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Series' purse cuts in line with times

Updated: January 29, 2010, 10:44 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR is cutting by about 10 percent the race winnings it will award teams in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series this season, officials confirmed on Friday.

The reduction is part of cost-cutting measures that will alleviate some of the financial burdens on tracks that have suffered during a tough economic environment that has forced them to cut ticket prices with declining attendance.

"Last year we launched an industry-wide effort to help the sport manage ...

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