DOVER DOWNS BUYS NASHVILLE SPEEDWAY USA; PLANS FOR NEW TRACK
DE-based Dover Downs Entertainment Inc. has acquired
Nashville Speedway USA with the intention of building a new
speedway in another location "in the near future," according
to Joe Caldwell of the NASHVILLE BANNER. Gaylord
Entertainment will become a minority partner in the project.
The new speedway initially will seat about 50,000, "with the
ability to expand that right from the start." Dover Downs
President & CEO Denis McGlynn said that no plans are set to
try to get a Winston Cup date. McGlynn: "We are going to
build a track that can handle any type of racing that is
available" (NASHVILLE BANNER, 11/7).