Earl Baltes, Builder and promoter of Eldora (OH) Speedway, Auto Racing Promoter of the Year, 1993, has died. Racing Promotion Monthly offer its condolences to the Baltes family, and Eldora Speedway employees, fans, sponsors.
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Now in subscribers’ inboxes is Racing Promotion Monthly number 45.02. The RPM@Daytona Wrap Up Issue, readable in a new tablet/HD Display-friendly format, is complements of K&K Insurance and Hoosier Racing Tire. The 24-page e-magazine recaps the full-house Speedweek Workshop and offers eleven additional car count building, ticket sales and sponsorship boosting stories for promoters and racing officials. Read Issue 45.02 on iPad or tablet here: Online Edition. Download here: PDF File. Promoters, track owners, racing officials, tours, series, club officials, if you are not an enrolled RPM reader, subscribe today HERE to ensure you receive each new issue of the “The Idea Newsletter for Auto Racing Promoters.”
(L toR) Ken Squier, Donna Howe, Gary Howe, Stewart Doty, Lukens Photo
Gary, and Donna Howe, promoters of Kalamazoo Speedway, Kalamazoo, Michigan, were revealed by guest presenter track owner and racing broadcaster Ken Squier as the Thirty-Ninth Auto Racing Promoters of the Year in ceremonies at the Hilton Daytona Beach. Readers of Racing Promotion Monthly, the idea newsletter for auto racing promoters, chose the Howes from among six regional nominees. Honored as Regional Auto Racing Promoters of the Year were Bruce & Teresa Rogers and the Rogers Family, Grandview (PA) Speedway; Tim & Pat Bryant, Five Flags (FL) Speedway; the Howes; Wayne Anderson, Don & Linus Mack, Darren & Monica Evavold, River Cities (ND) Speedway; Dan Robinson, Lucas Oil (MO) Speedway; and Doug and Traci Hobbs, Evergreen (WA) Speedway. The Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals received the Racing Promotion Monthly Award for Outstanding Annual Short Track Event. Read More
For the second consecutive year, the pavement promoters’ team defeated the dirt track promoters’ team to win bragging rights during the Diamond Ticketing Systems Promoters Karting Challenge, February 16, at the RPM@Daytona Workshop. Team members were: Kevin Cismowski, Tom Combow, William Scogin, Tom Wilson, and Robbin Slaughter, pictured here with Dave Hutton of Diamond Ticketing Systems. (Photo by Chris Seelman)
Diamond Ticketing Systems, (DiamondTicketing.Com) a leading provider of Internet and POS ticketing solutions to motorsports facilities, will sponsor the Promoters’ Karting Challenge at the RPM@Daytona Workshop, February 16, 2014. Diamond Ticketing provides powerful ticketing software products and consulting services to the motorsports industry and other markets, processing millions of tickets at the box office, on-line and on mobile devices. Diamond’s service integrates real box office ticketing software with online ticketing in one easy-to-use system combining the world’s best fully hosted technology with Web and mobile functionality.
“We are excited to join in the promoters’ fun at Daytona Beach and to join the companies supporting the RPM Promoters. We look forward to introducing ourselves to America’s short track promoters,” said Dave Hutton, VP of marketing for Diamond Ticketing.
Delivered by email soon, kicking off its 45th year of publication, is Racing Promotion Monthly number 45.01. Complements of K&K Insurance and Hoosier Racing Tire, the 24-page e-magazine showcases Workshops trade show exhibitors at the RPM@Daytona Workshop, February 16, 17. Also in this latest issue: Legalert: “Two-Person Ride Car Procedures,” “In Search of the Perfect Race Meet,” and “Race Tracks, A Renewable Resource.” Read Issue 45.01 on iPad or tablet here: Online Edition. Download here: PDF File. Promoters, track owners, racing officials, tours, series, club officials, if you are not an enrolled RPM reader, subscribe today HERE to ensure you receive each new issue of the “The Idea Newsletter for Auto Racing Promoters.”