Per Associated Press, Bristol Motor Speedway owner Bruton Smith is considering about $1 million worth of changes to return his Tennessee track to the way it was before a 2007 reconfiguration.
"We are going to take a very hard
look at it this week," Smith told The Associated Press on Monday. "We
have everything in our computers that shows us what the track used to be
and what it is now, and we started working on that last night. I'll
have an answer for you next week on if we'll alter the track."
Smith insisted it was the rain, not fan apathy over the current style
of racing at Bristol, that contributed to Sunday's poor crowd.
"We certainly thought it was going to be better, but the rain got us," Smith said.
rain began late Saturday night and continued until about two hours
before Sunday's scheduled start, which Smith said "killed the walk-up
crowd. And that alone accounts for 3,500 to 4,000 tickets."