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5/1/2019

SS – BOS – Column – May 2019

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: May 1, 2019 There is a familiar refrain that sports and politics should not mix. Many feel that government should stay out of the sports business and allow fans to enjoy the field of play without the outside distractions of everyday life. […]

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4/1/2019

SS – BOS – Column – April 2019

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: April 1, 2019 We know how hard motorsports professionals work at the track, but this month we will examine the off-track business activities of motorsports industry professionals. Life as a driver, crew chief, and team owner can be a lucrative endeavor. However, […]

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3/1/2019

SS – BOS – Column – March 2019

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: March 1, 2019 The media landscape surrounding the motorsports industry continues to evolve. As the racing season gets underway there is anticipation about the future and the challenges ahead. The rapid development of technology is no longer limited to competition on the […]

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2/1/2019

SS – BOS – Column – February 2019

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: February 1, 2019 Sports tourism is a significant business that contributes a great deal to the motorsports industry. This month, we will look at the business of sports tourism and how motorsports contributes to the bottom line. The annual trek south for […]

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1/1/2019

SS – BOS – Column – January 2019

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: January 1, 2019 Another year is upon us and this time will examine the business issues and trends that will affect the motorsports industry for the coming twelve months. As the trade shows and banquets conclude, the off-season chatter looks towards the […]

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12/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – December 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: November 1, 2018 This month, we will look at the current situation between Nascar and International Speedway Corporation from a financial perspective. Nascar Holdings, Inc. recently made an unsolicited offer to purchase International Speedway Corporation. The potential transaction may have a huge […]

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11/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – November 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: November 1, 2018 There is considerable debate over the state of sports business. Unsettled may be the proper mood – attendance, sponsorship levels and cars counts are not what they once were. We are in a period of transition – operating in […]

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10/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – October 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: October 1, 2018 There’s no stopping the weather when it comes to racing event, but a cancellation is a lot more complicated than it may seem. This month, we will look at the impact weather-related postponements have on the motorsports industry. Racing […]

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9/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – September 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: September 1, 2018 Careers in motorsports are playing a role in moving the industry forward. The sports management business is a highly competitive sector where people shore a passion for business and sport. The desire for both underlines the strong commitment to […]

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8/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – August 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: August 1, 2018   This month, we will look at the status and outlook of the sponsorship market and NASCAR’s plans for the future. The sponsorship marketplace is rebounding with a strong economy. Caution existed last year as companies hedged on their […]

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