There is also the operational conflict with the horse racing and training that Counties Racing Club undertakes at the same location. The Counties Racing Club is a horse racing club so their heart is not in motor racing.
Only thing I've ever heard from them is there delighted to have another revenue stream,the hayburners arent a huge pot of gold.
Parking no problem,get the guys who organised the A1GP to do it,parking at Taupo was a breeze.
Hampton Downs is in the wrong county,they need to move it a kilometer to the west over the Auckland City boundary,they'll never get any funds out of Waikato.Actually heard someone on the radio ask the question today "why did they ever build it,when theres another track so close?."
Looking on google earth theres a big empty paddock at the end of the main straight,just buy it and extend the run off so theres no chicane.