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Old 11-27-2003, 09:25 AM
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Thumbs up New NASCAR Track in Mid MI.

There are talks of a new track near Gun Lake (Kalamazoo area). This would be awsome. I hope it is a super speedway, no short track crap. Lets all cheer for a mid MI NASCAR track.
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Old 11-27-2003, 10:34 AM
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I think that we may be getting one too near Houston

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heard it was going to be about 3/4 mile.
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Hope so!!a norhtern Bristol would be cool!!!
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Where do they think they are going to come up with a race date?
Well just look at how many races are at the same track. You have 2 at Bristol, 2 at Daytona, 2 at Talladega, 2 at Lowes and I could go on. It seems to me that finding a race date is easy but finding good tracks are hard.

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Yeah, Bristol of the North!! Build it tight, high banked, and fully enclosed by stands!!!

If you build it, they will come!!!
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I have not heard anything about a track down there. Are you sure it is Gun Lake and not Martin? The new dragstrip there is pretty cool. I heard that the guy was thinking of building another circle track there again.???
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Bad news...they probably would not get a Cup date, becuase the region is already covered by MIS and to place a race only 2 hours from MIS and only about 3 from Indy adn even less from Chicago, when Kentucky will likely get one soon, probably won't happen.

I would say New York is a prime target, and maybe another West Coast date.

As much as I hate to say it, I bet MIS will lose a date. I have seen probably 30 races at that track and hope they do not lose a date, but I bet they will. The new track may get some smaller series, which is still great and awesome racing, but it would be hard to justify another Michigan Cup date....and I would love to see it happen, don't ge me wrong.

I agree, build a high banked 1/2 mile DRIVERS track...no more cookie cutter, flat 1 1/2 mile tracks needed, we already over loaded with them.

 
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Where do they think they are going to come up with a race date?
They will just take it away from the people who made them what they are and run to some bandwagon fans who are interested in them for now. This is the very reason for all purposes I am DONE with NASCAR. I grew up a huge fan and have been around many drivers and races for a long time but it has changed too much for me. I know people who have raced and people who work for NASCAR and it just isn't the same as it was in the "good ole' days".

I am just getting more and more interested in boat racing now. At least people can't throw up a new ocean to race in .
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They will just take it away from the people who made them what they are and run to some bandwagon fans who are interested in them for now.

That's exactly what I was told by a friend who works for FORD These old tracks are getting pissed because they are going to pull a race event from them to head to a new track. Nascar says they need to expand and grow into more areas of the country. I read there are some very Drastic changes in the Future of Nascar. going to be very interesting to see what comes of it.

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