Dover Motorsports, INC. announces closing of Memphis Motorsports Park

semipenguin

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Jr was to be part owner, wasn't he? :scratch:

That's too bad. I think it was at MMP that Mikey won a race on the last lap when the top 4 wodded it up in turn 3/4 :shock:
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Sometimes I just have a difficult time telling whether you're serious.....

No.

Yes, he was. I know I heard/read somewhere that Dover Motorsports was selling MMP to a group that included Dale Jr :right:
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semipenguin

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That track has the strangest shape of all the tracks :)

Too bad. They need more short track :worried:
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mghtx

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DAMN! That irks me as I was planning on going next year. I even told the wife and got her excited. (she knows nothing of racing. LOL )

I can still go to the Nashville track but that's not a short track.

I'm gonna remember this at my Pity Party this weekend. :party:
 

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Publicly traded company who recently reported serious financial declines. Track that was rather sparsely attended. Not willing to spend resources they didn't have to rent lights, triggering multiple fan complaints when the race was run in abysmal heat. Plan to sell fell through when Gulf Coast couldn't get financing. Prescription for disaster. The only question not being answered so far is whether the property is worth more to DVD idle than as an open, operating race track.

This would have given NASCAR the opportunity to reduce the length of the season, but instead the Memphis dates have transferred to other facillities that frankly don't pull much better.

And Wall Street wants us to think that the recession is over . . . . . .
 

mghtx

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I just wish the Nashville track had been a short track like Richmond or ORP.

Oh well, I wasn't looking forward to going to Memphis (the city) anyway. I avoid that place like the plague. But I would have gone to the track.
 

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DAMN! That irks me as I was planning on going next year. I even told the wife and got her excited. (she knows nothing of racing. LOL )

I can still go to the Nashville track but that's not a short track.

I'm gonna remember this at my Pity Party this weekend. :party:

Good idea, add it to the list!

If this bad news keeps up, the party will last for MONTHS!!!! :purpbanana: