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Speedway Motorsports purchases Las Vegas Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. -- Speedway Motorsports Inc. has purchased the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and nearby real estate in a cash transaction valued at $215 million, the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/11/oth_247158.shtml
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Texas Speedway ups ante for second Winston Cup date

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fueled by a record quarter on the New York Stock Exchange, Speedway Motorsports Inc. said it would put up a $5 million purse for a second Winston Cup Series date at the Texas Motor Speedway, Motorsports chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/14/oth_212946.shtml
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Smith's son takes over after Wheeler opts to step down

...Lowe's Motor Speedway and Speedway Motorsports Inc. Marcus Smith takes over as president and CEO of Speedway Motorsports Inc., which owns seven tracks...to glisten the same way Speedway Motorsports Inc.'s newer properties do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/29/nas_460317.shtml
Nascar
Speedways embark on name game

...marketing has been to sell the naming rights at (stadiums and arenas)," said Humpy Wheeler, president at Speedway Motorsports, Inc., which owns six NASCAR tracks. "I think it is significant for us to be first in the motorsports industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/10/oth_252935.shtml
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Fryer: NASCAR needs to tweak its schedule

...NASCAR's official process for changing race dates is through realignment, which would mean Bristol and its Speedway Motorsports Inc. ownership group would be responsible for working out a change with another venue."There are so many different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-17/fryer-nascar-needs-tweak-i
NASCAR chairman Bill France steady during credibility crisis

...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 continue to go down the road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-09-21/nascar-chairman-bill-franc
NASCAR might review sponsorships amid NRA controversy

...winner gets a cowboy hat and can fire six-shooters loaded with blanks into the air.The NRA also sponsored a second-tier Nationwide race last September at Atlanta, which like Texas Motor Speedway, is owned by Speedway Motorsports Inc.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-04-12/nascar-might-review-sponso
Track owner Bruton Smith has knack for making headlines

...experience is what it is today because of Smith, and the initiatives SMI has taken has pushed NASCAR sister company Speedway Motorsports Inc. to up its game, too. And that's what is most important to Smith."I wanted race fans, when they come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-05-21/track-owner-bruton-smith-has-knac
NASCAR ignores fan base

First North Wilkesboro. Now the Rock. NASCAR dug up and sold out more of its roots. Speedway Motorsports Inc. bought North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham, N.C., so it could move the track's last remaining race date to Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/19/mic_416073.shtml
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New Hampshire Speedway is sold

Las Vegas Motor Speedway might be a step closer to getting a second Nextel Cup Series date. Speedway Motorsports Inc. announced Friday it has purchased New Hampshire International Speedway for $340 million, sparking immediate speculation SMI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/03/nas_150399.shtml
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