Tuesday May 12 | NASCAR and the EconomyMay 11, 2009 at 9:29 am | Posted in Coming Up | 9 Comments
The economy has had an effect on many industries with ties to our region, from banking to real estate, and NASCAR is no different. Many NASCAR teams based in Charlotte and across the country are facing lay-offs, sponsor trouble, and declining admissions. With NASCAR setting up shop in Charlotte for the next couple of weeks, we’ll talk with some experts on the sport about how its faring and also about how the money troubles affect safety, testing and competition.
Humpy Wheeler – Former GM, Lowe’s Motor Speedway and Chairman, The Wheeler Company
Nate Ryan – Motorsports Writer for USA Today
Steve Byrnes – Host of Trackside and NASCAR Live on Speed TV