Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Schedules 2018 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

CONCORD, N.C., April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: TRK), a leading marketer, promoter and sponsor of motorsports entertainment, will host its quarterly conference call on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

Marcus G. Smith, Chief Executive Officer and President, and William R. Brooks, Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will discuss the company’s first quarter financial and operating results for the period ended March 31, 2018. A question and answer session will follow the formal remarks.    

Interested participants should dial in five to ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time to (833) 236-2749 (Toll-Free) or (647) 689-4174 (International). To join the call, participants will be required to provide conference ID number 2778777. The live webcast can be accessed at www.speedwaymotorsports.com under “Investors”. 

Speedway Motorsports is a leading marketer, promoter and sponsor of motorsports entertainment in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates the following premier facilities: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Sonoma Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway. The Company provides souvenir merchandising services through its SMI Properties subsidiaries; manufactures and distributes smaller-scale, modified racing cars and parts through its U.S. Legend Cars International subsidiary; and produces and broadcasts syndicated motorsports programming to radio stations nationwide through its Performance Racing Network subsidiary. For more information about Speedway Motorsports, visit www.speedwaymotorsports.com.


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Michelin sponsors Melanie Astles, first female pilot competing in Red Bull Air Race World Championship


Michelin sponsors Melanie Astles, first female pilot competing in Red Bull Air Race World Championship

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GREENVILLE, S.C., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Michelin, which has supported racing sports for more than 100 years, today announced that it is continuing this tradition by sponsoring Melanie Astles, a five-time French aerobatics champion.

Michelin sponsors Melanie Astles, first female pilot competing in Red Bull Air Race World Championship race in Cannes April 20-22

Astles will be the first woman to compete in the Red Bull Air Race, a must-see aerial aerobatics event. The Red Bull Air Race is the most advanced aerial challenge the world and a visual spectacle unlike any other. The race is a combination of high speed, low altitude and extreme maneuverability only possible for the world’s best racing pilots. It combines speed, precision and skill using the fastest, most agile, lightweight race planes. The race has two classes — Master and Challenger. The Challenger Cup offers a new generation of exceptionally talented pilots from around the world a chance to experience the thrills of the sport. This year’s series includes  10 pilots from nine different nations racing for Challenger Cup points.

Astles started flying lessons at age 21, and she became the reigning aerobatics champion of France 14 years later. Astles’ journey reflects the passion, perseverance and century-old values of the Michelin Group.

Having finished several times among the world’s top-10 aerobatics pilots, and ascended to a European Aerobatics championship ranking, Astles is now a Challenger Cup pilot. This new partnership between Michelin and Astles begins at the Red Bull Race in Cannes, France, April 20‒22.

Astles’ personal aircraft will be equipped with Michelin tires during shows and demonstrations. As a world-class competitor, Astles symbolizes the spirit of aviation to aircraft owners in this segment. It is this focus and passion that impressed the Michelin team.

Michelin, long known for its participation in vehicle and two-wheel motorsports events, also has competitive aviation DNA dating back to 1908, when Wilbur Wright was named the first winner of the International Michelin Aviation Trophy.

Innovation has placed Michelin at the cutting edge of many breakthroughs in aviation tire technology, including:

  • Developed radial tire technology in 1981 while still providing bias technology option
  • Created the radial NZG (Near Zero Growth) technology in 2001, which notably helped the Concorde to relaunch and is today the high-tech reference
  • Equipped almost half of all commercial aircraft flying today
  • Manufactured more than 3 million aircraft radial tires

Michelin Aviation tire facts:

  • Support up to 35 tons each – i.e., 300 times their own weight
  • Land up to 30,000 times per day – once every three seconds in the world
  • Accelerate from 0 to 260mph in a split second when landing
  • Operate at temperatures ranging from -55oC to 250oC (-67oF to 428oF)
  • Inflated with nitrogen up to 200 psi and tested at four times this pressure

About MICHELIN North America, Inc.

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. Michelin also offers a full range of innovative services and solutions that help make mobility safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. To create unique mobility experiences, Michelin publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America, Inc. employs more than 20,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada.


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Autos of Dallas caters to luxury car shoppers in Oklahoma City


Autos of Dallas caters to luxury car shoppers in Oklahoma City

Dallas-area pre-owned luxury car dealership provides free shipping to Oklahoma City

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SAN ANTONIO, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Luxury car shoppers who live in the Oklahoma City area can now find their dream car at a dream price without ever leaving their home. Autos of Dallas will cater to luxury car shoppers in the Southwest with free luxury car delivery to Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Oklahoma City and many more metropolitan areas in the region. 

Autos of Dallas features an extensive inventory of pre-owned luxury cars, crossovers and trucks at affordable prices that can be tailored to fit any budget. More than 1,100 pre-owned luxury vehicles in stock include countless years, makes, models and trim levels – Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus, Audi, Infiniti, Acura, Land Rover, Jaguar, Maserati, Bentley and more.  

What makes the dealership even more attractive to car buyers is a streamlined buying and shipping process that allows consumers to find their dream car online and have it delivered to their home. The Autos of Dallas online inventory features a Precise Price online price calculator that makes the car-buying process simple and carefree.  

With Precise Price, Oklahoma City residents can find their dream car online, set a down payment, a credit score and a term length to determine a monthly payment. When individuals find the vehicle they love, they can contact the Autos of Dallas sales team and have their vehicle delivered to their home in Oklahoma City or other metropolitan areas.  

Individuals who would like to learn more about how to have their dream car delivered free of charge can contact the Autos of Dallas sales team online at www.autosofdallas.com. Those who prefer a more personal interaction can contact a member of the sales team directly by calling 972-484-9200. 

Media Contact:Sami Aqqad, Autos of Dallas, 972-484-9200, sales@autosofdallas.com

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