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This is the shortened version of our FAQ. Please visit our website for the complete version. www.genoamotorsports.com


GENOA MOTORSPORTS COUNTRY CLUB RACE TRACK – FAQ

THE TRACK

What will be the first thing you build?
The 6.26-mile asphalt racetrack. A racing facility is useless without asphalt on the ground and ready to run on. Buildings and other amenities can be built at the same time or after the asphalt is down. We want drivers to get on track.

Is your track for members only?
NO. We have two circuits, 3.72 and 3.17 miles in length. We will build the entire 6.26-mile course at one time. We don’t believe it’s in the best interest of racers and enthusiasts to plan and announce a track and then build only part of it. One circuit will be available to members and the other circuit will be available to car and motorcycle clubs. These can be rotated so that both members and car clubs will enjoy the variety of two circuits that will run safely in both directions. When a circuit is not rented, we will have open test and tune time available.

Will the clubs renting the track be paying for the entire Country Club?
NO. With two available circuits (each with their own paddock) the clubs renting a circuit will only be paying for the cost of that circuit.

Will clubs be able to afford renting a circuit?
ABSOLUTELY YES. Our financial analysis and business model allows us to offer competitive market rates, while offering more amenities. Our rates will be lower than what many of the local enthusiasts have grown accustomed to. Our goal is to provide value, while at the same time providing an unparalled experience.

What amenities will be available to clubs in the paddock area?
The main Paddock building (see our Paddock building renderings) will have garage space available to club members when renting the track. This building will also house race control, classrooms, observation areas (you will be able to see most of the track from its vantage point), as well as proper restrooms and showers. Additional garage buildings will be added as we grow and demand dictates.

We will have areas for those who bring their “home on wheels”. If you have a self-contained RV we will have plenty of space. For those who need or want RV electrical hook-up, we’ll have dedicated pads for those too.

OK, so you are at the track and need gas for the street or racecar. We will have fuel stored and ready to pump in the paddock area – yes, this has been approved in our zoning permit.

What are the advantages to having a known and experienced track design team?
The first and foremost is cost. The old adage “you get what you pay for” is true for racetrack design. Because of Martyn’s experience, insurance costs are typically lower based on his proven “track record”. A proven track designer can be pretty certain that when the track is done it will pass requirements for certification. Bottom line - less costs, cheaper for the clubs to rent.

Another advantage is – SAFETY. When a track has little or no Armco guardrails relative to the racing line, like in our design, there are fewer structures that a car can hit, reducing the potential for damage to a car. This is another insurance cost factor. Less risk equals a lower cost, passed on to the clubs.

Do the track circuits have elevation changes?
YES. The traditional and accepted method of calculating elevation changes for a track is to take the highest point and the lowest point and the difference is the elevation change of the track. The 3.72-mile circuit has 109 feet and the 3.17-mile circuit is 104 feet. There are many additional changes of elevation between the highest and lowest points so that the rolling terrain of the property is fully used for the driver’s enjoyment.

What utilities do you have?
We will be using municipal water (town of Genoa). We already have 12,470 volts three-phase power on the property (enough to power a small city), and have data lines, telephone, natural gas, and fiber optics running to the property.

What about the other motorsports related venues you have on your 2700-acre site plan?
Our concentration is on the 6.26-mile asphalt road course and amenities. We have set aside approximately 1,250 acres (out of the 2,700) for others who may want to design, build, and operate their own motorsports related venues. We are looking at this site as a family park where dad can do one kind of racing mom can do another and the kids could run go-karts or race ¼ midgets. The County Club Members and car and motorcycle clubs that rent the 6.26-mile racetrack or either of its circuits will not be financially supporting these other venues. If you are an enthusiast/entrepreneur wishing to build and operate a race venue on our Park site, just call us.

We openly welcome any questions or comments; please contact us so that we may be able to answer them. We will respond to each one personally and if we think they are of general interest and we are able to answer them, we will add them to our FAQ. This way you can get the answer straight from the source, us.

For those interested in our Membership plans, we will be adding a Membership FAQ soon.

