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05/20/02
SMI Gets Big Crowd For Winston

NASCAR''s All-Star Race A Big Hit In Charlotte Over 130,000 fans attended Saturday night''s NASCAR all-star event, The Winston, at SMI''s Lowe''s Motor Speedway (LMS), and the "fabulously successful n

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Football, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, NFL, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc., TRAC, Walt Disney

05/17/02
NASCAR To Move The Winston?

NASCAR President Mike Helton said last Friday that there is a 50% chance that The Winston all-star race will be moved to another venue next season, thus ending its 16-year run at SMI''s Lowe''s Motor

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Events and Attractions, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/15/02
Atlanta Loses ATP Tour Event

After three years of "bleeding without a title sponsor," the ATP Tour''s Atlanta Tennis Challenge "joined the graveyard of local pro tennis tournaments [yesterday], leaving the metro area without a ma

Tags: ATT, ATP, Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Events and Attractions, Tennis

05/15/02
Charlotte To Up Winston Promos

With talk that NASCAR''s The Winston may move to a different venue next season, city of Charlotte leaders "are planning a million-dollar promotional blitz" in hopes that NASCAR will keep the event at

Tags: Events and Attractions, Motorsports, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/13/02
CART, Formula One Eye N.Y.

CART and Formula One "have submitted separate proposals" to N.Y. for a race that would be held on city streets, according to Daniel Kaplan of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, who notes that N.Y. has never

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Events and Attractions, Formula One, IMG, Motorsports

05/07/02
Chick-Fil-A Golf Event A Hit

LPGA Chick-Fil-A Charity Championship Tournament Dir Torrey Gane said that last weekend''s event had more than 400 sponsors, "with a lead group of 11 big-dollar sponsors who will sometimes spend more

Tags: Dr Pepper/7UP, Events and Attractions, Golf, LPGA, Nextel

05/06/02
KY Derby Sets Record Handle

The attendance of 145,033 at Churchill Downs for Saturday''s 128th running of the Kentucky Derby was the fifth-largest in Derby history, but marked the first time since ''98 that the crowd was under 1

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., ESPN, Events and Attractions, Horse Racing, Walt Disney

04/26/02
Few Hired By Denver Grand Prix

The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach, which is organizing the inaugural CART Denver Grand Prix, has appointed John Few, a former lobbyist, Denver mayoral candidate and dir of Colorado Ski Country,

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Events and Attractions, Motorsports

04/25/02
Elite Racing Eyes Marathon

San Diego-based sports management company Elite Racing "is interested in creating one of the world''s 10 largest marathons" in Phoenix, and the company and the Maricopa County (AZ) Sports Commission a

Tags: Events and Attractions, News Corp./Fox, Track & Field

03/28/02
NCAA Men's Hockey Notes

NCAA Dir of Championships Tom Jacobs said that profits for the 55th Division I men''s hockey tournament — including the Frozen Four to be held April 4-6 at Xcel Energy Center — "are expected

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Events and Attractions, NCAA, Walt Disney

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