MR. MATT BECHERER, NEW PRESIDENT OF THE HOMESTEAD MIAMI SPEEDWAY
Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Prime Sponsor
Board of County Commissioners
Vice Chairman Diaz introduced Mr. Matt Beecher as the new Homestead-Miami Speedway President. He noted the speedway brought many jobs and income to the County.
Mr. Beecher expressed appreciation to the County Mayor, the County Manager, the County Attorney, and the County Commission for making today’s presentation possible, and for the County’s warm welcome to him and his family. He also expressed appreciation to Mr. Al Garcia, Homestead-Miami Speedway’s Vice President of Operations, for playing an integral role in his transition to his new position as the speedways’ president.
Mr. Beecher invited the Commission members to attend the IndyCar Series on October 1st and 2nd, the IZOD NASCAR series on November 19th and 21st, and the Grand Prix on March 5th through 7th at the speedway.
Mr. Beecher spoke about his familiarity with this industry. He noted advised that he would expand community charity and service events previously held at the speedway. Mr. Beecher also noted that in the coming months, he would be sharing plans to enhance the speedway’s guest experience.
Chairman Diaz expressed appreciation to Mr. Beecher for his presence in the community. He requested that Mr. Beecher hold a race involving members of the County Commission and celebrities at the speedway this year.
Chairman Moss expressed appreciation to Mr. Beecher and Mr. Garcia for their presence at today’s (1/21) meeting and noted he looked forward to working with Mr. Beecher.
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