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Re: NASCAR -- Just Saw They're Going to Start Running Again
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2020, 10:50:00 AM »

I don't know how many realize who owns the tracks the are racing on.
The France Family owns International Speedway Corp.
ISC tracks
Track Name    Location    Length    Seating    Year Opened    Year Acquired[A]
Auto Club Speedway    Fontana, CA    2.0 miles (3.2 km)    68,000    1997    1999
Chicagoland Speedway    Joliet, IL    1.5 miles (2.4 km)    47,000[9]    2001    2007
Darlington Raceway    Darlington, SC    1.366 miles (2.198 km)    47,000[9]    1950    1982
Daytona International Speedway    Daytona Beach, FL    2.5 miles (4.0 km)    101,000    1959    1959
Homestead-Miami Speedway    Homestead, FL    1.5 miles (2.4 km)    46,000    1995    1999
Kansas Speedway    Kansas City, KS    48,000[9]    2001    2001
Martinsville Speedway    Ridgeway, VA    .526 miles (0.847 km)    44,000[9]    1947    2004
Michigan International Speedway    Brooklyn, MI    2.0 miles (3.2 km)    56,000[9]    1968    1999
Phoenix Raceway    Avondale, AZ    1.0 mile (1.6 km)    42,000[9]    1964    1997
Richmond Raceway    Richmond, VA    .75 miles (1.21 km)    51,000[9]    1946    1999
Route 66 Raceway    Joliet, IL    .25 miles (0.40 km) dragstrip    30,000    1998    2007
Talladega Superspeedway    Talladega, AL    2.66 miles (4.28 km)    78,000    1969    1969
Watkins Glen International    Watkins Glen, NY    2.45 miles (3.94 km) road course    38,900    1948    1997

Then you have Speedway Motorsports Corp. Which owns these tracks. Majority owned by Bruton Smith.
Facilities owned
Track    Location    Facility acreage    Main layout*    Seating capacity    Year opened    Acquired date    Major series
Atlanta Motor Speedway    Hampton, GA    820    1.54 miles (2.48 km) quad-oval    71,000    1960    1990    NASCAR
Bristol Motor Speedway    Bristol, TN    670    0.533 miles (0.858 km) oval    160,000    1961    1996    NASCAR, NHRA
Charlotte Motor Speedway    Concord, NC    1,310    1.5 miles (2.4 km) quad-oval    94,000    1960    1975    NASCAR, NHRA, WoO
Kentucky Speedway    Sparta, KY    820    1.5 miles (2.4 km) tri-oval    107,000    2000    May 22, 2008    NASCAR
Las Vegas Motor Speedway    Las Vegas, NV    1,030    1.5 miles (2.4 km) D shaped-oval    80,000    1996    1999    NASCAR, NHRA, WoO
New Hampshire Motor Speedway    Loudon, NH    1,180    1.058 miles (1.703 km) oval    88,000    1990    November 2, 2007    NASCAR
North Wilkesboro Speedway    North Wilkesboro, NC         0.625 miles (1.006 km) oval    40,000    1947    N/A
Sonoma Raceway    Sonoma, CA    1,600    1.99 miles (3.20 km) road course    47,000    1968    1996    NASCAR, NHRA
Texas Motor Speedway    Fort Worth, TX    1,490    1.5 miles (2.4 km) quad-oval    181,655    1996    1995 (Built)    NASCAR, IndyCar
*Some facilities include multiple layouts and multiple tracks including road courses, dirt ovals and dragways

Now follow the money and and you don't have to wonder why NASCAR is returning to the track that they are.

Mike
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