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The Sea Otter Classic is a bicycling and outdoor sports festival and expo held each spring in Monterey, California. The four-day event is considered the world's largest cycling festival, drawing nearly 10,000 professional and amateur athletes. Photo: Michael Troutman/www.dmtimaging.com via SeeMonterey.com

Case Study: How a Destination Markets Outdoor Events in a Pandemic

Monterey County in California is a sports destination that may not be immediately top of mind. But it is the site of Pebble Beach, home of the famous AT&T Pro-Am and one of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in the world. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is home not only to the IndyCar Series but a […]

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NASCAR Plans Esports Season to Preview Week’s Races

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, one of the big surprises was the success of NASCAR’s efforts to get their drivers on simulated tracks to keep the competition alive. With races back for real in 2021, the league has announced plans to continue its esports format, allowing drivers to race virtually during the week […]

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IndyCar Changes 2021 Opener to Alabama, Reschedules St. Petersburg GP

The 2021 IndyCar Series will start at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 7 after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was rescheduled for April 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IndyCar officials announced. While known as the traditional season opener for the circuit, the St. Petersburg race was moved from the […]

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On December 2, the No. 8-ranked Michigan State basketball team traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to play No. 6-ranked Duke at fan-less Cameron Indoor. Winless in his previous three games at Duke while coaching Michigan State, Tom Izzo and the Spartans came away with a 75-69 victory. Even though the venue was devoid of the […]

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Women’s Auto Racing Series Schedules 2021 Event in Austin, Texas

The W Series, a female-only motor racing series, will race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on October 23 as part of its eight-race season after plans for the 2020 season were postponed. The series will have eight races with six in Europe and two in North America, with the series finishing […]

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Earns GBAC Star Accreditation

The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina, has become the first U.S. museum to earn the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) Star facility accreditation. The hall joins several other venues managed by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority in earning the accreditation, including the Charlotte Convention Center, Bojangles Entertainment Complex and Spectrum Center. The […]

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Formula E Invests in Electric Rally Car Series

Formula E has become a minority shareholder in Extreme E, a new off-road motorsport series that will see electric SUVs competing in remote ecosystems around the world. The two racing series are united in a goal to counteract climate change by accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles. The natural alliance has now been formalized by […]

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NASCAR, Wynn Deal Could Lead to Betting Lounges

NASCAR and WynnBET, the digital gaming division of Wynn Resorts Ltd. responsible for Wynn’s mobile sportsbook and casino app, have announced a multiyear national sports betting partnership that could lead to betting lounges at two tracks in Virginia. As an authorized gaming operator of NASCAR, WynnBET will collaborate with the racing series to create and […]

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IndyCar 2021 Schedule Released

The 2021 IndyCar Series schedule has been released with 17 races including a doubleheder in Texas and several other popular stops on the circuit, which had to be rescheduled or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to their rightful places in the schedule. The 2021 season will begin March 7 with the 10th consecutive […]

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