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Bruton Smith, Terry Labonte head newest class of NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Speedway Motorsports Executive Chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte topped the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.NASCAR drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-20/bruton-smith-terry-labonte
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-
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
Denny Hamlin wins at Bristol

...Kasey Kahne and Paul Menard rounded out the top 10. Edwards ended up 22nd.The race was the first since track owner Bruton Smith ordered a grinding of the top groove around the track in an effort to narrow the racing surface. His goal was to bring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-08-25/denny-hamlin-wins-bristol
Bumping, banging back at Bristol

...turned their backs on Bristol in droves. Yet another disappointing crowd in March was the final straw for track owner Bruton Smith, who ordered changes to the track surface in the hopes the action would pick up and the fans would return.He got exactly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-08-26/bumping-banging-back-brist