U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid Canadian Officials Tout World Cup Attendance Daytona Int'l Speedway Holding Flag Exchange Xfinity Series Audience Lower On Fox Sports Capacity At Wimbledon Reduced Due To Heat NASCAR Teams Look For Long-Term Value U.S.-Germany WWC Semifinal Nearing A Sellout
EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES
Published September 17, 1998
A record 103,500 fans turned out for the NASCAR Exide 400 Sunday in Richmond, VA. Another record 58,000 also attended the Busch Series race the night before (RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, 9/14)....An announced crowd of 14,600 for Sunday's final round of the Joe Morgan Celebrity Golf Classic in Sacramento, CA, brought total attendance for the first-year event to 41,800 (SACRAMENTO BEE, 9/14)....The seventh annual baseball Players Choice Awards will be held October 30 at Disney's Wide World of Sports. For the first time, the event will have five days of related activities, all open to the public (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 9/17).