Bettman: NHL Salary Cap To Increase Silver: NBA Will Look At Eliminating Divisions NFL Discussing Centralizing Replay System Mohr Roasts Patrick, Others At NASCAR Banquet MLS Weighs Winter Schedule Before Cup Final 'Dega To Remove Allison Grandstand France Trying To Improve NASCAR Product League Notes NBA Mexico City Game Cancelled MMF: Ways To Attract A New Audience
SBD/17/Leagues Governing Bodies
THE GROWTH OF NASCAR VS. ITS TRADITIONAL BASE
Published January 17, 1995
"NASCAR these days is a boom town on the frontier of American sport. Everyone is making money -- drivers, car owners, track operators," according to Sunday's RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH. Ben Blake writes, "The NASCAR boom began with corporate involvement in the mid-1980s and today is at critical mass, bursting at the seams with loot for all comers." The two "hot spots" for NASCAR now are Southern CA and Dallas-Ft. Worth. But, NASCAR is "torn between its allegiances with its traditional tracks and its desire to expand" into new markets (RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, 1/15).