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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:56 pm    Post subject: No more racing at Rockingham Reply with quote

Not sure what the story is here, is the whole place closing down ?

https://rockingham.co.uk/super-send-off/
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Something to do with subsidence I think. It was not built on strong foundations.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Someone told me it was being used for housing development.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought it was car storage.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MisterCorn wrote:
I thought it was car storage.

MC


I read that too, along with a "Testing Facility" Question

I always wanted to drive Rockingham, will be a shame to see it go Sad
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kurlykris wrote:
I always wanted to drive Rockingham, will be a shame to see it go Sad


Did one of the track setups on my bike Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really fun, technical and unique track, with friendly noise limit and great on site facilities.

A real shame that it’s now shut forever.


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