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    Nice one Fizzy, I'm going to be kicking her arse to get after you! She likes Rockingham!

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    Yeah, that's why I was planning on following her round... 🤣

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    Default Re: Rockingham, the final EVER Rockingham.... 8th Sept

    Quote Originally Posted by Fizzy View Post
    "by creating a logistics hub where its occupiers provide a range of de-fleet, remarketing, refurbishment and storage services for the automotive industry. About 100,000 square feet of vehicle processing facilities will be based across the 250-acre site in Mitchell Road."

    Read more at: https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk...cuit-1-8607889
    Interesting line in that link. Insufficient return against the purchase price.

    They'd have done due diligence on the purchase, and they would have known that what they were buying would not support the purchase price if business continued. No, they bought the site for development.

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    Default Re: Rockingham, the final EVER Rockingham.... 8th Sept

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobzilla View Post
    Interesting line in that link. Insufficient return against the purchase price.

    They'd have done due diligence on the purchase, and they would have known that what they were buying would not support the purchase price if business continued. No, they bought the site for development.
    Future development was an obvious fall back plan - Its adjoining massive distribution centres and industrial estates. However, when it was built the whole motorsport industry looked different, Indycars, Massive interest in BTCC - huge crowds etc. I reckon they would have projected it lasting longer than it did.

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    Default Re: Rockingham, the final EVER Rockingham.... 8th Sept

    I heard somewhere that the track was a bit short or summat daft. So couldn't attract the big Yankee races over here.

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    give Rockingham one last go before it becomes a sink estate.
    Did you realise that one of the reasons that it's not been financially successful is that some of the stands are unusable due to subsidence?

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    Default Re: Rockingham, the final EVER Rockingham.... 8th Sept

    Booked

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    Default Re: Rockingham, the final EVER Rockingham.... 8th Sept

    Me too. As it's the last rockingham I've booked it.

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    2018-09-09_11-08-37 by Steve Weeks - Flickr2BBcode
    NIKON D500, undefined@302.0 mm, f8.0, 1/1000s, ISO1100

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