RPM@Reno, RPM@Indy, A Wrap, Daytona Next

Looking forward to the 2019 Season, promoters from the Pacific Coast and inter-mountain region, gathered at the RPM@Reno Promoters Workshop; and promoters from the Midwest, East, and Southeast, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for RPM@Indy. The four days of talks, discussions, and networking, were produced by Racing Promotion Monthly, the idea newsletter for auto racing promoters, and sponsored by K&K Insurance Group and Hoosier Racing Tire.

Presenters included 42nd Auto Racing Promoter of the Year Steve Beitler, owner or operator of three Washington dirt tracks and two series, Kendra Jacobs, Marketing Director for Knoxville Raceway, Toby Kruse, Darren Shanley, and Chet Christner principals in SpeedShift TV, and marketing consultant and promoter Mike Lysakowski. At Reno, attorneys Paul Tetreault and Don Ornelas of the Agajanian Law Firm, brought promoters up-to-date on 2018 court decisions affecting motorsports promotion. Ten additional sessions discussed emergency incident preparedness, dirt & paved track management, employee relations and policies, social media trends, and practices, trends in events and scheduling, and facility amenities, and the latest information on Chevrolet Performance sealed spec engines.

The Workshops Series continues February 10-12, with the 46th annual RPM@Daytona Workshop at the Hilton Daytona Beach. The Daytona Beach Workshop offers the same agenda as the RPM@Reno. A full lineup of sessions can be found in the latest issues of Racing Promotion Monthly, available at RacingPromotionMonthly.com

Racing Promotion Monthly, the idea newsletter for auto racing promoters, is published year-round with the support of K&K Insurance Group, Inc., Hoosier Racing Tire. The 45th Workshops Series is produced with additional support from: Chevrolet Performance, Moffett Productions, Simes Graphic Designs, Raceceiver, Lucas Oil Products, Firethorn Marketing, IMCA, and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

More information is available from RPM at 920-367-0540, or on the World Wide Web at www.racingpromotionmonthly.com.

RPM 48.10 Reno ‘Round The Corner, Talking About Things We Shouldn’t Talk About

Now in subscribers’ e-mail, Racing Promotion Monthly issue 48.10. SPECIAL ISSUE: compliments of K&K Insurance Group and Hoosier Racing Tire, FEATURE STORY: The State Of The Industry: Talking About Things We Shouldn’t Talk About; IDEAFILE: Legalert: Spectacular Drags; SESSION LINEUPS: RPM@Reno, RPM@Indy, Featured speakers include nationally recognized promoters, marketers, PR and legal experts, and ten topical short-track race organizing and promotional round-table sessions. RENO HOTEL: 46th Workshops Lodging Rates; Download or read online now at www.racingpromotionmonthly.com. Download issue 48.10 here: PDF File. Promoters, track owners, racing officials, tours, series, club officials, if you are not an enrolled RPM reader, subscribe HERE to read online and ensure you receive each new issue of the “The Idea Newsletter for Auto Racing Promoters.”

Forty-Nine Days & Counting To RPM@Reno

The lineup for the 46th Annual RPM Promoters Workshops which kick off November 28 in Reno Nevada, will include nationally recognized promoters, marketers, PR and legal experts, and ten topical short-track race-organizing and promotional round-table sessions.

Featured presenters include Kendra Jacobs, of Spire Sports & Entertainment and the marketing director, at Knoxville (IA) Raceway; 42nd Auto Racing Promoter of the Year Steve Beitler, promoter of Skagit Speedway, and Grays Harbor Raceway, Washington; Toby Kruse, and Darren Shanley of SpeedShift TV, producers of streaming Web race broadcasts; and Mike Lysakowski, marketing consultant and general manager at Jennerstown (PA) Speedway. Jacobs will discuss experience gained marketing Knoxville’s weekly shows and the Knoxville Nationals in today’s fast-changing marketing landscape. Beitler will chronicle lessons learned throughout a career that began on a dairy farm and included racing with the World of Outlaws to his present ownership of the Northwest’s premier dirt tracks. Kruse and Shanley will help promoters make the most of the promotional and revenue potential of internet race broadcasting. Lysakowski will help promoters maximize entertainment and marketing opportunities through better announcing. The racing legal experts of Agajanian, McFall, Weiss, Tetreault, & Crist, LLP will sum up the year’s legal happenings in his racing legal update and promoters will benefit from pro bono legal advice in an open-forum Q&A.

Round table sessions planned include: Dirt Track Operations: Promoters share the state of play in short track racing’s hottest segment. Paved Track Operations: Operators talk 360 degrees around the opportunities and challenges of paved tracks. Emergency Incident Management: How promoters have handled catastrophic events and how would you? Should I Race Every Other Week? Those who’ve done it both ways talk through the pros and cons. The Better Drivers’ Meeting & More: From the pit mic to email updates & more, advanced entrant relations. The Evolving Venue: Those that do it with the inside skinny on alternative revenue events. As The World Turns: The changing social media landscape and how promoters leverage it. Sealed Spec Engines Are Here To Stay: with the latest from Chevrolet Performance. The Elusive Race Fan: From the promoters’ mouths, what worked in 2018 to increase attendance. “Now Hiring”: How promoters staffed tracks when nearly every business is hiring.

