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SportsBusiness Journal Staff Writer Tripp Mickle

Tripp Mickle

Tripp Mickle covers motorsports, action sports and the Olympics for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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ISC Revenue Increases Despite Rain At Daytona, Sponsorships To Sell

04 / 08 / 14

Despite rain delaying this year's Daytona 500, ISC saw an increase in Q1 revenue from a year ago. Revenue rose to $131.8M for the quarter from $128.6M over the same period a year ago. Ticket revenue was flat at $30M, but revenue from sponsorships and TV rights rose slightly to $85.2M and food, bever...

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ISC Says Q1 Earnings Exceeded Expectations

Int'l Speedway Corp. (ISC) today reported Q1 earnings that exceeded the company's expectations largely because of strong attendance for races at Daytona, Phoenix and Auto Club speedways. The company's Q1 revenues declined 2% from the same period in '10 to $148.7M. Admissions revenue totaled $36M and ...

Tags: Finance, International Speedway Corp.

04/05/11
ISC Earnings Beat Expectations

Int'l Speedway Corporation (ISC) today reported Q1 earnings that "exceeded ... expectations" largely because of attendance increases for races at Daytona, Phoenix and Auto Club speedways. The company's Q1 revenues declined 2% from the same period in '10 to $148.7M. Admissions revenue totaled $36M an ...

03/30/11
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03/24/11
Dew Tour Cutting Schedule To Four Stops

The Dew Tour plans to downsize from a five-stop to four-stop series this summer, abandon its single-sport events and add new disciplines in '11. The NBC- and MTV-owned tour today announced it will hold events this summer in Ocean City, Md., Portland, Ore., Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. Each of the s ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/24/11
Dew Tour Going To Four-Stop Series

The Dew Tour plans to downsize from a five-stop to four-stop series this summer, abandon its single-sport events and add new disciplines in '11. The NBC- and MTV-owned tour this morning is expected to announce it will hold events this summer in Ocean City, Md., Portland, Ore., Salt Lake City and Las ...

03/22/11
InterContinental To Sponsor NHRA

The NHRA today announced a multiyear partnership with InterContinental Hotels Group, owner of Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Candlewood Suites. The deal will see IHG designate Candlewood Suites as the "Preferred Hotel of NHRA," giving the NHRA its first hotel sponsor since losing Motel 6 ei ...

03/11/11
IOC Names Probst, Blackmun To Commissions

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03/11/11
Firestone Staying In IndyCar Series Through '13

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, IndyCar, Firestone Inc.

03/10/11
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