Bruton Smith

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Birthday
3, 1927
Birthplace
North Carolina
DEATH DATE
Jun 22, 2022 (95)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
3, 1927
Birthplace
North Carolina
DEATH DATE
Jun 22, 2022 (95)

About

North Carolina businessman best known as the owner and CEO of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. In 2007, he was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He began promoting stock cars at age eighteen and took over the National Stock Car Racing Association in 1949.

Trivia

In 2012, CNN Money named him as the CEO in the Fortune 500.

Family Life

He had four children and had been divorced.

Associated With

He and Dale Earnhardt were co-owners of the minor league baseball team the Kannapolis Intimidators.