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Dominion Raceway proposed in Spotsylvania County

An artist's rendering of Dominion Raceway, proposed for the Thornburg area of Spotsylvania County.

Track hopes to stay on pace for 2015 opening

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARHang in there, race fans. The planned Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania County is still a go, though it’s unclear if it w ... Aug 02, 2014 in The News Desk.

Dominion Raceway rolls out new website

The owners of the Dominion Raceway have released a new website as they prepare to open the Thornburg facility for the 2015 automotive-racing season. Dominionracew ... Apr 14, 2014 in Business Insider.

Mudd Tavern Road may see big changes

BY SCOTT SHENK / THE FREE LANCE–STARThere is a lot of work planned for Mudd Tavern Road in the coming years.And those changes could make for a drastically different ... Feb 19, 2014 in The News Desk.

Road upgrades eyed for Thornburg area near raceway

The Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors is considering a proposal to upgrade roads south of Massaponax. The work would focus on Mudd Tavern Road (State Route 606), nea ... Jan 18, 2014 in The News Desk.

Dominion Raceway starts staffing up

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARThough Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania County is more than a year away from opening, it already has three full-time employees ... Dec 26, 2013 in The News Desk.

Spotsy seeks input on raceway noise exemption

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Spotsylvania County residents will have another chance to weigh in on a proposal to loosen noise restrictions for the planne ... Dec 08, 2013 in The News Desk.

Race fans ready for green flag to drop at Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania

BY BRIDGET BALCH Race cars and pickup trucks filled the dirt parking lot and spilled over onto the side roads Saturday at the I–95 exit at Thornburg in Spotsyl ... Nov 02, 2013 in The News Desk.

Future Spotsy track hosts Saturday event

Dominion Raceway is hosting an event Saturday at noon that will include live music, a bonfire, a moon bounce and wagon tours of the Spotsylvania County property wher ... Oct 31, 2013 in The News Desk.

Dominion Raceway closes on land in Spotsylvania

Dominion Raceway now owns the 160 acres off Interstate 95 in Thornburg that will become an automotive-focused entertainment complex. A limited liability company c ... Oct 16, 2013 in Business Insider.

Track’s noise request tabled

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARA proposal to loosen Dominion Raceway’s noise restrictions on weekends has resulted in a closer look at other noise regu ... Oct 08, 2013 in The News Desk.

Spotsylvania hearing on noise ordinance change for raceway set for Tuesday

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARDominion Raceway officials have said all along that the track’s weekend events could run until 11 at night.Problem is, ... Oct 05, 2013 in The News Desk.

Spotsy public hearing on raceway's noise exemption request delayed

A public hearing on Dominion Raceway's request for a noise exemption won't happen next Tuesday as was initially planned. Spotsylvania County Administrator Doug Ba ... Sep 18, 2013 in Spot News.

NEW RACEWAY ROAD FOUND

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe developers of the planned Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania County have come up with a new entrance that will not require ... Jul 25, 2013 in The News Desk.

VDOT issues remain for raceway

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARIn its latest review of the planned Thornburg racetrack, the Virginia Department of Transportation again points out concerns ... Jul 15, 2013 in The News Desk.

Dirt to move soon at Spotsy racetrack site

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE-STARSite work on the Dominion Raceway in Thornburg could begin within a month, principal owner Steve Britt said.Britt is currently ... Jul 08, 2013 in The News Desk.

Groundbreaking not far off at Dominion Raceway

A rendering of the Dominion Raceway in Thornburg. Site work is expected to start this summer. Site work on the Dominion Raceway in Thornburg could begin within a ... Jul 08, 2013 in Business Insider.

Planned Dominion Raceway seeks noise exemption in Spotsylvania

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe latest request from developers of the Dominion Raceway in Thornburg could create quite a clamor among racetrack opponents. ... Jun 11, 2013 in The News Desk.

Dominion Raceway is asking Spotsylvania for noise exemption

The planned Dominion Raceway in Thornburg is asking to be exempt from Spotsylvania County’s noise restrictions until 11 p.m. on Fridays and weekends—an hour longer t ... Jun 11, 2013 in Spot News.

