Gentlemen, Start Your Engines: First Step in Fairgrounds Racing Agreement Reached, At Least Through Fall



Neither side can claim clear-cut victory, but a first agreement has been reached that would allow races at the Fairgrounds Speedway at least into the fall months. Joey Garrison in the CP:

Stock cars are set to race at Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway this summer and fall, but the promoter who will host the events is still undetermined.

After five hours of discussions Tuesday morning with two different promoters vying to utilize the track, the five-member Board of Fair Commissioners voted on terms to hold up to seven racing events at the 117-acre fairgrounds, meeting in the middle between the wishes of neighbors concerned about noise and drivers hoping to oversee a financially viable season.

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