New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
May 28, 2020

Contact:
Kate Giaquinto, Director of Communications
kate.giaquinto@doj.nh.gov | 603-573-6103

Statement Regarding Riverside Speedway

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald issued the following statement regarding Michael Humphrey, owner of Riverside Speedway in Northumberland, New Hampshire:

"Mr. Humphrey has publicly indicated that there will be no race this weekend, and that he intends to voluntarily comply with the Governor's Emergency Orders and the specific guidance for racetracks. The objective of the Governor's Orders is to protect the public health. Mr. Humphrey's decision advances that important objective.

"The Attorney General's Office was in contact with Mr. Humphrey on Wednesday and informed him that it was prepared to seek immediate injunctive relief to ensure that Riverside Speedway would operate in conformance with the Governor's Orders.

"Given that Mr. Humphrey has publicly stated that he intends to voluntarily comply with the Governor's Emergency Orders, the Attorney General's Office will take no further action at this juncture."

New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658