November among hall's better months in 2011

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012

The NASCAR Hall of Fame had 15,189 visitors in November, down 18 percent compared with the same month in 2010.

The hall lost $118,582 in November. A reimbursement from the city of Charlotte for certain maintenance costs reduced the loss to $65,904.

The November attendance, while down, was an improvement for the hall. In earlier months this fiscal year, attendance declines exceeded 30 percent.

In November, the hall had a number of high-profile drivers available for autographs.

For the first five months of the fiscal year, 86,196 people have visited the racing museum. In the first five months of last fiscal year, attendance was 119,576.

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