The Autosportradio.com 2019 Show presented by Honda and HPD, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Verizon IndyCar Series and the SVRA will stream live on Tuesday January 8th live from McGilvery’s Speedway.. 3009 No High School Road.. beginning at 7PM ET.
Chris is Executive Vice president and General Manager of Gateway Motor Sports Park is known throughout the industry for his ability to create trend-setting fan experiences, Chris is also highly regarded by racers and marketing partners. He has been recognized for his accomplishments and promotional expertise by multiple drag racing, drift and oval racing organizations. He has specialized in producing major events on multiple venues including NHRA Drag Racing, NASCAR touring series, Off-Road, Formula Drift, Supercross, Monster Jam and action sports entertainment.
Blair’s experience in motorsports includes serving as Vice President of Racing Operations for Las Vegas Motor Speedway, NHRA Northwest Division Director, Director of Business Development for PACE Motorsports (now known as Feld Entertainment) and as an independent promoter and consultant for various racing teams and sanctioning bodies.
Shortly after meeting Curtis Francious, Gateway owner, and learning about Gateway MSP, I knew this would be the perfect opportunity to create some incredible events and motorsports experiences for racing fans,” said Blair. “Based upon what I see and the feedback I’ve received from drivers and their teams across the country, Gateway is poised to be one of the nation’s top-rated racetracks. I’m thrilled to be a part of racing history here in the Midwest.
Chris will bring with him some goodies from Gateway MSP.
When you attend an IndyCar event ever wonder who is the guy on the PA during driver introductions? Ever wonder who is the MC during Q and A’s at an IndyCar Nation Fan Zone gatherings? If you listen to the IndyCar races on the radio ever wonder who is a pit reporter during practice, qualifying and the race?
Well wonder no more as it is Michael Young aka “Track Dude”.
Michael is an ’88 graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Communication. After graduation he went to WIOT as Musical Director from ’87 to ’92. From there Michael moved on to be Music and Production Director at WRZX a Clear Channel Radio. Next was a member of production for the Bob and Tom Show from ’06 to ’08. He spend a short time with Feld Entertainment in ’08-09 as the Monster Jam announcer.
Since 2011 Michael has been a member of the IMS Radio Network.
When not on the road doing his duties at IndyCar events he is the General Manager of Freelance Graphics.
All and all Michael keeps himself busy.
See you Tuesday evening at McGilvery’s Speedway…