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Old 11-02-2011, 09:30 PM   #1
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Default Kiss KCIR and Kansas City Drag Strip Good-Bye?

Just read a story on the Kansas City Star website that Kansas City Int'l Raceway owners may be selling the drag strip to the city so that it can be "turned" into a park. Looks like another homeowners' association and the uppity folks that felt they just had to buy a house next to an active motorsports facility are going to get their way. How sad...another facility lost.

"Kansas City has taken a preliminary step toward buying the Kansas City International Drag Strip in the Little Blue Valley so it can be converted into a park.
The city councilís Planning and Zoning Committee today authorized the park board to purchase the 93-acre property at 82nd Street and Noland Road from NP3 Racing LLC for an undisclosed price. The measure goes to the full Council Thursday for approval."



http://www.kansascity.com/2011/11/02...p-for-new.html
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Old 11-02-2011, 09:34 PM   #2
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A "park"...yeah, right, it'll be 145 houses, built five feet apart.
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Old 11-02-2011, 09:38 PM   #3
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A "park"...yeah, right, it'll be 145 houses, built five feet apart.
Yep, and that city/zoning people are hooked up w/ the big money wanting to build. Wait and see.
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Old 11-04-2011, 03:45 PM   #4
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Default Re: Kiss KCIR and Kansas City Drag Strip Good-Bye?

This just sucks, The closest 1/4 mile is way too far away to just go for the Wed. nite grudge races..Oh well back to Street Racing! Good Job KC!
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Old 11-04-2011, 03:57 PM   #5
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Another prime example of too many people on the planet.
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Old 11-04-2011, 05:09 PM   #6
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Another prime example of too many uppity douche bags on the planet.
i fixed it for ya!
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Old 11-04-2011, 05:22 PM   #7
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Running into that down here in Tulsa. Tulsa Raceway Park sold to the big Rock Quarry. >=(. Rumor has it there may still be a 3yr lease to keep the races going, but it's just a matter of time before its gone too.


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Old 11-04-2011, 05:27 PM   #8
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Thank the families on the hills above the track for this...


They are rich and don't like the "noise"..
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Old 11-04-2011, 05:53 PM   #9
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FUCK THE RICH FUCKS killed another track hope they start street raceing right in front of thier houses. made my fist passes as a snot nosed kid there, wished i had truck running to make a pass on sat 11/5/11 last day they say.
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Old 11-04-2011, 06:32 PM   #10
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it sucks, lost our old in 84, still pisses me off!
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Old 11-04-2011, 06:37 PM   #11
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The first dragstrip I went to as an 11 year old kid, sad news.
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Old 11-04-2011, 07:39 PM   #12
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That sucks, anyone for some street racing in the park when it's done?
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Old 11-04-2011, 07:50 PM   #13
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That sucks, anyone for some street racing in the park when it's done?
no, but i can guarantee there is gonna be a studebaker that does a wicked burnout there (and in the housing development above) when its done,
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Old 11-04-2011, 07:51 PM   #14
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Ain't it against the law to street race ? Oh well, let the racing begin.
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Old 11-04-2011, 08:44 PM   #15
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http://www.change.org/petitions/the-...ir-into-a-park
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:02 PM   #16
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Councilwoman Cindy Circo:
Taking jobs and tax dollars away and replacing them with a "park" that COSTS taxpayer's dollars and is desired only by land investors poised to make big bucks when the dragstrip is gone? Hmmmmmm. Smaks of corruption doesn't it?

Here she is Thursday lying to the council saying it was not condemned.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbEmVEhO98o

And this lying sad sack Bitch is Mayor pro-tem of Kansas City? Pity....

May the blood of dead street racers and innocent victims be on her doorstep...

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By the way, here is a link to the Condemnation Letter:
http://www.facebook.com/notes/save-k...ceway/condemna...

And... here she is again lying on tv again http://www.kctv5.com/video?clipId=64...autostart=true

here is some more interesting facts that have come to light

http://www.facebook.com/notes/kalynn...ack-and-play-o...

http://www.facebook.com/SAVEKCIR
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:13 PM   #17
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........and on the other side of Missouri (Illinois actually) you've lost Gateway International Raceway. ( http://www.gatewayraceway.com/ ) ...but another is being built 60 or 70 miles NW of St. Louis off I-70? To far for the KC crowd and the St. Louis area has a great facility but can't support it. Just wondering what's next?
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:25 PM   #18
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What the hell?? I thought all of the states and municipalities were over budget and broke. How can they justify something like this in today's economy???
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:30 PM   #19
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........and on the other side of Missouri (Illinois actually) you've lost Gateway International Raceway. ( http://www.gatewayraceway.com/ ) ...but another is being built 60 or 70 miles NW of St. Louis off I-70? To far for the KC crowd and the St. Louis area has a great facility but can't support it. Just wondering what's next?
There is a race at 'Gateway' on Sept. 28-30th it's not entirely closed. It is under new management however.

http://www.nhra.com/schedules/2012fts.aspx

It sucks seeing a track close especially one like KCIR. I always had a great time whenever I was there. Always ran great too. Just another example of the government working for the people...
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:46 PM   #20
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Wow another park what a lovely place to drop off the kids while dad heads next door for a 12pack and a blow job at the whorehouse on the corner. They have been racing there since 1967 and people kept building around it knowing full well about the noise and traffic. The last straw however was when our esteemed state senator and local banker obtained property nearby. The word is they sold with the understanding they would help them re-locate (yea good luck with that). At least she will be able to enjoy the place next year after we the people kick her fat fucking ass out of office!!
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