Legal Synopsis 2015-2016-2017:

On September 4, 2015, the Track filed two “Motions to Modify” in Litchfield Superior Court seeking broad and drastic changes to the terms of the 1959 Injunction (as amended) and the 1979 Injunction.

 

The Track's Motions Seek:

  • 20 Sundays of mufflered activity from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. In a 6 month season, this is every Sunday;
  • 2 Sundays of unmufflered activity;
  • Long-weekends of unmufflered racing, starting at 9am on Thursday and concluding at 7pm on Saturday, or at 7pm on Mondays during Holiday Weekends;
  • Expanded camping grounds that will accommodate large camping vehicles and many more people;
  • Unlimited access for “camping-related” traffic and parking.

The Motions do not provide for:

  • Increased security / police to protect the community;
  • Monitoring to control environmental impact and noise pollution;
  • Limits on alcohol consumption, even on Sundays;
  • Restrictions on capacity for camping or camping-related parking;
  • Restrictions on hours traffic may come / go from the Track’s infield and outfield entrances. 

 

Legal documents to download

New legal Status as of MAy 2017

New legal Status as of October 2016

  • order regarding 03/24/2016 129.00 motion to dismiss (DOWNLOAD)

  • order regarding 03/24/2016 130.00 motion to dismiss (DOWNLOAD)

  • ORDER REGARDING 10/06/2015 105.00 MOTION for stay (DOWNLOAD)

LRCC'S REPLY TO TRACK'S RESPONSE 

TRACK'S RESPONSE TO LRCC'S

LRcC'S MOTIONS IN RESPONSE TO TRACK'S MOTIONS TO MODIFY

  • LRcC'S MOTION TO STRIKE (RE 1958 ACTION) (DOWNLOAD)

  • LRcC'S MOTION TO STRIKE (RE 1979 ACTION) (DOWNLOAD)

  • LRcC'S MOTION TO INTERVENE (RE 1958 ACTION) (DOWNLOAD)

  • LRcC'S MOTION TO INTERVENE (RE 1979 ACTION) (DOWNLOAD)

  • LRcC'S MOTION TO STAY (RE 1958 ACTION) (DOWNLOAD)

  • LRcC'S MOTION TO STAY (RE 1979 ACTION) (DOWNLOAD)

RACE TRACK'S MOTIONS CHALLENGING INJUNCTIONS

ORIGINAL INJUNCTIONS

  • 1959 INJUNCTION AS AMENDED BY STIPULATION IN 1966 AND 1988 (DOWNLOAD)

  • 1979 STIPULATED ORDER (DOWNLOAD)

  • CHART COMPARING ORIGINAL RESTRICTIONS AND THE TRACKS             PROPOSED CHANGES   (DOWNLOAD)

Track's Appeal of PZC's Adoption of New Regs