Mud racing set to return to San Benito

By PETE BANDA
Managing editor
Editor@sbnewspaper.com

Two months after it looked like the City of San Benito was set to miss out on another big business opportunity, it appears a certainty that mud racing, courtesy of South Texas Raceway LLC, will be coming to the Resaca City. At a city meeting this past Tuesday, Henry Thomae of San Benito presented his case to the city commission. After showing he had all the necessary legal documents, Mayor Celeste Sanchez and the commission approved the request by Thomae to “rent and maintain a small portion of property known to the community as the San Benito municipal airport.”
The 53-year-old Thomae has been involved in mud racing for several years and says bringing this business to San Benito will help to build up the economy and job growth of San Benito.

 

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