NY mayor opposes ISC site
International Speedway Corporation is facing opposition from New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg over its plans to build an 80,000-seat NASCAR oval on Staten Island. "Personally, I'm not an auto racing fan and I'm sceptical that it fits on Staten Island," Bloomberg told the New York Daily News. The Republican senator for Staten Island/Brooklyn, Vito Fossella, has also expressed opposition to the site selection in a letter to ISC president Lesa France Kennedy
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