Race Track Business Conference – 2013 Concludes Successful Event

Daylong Event at PRI Trade Show Featured Top Decision Makers from All Segments of the Motorsports Industry

Wilmette, IL – (December 18, 2013) – For Immediate Release

A full day of topical and engaging sessions highlighted the Race Track Business Conference appearance at the 26th annual Performance Racing Industry Trade Show at the Indiana Convention Center. image219 - Web Size - I

Speakers and attendees from across the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom gathered to discuss issues facing industry professionals today.

Expert panelists debated topics on event management, track safety, legal and risk management, sanctioning bodies, museums, industry associations, track operations, and video and broadcasting. Speakers included influential leaders such as Joie Chitwood – Daytona International Speedway, Doug Boles – Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Randy LaJoie – The Joie of Seating, Tom Deery – World Racing Group, and Ralph Sheheen – Turn 3 Media.

Luncheon insights were presented by Mark Miles – CEO – Hulman & Company. He highlighted the initiatives that IndyCar and the Brickyard are undertaking to improve the product on the track and spectator engagement at the races.

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“We are very excited about RTBC-2013. Presenting relevant topics, creating interactive dialogue with an informed community is the goal of this event.” said Tim Frost, publisher of National Speedway Directory, which is presented RTBC-2013. “Thanks to everyone who made this conference happen.”

“The inaugural event went well and we are pleased with large increase in participation at RTBC – 2013. The opportunity to gather at events like RTBC and the PRI Show is important to the development of race track operators.” said John Kilroy – Vice President - General Manager – of Performance Racing Industry.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway received the “Outstanding Facility of the Year” award presented by National Speedway Directory and Track Guide. The Project 100 capital improvement plan will feature fan-focused experiences and entertainment options solidifying the IMS’s position as an iconic sports and entertainment venue.

A donation was made to Victory Junction on behalf of the speakers and attendees to support their charitable efforts.

There are preliminary plans for RTBC – 2014 to be held on Wednesday December 10, 2014. This will be just prior and in conjunction with the 2014 PRI Show, which runs from Thursday, December 11, to Saturday, December 13, 2014, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Additional information can be found at www.racetrackbusinessconference.com or by contacting Tim Frost at twfrost@speedwaysonline.com or 847/853-0294.

About National Speedway Directory

National Speedway Directory (www.speedwaysonline.com) is an information source for the motorsports industry. Published annually since 1975, the publication lists information on tracks, sanctions, publications, museums, and race schedules. In addition, they are the developers of Track Guide, a mobile app for the iPhone and Android.

About Performance Racing Industry

Performance Racing Industry, (www.performanceracing.com) monthly business magazine, is recognized as “The Voice of Racing Marketplace.” Targeted at the racing trade, PRI connects manufacturers of racing products and technology with the distribution channels of retailers, builders, distributers, and teams. The PRI Show is the world’s largest auto racing trade show.