Senator Richard Burr Statement on the NASCAR Hall of Fame Coming to Charlotte

March 7, 2006

Washington, D.C. - "This is good news for the Charlotte area and for North Carolina. Not only has an important part of our history been recognized, but the hard work of local officials and supporters has paid off. Racing fans throughout the world will soon travel to Charlotte to visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame, bringing jobs and economic growth with them. I look forward to visiting the Hall of Fame and I congratulate everyone involved."