International Speedway Corporation Hosts Sports Business Insider Webcast
Series With Renowned Sports Business Executives
~ Rick Horrow, Host of Bloomberg TV "Sportfolio," Will Moderate
Ground-Breaking Citrix GoToWebcast Series
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 11, 2013
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept.11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --International Speedway
Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB)
("ISC"), the leading promoter of major motorsports entertainment, will host an
eight-part webcast series of panel discussions with prominent sports business
and media executives, and political/community leaders addressing the most
current issues in major sports. The innovative webcasts, powered by Citrix
GoToWebcast,titled Sports Business Insider Series will be hosted by sports
media personality Rick Horrow.
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The Sports Business Insider Series, which will begin September 27, 2013 and
end July 2, 2014, is intended to address major business, marketing and
political matters that are important to major sports. The panelists have a
wide-ranging depth of knowledge across all sports properties—NASCAR, National
Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association,
National Hockey League—as well as other leagues. Other areas of expertise the
panelists will explore include the media landscape, and political and
Horrow will moderate the discussion as well as provide his unique perspective
on the issues.
The Sports Business Insider Series attendance and webcast viewing is by
invitation only, although followers of @ISCupdates, @RickHorrow, and
@daryl_wolfe will get #InsiderSeries content during the series. Details about
the September 27^th Sports Business Insider Series webcast will be announced
the week of September 16^th.
"The Sports Business Insider Series will be an outstanding forum to bring some
of the most innovative, progressive and insightful executives together to
discuss current topics that are at the forefront of our industries," says ISC
President John Saunders. "Having these open-ended discussions will benefit not
only each other as we gain valuable insight from the panelists but also will
show that all major sport properties are faced with similar issues and
opportunities. We are fortunate to have Rick involved as it gives additional
authority to the series. He is not only a well-known sports media personality
but also is involved in major sports at all levels."
"The billion-dollar business of sports evolves daily," Horrow adds."As fans
become more sophisticated, sponsors become more demanding, TV networks become
more creative, and technology becomes more advanced, the industry must
demonstrate more insight. I am excited to help implement the ISC vision in
sharing 'best practices,' and analysis with industry partners around the
country. It will be a win-win opportunity for all involved."
About International Speedway Corporation
International Speedway Corporation is a leading promoter of motorsports
activities, currently promoting more than 100 racing events annually as well
as numerous other motorsports-related activities. The Company owns and/or
operates 13 of the nation's major motorsports entertainment facilities,
including Daytona International Speedway® in Florida (home of the DAYTONA
500®); Talladega Superspeedway® in Alabama; Michigan International Speedway®
located outside Detroit; Richmond International Raceway® in Virginia; Auto
Club Speedway of Southern California^SM near Los Angeles; Kansas Speedway® in
Kansas City, Kansas; Phoenix International Raceway® in Arizona; Chicagoland
Speedway® and Route 66 RacewaySM near Chicago, Illinois; Homestead-Miami
Speedway^SM in Florida; Martinsville Speedway® in Virginia; Darlington
Raceway® in South Carolina; and Watkins Glen International® in New York.
The Company also owns and operates Motor Racing Network, the nation's largest
independent sports radio network and Americrown Service Corporation^SM, a
subsidiary that provides catering services, food and beverage concessions, and
produces and markets motorsports-related merchandise. In addition, the
Company has a 50 percent interest in the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway.
For more information, visit the Company's Web site at
About Rick Horrow
As Chairman of Horrow Sports Ventures (www.horrowsports.com), Rick Horrow has
been the architect of 104 deals worth more than $20 billion in sports,
performing arts, and other urban infrastructure projects.
Horrow hosts Bloomberg TV "Sportfolio," and serves as sports business analyst
for the network as well as for FoxSports.com. He also hosts an two-hour
weekly business-oriented program on Yahoo! Sports Radio.
Horrow is nicknamed "The Sports Professor" because he has been Visiting Expert
on sports law at The Harvard Law School, where he received a law degree
alongside Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts, his roommate.
He is author of the autobiographical When The Game Is On The Line and
co-author of Beyond the Scoreboard: An Insider's Guide to the Business of
SOURCE International Speedway Corporation
Contact: Charles N. Talbert, Senior Director, Investor and Corporate
Communications, (386) 681-4281
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