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    Figured I'd post it here since there is a good number of people that don't do the facebook thing. A guy named Michael Morgan has been working hard towards bringing another road course/skid pad to Minnesota in the central Minnesota area. Currently He is in the process of scoping out parcels of land and working with local cities to find the ideal spot for the new track. I don't know how much of what he told me so far is public/set but his 1, 5 and 10 year game plan sounded good. Facilities will eventually include skid pad, road course, camp grounds and eventually indoor storage for cars.

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    I thought he decided to not pursue this anymore?

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    Didn't someone already pitch this in Elko, on a pre-existing track non the less.
    BIR pretty much saps everything up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisdemeanorMatt View Post
    Didn't someone already pitch this in Elko, on a pre-existing track non the less.
    BIR pretty much saps everything up.
    There have been lots of efforts over the years by different people/organizations at several different locations. MotoKazie was the most recent one I think and they couldn't get approval from the county.

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    They were several steps ahead of where Morgan is at now and still had quite a lot of trouble.

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    It's a great idea, but I have my doubts it will all work out.

    I have been keeping tabs on this project.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisdemeanorMatt View Post
    Didn't someone already pitch this in Elko, on a pre-existing track non the less.
    BIR pretty much saps everything up.
    yeah word of mouth was the issue there was that elko didn't fit the plan size wise for skidpad, track and camp sites.

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    I thought he decided to not pursue this anymore?
    I'm not sure why he picked things back up but he was supposedly approached by the city of Becker to possibly have it there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toasted View Post
    It's a great idea, but I have my doubts it will all work out.
    Unfortunately, yea. The fact that a few companies/organizations have had trouble doing this - and they have actual track building / ownership experience, with funding already setup, insurance, etc. makes it seem like it will be tough to get done.

    BUT - I love racetracks, so I do hope he succeeds. Be cool if it also had a smaller karting sized facility, as we've had a lot of demand for kids racing motorcycles on asphalt.

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    A road course in Becker would be sweet. I'd still do proving grounds though, too many good friends attend.
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    I thought the location was off hwy23 near the St. Cloud Airport.
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    Either way a closer option would be sweet.
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    Been following along on FB, would love for it to work out but not holding my breath
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