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Denny Hamlin sets Bristol track record en route to pole

...trend by Joe Gibbs Racing. JGR drivers have won five of the past six Sprint Cup Series poles. SMITH RETURNS: Speedway Motorsports Inc. executive chairman Bruton Smith revealed Friday that he was treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in June and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-21/denny-hamlin-sets-bristol-
NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

...environments in all of sports and entertainment."The statement was signed by International Speedway Corp. and Speedway Motorsports Inc. ? which own most of the tracks in the Sprint Cup Series, stretching from Florida to New York to California...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-02/nascar-tracks-unite-ask-fa
Brad Keselowski spins into Team Penske teammate Joey Logano during rain-soaked race at Bristol

...successful weekend for 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-19/brad-keselowski-spins-team
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
Changes to the NASCAR schedule might not happen

...inspection process."Newman admits the two biggest players in the business ? International Speedway Corp. and Speedway Motorsports Inc. ? probably won't move from their longstanding tradition of racing on Saturday nights or Sunday afternoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-30/changes-nascar-schedule-mi
Earnhardt's marketing machine continues to dominate sport

...Earnhardt sold it to Action Performance in 1997. That company eventually became Motorsports Authentics, owned by Speedway Motorsports Inc. and International Speedway Inc.Mattes now is the vice president of licensing and marketing at JR Motorsports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-02-12/earnhardts-marketing-machi
Nascar | Sports
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
Unknowns are plentiful at Kentucky Speedway

...Grandstand seating has been nearly doubled to 106,000. Construction has been on-going since parent company Speedway Motorsports Inc. won approval from NASCAR to move one of the two races away from Atlanta a year ago."It looks way different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-07-06/unknowns-are-plentiful-ken
Kyle Busch wins at Kentucky

...Cincinnati in northern Kentucky has been clamoring for a Cup date from almost the moment it opened in 2000.Speedway Motorsports Inc., chairman Bruton Smith lobbied NASCAR successfully last summer for permission to move one of his Cup dates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-07-09/kyle-busch-wins-sprint-cup