"Ah, memories"...Cost overruns aside, decent run while it lasted
Edmonton’s Indy race spins out over costs to change track
After three years of heavy losses, summer car race leaves city
By Dan Barnes and Conal Pierse, edmontonjournal.com
November 3, 2010 6:22 AM
EDMONTON — The Edmonton Indy, this city's signature summer auto racing event, has turned its last wheel and turnstile.
Three sources familiar with negotiations between the City of Edmonton and race promoters Octane Management of Montreal confirmed Tuesday evening the July event will be taken off the Indy Racing League schedule immediately.
The race lost $9.2 million in its first two years and an estimated $3 million in 2010...
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