Gateway lost NASCAR now this.

Old 08-26-2010, 06:53 PM
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Default Gateway lost NASCAR now this.

Earlier this year Dover Motorsports informed NASCAR they did not want a race at their Gateway track. NHRA released their schedule and we are not on it. Looks like I'm out of a job at the end of the season.
http://www.nhra.com/story/2010/8/26/...2011-schedule/
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Old 08-27-2010, 06:17 AM
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We all saw in coming. Just a matter of time.
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Old 08-27-2010, 06:31 AM
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Looks like Joliet made it another year, rumors were all over the place about tearing it down to make a motel! That sucks about St Louis, I went to the first NHRA race they held there, I think it was in 1996. I have had some damn good times down there, what a shame... :cry:
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Old 08-27-2010, 06:58 AM
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Originally Posted by harbone66
Looks like Joliet made it another year, rumors were all over the place about tearing it down to make a motel! That sucks about St Louis, I went to the first NHRA race they held there, I think it was in 1996. I have had some damn good times down there, what a shame... :cry:
yeah, thats just what this country needs, another motel.
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Old 08-27-2010, 07:04 AM
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Probably gonna be a Motel 6
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Old 08-27-2010, 04:02 PM
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The story in the paper today said if dover decides to run a weekly program, NHRA might have a national event there in 2012.
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Old 08-27-2010, 08:32 PM
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Not sure but i think dover was who bought Memphis, but who ever it was ran the track into the ground in 2 yrs., poor management. Can you imagine only 7 cars showing up for S/P, that's what happened at Memphis, now it's a railroad switching yard.

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Old 08-28-2010, 08:44 AM
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ALL IT COMES DOWN TO IS THE MONEY!!!!!!
THEY MADE MONEY ON SELLING MEMPHIS/THEY BOUGHT KANSAS CITY AND WILL CLOSE IT/ THE NEW BRIDGE IS GOING INTO ST. LOUIS AND THE LAND WILL BE WORTH MORE FOR DEVELOPMENT THEN A JUNKY/ LOUD/ STUPID KIDS TOY FOR MEN :evil: :evil: [AS ALOT OF PEOPLE THINK ]

THEY ARE NOTHING BUT GREEDY CROOKS -THEY ARE NOT REAL RACERS AT ALL ops: ops: ops:

AND YES -I WOULD SAY THAT TO THEIR FACES ALSO 8) 8)

I HAVE JUST ABOUT GAVE UP ON [ORGANIZED RACEING---NHRA SUCKS!!!!!

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Old 08-28-2010, 09:06 AM
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I dont think the NHRA actually owns to many tracks do they?
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Old 08-28-2010, 09:17 AM
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Default Re: Gateway lost NASCAR now this.

Originally Posted by slowmotion
Looks like I'm out of a job at the end of the season.
http://www.nhra.com/story/2010/8/26/...2011-schedule/
Regardless of the other, I hope you aren't out of a job. That's the part I hate to hear the most.
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