Bill Text: FL S0024 | 2010 | 1st Special Session | Introduced

Bill Title: NASCAR/Homestead-Miami Speedway/Ford Championship

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2010-11-16 - Adopted -SJ 13 [S0024 Detail]

Download: Florida-2010-S0024-Introduced.html
       Florida Senate - 2010                            (NP)    SR 24-A
       By Senators Lynn and Thrasher
       7-00016-10A                                            201024A__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution recognizing the value provided to this
    3         state by NASCAR, the Homestead-Miami Speedway, and the
    4         Ford Championship Weekend.
    6         WHEREAS, Florida has long been the preeminent site in the
    7  nation for professional motorsports racing, and
    8         WHEREAS, Florida is the birthplace of the National
    9  Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, the most popular form of
   10  motorsports in the world, with more of the top 20 highest
   11  attended sporting events in the United States than any other
   12  sport, and
   13         WHEREAS, the champions of NASCAR’s three national racing
   14  series, the Camping World Truck Series, the Nationwide Series,
   15  and the Sprint Cup Series, will be crowned during the upcoming
   16  Ford Championship Weekend, November 19 through 21, at the
   17  Homestead-Miami Speedway, and
   18         WHEREAS, tens of thousands of fans from across the United
   19  States and around the world will travel to South Florida to
   20  watch these world-class events and enjoy the hospitality and
   21  this beautiful state, while millions more nationwide will watch
   22  the broadcasts of these events, and
   23         WHEREAS, the State of Florida benefits from more than $250
   24  million in annual economic impact that is generated by events at
   25  the Homestead-Miami Speedway, and
   26         WHEREAS, professional motorsports events annually create
   27  more than $2 billion in economic impact and more than 38,000
   28  jobs for this state, NOW, THEREFORE,
   30  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   32         That the enormous value of NASCAR, the Homestead-Miami
   33  Speedway, and the Ford Championship Weekend are hereby
   34  recognized, and all residents and businesses of this state are
   35  encouraged to join in supporting NASCAR’s Ford Championship
   36  Weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.