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What People are Saying About Bruton Smith

After news broke out about Speedway Motorsports Founder and Chairman Bruton Smith passing away at age 95, thoughts and condolences began pouring in for his family and friends.

Here are some of those social media posts from various people and entities in the motorsports community.

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Joy Tomlinson

Joy joined Frontstretch in 2019 as a NASCAR DraftKings writer, expanding to news and iRacing coverage in 2020. She's currently an assistant editor and involved with photos, social media and news editing. A California native, Joy was raised watching motorsports and started watching NASCAR extensively in 2001. She earned her B.A. degree in Liberal Studies at California State University Bakersfield in 2010.

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Carl D.

Nothing from Humpy Wheeler? I won’t speak ill of the recently departed, but longtime fans know the story.

Tom B

I was wondering the same thing.

Peter Peck

They’ve made up and were friends again

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