I hope everyone has been enjoying the holiday season so far! Take a look at these highlights of RV-related news, events and video from this past week.
1. Wii Fit Exercise in an RV: I’d like to thank Chris Guld for reminding us all to get up off our computer chairs and be active to stay healthy! In this post Chris reviews the benefits of having a Wii Fit gaming system to keep you stretched out on those long RV trips.
2. Texas Motor Speedway to add family RV campground area : RV Travel Examiner Keith Bennett reports that Texas Motor Speedway will once again expand its fan amenities with the addition of a family RV campground area that will be in place for the 2010 race season. Texas Motor Speedway will utilize a four-acre tract on the northeast corner of the property to carve out a 158-space camping area that will cater solely to families. The family campground area will be completely fenced in and feature reserved spaces, around-the-clock presence by the Fort Worth Police Department, 10 p.m. noise curfew and zero tolerance policy for disruptive behavior of any sort.
3. Winnebago Industries Reports Improved Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2010: Winnebago Industries, Inc. announced that revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 (ended November 28, 2009) were $81.0 million, an increase of 16.7 percent over the first quarter of fiscal 2009. “We are extremely pleased to see an increase in revenues, as well as posting a small gross profit in our first quarter,” said Winnebago Industries’ Chairman, CEO and President Bob Olson. “As difficult as this recession has been for Winnebago Industries and the entire RV industry, we believe the worst may be over.”