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View Poll Results: Atlantic City Speedway
Yes 1 14.29%
No 6 85.71%
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Old 07-28-2014, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Riverdale
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It needs and alternative Major attraction, like a NASCAR Track similar to Las Vegas maybe?
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Old 07-28-2014, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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My answer is no. The Dover International Speedway in Kent County, DE already serves the Philadelphia sports market. Putting a 2nd NASCAR track in Atlantic City would be a disaster.
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Old 07-28-2014, 04:03 PM
 
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I see your point gwilly.
But there's still that Big NYC market that AC has lost do to 2 Racino's, and NYC has a lot of NASCAR fans that are also degenerate Gamblers like myself. lol
Besides it would be closer than Pocono or Dover although I love the Monster Mile.
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Old 07-28-2014, 04:19 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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I see your point gwilly.
But there's still that Big NYC market that AC has lost do to 2 Racino's, and NYC has a lot of NASCAR fans that are also degenerate Gamblers like myself. lol
Besides it would be closer than Pocono or Dover although I love the Monster Mile.
Putting a NASCAR track in the Atlantic City wouldn't be a good location to serve the New York metro area. It would need to at least be located in North Jersey for a new NASCAR track to make sense. Also Atlantic City is too close to Dover, Delaware. NASCAR officials would never allow two speedway tracks within the Greater Philadelphia area.
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Old 07-28-2014, 04:33 PM
 
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130 miles not that close. Martinsville and Richmond is about 180 mile. Poconos and Dover's about 160. So if you calculate it Population wise it seems fair.
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Old 07-28-2014, 04:50 PM
 
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130 miles not that close. Martinsville and Richmond is about 180 mile. Poconos and Dover's about 160. So if you calculate it Population wise it seems fair.
Just going by actual miles, Dover is only about 50-60 miles west of Atlantic City. Either way it will never happen because both cities are part of the Philadelphia sports market.
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:55 PM
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Location: The Sand Hills of NC
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Even though there are many NASCAR fans in the NY, NJ, PA area this is still stick and ball country.
NASCAR tried to build a track on property they bought on Staten Island and it was shot down by the locals. Even the mighty Donald Trump tried to get NASCAR in the area and he failed.
The tracks at Dover and Pocono offer enough NASCAR racing for the average NE fan.
A track in A/C is not going to do well.
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Old 07-30-2014, 01:43 PM
 
Location: Riverdale
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Even though there are many NASCAR fans in the NY, NJ, PA area this is still stick and ball country.
NASCAR tried to build a track on property they bought on Staten Island and it was shot down by the locals. Even the mighty Donald Trump tried to get NASCAR in the area and he failed.
The tracks at Dover and Pocono offer enough NASCAR racing for the average NE fan.
A track in A/C is not going to do well.
you maybe right, but if not a NASCAR track what else can be done? AC defiantly needs some other type of attraction to steer people back into there Casino's. I thought a NASCAR track would be a unique angle and they can use it for big concert events as well because lets face it tribute bands in a 500 seat venue can only go so far. lol
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Old 08-01-2014, 07:05 AM
 
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that won't work in that area
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