DC United Finalizes New Stadium Approval Redskins Nix Chinese-Built Wi-Fi System Deal NASL Team Owner Discusses MLS Plans Vinik Unveils Building Plan Near Amalie Arena Chargers Staying In San Diego Next Year Sprint Dropping NASCAR Title Sponsorship After '16 Lammi Sports Buys Wisconsin Athletic HOF Great American Ball Park Seats Replaced Cheap Senators Considering Moving To New Arena Costs Rise For Univ. of Colorado Stadium
SBD/June 27, 2013/Facilities
Kentucky Speedway Looks For Bounce-Back Weekend With Traffic Issues Fixed
Published June 27, 2013
MUSICAL CHAIRS: In Las Vegas, Ron Kantowski wrote of Daytona Int'l Speedway's plans to reduce seating capacity, "You would think Daytona would be the last place where seats would be subtracted for stock-car racing." While attendance is "good at NASCAR races, attendance also is down." Sources said that 11 of NASCAR’s 23 tracks "reduced seating capacity" in '12. Kantowski noted that "doesn’t include places such as Las Vegas Motor Speedway," which in '10 widened its bleacher seats by 2 inches, "even after having announced a virtual sellout for its Cup race" (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 6/25).