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Brad Keselowski spins into Team Penske teammate Joey Logano during rain-soaked race at Bristol

...their spring race.Convinced the issues for the spring race were weather-related, Speedway Motorsports Inc. owner Bruton Smith had been pushing for an April race date.An adjustment got Bristol into April and ticket sales were brisk until this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-19/brad-keselowski-spins-team
Fryer: Selfies can fix NASCAR's attendance woes

...get on the 38-race schedule. Las Vegas Motor Speedway wants a second date, but can't have one unless track owner Bruton Smith is willing to move a race at one of his other tracks.There's no logic at all in having Dover and Pocono back-to-back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-02/fryer-selfies-can-fix-nasc
Changes to the NASCAR schedule might not happen

...family that owns NASCAR, has 19 tracks on the schedule.SMI, which is owned by Char lotte, N.C., businessman Bruton Smith, has 12. If either ISC or SMI has wanted to move a race in the past, it's had to do it within its own inventory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-30/changes-nascar-schedule-mi
Bill Elliott, Terry Labonte headline NASCAR's latest list of hall of fame nominees

...driver Benny Parsons, driver Larry Phillips, the first black driver to win a NASCAR race, Wendell Scott, track owner Bruton Smith, personality Curtis Turner, driver Joe Weatherly, and driver Rex White.Also up for induction for the Landmark Award...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-02-21/cup-champion-drivers-bill-
Reward outweighs risk at Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte

...sprint. The winner of the 10-lapper will earn at least $1 million. If a driver wins all five segments, track owner Bruton Smith personally will pay a $1 million bonus.The starting lineup for the final 10-lap segment will be based on the average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-05-15/reward-outweighs-risk-spri
Carl Edwards honors Dick Trickle, wins pole for all-star race

...Jimmie (Johnson) played it the best obviously. For this year, that's entirely out the window."Track owner Bruton Smith also added some incentive by offering an additional $1 million incentive if a driver can win all four segments and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-05-17/carl-edwards-honors-dick-t
Track owner Bruton Smith has knack for making headlines

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Bruton Smith just can't help himself sometimes.The eccentric track owner this week suggested he might move a race away from Charlotte Motor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-05-21/track-owner-bruton-smith-has-knac
NASCAR chairman Bill France steady during credibility crisis

...the time. We debate issues sometimes. I'm proud to say sometimes I win. I'd like to win all the time," said Bruton Smith, owner of Speedway Motorsports Inc. and the late Bill France Jr.'s biggest adversary. "But I don't. We'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-09-21/nascar-chairman-bill-franc
Matt Kenseth to leave Roush Fenway Racing after season

...Interstate 71 and never got to the race track for the inaugural race at the 1.5-mile speedway. Since then, track owner Bruton Smith bought additional land and prepared another 150 acres that weren't used a year ago that can accommodate 20,000 cars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-06-27/matt-kenseth-leave-roush-f
Promoter Bruton Smith's idea is opposed by NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Bruton Smith has an idea on how to create more excitement in NASCAR.NASCAR President Mike Helton doesn't sound very interested in the billionaire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-07-05/promoter-bruton-smiths-ide