ISC back to drawing board after Seattle snub

Build a racetrack, and they will come. Well, Seattle ain't buying. Neither is New York City. So it's back to the drawing board for NASCAR and International Speedway Corp., writes Terry Blount.

Updated: April 5, 2007, 1:23 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

News Monday that International Speedway Corp. has given up, for now, on building a track in the Seattle area wasn't a big surprise. The political battles were exhausting.

Essentially, the powers that be in Washington state have sent this message to NASCAR:

If you want to build a track in Podunk, we're all for it. If you want to build in the big city, forget it.

ISC couldn't find the support to build in Kitsap County, across Puget Sound from Seattle. And this was ISC's ...

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