Introduction - KRP Project Scope and Phases
Written by Administrator Saturday, 24 May 2008 10:37
Save Oahu's Race Tracks, LLC have endeavored to construct a temporary multi-purpose motorsports facility known as Kalaeloa Raceway Park (KRP). Located on the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station, KRP will be constructed on a 19+ acre site known as Parcel 24 just off of Coral Sea & Tripoli Street. Members of the Oahu Motorsports Advisory Council are assisting with planning, design, and implementation of the project.
KRP is envisioned to provide a temporary home for the majority of Oahu's displaced racing community since the closure of Hawaii Raceway Park (HRP) in April 2006. The park, when fully constructed, will support multiple venues at the same time including drag, dirt, drift, road, moto, and go-kart racing. Compared to HRP, the facility will be a marked improvement concerning safety. It is being designed with ample runoff room, easy ingress and egress, as well as improved parking and track layouts. The park is also expected to have a sizable impact on the local economic and social economies as well as offering a safe alternative for improving driver skills and promoting family-oriented activities.
Name: Kalaeloa Raceway Park
Location: Parcel 24
Landowner: Department of Hawaiian Homelands
Leaseholder & Developer: George & Jeanette Grace, Jr. of Save Oahu's Race Tracks, LLC
Planning & Implementation: The Oahu Motorsports Advisory Council
Design & Facility Layout: Chris Messer, George Grace, Michael Kitchens
Tagline: "Building Tomorrow's Racetrack for Today's Racer!"
The Kalaeloa Raceway Park Project will have several distinct phases. These phases are preliminary in nature. Any designs or portions of the phase may be altered within the phase or moved to a separate phase altogether.
- Phase 1: 1/4 Mile Dirt Track - Rally, HulaCross & MotoCross Track - Sand Drag Pit - Parking
- Phase 2: Asphalt Course for Racing/Drifting, Drag Box
- Phase 3 & Beyond: Drag Strip, Extensions & Additonal Racing Surfaces - Improvements to existing facilities
- Final Phase: Completion of entire facility.
To support this project, please follow this link to submit testimony: SUPPORT!