Texas, Florida eager for NASCAR to rev engines again

Posted by: MBR on Tue Apr 21st, 2020 4:37 am
Texas, Florida eager for NASCAR to rev engines againFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The race is on among states willing to be the first to host NASCAR races without fans.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted Monday that NASCAR was working with Texas Motor Speedway on a plan to race there.“I hope to announce the exciting details in the near future,” Abbott said. “To prevent spread of #COVID19 it will be without fans. But they will put on a great show for TV.”Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had already spoken to Daytona Beach-based NASCAR executive Lesa France Kennedy, potentially putting both NASCAR-controlled Homestead-Miami Speedway and Daytona International Speedway in play at some point.https://apnews.com/b89f1a91b174b15216147c7b041d1236