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Englishtown ends drag racing....
« on: January 17, 2018, 02:51:56 PM »
I've never been there, but I've heard so much about it over the years from many people.  I think there are a few here on CRG who have mentioned racing there...

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Re: Englishtown ends drag racing....
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2018, 03:06:32 PM »
 wow...that was sudden. I wonder why they only ended drag racing and not other events there?

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Re: Englishtown ends drag racing....
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2018, 03:46:17 PM »
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Re: Englishtown ends drag racing....
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2018, 03:49:37 PM »
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Re: Englishtown ends drag racing....
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2018, 03:57:51 PM »
Thanks Mike
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Re: Englishtown ends drag racing....
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2018, 04:21:30 PM »
Reduce their liability as in lower insurance costs - could be one reason, I'm only speculating.
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Re: Englishtown ends drag racing....
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2018, 05:04:25 PM »
I've no idea either, but noise abatement (and local homes/etc), is the main reason many dragstrips have closed...
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Re: Englishtown ends drag racing....
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2018, 12:27:24 PM »
Yes, I have been going to the swap meet there for decades. There were not many homes close to the track.  Now in the last couple of years the amount of new tract homes being built really close to track has skyrocketed.  Then when they move in, they start complaining about the noise. I guess they did not look around when they they were home shopping :)  But now the owners are going to put an outdoor concert venue on the track. How can someone complain about music then? :D