The All American Speedway: It's central; it's large; and it may be a perfect spot for a university, city leaders told The Sacramento Bee.
"It would be a great site because it's increasingly in the center of Roseville. What better to put in an infill site than a university?" Roseville City Councilman John Allard told The Sacramento Bee.
This week, City of Roseville officials signed a to the area.
The Roseville racetrack, which is located at the , has had its issues recently. After undergoing renovations, neighbors began complaining about noise, hours and other issues.
A recent Placer County Grand Jury report found that the . The Grand Jury report suggested that the Placer County Board of Supervisors terminate the contract between the county and the Placer County Fair Association and immediately search for a new organization to run it.
Now, the Bee reports that the speedway's future may change and the fairgrounds may relocate. But where? Supervisor Kirk Uhler told the Bee that a possible new location could be near Sunset Industrial area, an unincorporated area in south Placer County.
During a public forum on the speedway's noise in the summer of 2011, officials said the . Racing brings jobs, customers to local restaurants and businesses and visitors to local hotels, Joan Bartosik, chief executive officer of the Placer County Fair Association told attendees at the August 2011 forum.
What do you think about relocating the fairgrounds and bringing a university to the All America City Boulevard location? Is this a good idea? Tell us what you think in the comment section below.