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Texas Track Bans EVs, Cites Fire Concerns. Many Tesla Owners Aren’t Buying It.

July 31st, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Recently, the Texas Motor Speedway decided to not allow electric vehicles to participate in their "Friday Night Drags" event. When asked by Teslarati why this was, the track's spokesman said the track wasn't prepared to deal with battery fires, should one occur. While this certainly is a plausible explanation, it seems that a vast majority of Tesla owners and other EV enthusiasts think it's an excuse



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