Lodging information, Workshops FAQs, schedules, and credential reservation information can be found on the Web at RacingPromotionMonthly.Com under the menu links RPM@Reno, RPM@Indy, RPM@Daytona.

Get Complete Information HERE.

The 46th Annual RPM Promoters Workshops Series, begins November 28 in Reno, NV, and concludes, February 10-12, 2019, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Ocean Walk Village, Daytona Beach, during Speedweek. The Workshops, produced by Racing Promotion Monthly, the idea newsletter for auto racing promoters, are presented by K&K Insurance and Hoosier Racing Tire with additional support from: the Eldorado Hotel Casino, INEX, GM Performance Parts, Lucas Oil Products, IMCA, Moffett Productions, Raceceiver, Simes Graphic Designs, and Firethorn Marketing.

Produced by Racing Promotion Monthly, more than 800 track operators, their employees, exhibitors, and industry leaders attended last year’s Workshops. Racing Promotion Monthly is published year-round with the support of K&K Insurance Group, Inc. and Hoosier Racing Tire. More information is available by phone from RPM at 715-536-1067 or 920-367-0540.

 

RPM 48.09 Workshops Sessions, Speakers; ARPY Nominations Begin

Now in subscribers’ e-mail, Racing Promotion Monthly issue 48.09. SPECIAL ISSUE: Thirty-two pages compliments of K&K Insurance Group and Hoosier Racing Tire, DETAILS: the lineup for the 46th Annual RPM Promoters Workshops which kick off November 28 in Reno Nevada, include nationally recognized promoters, marketers, PR and legal experts, and ten topical short-track race organizing and promotional round-table sessions. Issue 48.09 has all the details, schedules, sessions, credential application, and lodging information. ARPY NOMINATIONS BEGIN: The Special double issue also includes history of the ARPY Award, regional breakdowns, nomination criteria. Ballots will be mailed soon. Download or read online now at www.racingpromotionmonthly.com. Download issue 48.09 here: PDF File. Promoters, track owners, racing officials, tours, series, club officials, if you are not an enrolled RPM reader, subscribe HERE to read online and ensure you receive each new issue of the “The Idea Newsletter for Auto Racing Promoters.”

RPM 48.08 Available, Promoters’ Obsession With Racing Not Tickets!

Now in subscribers’ e-mail, Racing Promotion Monthly issue 48.08. The latest edition. Feature: End-Of-Season Contemplation: Promoters Obsession With Racing, An Achilles Heel. 46th Workshops Preview & Lodging Information. ARPY Nominations Nearing, Consider Candidates. Legalert: Avoiding Conflicting Warning Signs. Dates & Places: 46th RPM@Reno, Indy, Daytona Beach. Workshops Supporting Sponsors: Your Top Resource. Workshops Directory: Updated Listing 45th Workshops Exhibitors. Download issue 48.08 here: PDF File. Promoters, track owners, racing officials, tours, series, club officials, if you are not an enrolled RPM reader, subscribe HERE to read online and ensure you receive each new issue of the “The Idea Newsletter for Auto Racing Promoters.”

RPM 48.07 A Natural-Born Promoter

Now in subscribers’ e-mail, Racing Promotion Monthly issue 48.07. The latest edition. Feature: A Natural-Born Promoter. Legalert: Employees and Work Comp Insurance. Dates & Places: 46th RPM@Reno, Indy, Daytona Beach. Workshops Supporting Sponsors: Your Top Resource. Workshops Directory: Updated Listing 45th Workshops Exhibitors. Download issue 48.07 here: PDF File. (NOTE: the online edition is presently unavailable. It will return with the next issue.) Promoters, track owners, racing officials, tours, series, club officials, if you are not an enrolled RPM reader, subscribe HERE to read online and ensure you receive each new issue of the “The Idea Newsletter for Auto Racing Promoters.”

RPM 48.06 Hermiston & Stateline Reborn

Now in subscribers’ e-mail, Racing Promotion Monthly issue 48.06. The latest edition. Feature: Greg & Wayne Walden Remake Hermiston (OR) Raceway. IdeaFile: Stateline (ID) Speedway Rises Again (With 30-Year-Old Business Model). INEX Update: GoFundMe For Miss Eileen. IdeaFile, Legalert: Mundane Mishaps Cause Most Claims. Dates & Places: 46th RPM@Reno, Indy, Daytona Beach. Workshops Supporting Sponsors: Your Top Resource. Workshops Directory: Updated Listing 45th Workshops Exhibitors. On The Cover: Stateline Speedway at the Autosource Arena, July 3, 2018. Download issue 48.06 here: PDF File. Promoters, track owners, racing officials, tours, series, club officials, if you are not an enrolled RPM reader, subscribe HERE to read online and ensure you receive each new issue of the “The Idea Newsletter for Auto Racing Promoters.”

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