Bruton Smith, legendary race promoter and founder of Charlotte Motor Speedway, has died

Bruton Smith, the visionary and combative executive who helped shape NASCAR into the sport it is today, died Wednesday. He was 95. A Speedway Motorsports statement announcing his death said he died of “natural causes.” Smith was the billionaire founder and CEO of Speedway Motorsports, Inc., a group of race tracks that includes Charlotte Motor …

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