Developers drop proposal for NASCAR track in Washington
By JENNIFER BYRD / Associated Press
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Sponsors of a $368 million NASCAR race track proposal for Washington State abandoned their efforts Monday after encountering stiff opposition from local officials and resistance at the state Legislature.
THE LOCAL TAKE:
NASCAR slinks back to Florida without our money
NASCAR goes creeping back to Florida, where they can eat possum and put washing machines on their porch while whistling at their young daughters in cut-off jeans, free from the burden of Washington state taxpayer money.