An auto dealer from New York is in early talks with Lee County, Florida to build two motorsports facilities on land near the Southwest Florida International Airport. Estero’s Carmine Dell Aquila, who owns a Nissan car dealership in Long Island, New York, has been noted as looking at a 400-500 acre site to build the raceways. One circuit would be dedicated to off-road racing while the other would be a paved oval.
Stanford football is one of the most successful programs over the last few years in college football, especially within the PAC-12. The experience at Stanford Stadium on game day is also one of the best there is – the stadium’s location, fan base, and overall aesthetics make for a remarkable experience in a picturesque setting for fans to flock to.
The idea of ice hockey in Florida has always been one that drew looks of confusion among skeptics. How could an NHL franchise succeed in Florida, let alone become more than just a short-term fad? While some have argued the Panthers fit the latter, the Tampa Bay Lightning have become one of the league’s must-see franchises. Consistently competing for playoff spots and winning a Stanley Cup in 2003 have catapulted the Tampa Bay franchise to greatness. Without a doubt, the Lightning are one of the best experiences in sports, and a visit to Amalie Arena makes it easy to see why.
The history of Stetson University Football is one that has a great span between its inception and its recent history, dotted with multiple stoppages in play. The most recent iteration of Stetson Hatters football features an enjoyable college football game day experience for fans with the beauty of a stadium situated in one of Florida’s quintessential small towns.
Tampa Bay football has a long and storied history, highlighted by the team’s 2003 Super Bowl victory. The stadium may be generic in its overall aesthetic initially, but a closer look reveals a facility that’s got some unique features. Oh yeah, did we mention the giant pirate ship on the north end zone concourse? And, yes, the cannons really do fire.