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Estate of SpeedVegas driving instructor files lawsuit

The estate of Gil Ben-Kely, the SpeedVegas driving instructor who died in a fiery crash at the track south of Las Vegas in February, has filed a civil lawsuit against the track, its owner, its designer and the car manufacturer.

Regulations scrutinized after SpeedVegas deaths

The crash that killed two men at the SpeedVegas racetrack south of Las Vegas in February sparked conversations within the Clark County Board of Commissioners about regulating high-risk attractions.

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SpeedVegas attorneys defend track safety

Attorneys for the SpeedVegas track south of Las Vegas have filed a response to a lawsuit, maintaining that the track is safe for customers and that the driving instructor who filed the lawsuit hasn’t exhausted his administrative remedies.

Court hearing on SpeedVegas set for April 6

A hearing has been set for April 6 in Clark County District Court to consider an emergency motion to close the SpeedVegas track south of Las Vegas where customers pay to drive or ride in cars that go more than 150 mph on a 1½-mile course.

SpeedVegas exec denies allegations in civil lawsuit

The top executive of the SpeedVegas track south of Las Vegas has denied allegations made in a civil lawsuit filed Monday that calls for the attraction to be closed until safety improvements are made.

SpeedVegas driving instructor sues to close Las Vegas track

A SpeedVegas driving instructor has filed a civil lawsuit in Clark County District Court seeking an order to close the track south of Las Vegas until a series of safety protocols is instituted.

 
Multiple factors contributed to fatal SpeedVegas crash, experts say

The crash that killed two men at the SpeedVegas racetrack south of Las Vegas was inevitable and could happen again, say industry experts who have reviewed the track and the operation.