“Construction crews have started clearing land in Punta Gorda for the future Florida Tracks & Trails facility. Twenty-six miles of leisure trails for ATVs, go carts and motorbikes. Bike tracks for Motocross races. A 40-acre paintball park. A 15,000-seat amphitheater that will host major national musical acts. A man-made recreational lake complete with cabanas and white sandy beaches. All that and more will be packed into the sprawling Florida Tracks, Trails and Entertainment complex in Punta Gorda. Construction recently started on the 1,000-acre “adventure park” on Burmont Road, and organizers say it could open as soon as the end of the year — barring bad weather and other delays. Organizers envision the place coming alive every Thursday through Sunday with the buzz of ATVs and motorcycles, the splat of paintball guns and the sounds of live bands in the amphitheater.”
If you were to believe the scuttlebut then Red Bull blew their sponsorship wad on the Sochi Olympics – did you notice that Red Bull has also fired up the Red Bull Air Race World Championship again after a few years hiatus? And a point of interest is that a leading contender this year is a Canadian from London Ontario, Pete McLeod ! http://www.redbullairrace.
Watching the Olympic athletes try and win and fail was inspiring and captivating . A reminder that to succeed in our sports, our lives and our businesses …
“You have to do the hard things. The things that no one else is doing. The things that scare you. The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.” http://www.businessinsider.
This newsletter is part of the greater plan for the Allied Promoters Group to advance our collective business practices and the sport of motocross through communication and collaboration. It will be a highlight reel of current issues relevant to the APG members (in the opinion of your humble editor ) and business profiles . Any feedback on the concept or submissions for content would be welcomed chris@waltonraceway.