Articles tagged ‘Bruton Smith’

Mar 20

‘Big Hoss TV’, Celebrities Shine During Official Unveiling Of World’s Largest High-Definition LED Video Board

A view of "Big Hoss" the largest HD video board in the world at Texas Motor Speedway on March 19, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Gary Miller/Getty Images 'Duck Dynasty' Stars Willie And Korie Robertson, Defending Duck Commander 500 & O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Champion Kyle Busch, Defending Firestone 600 Champion Helio Castroneves Take Part In Evening Festivities 'Big Hoss TV' To Officially Claim Guinness World Record For Largest High-Definition LED Video Board During Duck Commander 500 Weekend  FORT WORTH, Texas (March 20, 2014) - A&E's popular reality show "Duck Dynasty" has never been bigger than it was on Wednesday evening at Texas Motor Speedway - literally - as the show aired on the world's largest High-Definition LED video board as part of the official unveiling of "Big Hoss TV." With more than 8,000 fans in Texas Motor Speedway's infield for the free public event and a large contingent of VIP guests and dignitaries, ... FULL STORY »

Statement From O. Bruton Smith: “…Moving a Race is False”

Bruton Smith - Photo Credit:Jim Hunter / NASCAR Public Relations CONCORD, N.C. (May 21, 2013) – The following is a statement from Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, O. Bruton Smith: “The ‘done deal’ report by WBTV regarding moving a race is false. No final decision ... FULL STORY »

Speedway Motorsports Goes Green for Earth Day

Speedway Motorsports Inc Logo From 26 Tons of Recycling to Solar Power, Speedway Motorsports Waves the Green Flag on a Smart Enviromental Track-Print CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 22, 2013) – At Speedway Motorsports, Inc., (NYSE:TRK) going green doesn’t just mean the drop of the flag, it ... FULL STORY »

Bruton’s Big Bristol Giveaway Gives 10 Ford Mustangs to 10 Food City 500 Fans

Bristol Motor Speedway Logo Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. (Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013) – Giving away cars to fans both near and far… That’s the plan at the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway March 17. During Bruton’s Big Bristol Giveaway, 10 fans in attendance at the ... FULL STORY »

NCMA Honors Wheeler with Achievement Award at Motorsports Industry Awards Ceremony presented by Fifth Third Bank

Bruton Smith Banquet set for Jan. 28 at Embassy Suites Concord. CONCORD, N.C. - The North Carolina Motorsports Association will honor legendary racing promoter H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler with its Achievement in Motorsports Tribute Award at the seventh annual North Carolina Motorsports Industry Awards ... FULL STORY »

Todd Bodine not happy with changes to Bristol Motor Speedway layout

Todd Bodine - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images Todd Bodine is not happy about the facelift to Bristol Motor Speedway. According to the veteran NASCAR driver, track owner Bruton Smith went too far in reacting to the complaints of disgruntled fans. “To be quite honest I was pretty disappointed ... FULL STORY »

Mayors, Drivers Show Support For May Race To Education Program at Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver David Ragan poses for a photo with Harrisburg (NC) Mayor Tim Hagler and other community members during an appearance to promote the May Race for Education program. (Photo credit: Charlotte Motor Speedway) Mayors and communities across the state are gearing up for the 10 greatest days in racing and getting behind their favorite drivers in hopes of winning up to $40,000 to support educational efforts in the region. Earlier this month, Speedway Motorsports, ... FULL STORY »

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From 26 Tons of Recycling to Solar Power, Speedway Motorsports Waves the Green Flag on a Smart Environmental Track-Print
Posted 04.22.12
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 22 2012) – At Speedway Motorsports, Inc., (NYSE:TRK)  going green doesn’t just mean the drop of the flag, it is a companywide commitment to reducing material use, recycling materials, tires and oil, improving air and water quality and decreasing energy and water consumption.  In fact, SMI’s Green Globe ...FULL STORY »

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