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Old 12-03-2018, 09:47 AM   #46
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Yup.

Better question is, does anyone know how long Copart's lease is for? That would help weed thru some of the most recent rumors I've heard.
It's my understanding that copart purchased that part of the land. No lease. just bought it outright for a lot of money
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Old 01-10-2019, 08:28 PM   #47
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welp this time last year is when it was announced that there will be no more drag racing soon we should be getting the schedule for 2019 and we will see if it there will be drag racing this year



latest rumor i got was from a guy saying he was close to the napp family he said that the nhra got a hold on any drag racing there till 2020 nhra are mad b/c they had scheduled the summer nationals for 2018 and they just abruptly announced they werent drag racing forcing nhra to find another track. he also said that the copart 15 year deal was scrapped b/c they couldnt get permits/residence complained again last minute said the sons got greedy last minute and both deals(renting the land or drag racing returning)got screwed



so the wait continues
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Old 01-16-2019, 07:46 PM   #48
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welp this time last year is when it was announced that there will be no more drag racing soon we should be getting the schedule for 2019 and we will see if it there will be drag racing this year



latest rumor i got was from a guy saying he was close to the napp family he said that the nhra got a hold on any drag racing there till 2020 nhra are mad b/c they had scheduled the summer nationals for 2018 and they just abruptly announced they werent drag racing forcing nhra to find another track. he also said that the copart 15 year deal was scrapped b/c they couldnt get permits/residence complained again last minute said the sons got greedy last minute and both deals(renting the land or drag racing returning)got screwed



so the wait continues
Humm, What? OK.
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Old 03-21-2019, 09:03 AM   #49
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Saw a pic of the track being ripped up. E Town in gone
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Old 03-21-2019, 12:13 PM   #50
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Yeah saw that too. I was holding out a little glimpse of hope but now its really over.
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:24 PM   #51
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the pic thats has been floating around


https://thecapitalsportsreport.com/2...ion-dragstrip/

says that iaa is only a 3 yr deal though it was 15?


also heard that the tower will be coming down tomorrow will be heading myself there to get some pics and info to post in here as i did with my last post during the fall swap meet
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Old 03-24-2019, 10:39 PM   #52
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Not that I have a whole lot of hope for drag racing's imminent return to Englishtown, and I don't any knowledge of their future plans, but I do know this:
That photo from the above post is not the track being torn up. It is a section of the right hand lane wall being removed. Look closely, the racing surface is still there to the left. In addition, the tower is not coming down. The tower is where the R.P. business offices are now located.
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Old 03-25-2019, 08:36 PM   #53
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Not that I have a whole lot of hope for drag racing's imminent return to Englishtown, and I don't any knowledge of their future plans, but I do know this:
That photo from the above post is not the track being torn up. It is a section of the right hand lane wall being removed. Look closely, the racing surface is still there to the left. In addition, the tower is not coming down. The tower is where the R.P. business offices are now located.
thanks for the info and input was there on sunday tower is still there and no other demolishing was taking place would like to keep the thread alive for other posters to post any more info even if its rumors on what is happening with the track
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Old 04-13-2019, 08:48 PM   #54
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Old 04-13-2019, 09:12 PM   #56
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just came back from the swap meet track and tower still there but the tree and both walls from start till about 150 feet have been removed they are also planting grass where the wall used to be car show was still on track with barricade walls at finish line there are the same amount of salvaged cars on the airport side from last fall
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