TMS President statement on France Jr's death

STATEMENT FROM TMS PRESIDENT EDDIE GOSSAGE ON THE PASSING OF BILL FRANCE JR. FORT WORTH, Texas (June 4, 2007) -- Statement from Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage regarding today's passing of NASCAR's Bill France Jr.: "It is...

STATEMENT FROM TMS PRESIDENT EDDIE GOSSAGE ON THE PASSING OF BILL FRANCE JR.

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 4, 2007) -- Statement from Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage regarding today's passing of NASCAR's Bill France Jr.:

"It is very sad news to hear today of the passing of Bill France Jr. During his time as head of NASCAR, the sport grew from a small, regional series into one that is a peer to Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association and others. We express our sympathies to the entire France family over this loss."

-credit: nascar

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