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SMI's Admission Revenue Down 5% in '14; TV Money, Reduced Expenses Boost Profit

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Speedway Motorsports Inc. reported a $5.3M decrease in admission revenue across its eight tracks in '14, trending with lower attendance overall for NASCAR events last year, according to SMI officials. Some events were affected by weather at events held at Bristol Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speed...

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