San Diego is not alone in its financial "fine-tuning" for race sites:

About San Diego: "This is not unlike any other corporation or race site," said U-16 Elam Plus driver Dave Villwock. "They need to make adjustments financially and they are doing just that."

About Tri-Cities: "Every single decision we made in the Tri-Cities had to fit our agenda - maximize revenue and minimize cost," said Kathy Balcom, Water Follies.

About Detroit: "We're getting down to the nitty gritty," said Mike Weber, Detroit Regatta.