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Racer717
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Potential New Sites

Post by Racer717 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:30 pm

The purpose of this thread is not to conjure a discussion of opinions on what a good site is. The purpose of this post is to begin accumulating possible locations that meet or exceed these basic qualifications in order to begin a record or possibilities:
1. At least 23,000 meters-sq*
2. Flat surface with little to no damage (potholes, large cracks, missing surface material) and no major dips or bumps
3. No or very little obstructions (in size and density; the more open space the better)
4. An area in which is or looks to be one that would be attainable on the weekend


*Based off of the small MIS lot; Belle Isle Paddock is about 29,000 meters-sq; Livonia is about 33,000 meters-sq

If you have a suggestion that meets these criteria, make a post with the following:
-Description of the area (Title of area and/or cross-roads)
-Map coordinates or map screenshot of location
-Size (meters-sq)
-Comments on area (what the surface is like, what obstacles are present, etc.)


I will monitor this thread for posts and update the list below with the suggestions. Than, I will do my best to qualify them as meeting SCCA criteria. After that, my hopes are that a conversation can be started with SCCA heads and then the lot owners to see the possibility.

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1. Novi Expo Center West/Michigan State Fair Parking Lot
-42°29'19.1"N 83°30'22.6"W
-About 28,000 meters-sq
-Brand new concrete; flat and without bumps or dips; mostly open area; a small amount of light poles located down the middle and at the edges of the lot (4 down the middle, spaced far apart)

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Re: Potential New Sites

Post by Racer717 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:42 pm

Novi Expo Center West/Michigan State Fair Parking Lot
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Re: Potential New Sites

Post by lputman05 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:19 pm

Great post, good call on the Suburban Collection, and a nice start on search for new venues. Thanks.
Frank Putman
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Re: Potential New Sites

Post by rjkracer1 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:04 pm

Palace of auburn hills if Oakland University buys it!

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Re: Potential New Sites

Post by Racer717 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:18 am

Palace is one that is on my mind, too, and one that seems to get brought up a lot. Definitely something to consider.

Interesting note on Oakland potentially buying it...

Frank, didn't I see you mention recently that you have found some some site for next season? If so, what sort of proposal packet/paperwork did you put together when reaching out to that site?

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Re: Potential New Sites

Post by BLUEMOON » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:50 pm

If any of you need a Solo Site Acquisition packet that the National Office distributes, please let me know and I have one and can get it to you.
Great Lakes Division SOLO Development Coordinator

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