GROVE CREEK RACEWAY
Dragstrip Renovations Underway FINISHED!!
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Aug 16, 2008
FINISHED PRODUCT!!
Ariel Pics by Mike Revier  - RevAir SkyPhoto
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July 24, 2008
Final (tricky!) barrier placement & late night dragging of track!
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July 18, 2008
Barrier placement continues, new drag delivery plus track striping!
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 To July 13, 2008
Timing system layout surveyed and marked, timing equipment cut into track, and barriers being moved back into place!!
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July 8, 2008
New blacktop curing!!
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June 29, 2008
The asphalt is way to soft to set barriers and to run cars, so the July 4th Race Weekend has been cancelled. Our new projected opening date is the July 25th Race Weekend. Check back for further progress reports. Thanks for your patience, but the wait will be worth it!
The O'Reilly Jr Dragster Challenge has been rescheduled for Sunday August 17th.
June 23, 2008
Light turning and moving project!
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June 16, 2008
All asphalt work is complete!! Now, need to let it cure, finish the dirt work and put it back together!
And go RACING!!
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June 13, 2008
Today - second lift of asphalt on track done, despite many threats of rain!!
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June 3, 2008
Despite the rain today, they managed to lay the rest of the first lift of asphalt!
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June 2, 2008
First lift of asphalt down track! Great progress until the rains came - again!
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May 29 & 30, 2008
Final string lines and rain! But notice the rainbow at the end of the track beyond ET booth!!!
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May 27 & 28, 2008
Prep work continues down track & surveying finished - ready for 1st lift of asphalt!
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May 23, 2008
First lift of new asphalt to half track, as prep work continues down track!
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May 22, 2008
Preparations for new asphalt!!
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May 16, 2008
Blacktop reclaiming done!!
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May 13, 2008
Left lane pad in!! Reclaiming blacktop next!
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May 12, 2008
Left lane pad ready to pour!
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More Pit area being created & groomed.
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May 9, 2008
Concrete!!!! One pad down!
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May 6, 2008
Concrete pad form setup between showers (at least it was not snow!)
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May 1, 2008
Back at it! Finish burying wires, and more surveying for concrete work.
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April 25, 2008
Reclaiming Started - Snow Returns - Snowstorm #3 since starting project!!

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April 21, 2008
Last of concrete removal, barrier removal and prep for reclaiming and concrete work
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April 9, 2008 (afternoon)
Snow Back!!! 2nd Snowstorm Slow Down
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April 9, 2008 (morning)
Snow Gone - Back on Track!
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April 1, 2008
April Fools Snow Slow Down #1!
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Sunday  March 30, 2008
Committed . . . or you may want to choose the right lane!

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Friday March 28, 2008
Survey Team Out

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