Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Division of Motor Vehicles  


  • Notice of Publication for a New Point

    Franchise Motor Vehicle Dealer in a County of More

    than 300,000 Population

    Pursuant to Section 320.642, Florida Statutes (2005), Buell Motorcycle Company (“Buell Motorcycle”), gives notice of its intent to permit the establishment of Motorsports of Orlando, LLC, d/b/a Seminole Harley-Davidson, as a dealership for the sale of Buell motorcycles at 8155 U.S. Highway 17/92, Fern Park, Florida 32730, in Seminole County, Florida. The dealer operator of the proposed dealership is John Hamer, 620 Hickman Circle, Sanford, Florida 32771. The principal investors of the proposed dealership are John Hamer, 620 Hickman Circle, Sanford, Florida 32771, Rodin Younessi, 620 Hickman Circle, Sanford, Florida 32771, and Motorsports Investment Group, Inc., 620 Hickman Circle, Sanford, Florida 32771. The principal investors of Motorsports Investment Group, Inc. are John Hamer, 620 Hickman Circle, Sanford, Florida 32771 and Rodin Younessi, 620 Hickman Circle, Sanford, Florida 32771. Buell Motorcycle intends to permit the establishment of the proposed dealership on or after June 30, 2006.

    The notice indicates intent to permit the addition of a dealership to a location in a county of more than 300,000 population, according to the latest population estimates of the University of Florida, Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

    Certain dealerships of the same line-make may have standing, pursuant to Section 320.642, Florida Statutes, to file a petition or complaint protesting the application. Written petitions or complaints must be received by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice and must be submitted to: Dealer License Section, 2900 Apalachee Parkway, Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Neil Kirkman Building, A-312, MS 65, 2900 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0635. A copy of such petition or complaint must also be sent by U. S. Mail to: Todd Roundtree, Manager, Market and Dealer Development, Buell Motorcycle Company, 3700 West Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53208.

    If no petitions or complaints are received within 30 days of the date of publication, a final order will be issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles approving the establishment of the dealership, subject to the applicant’s compliance with the provisions of Chapter 320, Florida Statutes.

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