Atlanta shouldn't be losing a race
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The phone rang at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. It was Ed Clark, the president of Atlanta Motor Speedway, and, as with most conversations, I began by asking how things were going.
"I've had better days," Clark said.
You could hear the disappointment in Clark's voice. Only two hours earlier, he had had a phone call from Speedway Motorsports Inc. chairman Bruton Smith and chief operating officer Marcus Smith to tell him that in 2011, for the first time in 50 ...
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