Industry http://www.racer.com/more/industry Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:18:40 -0700 en-gb TV Ratings: Belgium, Texas, Michigan http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133710-tv-ratings-belgium-texas-michigan http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133710-tv-ratings-belgium-texas-michigan TV Ratings: Belgium, Texas, Michigan

Formula 1 returned to action after its month-long break, and the combination of delayed gratification and the spectacular setting for the Belgian GP made for a strong audience. The live race coverage...

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Industry Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:32:00 -0700
INDUSTRY: Curtis leaves Michigan International Speedway http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133709-industry-curtis-leaves-michigan-international-speedway http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133709-industry-curtis-leaves-michigan-international-speedway INDUSTRY: Curtis leaves Michigan International Speedway

Michigan International Speedway president Roger Curtis is leaving his position immediately to pursue other opportunities, International Speedway Corporation announced Tuesday. ISC chief operating off...

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Industry Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:13:12 -0700
PRUETT: End game in the battle for Laguna Seca http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133677-pruett-end-game-in-the-battle-for-laguna-seca http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133677-pruett-end-game-in-the-battle-for-laguna-seca PRUETT: End game in the battle for Laguna Seca

The battle for control over Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca read like a poorly-written high school play when it came to light last year. Old grudges, new backstabbing, and general hostilities pierced the i...

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Industry Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:05:25 -0700
INDUSTRY: Jim Hall II announces retirement, will close karting school http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133581-industry-jim-hall-ii-announces-retirement-will-close-karting-school http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133581-industry-jim-hall-ii-announces-retirement-will-close-karting-school INDUSTRY: Jim Hall II announces retirement, will close karting school

After 35 years of leading the Jim Hall Kart Racing School and Jim Hall Track Time in Ventura County, Calif., an Jim Hall II is set to retire and will close the business on Dec. 30, 2016. Before openi...

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Industry Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:22:24 -0700
INDUSTRY: Dover Motorsports agrees to sell Nashville Superspeedway http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133523-industry-dover-motorsports-agrees-to-sell-nashville-superspeedway http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133523-industry-dover-motorsports-agrees-to-sell-nashville-superspeedway INDUSTRY: Dover Motorsports agrees to sell Nashville Superspeedway

Dover Motorsports, Inc., whose subsidiaries own and operate Nashville Superspeedway, has announced it has "entered into a definitive agreement" to sell the Nashville facility to Panattoni Development...

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Industry Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:19:54 -0700
TV Ratings: Rain hits Bristol, Pocono numbers http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133490-tv-ratings-rain-hits-bristol-pocono-numbers http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133490-tv-ratings-rain-hits-bristol-pocono-numbers TV Ratings: Rain hits Bristol, Pocono numbers

The weather gods played havoc with American racing last week, with resulting knocks to the TV audience. NASCAR Sprint Cup was forced to turn its Bristol "Night Race" into a Sunday afternoon show – no...

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Industry Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:36:21 -0700
INDUSTRY: IMS hires new marketing vp http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133487-industry-ims-hires-new-marketing-vp http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133487-industry-ims-hires-new-marketing-vp INDUSTRY: IMS hires new marketing vp

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced today that Matt Mindrum will serve as its Vice President of Marketing and Communications, leading all promotional efforts at the Speedway. Mindrum is current...

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Industry Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:23:45 -0700
INDUSTRY: SCRAMP, Monterey near financial deal http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133302-industry-scramp-monterey-near-financial-deal http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/133302-industry-scramp-monterey-near-financial-deal INDUSTRY: SCRAMP, Monterey near financial deal

A financial reconciliation between the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP), which runs Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, and Monterey County, which owns the facility that houses...

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Industry Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:24:53 -0700
TV ratings: NASCAR Watkins Glen; NHRA trends upward http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/132958-tv-ratings-nascar-watkins-glen-nhra-trends-upward http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/132958-tv-ratings-nascar-watkins-glen-nhra-trends-upward TV ratings: NASCAR Watkins Glen; NHRA trends upward

Despite a lighter racing schedule minus IndyCar and F1, the opening weekend of the Rio Olympics dominated programming on the NBC family of networks and forced NASCAR coverage to move to USA. The Rio ...

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Industry Tue, 09 Aug 2016 16:20:49 -0700
Dan Gurney to receive Peter Bryant Award http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/132825-dan-gurney-to-receive-peter-bryant-award http://www.racer.com/more/industry/item/132825-dan-gurney-to-receive-peter-bryant-award Dan Gurney to receive Peter Bryant Award

ABOVE: Peter Bryant (left) and Dan Gurney at the Legends of Riverside reunion in 2009. On Saturday night, Aug. 20, Dan Gurney's name will be added to the honor roll of names already inscribed on the ...

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Industry Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:32:01 -0700