jcox07 wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:18 am
Why are we even worried about this lot since it is further away than bristol is and we are bitching about wanting to have so many events there?
I wasn't saying we needed to run there, but updating the list of potential spots in case it was ever needed.
Yeah, no need to go there as long as we have Bristol Motor Speedway. Of course, we have no guarantee that BMS will always be an option.
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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by Challenger » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:53 pm

We took a ride thru the mall parking lot and while the front lot is probably big enough there's lots of cracks with seam sealer and weeds growing thru making it bumpy. I'd say it's a small step above East Towne Mall.

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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by Scoob » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:04 am

Has anyone tried to talk to any Kmart folks? The Johnson City store is closed and the lot is in pretty great shape. Few lights and the surface is pretty smooth (coming from a kart driver mind you). We could have some pretty good courses on it.
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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by jcox07 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:20 am

Scott, are there any signs posted with phone numbers? Also, do you know the address of that K-mart?
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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by Scoob » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:41 am

It's the one posted above by Joey. Address is something around 3019 Peoples St, Johnson City, TN 37604.

I did not notice any phone numbers but can look this weekend if I venture down that way.
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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by DiaboJim » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:27 am

I can check today at lunch, as I am working in JC today.
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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by DiaboJim » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:13 pm

No signs posted on the property or the building. I am around here often and I will keep an eyes open.
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Re: Tri-Cities Potential Spots

Post by michael.plaster » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:41 pm

looked up that address on the local GIS. Looks like Sears still owns the land.

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