Make NASCAR the official sport of Florida? State senator wants to do it

Cars race out of turn four during the Daytona 500 NASCAR auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Glenn Smith)

Cars race out of turn four during the Daytona 500 NASCAR auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Glenn Smith)

What do you think should be Florida's state sport?

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Florida has an official state beverage (orange juice), bird (mockingbird), pie (key lime) and reptile (alligator).

Isn't it time we had an official state sport?

State Sen. Evelyn Lynn thinks so. She has filed a bill for the 2012 legislative session making auto racing the official sport of Florida.

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