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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. NFL: No COVID, no worries for draft fans in Las Vegas Posted: Friday, […]

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Inaugural IndyCar-Motorsport Games Pro Challenge Set

The IndyCar Series is getting into the esports racing scene with a Pro Challenge on February 9 held in partnership with Motorsports Games, Inc., and multiple drivers from the IndyCar Series scheduled to compete. The event is the first official esports event between the two parties. It is part of an exclusive agreement reached in […]

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The fountains of Bellagio erupt along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Reports: Formula 1 Closer to Scheduling Las Vegas Race

A much-discussed Formula 1 race in Las Vegas is gaining momentum according to multiple reports at the end of last week that indicated the auto racing series, riding a surge of publicity in the United States thanks to its Netflix hit series, may soon have three U.S.-based events. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Friday that […]

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The IndyCar Acura GP of Long Beach is one of the series' most popular stops.

Long Beach Grand Prix Extended in City Through 2028

The Long Beach City Council has approved a five-year extension to keep the historic Grand Prix of Long Beach in the California city through 2028. The Long Beach Press-Telegram reports the extended contract will trim set-up and tear-down time by four days for the 2023 races and beyond and if the Grand Prix creates logistical […]

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Formula E Updates Schedule, Budget Caps

Formula E, the electric-car auto racing series, will remove China from its 2021–2022 season schedule while also imposing cost caps on teams as part of a full financial regulation overhaul. The 2021–2022 schedule will now have doubleheaders in Berlin and Rome as part of a 16-race calendar with China no longer on the schedule because […]

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Erik Moses: Revitalizing Nashville Superspeedway and NASCAR’s Diversity Efforts

Nashville Superspeedway reopened in June 2021 and was on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule for the first time this past season. Leading the track’s renaissance both within the Nashville and NASCAR communities is Erik Moses, a longtime leader in mid-Atlantic sports and entertainment circles with an extensive background in sports tourism as senior vice president […]

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Nashville Mayor Agrees to Fairgrounds Speedway Revitalization Plan

NASCAR, which returned to the Nashville market this past season with its first Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway, may be setting up the potential for a second track in the destination to get a future Cup Series weekend. A proposal by Bristol Motor Speedway to revitalize the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway was agreed to by […]

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Formula 1 Extends Partnership with Charlotte Hospitality Firm

Formula 1 and QuintEvents, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, have announced a multi-year extension to their official partnership, F1 Experiences, which offers fan package experiences and trackside hospitality. The F1 Experiences partnership began in March 2017 as a way to provide fans with packages that include benefits, access and experiences not available anywhere else. […]

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Fans watch during the 2019 IndyCar event at RoadAmerica in Wisconsin. Photo courtesy IndyCar/Chris Jones

IndyCar Series Announces 17-Race 2022 Schedule

The IndyCar Series has announced its 2022 schedule with 17 races highlighted by a return to Toronto for the first time since the pandemic started plus a doubleheader in Iowa and traditional stops in St. Petersburg, Long Beach and the Indianapolis 500 before the championship culminates at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. “This […]

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