Bruton Smith

Local News
5:59 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

'Home Of NASCAR' Could Lose A Race

Harry Wiley and his friends get ready for a potluck dinner at the family campground at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Michael Tomsic

Speed week at the Charlotte Motor Speedway concludes Sunday with the Coca-Cola 600. The track will have another Sprint Cup race in October. But it could be the last fall race – Speedway Motorsports CEO Bruton Smith said this week there’s a strong chance he’ll move that one to another track he owns in Las Vegas.

That would be another blow for NASCAR’s Southern fan base. But the circumstances surrounding this possible move are different from when races left other Southern cities.


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