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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 28 / 17

Atlanta Motor Speedway has opted to postpone its planned track resurfacing until at least after the '18 NASCAR weekend. The 1.54-mile track surface is 20 years old ( AMS ). The Atlanta Tipoff Club today announced a multiyear deal making Citizen Watch title sponsor of the Naismith College Player o...

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