Unity Raceway Going Back to Ralph Nason
Maine's oldest race track is still looking for a buyer.
George Fernald Jr., of Benton decided to not to purchase Unity Raceway because of health and financial reasons. The track will go back to owner Ralph Nason.
Fernald suffers from an infection in his spinal cord that has spread to his brain. Dealing with the disease has taken a lot of money and he says he wouldn't have the money for the track.
According to centralmaine.com, Nason says he not looking to sell Unity Raceway or the 35 acres it on right away. Nason has owned the track since 1980 and bought it from the original owner who opened it in 1948 for stock car racing.