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danfox99
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 94
posted January 18, 2002 04:14 PM
after 77 years of operation one of the longest running tracks in the country shuts down.portland speedway portland oregon,i haved raced there for 19 yrs and been going there for over 35 yrs, it's a sad day for the north west racing community.

CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 639
posted January 19, 2002 03:37 PM
did it get bought for developement?

danfox99
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 94
posted January 20, 2002 12:39 PM

the promotor for the past 18 yrs has had a yr to yr lease and a businesman that bought most of the land has opption on it, he owns a lot of theaters. so yeppers. it's a damm shame.this place has been around a long time winston west,trucks,nw tour w00,it started life as a dirt track then was paved then last yr it went back to dirt well we got to run one season on her as dirt.finshed 6th grand amercian mod. we will miss her.

Dirt-Tracker
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 60
posted January 20, 2002 07:01 PM
2 places developement doesnt belong:

1. Race Tracks
2. Wetlands

Enuff said!!!!!

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