Workers from Roseburg Race Promotions began construction Monday on the new dirt racetrack at the Douglas County Speedway.

Will Geschke is a multimedia reporter for The News-Review. He can be reached at wgeschke@nrtoday.com.

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Momos

It's been covered with dirt before, about 25 (?) years ago. Didn't last long. The right kind of dirt is everything. Should have left it paved and made it a figure eight. A lot of tracks back east are figure eights, and draw big crowds. For dirt racing, it's hard to beat Cottage Grove Speedway.

Underwoodcasey49

Best part is when those clay turds with a hint of rubber race fumes right atop chilly dog

Underwoodcasey49

I wonder what classes of cars races

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