Speedway owner plans motorsports complex in Vado

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December 24, 2016

Spectators watch as race cars make their way around the Southern New Mexico Speedway in 2013. (Las Cruces Sun-News file photo)
Spectators watch as race cars make their way around the Southern New Mexico Speedway in 2013. (Las Cruces Sun-News file photo)

A proposal to build and operate a multipurpose motor sports complex on state trust land near Vado is under review by State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn. The proposed facility will be on 127 acres on the west side of Interstate 10, at the Vado exit. It would be just north of two truck stops at the Vado exit.


Approximate location of proposed motorsports complex in Vado. The proposed facility includes a motocross course and tracks for go-kart racing, BMX cycling and dirt track racing.

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