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2017 Anthem Annual February

Jerry Markland/NASCAR via Getty Images NEW HAMPSHIRE On November 2, 2007, O. Bruton Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Speedway Motorsports Inc., agreed to purchase New Hampshire International Speedway from Bob and Gary Bahre. Closing documents were completed January 11, 2008, finalizing the purchase of the newly renamed New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The speedway, which opened in 1990 and hosts two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series events each year, is located about one hour north of Boston in Loudon, New Hampshire. Located on approximately 1,200 acres, the multi-use complex is the largest sports facility in New England and features a 1.058-mile oval speedway, with a total capacity for 105,491 spectators and a 1.6- mile road course. The speedway hosts the only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events held in the six-state New England region. Both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races regularly sell out and exceed the NFL Super Bowl in attendance. Motor Speedway In addition to the major NASCAR races, the track hosts several regional professional racing series, including the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the American-Canadian Tour. It also features monthly race weekends with the Loudon Road Race Series and Granite State Legends Cars and the Crown Trophy Bandolero Series, part of U.S. Legend Cars International. Amateur series events include the Sports Car Club of America, Vintage Racer Group, U.S. Classic Racing Association and the World Karting Association. Racing schools are conducted throughout the year by the Richard Petty Driving Experience and Penguin School (motorcycles), among others. 96 ANTHEM MOTORSPORTS ANNUAL


2017 Anthem Annual February
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