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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
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
Overtime

...speedway says Byrd died Sunday following a lengthy illness.Byrd had run the iconic Tennessee race track since Speedway Motorsports Inc. bought the facility in 1996. The track became one of the most popular in NASCAR under his leadership.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-10-18/overtime
Other sports | Sports
Tax breaks to benefit tracks

...incentives on the state level. That track will join the Sprint Cup Series schedule next year. The state will allow Speedway Motorsports Inc. to earn rebates over the next 10 years while it expands from 60,000 to 102,000 seats.Kentucky Gov. Steve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2010-12-22/tax-breaks-benefit-tracks
Nascar | Sports
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
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