CORDELE, Ga. — Crisp Motorsports Park has a new owner as the facility was purchased by Greg and Lori Noland in January. The track has also been renamed to Cordele Motor Speedway.
In addition to the new name, the Nolands have numerous plans for Cordele Motor Speedway including a new look, general manager, RV park, restaurants, and a road course for Legend cars and go karts.
The Nolands named Ricky Brooks as the new general manager of the facility. Brooks has a wealth of expertise in the industry, as he is also a managing partner of the SRL National Super Late Model Tour and owner of the SRL Sportsman Series.
“Ricky’s 30-plus years of experience in motorsports will be priceless both in moving CMS in the right direction and in implementing our ideas for the Speedway,” said Greg Noland. Lori Noland agreed, adding she has “seen firsthand the passion and professionalism that Ricky possesses for motorsports, especially for short track stock car racing, and that he’s a racer at heart.”
“I look forward to working every day to make the new Cordele Motor Speedway a better place for everyone involved. My focus is to remodel the facility into a state-of-the-art speedway while growing the 2024 race season and beyond,” said Brooks, who has worked with many prominent teams and tracks throughout his career and appreciates the opportunity the Noland family has presented to him.
The track’s previous owners, Wayne and Flo Lyle, purchased the property with a vision of making improvements and giving drivers and fans a great place for racing. Now, with the Nolands’ ownership and their eagerness to further improve CMS, the Lyles’ legacy will continue to live on.
“The Lyle family would like to thank all of the teams, fans, Crisp Motorsports Park employees, and sponsors for their support over the years,” said David Sumner. “Wayne and Flo’s dedication made Crisp Motorsports Park well-known all over the Southeastern United States as one of the most successful race tracks, and one of the nicest facilities for enthusiasts to enjoy.”
Greg and Lori Noland are no strangers to motorsports, as their son, Jett Noland, is a short track racer with multiple championship titles to his name and experience in a variety of classes ranging from shifter karts to NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, IMSA, Trans-Am TA2 and Formula 4.
“We are devoted to developing the next generation of racers and fully committed to ensuring that Cordele Motor Speedway will always be a short track,” affirmed Greg Noland.