Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2003 ch. 165
Other Identifying Information:2003 Senate Concurrent Resolution 1613
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:A Concurrent Resolution urging the International Speedway Corporation to enter into an agreement with the Kansas Speedway Corporation to allow an additional NASCAR Winston Cup race date.
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CHAPTER 165

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 1613


A Concurrent Resolution urging the International Speedway Corporation to enter into

an agreement with the Kansas Speedway Corporation to allow an additional NASCAR


Winston Cup race date.


WHEREAS, Since 1999 the Kansas Speedway Corporation, in part-

nership with state and local governments, established the Kansas Speed-

way, a state-of-the-art auto racing facility in Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, Racing commenced in 2001 and has provided sold-out

attendance for each year; and

WHEREAS, In 2003 the Kansas Speedway expanded its grandstand

capacity to 80,187; and

WHEREAS, The Kansas Speedway provided the impetus for creating

Village West, an economic district in Wyandotte County; and

WHEREAS, Village West will have more than $380 million in total

investment and ultimately provide sales of more than $440 million; and

WHEREAS, Village West will create an estimated 3,300 jobs and

more than $10 million in property taxes and $26 million in sales tax rev-

enue annually; and

WHEREAS, For each NASCAR Winston Cup race date an estimated

$75 million in tourism dollars is generated; and

WHEREAS, The Kansas Speedway is being considered for an addi-

tional NASCAR Winston Cup date; and

WHEREAS, The Kansas Speedway Corporation, in partnership with

the State of Kansas and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County,

is preparing a proposal requesting an additional NASCAR Winston Cup

race date: Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Kansas, the House of Rep-

resentatives concurring therein: That the International Speedway Cor-

poration be urged to grant the Kansas Speedway an additional NASCAR

Winston Cup race date; and

Be it further resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send

enrolled copies of this resolution to the Governor of the State of Kansas,

the Mayor of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and to the

President of the International Speedway Corporation.

Adopted by the House March 21, 2002.

Adopted by the Senate

March 20, 2002.


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Date Composed: 10/29/2003 Date Modified: 10/29/2003