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June 5, 2007 4:48 PM

Bill France Jr. Funeral News and more....

A funeral that will be open to the public is going to be held this Thursday at 1PM at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center at Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The graveside service is going to closed to family only.

A visitation on Wednesday from 5:30 to 9 p.m. EDT at Seabreeze United Church in Daytona Beach will also be open to the public.

Also the President of the USA made some comments on his death.

In other news 46 Busch Series drivers are going to make the trip to the Federated Auto Parts 300 which will be the first standalone race this season with a NEXTEL cup event running on the same weekend. Not at the race this weekend is Kevin Harvick who is second in points.

On The SPEED Channel's Wind Tunnel program Paul Tracy stated he would not be in a Busch Series car for the Montreal event in August due to0 sponsorship problems and other racing duties around the time of the race.

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