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  1. #1
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    Default Peoria Speedway sale

    Anybody heard anything about the sale? Just curious if there's been any bites yet...
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    yes, there is a photographer out of Davenport, ia who put in a bid, but cant remember
    the gentlemans name.
    Heard any rumors?

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    Any other updates.?

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    Man this topic is surprisingly dead. And no talk of the $10K Lucas Oil race at Macon either... Hmmmm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thehordeismetal View Post
    Anybody heard anything about the sale? Just curious if there's been any bites yet...
    the rumor I heard this week was a business man named B.Dean and Jason Plummer were in the mix.

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    Jason Plummer would be a good find.
    Feger Racing
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    Both have racing backgrounds. Brandon dean has owned a Modified team that a few notables have driven his cars. Jason Plumer has owned and driven his L.M. and mod.Jason promoted the S/N shows when Ms. Hamilton owned the track.Wait and see I guess/

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    any truth to the rumors that;a) Wallace and Schrader are interested?or b) the Izzo's from LaSalle are interested?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirt FANatic 11 View Post
    any truth to the rumors that;a) Wallace and Schrader are interested?or b) the Izzo's from LaSalle are interested?
    Maybe Kenny likes them tracks that water themselves!

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    Is this the same track that was under water almost all summer?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dante Toledo, OH View Post
    Is this the same track that was under water almost all summer?
    Under water until about early July
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    sure hope it is purchased

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dante Toledo, OH View Post
    Is this the same track that was under water almost all summer?
    It was under water for a few days. Water receded but infield was a lake till pumped out. !st race was SummerNat race in July.
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    never been there but whats the problem with the water ? is it privately owned ? is car count and fan count any good ? anybody happen to know whats the asking price?

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    It's in the flood plain of Kickapoo Creek

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    They built this track in it's present location and moved everything from the Mt. Hawley location in late 1964 into 1965. The first racing at the Farmington Rd. location took place towards midsummer of '65.

    The track had only been in it's present location for a short time when the first flood happened. Flooding is not a new phenomenon at Peoria and been a problem almost from day one and any new ownership should be well aware of what lies in store.

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    I lived in the Peoria area for 10 years now and this year was the first year for me that I saw it flood out lie it did. To be honest there were places flooded in late April of this year around here that wasn't in a flood plain...
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    Quote Originally Posted by thehordeismetal View Post
    I lived in the Peoria area for 10 years now and this year was the first year for me that I saw it flood out lie it did. To be honest there were places flooded in late April of this year around here that wasn't in a flood plain...
    No, flooding at Peoria isn't an every year occurrence, but it is something that is bound to happen from time to time and always has almost from the time it was built in it's present location.

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    any news ? is the track for sale or just looking to lease ?

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