2014 is target for Raceway opening

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARConstruction on the planned Dominion Raceway may start in a matter of weeks now that Spotsylvania County has approved the proj ... May 30, 2013 in The News Desk.

Raceway gets county's OK

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Dominion Raceway is closing in on the finish line in Spotsylvania County. The Board of Supervisors and Planning Commissio ... May 29, 2013 in The News Desk.

Dominion Raceway joint hearing set for tonight in Spotsylvania County

An artist's rendering of Dominion Raceway, proposed for the Thornburg area of Spotsylvania County. The Spotsylvania County Planning Commission and Board of Supervi ... May 28, 2013 in The News Desk.

Is planned raceway a prize or a drag for Spotsylvania?

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE-STARHundreds have weighed in on the proposed Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania County over the past several months. Many say i ... May 18, 2013 in The News Desk.

Joint Spotsy hearing for Dominion Raceway is next month

Artist's rendering of proposed Dominion Raceway in the Thornburg area of Spotsylvania County BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Spotsylvania County will ma ... Apr 25, 2013 in The News Desk.

Hearing set for proposed Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania

The fate of the proposed Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania County may be decided on May 28. That’s when the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will hold ... Apr 25, 2013 in Spot News.

Track request racing ahead

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARSpotsylvania County is speeding toward its final decision on the proposed Dominion Raceway in Thornburg.The Board of Superviso ... Apr 24, 2013 in The News Desk.

VDOT still has traffic concerns about proposed Spotsy raceway

RELATED:Dominion Raceway to sponsor car at Richmond race BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe Virginia Department of Transportation continues to have concer ... Apr 18, 2013 in The News Desk.

Dominion Raceway to sponsor car at Richmond race

Here is a look at what the no. 93 car will look like for the April 27 Sprint Cup race in Richmond. Click it for a larger image. The proposed Dominion Raceway in ... Apr 18, 2013 in Business Insider.

Raceway vote called ‘foregone conclusion’

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STAROpponents of the proposed Dominion Raceway in Thornburg say they think Spotsylvania County’s decision-makers have alread ... Apr 15, 2013 in The News Desk.

Raceway wins Comp Plan vote

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe proposed Dominion Raceway in Thornburg received its first green light from the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors Tu ... Apr 10, 2013 in The News Desk.

Spotsylvania supervisors take up raceway again Tuesday

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Spotsylvania County residents for and against the proposed Dominion Raceway in Thornburg will have another chance to ... Apr 08, 2013 in The News Desk.

Raceway files new traffic study

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STAROfficials with the proposed Dominion Raceway in Thornburg are attempting to allay traffic concerns in their latest report fil ... Apr 05, 2013 in The News Desk.

Public hearing scheduled on Dominion Raceway

An April 9 public hearing is scheduled in front of the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors regarding the controversial proposed Dominion Raceway in Thornburg. ... Mar 28, 2013 in Business Insider.

Residents slam, support proposed Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania

Livingston-area resident Dorothy Miller talks against the proposed raceway as Chancellor-area resident Dwight Hansberger waits to talk in favor of it. BY SCOTT S ... Mar 21, 2013 in The News Desk.

Raceway hearing set for Wednesday night

RELATED: View all related stories on the Dominion Raceway. The first public hearing on the proposed Dominion Raceway is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Holbert ... Mar 19, 2013 in The News Desk.

Dominion Raceway to resubmit its entrance application soon

Rendering of proposed raceway A Spotsylvania County planner said Wednesday evening that he thought the proposed Dominion Raceway would be resubmitting its re ... Mar 13, 2013 in Spot News.

Dominion Raceway hearing rescheduled for March 20

Rendering of proposed raceway It's official: The first public hearing on the proposed Dominion Raceway has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. March 20 at the Holbert Bu ... Mar 07, 2013 in Spot News.

Spotsylvania officials deny plans for a tax to support raceway

UPDATE: Hearing on proposed raceway canceled Rendering of proposed raceway.BY JEFF BRANSCOME Spotsylvania County officials are denying a report that they pla ... Mar 05, 2013 in The News Desk.

