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Fantastic article.

The Frontstretch: Solving NASCAR?s Racetrack Problem, Part 1 ? What NASCAR Can Learn From Baseball by Kurt Smith -- Friday March 13, 2009

One can only hope.....

Economics doesn’t care about hearts. But hearts don’t care about economics either, and it works both ways…if a sport’s economic decision loses fans, it loses their economic value. NASCAR has lost sight of that in a big way. Tracks are given races based on balance sheet numbers only. It still doesn’t seem to have dawned on anyone at NASCAR that removing Labor Day from Darlington is a large part of the bottom-line mentality that has driven away thousands of fans. The one economic concern that should override absolutely everything else is keeping customers.