Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95

His company owns NASCAR tracks in Bristol, Atlanta, Charlotte & Nashville

AP Auto Racing Writer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – NASCAR Hall of Fame promoter and track Bruton Smith has died at the age of 95.

His company, Speedway Motorsports, said he died of natural causes.

The company currently owns 11 facilities across the United States.

NASCAR races this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway, a track that was purchased by Speedway Motorsports last year.

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