Contact us at: e-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.genoamotorsports.com
 

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I know it's been a while since you have heard from us. Thought you might be interested in our latest "track map". It shows our elevation changes simply by following the natural terrain. Some planned "nuances" won't show up on this map. We also have added an article by Vintage Motorsport (I know, it's a vintage car thing rather than a motorcycle thing, but thought some of you may be interested in seeing it).


http://www.genoamotorsports.com/
 

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FYI...from the horses mouth...two weeks ago I moved the president of NASCAR. He told me that he was in town to look at two possible locations for a track; indeed near Front Range Airport and in Commerce City. He also told me that IPS owns the PPIR facility and there is NO plan to re-open that facility. IPS purchased it because the previous owner went bankrupt and the bank had no desire to operate a race track. Again...NO CHANCE AT RE-OPENING THIS FACILITY, private course or otherwise!!!!!! Losing PPIR cost NASCAR a Busch Series event. So, they are looking to open a track in Denver by '09. Also, he is not aware, and is apparently very in-the-know on this subject, any plans by Genoa Motorsports -"Whoever that is" - to open any type of facility in Denver. He claims that he met with the Gov and Mayor regarding this matter. Neither made mention of any other track proposals in the works. SO, take your happy a$$es to Pueblo, Utah and Las Vegas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm Out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Call 303.590.4500 Kevin Rogers at Genoa... he will tell you all about it. They are still working on it.

He sent me an email because I asked him specifically about the last post ... and part of what he said was...

" Was it the president of ISC (the one trying to do a NASCAR track in CO)? I could even understand he either not recognizing or say he's not heard of us (if for no other reason, political). We have actually talked to the ISC track development folks in Florida. They were already aware of us. As ISC has stated, they want something near downtown Denver for their demographic reasons."

and this ..

"As far as us being "legit", yes we are. We are still pursuing the great many things that must be done behind the scenes. The process of building a track requires a tremendous amount of work and planning before the first piece of dirt is turned."

and this..

"As best I understand it and according to my sources, the stuff on PPIR is most likely political media stuff."
 

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I really have no interest in talking with these guys about it. I was having casual conversation with these guys. I know they were here with the Gov and Mayor. Oh...and yeah...me and Mojo...ANYTIME, Sucka!!!!!!!! Well, at least anytime after Lola is out of the shop, not spewing fluid, there are no cops around, it's a nice day, no gravel on the road, 75 degrees, Saturday afternoon, no drinking the night before, post tune-up, no crash t-shirt wearing window shoppers around...yeah...ANYTIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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We have made more progress, so here is another "short" update. We will be putting some of this on the website next week.

First, as of this past Wednesday we have engaged Denver based BY Group (BYG - www.bygroup.com) to coordinate our construction, planning, state, and county permitting needs (their tag line is "Integrating architecture and construction"). We chose them after interviewing several firms and feel they will give us the logistical/construction integration we need. The folks at BYG have been on the property several times and are extremely excited to be a part of this.

Martyn Thake and Kyle Chism (the track design team - Motorsports Consulting) are very pleased with the selection of BYG since they will need to work closely with them to be certain the track they have designed is properly constructed. Martyn and Kyle are still responsible for all aspects of the track construction itself and BYG will coordinate the various construction phases. Both BYG and Martyn/Kyle will work together on the Master Plan layout to be certain areas such as the hot pits, paddocks, garages, condo/garages, etc work together properly.

Second, and in conjunction with BYG, we have also engaged JR Engineering out of Colorado Springs (http://westrian.com/jr/). Their first effort is to get the engineered survey completed. They expect to finish this in the next three to four weeks and will include aerial topography. JR Engineering was also involved in Pikes Peak International Raceway when it was built.
 

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I talked with the guys from CAMA they state they are only $200,000 away from there goal and will be building and finished around
Aug of 08 and it will be a bad ass track. I will post a link in a little bit.
As far a Genoa I heard they are far from getting the $$$$ needed to build.
As far as IPS I heard that PPIR will not reopen for 2 reasons they bought it so that they could close it!!! They want a Denver track
to bring NASCRAP and BUSCH here. One of there conditions for the sale of PPIR is that no professional racing can be done there
as not to compete with there plans of a track here in Denver. So they Focked that up forever. It had nothing to due with the "BANK"
2 different people tried to buy PPIR but with the restrictions put out by IPS it will never happen.
I miss racing there but it was very very dangerous due to lack of runoff and walls. That being said I do wish it was still around
to go and have fun on .
 

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The Masked Marvel said:
So, in the meantime, you just go to BJ's Carousel for weekend fun and festivities??


GAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

No I dont have enough time to get over there. However since your in Castle Rock by my work I will come over for my
daily ass licking that you so good at.


Oh and GAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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MAD ISON said:
No I dont have enough time to get over there. However since your in Castle Rock by my work I will come over for my
daily ass licking that you so good at.


Oh and GAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
That's nice!!! Oh, I found a few pics from your "Racing Days" at "PPIR"


GAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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