Slipped Gears

Slipped Gears

As cost estimates climb, Knox County takes a hard look at a proposed BMX track.

by jesse fox mayshark • november 2, 2018

dirt stored on the field at the old football stadium at south doyle middle school. local residents have started calling it "the mud bowl."

With potential costs climbing into millions of dollars, Knox County officials say plans for a BMX bike racing track at the old football stadium at South Doyle Middle School are “on hold” while they review the project.
South Knox representatives say the community wants what it was promised.
Representatives from USA BMX, the national governing body for bicycle motocross racing, are coming to Knoxville next week for meetings with local officials including county Mayor Glenn Jacobs. At Jacobs’ request, County Commission deferred action last month on t...

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