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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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7/1/2018

SS – BOS – Column – July 2018

Business of Speedway The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: July 1, 2018 This month, we will look at legalization of sports gambling and its impact on motorsports. Recently, the Supreme Court ended the federal law, the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act that prohibited states from legalized sports gambling. In 1992 […]

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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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