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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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9/7/2017

SS – BOS – Column – September 2017

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: September 2017 This month we will look at the facilities from an event programming perspective. The business of generating money at a major race track is multi-faceted.  Historically, it has centered around two to three key weekends a year.  The Sunday feature […]

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8/7/2017

SS – BOS – Column – August 2017

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: August 2017 This month we will look at the motorsports from track investment in infrastructure and tax perspective on owning a race team. The racing season is in top gear, with all the series competing coast to coast from the local short […]

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7/7/2017

SS – BOS – Column – July 2017

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: July 2017 This month we will look at the motorsports from the social and digital media perspective.  What is it worth and how do we consume it? Fan engagement from a driver perspective has become vitally important.  Connecting with spectators away from […]

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5/30/2017

SS – BOS – Column – June 2017

Business of Speed The Money Behind the Motorsports Industry By: Tim Frost Date: June 2017 We are pleased to introduce a new feature to SPEED SPORT – “The Business of Speed”. This column will look at the financials aspects of the industry. Whether it’s on the track, passing through pit lane, worked on in the […]

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