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11/28/22, 1:39 PM   #11
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Who is the "loose cannon" you speak of...have the sack to say it
The sack to say it? No problem at all, Scott Ronk. I got to see the live in person experience at Kokomo several years back.
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11/28/22, 2:33 PM   #12
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I think there is a big difference in
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A group who made a investment Walls, Concession, lots of hard work (I give em that) who needs a return almost immediately on that investment to go forward.

2. Than a promotions company that as long as they average more money coming in than going out. Won't break the bank or compound on a negative $$ flow.

Promoters take it in the A$$ from several sides, Fans, Racers, Sanctions, employees, food distributors, Insurance Co's, CITIES or townships or fair boards

. If you can put butts in the seats and $$ in your pocket these days. I salute you.

Everyone is making their home entertainment center . Their leisure palace these days. 80in TV's, Surround sound, Order beer and snacks from the store delivered to their doorstep. What's the itinerary for tonight? NFL? FLO? NHL? Some streaming concert that was held fourty years ago?
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11/28/22, 3:53 PM   #13
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The previous promoter seemed to make it work. I personally would worry more about the loose cannon thatís involved as a promoter now than the fair board. They didnít sign this contract blindly, none of them. If they did, thatís on them. Itís amazing what some people will do for a title.
The previous promoter got blindsided when he was replaced. I thought he did a good job too. If this was an isolated situation, I would agree with you. The fair board has went through how many promoters in the last 40 years? It is a pretty consistent pattern. The article some one posted on here from the Terre Haute paper said many board members don't want the track.
 
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11/29/22, 2:40 PM   #14
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Terre Haute is my all-time favorite track! I'd drive to it just to watch hot laps. I hope peace can be made and racing returns in 2023. We are just getting the place headed in the right direction with the much needed upgrades. If racing returns people need to turn off Flo, and get they're ass in the stands before the place becomes another strip mall.
 
11/29/22, 4:41 PM   #15
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Terre Haute is my all-time favorite track! I'd drive to it just to watch hot laps. I hope peace can be made and racing returns in 2023. We are just getting the place headed in the right direction with the much needed upgrades. If racing returns people need to turn off Flo, and get they're ass in the stands before the place becomes another strip mall.
It is one of my all time favorite tracks to shoot. . . .
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