Bruton Smith, NASCAR Hall of Famer and visionary track operator, dies at 95

Bruton Smith, founder of Speedway Motorsports and one of the most forward-thinking track operators and promoters in motorsports, has died. Smith, a native of Oakboro, North Carolina, was 95. With Smith at the helm, Speedway Motorsports’ holdings would eventually grow to include 11 racing facilities that currently host 15 NASCAR Cup Series events. (


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Bruton Smith, NASCAR Hall of Famer and visionary track operator, dies at 95

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