Finalize Your Trip to Indy – Meet With Leading Motorsports Industry Professionals!

Get on TRACK – attend RTBC – 2013! 

Insider Insights

Crossroads at Indy – the race track and series are undergoing challenges on and off the track.  How will the economy affect their bold plans for the Brickyard?  What can the open wheel community expect in the future? 


Mark Miles
Hulman & Co.


Track Operations


Seating capacity strategies – the cost of reduction.  Where did the fans go? Non-racing events – can they cover their costs?  The new television contract – how much? Selling sponsorships – what metrics matter?  


Joie Chitwood
Daytona Intl Raceway
Doug Boles
Indianapolis Mtr Spdwy
Roger Curtis
Michigan Intl Spdwy
Scott Paddock
Chicagoland Spdwy


Event Management


Utilization – the key to every motorsports facility.  How do you manage it all – accommodating the needs of interested stakeholders? Do professionals and amateurs have the same requirements? Weather delays – what does it really cost?


Kevin Forbes
Chief Engineer
Indianapolis Mtr Spdwy
Gene Cottingham
GRand Solutions
Ruthie Forbes
GR Solutions
Humpy Wheeler
Former President
Charlotte Mtr Spdwy


Track Safety


Not just the safer barriers – every piece of equipment is important.  Component design – what factors are considered?  Who sets the standards – should it be the government or the industry? Emergency workers – full or part-time – which is better?


Randy LaJoie
The Joie of Safety
Chris Paulson
C & R Racing
Carl Olson
Motorsport Manager
SFI Foundation
Andrew Holter
Emrgncy Svc Specialist


Legal and Risk Management


Litigation – is motorsports really that different?  After the accident – what’s next? Drivers as independent contractors – comparisons of professional sports leagues. Liability waivers – why and where are they not recognized?   


Mark Richards
Ice Miller, LLP
Wesley Zirkle
General Counsel
Just Marketing, Inc.
Bill Anthony
Mtrsprts Mgt Intl
John Gorsline
The Gorsline Co.


Sanctioning Bodies


The traveling road show – is this model relevant? The local promoter – what are they doing right? Event economics – what’s the right balance? The costs of racing – does speed need to be expensive – do fans really care?  


Tom Deery
World Racing Group
Jason Rittenberry
Intl Raceway Group
Kevin Miller
Brian Gale
Global RallyCross




History – keeping the legacy alive.  Staying relevant – how is it done? Non-profits – the cost of staying compliant.  Capital campaign – where do they get the money? What’s it worth – appraising the collection.  


Bob Baker
Executive Director
National Sprint Car Hall of Fame
Wendell Strode
Executive Director
National Corvette Museum
Donald Davidson
Indianapolis Motor Speedway


Industry Associations


Collaboration – geographic or industry based? The checkered flag – what’s the true objective? Government – are lobbyists or grassroots the answers? Trade development and job creation – promoting their importance. 

Chris Aylett
Chief Executive
Motorsports Industry Association
Tom Weisenbach
Executive Director
Indiana Motorsports Association
Rollie Helmling
Director – Motorsports


Media and Broadcasting


Video – it’s everywhere.  The cost of broadband technology – can tracks afford it? Steaming economics – what is the best model? Licensing and rights management – who controls its? Emergency situations – how do you handle it? 

Rod Rojas
Manager – Motorsports
Ralph Sheehen
Turn 3 Media
Barry Braun
Eric Smallwood
Senior Vice President
Front Row Marketing


RTBC – Hosts

The goal for RTBC is to be the place that brings it all together, the place to learn the winning strategies, and the place to connect the industry professionals.   

Tim Frost
Ntnl Speedway Directory
Dennis Michelson




The cost to attend RTBC-2013 is $250. This cost includes lunch and admission to the PRI Trade Show.


Additional seminar information on RTBC – 2013 can be found at Contact Tim Frost – Director – RTBC by email or calling (847) 853-0294.