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NASCAR HOF Sponsorship Revenue Falls By More Than 90% In Past Three Years

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 29 / 15

The NASCAR HOF’s projected revenue from sponsorship commitments "is declining significantly," dropping from $1.5M in '12 to $110,000 for the fiscal year starting in July, according to a front-page piece by Steve Harrison of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. The loss of sponsorship revenue "could further...

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