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Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Introduces Welcome Home Patriots Initiative

CONCORD, N.C. – As part of its ongoing efforts to support the U.S. Armed Forces, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) unveiled on Sunday its plans for Welcome Home Patriots, an initiative to improve the lives of active and post-servicemen and servicewomen. Welcome Home Patriots

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Speedway Children’s Charities Raises More Than $1 Million At 39th Annual Speedway Children’s Charities Gala Presented By Sonic Automotive And EchoPark

CONCORD, N.C. – The Ritz-Carlton in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, played host to a spectacular 39th annual Speedway Children’s Charities Gala presented by Sonic Automotive and EchoPark on Wednesday night, with the far-reaching nonprofit raising more than $1 million for children in need throughout the greater Charlotte

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NASCAR, Charlotte Motor Speedway Announce Format, Technical Specs For Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Race fans looking for a glimpse into the future need look no further than this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. As demonstrated throughout its illustrious history, NASCAR’s annual all-star spectacular will again

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Speedway Children’s Charities To Distribute More Than $3 Million In 2018, Benefiting 820,000 Children

CONCORD, N.C. – Speedway Children’s Charities will distribute more than $3 million in grants to 450 charitable organizations across the country this year, bringing the total allocation amount to more than $55 million since the O. Bruton Smith family founded the nonprofit

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Charlotte Motor Speedway Reveals Faster, Tougher Roval Layout

CONCORD, N.C.  – Playoff drama will be at an all-time high this fall at Charlotte Motor Speedway. On Monday, speedway officials revealed the finalized, revolutionary Roval layout ahead of the historic Bank of America 500 race weekend Sept. 28-30. The first road course

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Charlotte Motor Speedway Reveals Revolutionary Synthetic Turf, Roval Upgrades

CONCORD, N.C. – Charlotte Motor Speedway has added another revolutionary “first” to its illustrious history. During this weekend’s Bank of America 500, fans will notice a new frontstretch chicane developed with the installation of a Sports Fields Inc. synthetic turf. The new chicane and turf

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‘Daylight Racing Time’ Returns To Charlotte On Oct. 8

CONCORD, N.C. – “Daylight Racing Time” is back at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Bank of America 500, NASCAR’s homecoming, returns to its original afternoon starting time on Sunday, Oct. 8, in a move geared for on-track competition and a schedule-friendly

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A Silver Anniversary Gold Rush: Monster Energy All-Star Race Format Announced

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As the engines fired, the lightbulbs buzzed – a first for the annual non-points extravaganza. Never before had an all-star race been run under the lights. Dubbed “One Hot Night,” the 1992 race signaled a new era,

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Joins NASCAR Star Dale Earnhardt Jr. For Hot Laps Around Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. – Mark Zuckerberg is no stranger to innovation, but the CEO of Facebook tested the limits on something entirely new on Tuesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Zuckerberg joined Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. for a high-speed ride

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway To Host Two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Races In 2018

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Las Vegas Motor Speedway will hold a pair of aces next year as the 1.5-mile superspeedway doubles down with a second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race for the 2018 season and beyond. The speedway made

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