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6/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – June 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: June 1, 2018 This month, we will look at the financial aspects of the largest sport leagues including sanctioning bodies. There have been recent discussions over the future of NASCAR from an ownership and financial perspective. To gain insight, let’s review the […]

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5/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – May 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: May 1, 2018 This month, we’ll take a look at the legal aspects of racing and their impact on the economics of the sport. Each year, the legal community gathers for The Racing Attorney Conference. This event is hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association. The location rotates between […]

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4/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – April 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: April 2, 2018 This month, we will take a look at the financial and operational performance of the largest public companies in the motorsports sector. International Speedway Corporation – (ISCA): For 2017, International Speedway Corporation posted revenues of $671.4 million, an increase […]

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3/4/2018

SS – BOS – Column – March 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: March 4, 2018 WILMETTE, Ill. —   As the sports and entertainment industry continues to evolve, so does the data and insights around consumers, enabling a deeper understanding of the fan. This month, we will take a look back at the past year […]

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2/4/2018

SS – BOS – Column – February 2018

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: February 3, 2017 WILMETTE, Ill. — One of the hottest entertainment trends is eSports. This month we will take a look at the business and how motorsports fits into this economic sector. The evolution of gaming serves as the foundation for eSports. This trend originally started with video games being played in a single-location […]

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1/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – January 2017

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: December 18, 2017 Speed Weeks 2018 will have a new appearance across from Daytona International Speedway. This month we will look at detail behind these projects. Daytona Rising: The development of Daytona Rising was one of the largest investments in motorsports facilities […]

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12/2/2017

Announcing: Race Track Business Conference – 2017!

Jay Frye – IndyCar – President of Competition and Operations to Present at Race Track Business Conference – 2017   One-Day Event Presented by National Speedway Directory at PRI Show Wilmette, IL – (October 4, 2017) – For Immediate Release An outstanding panel of presenters headlined by IndyCar – President of Competition and Operations, Jay […]

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12/2/2017

SS – BOS – Column – December 2017

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: December 2017 As the racing season winds down, this month we will take a look into the business of racing at big events during the off-season. SuperCross: Saturday nights from January to May on Fox Sports centers on the two-wheeled action of […]

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11/15/2017

SS – BOS – Column – November 2017

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: November 2017 WILMETTE, Ill. — As the racing season winds down, this month we will take a look into the business of motorsports trade shows. The business rational of trade shows is important. Exhibitors use these events to generate leads, introduce new […]

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10/2/2017

SS – BOS – Column – October 2017

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: October 2017 This month we will take an international perspective on the business of motorsports. Goodwood: Each summer in the south of England, Lord March plays host to a variety of motoring events. The Goodwood Estate is spread over 12,000 acres the […]

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