Sale of Maple Grove Raceway close to being finalized


  • a21studa21stud Senior Member
    edited January 10

    The apparent new ownership group spokesman in the article, Chris Winter stated:  “The other facilities are not going to impact the national event or impact parking.”

    Wonder how far they are with NHRA negotiations in bringing a national event back to Maple Grove? Who loses theirs or will there be 25 per year?

    Interesting assumption by Winters since the contract is still in the due diligence stage and has not closed. Was that a slip of the tongue?

  • WillyWilly Administrator
    edited January 10

    Maple Grove did not lose their NHRA national event. That was Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ, so it's still a 24 event season...

  • a21studa21stud Senior Member

    Ahhh! 🤦🏻‍♂️ Thanks.

  • racer12306racer12306 Senior Member

    Yeah, Maple Grove has always been fully operational.

    We actually have a race track saturation issue in my area. Good problem to have, kind of. It seems no one is willing to negotiate their schedule so my local track (10 min from my house) is not running a bracket program this year. It seems no one here actually runs a weekly program like they used to so they were just trying to have a dozen or so bracket races for the season to qualify for the bracket finals.

  • luxexpressluxexpress Senior Member

    It looks like Maple Grove is in good hands. Would hate to lose another track. I'll be back to get rained on in September. LOL

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