SMI promotes Bill Brooks vice chairman

Bill Brooks Named Vice Chairman of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. CONCORD, N.C. (May 29, 2008) - Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) has promoted Bill Brooks to the position of vice chairman while he will also continue to serve the company in his...

Bill Brooks Named Vice Chairman of Speedway Motorsports, Inc.

CONCORD, N.C. (May 29, 2008) - Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) has promoted Bill Brooks to the position of vice chairman while he will also continue to serve the company in his roles as treasurer and chief financial officer.

The promotion was announced today following approval by the Speedway Motorsports board of directors.

"Bill Brooks has done an outstanding job in guiding the financial interests of Speedway Motorsports ever since we began putting the pieces in place to form the company," said Bruton Smith, chairman and chief executive officer of Speedway Motorsports. "His role has expanded considerably through the years as the company has grown and it is very fitting that the board has rewarded his efforts by promoting him to vice chairman."

Brooks, 58, has been vice president, treasurer, chief financial officer and a director of Speedway Motorsports since its organization in 1994. In February 2004, he was promoted to executive vice president.

Brooks joined Lowe's Motor Speedway in 1983 and is currently a director and vice president of the speedway. He also serves as a director and officer of several of the company's other subsidiaries, including Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Infineon Raceway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway.

"This is an exciting time for Speedway Motorsports and I greatly appreciate the continued confidence the board and Mr. Smith have shown in me with this promotion," said Brooks.

-credit: smi

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