In this week's US sports industry round-up: FIFA World Cup ratings recovering from rough start | Rhode Island legalizes sports gaming | NASCAR looking at changing sponsorship model
Blair Hughes visits NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas for the NFL American football league's Super Bowl 51 match between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons.
US stock car-racing series Nascar is not for sale, but is seeking minority investors, according to the Forbes website.
Nascar officials have refused to comment after the Reuters news agency reported that the owners of the stock car-racing series are exploring a possible sale of a majority stake as one of a number of options.
North American stock car-racing series Nascar has acquired the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA).
North American stock car-racing series Nascar has made several key leadership appointments across its growing international business as it seeks to further develop its presence outside its core market of the United States.
Nascar has labelled a $500m (€447.2m) race discrimination lawsuit filed against the North American stock-car racing series and its teams as “publicity-seeking” and entirely without merit.
North American stock-car racing series Nascar has signed agreements with 23 tracks to field races in its premier Sprint Cup Series for the next five years, in a move that marks a change of strategy for the organisation.
North American stock-car racing series Nascar has struck a deal for SportsData, the US subsidiary of sports data and media content company Sportradar, to distribute its timing and scoring data to third-party digital outlets.
The collaborative business alliance of teams from the North American stock car racing series Nascar has doubled in size with the addition of a further nine members.
Nine of the most powerful teams in the North American stock car series Nascar have joined forces to form a collaborative business alliance.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has hit back at criticism of the scheduling of this season’s United States Grand Prix from a local Nascar race organiser, highlighting the difficulties involved in drawing up a calendar for a “world championship” versus that of a “domestic series”.
North American stock car racing series Nascar and Mexican entertainment company Grupo CIE have signed a 10-year agreement for the Mexico-based Toyota Series to continue to operate under the Nascar banner through the 2023 season.
NASCAR has purchased the Iowa Speedway race track in an agreement effective immediately, following reports of financial trouble at the venue.
Racing series NASCAR has appointed Kenny Mitchell managing director of brand and consumer marketing.