Colorado's Racing Mecca

A massive and contentious $500 million, 5,500-acre superspeedway is proposed in Araphahoe County, Colorado.

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August 19, 2000, 6:30 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


This $500 million, 5,500-acre proposal, to be called WorldPark, would be located east of E-470 and south of Interstate 70. The plan is subject to approval by Arapahoe County and faces a contentious public hearing before its Planning Commission. The developers are moving quickly ahead of the growth-limiting ballot initiative 256, up for a statewide vote this fall.

Thanks to Dan Tasman

Thursday, August 17, 2000 in The Denver Post

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