Smith makes headlines before Hall vote
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Bruton Smith just can't help himself sometimes.
The eccentric track owner this week suggested he might move a race away from Charlotte Motor Speedway at the exact same time a committee is considering electing him into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
When the 54 voters cast their ballots Wednesday, it will be impossible to overlook Smith's most recent headline-grabbing stunt. He told Charlotte television station WBTV on Monday there's a "70 percent chance" he'll move the October race at Charlotte to his Las Vegas property.
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