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NASCAR, Team Owners Discussing How To Improve Long-Term Equity In Sport

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15

NASCAR and team owners have had "discussions on ways that teams can have more long-term value," whether that is through "franchising or NASCAR offering a select number of licenses that guarantee starting spots remains to be determined," according to Bob Pockrass of ESPN.com. Asked Sunday about possi...

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