One track request is OK with VDOT

BY JEFF BRANSCOME The proposed Dominion Raceway in Thornburg received both good and bad news this week from the Virginia Department of Transportation. On Monday, a ... Mar 01, 2013 in The News Desk.

VDOT OK with Dominion Raceway's request to amend development plan

The Virginia Department of Transportation says it does not object to the proposed Dominion Raceway's request for amendments to Spotsylvania County's development plan ... Mar 01, 2013 in Spot News.

VDOT "not able to grant" Dominion Raceway entrance waiver

The Virginia Department of Transportation said today it couldn't grant Dominion Raceway's request for an entrance near a ramp onto Interstate 95. But VDOT  didn't ... Feb 25, 2013 in Spot News.

First Dominion Raceway public hearing scheduled

The proposed Dominion Raceway is hoping to pave the way for its approval at a Spotsylvania County Planning Commission public hearing at 7 p.m. March 6 in the Holbert ... Feb 20, 2013 in Spot News.

Anti-raceway group speaks at Spotsy meeting

Nine Thornburg residents expressed their opposition to the proposed Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania County at a Board of Supervisors public hearing Tuesday night. ... Feb 12, 2013 in Spot News.

Images from planned Dominion Raceway

RELATED: Anti-raceway group speaks at Spotsy meeting Here are four images showing what the Dominion Raceway plans for its automotive racetrack and entertainme ... Feb 12, 2013 in Business Insider.

Lawyers weigh in on raceway vote

BY JEFF BRANSCOME Spotsylvania County Supervisor Gary Skinner calls the proposed Dominion Raceway a “great idea” and says he’s inclined to vote for it. (View rela ... Feb 09, 2013 in The News Desk.

Spotsy raceway project requests VDOT waiver

RELATED: This related document was submitted to VDOT Monday by Bowman Consulting Group. BY JEFF BRANSCOME The fate of the proposed Dominion Raceway in Spotsylv ... Jan 28, 2013 in The News Desk.

Raceway would be road boon, report says

UPDATE: This related document was submitted to VDOT Monday by Bowman Consulting Group. BY JEFF BRANSCOME The Thornburg interchange in Spotsylvania County needs ... Jan 26, 2013 in The News Desk.

It's official: Application submitted to Spotsy for proposed Dominion Raceway

PDF: View the application packet. Spotsylvania County on Tuesday officially received an application for the proposed and much talked-about Dominion Raceway. S ... Jan 22, 2013 in Spot News.

Economist: Dominion Raceway would boost area economy

A rendering shows part of the planned oval track and grandstands at Dominion Raceway. Click for a larger view. The Dominion Raceway would provide a "major new so ... Dec 27, 2012 in Business Insider.

Dominion Raceway application to be submitted after holidays

Steve Britt, who hopes to build the Dominion Raceway on 160 acres in Thornburg, said today he doesn't think he will file a rezoning application for the speedway unti ... Dec 19, 2012 in Spot News.

Raceway plans outlined at meeting

RELATED: Raceway plan may need VDOT's OK Dominion Raceway owner Steve Britt shows off plans for the proposed facility at a community meeting held Thursday night ... Dec 13, 2012 in The News Desk.

Group opposes speedway move

BY BILL FREEHLING and JEFF BRANSCOME A group calling itself “The Coalition to Preserve the Thornburg Countryside” has sent Spotsylvania County officials a letter ... Dec 06, 2012 in The News Desk.

Coalition sends letter opposing the planned raceway in Thornburg

Rendering of planned speedway in Thornburg. A group calling itself The Coalition to Preserve the Thornburg Countryside has sent Spotsylvania County officials a l ... Dec 05, 2012 in Spot News.

Old Dominion Speedway plans to relocate to Spotsylvania County

A rendering shows part of the planned oval track and grandstands at Dominion Raceway, which could be built in the Thornburg area. The owner of a stock-car and dr ... Oct 05, 2012 in Business Insider.