Race fans protest plan to put KC park on drag-strip site
By LYNN HORSLEY and MARÁ ROSE WILLIAMS
It takes a passionate cause to get almost 100 people to rally outside City Hall in a cold rain.
Like drag racing.
The proposed sale of the Kansas City International Raceway to build a park on the East Side has quickly become one of the hottest issues facing the city, and it drew scores of protesters downtown late Monday afternoon.