RTBC – 2019 – More Topics and Speakers Announced!

Wilmette, IL – (November 21, 2019) – For Immediate Release

The Race Track Business Conference (RTBC – 2019) is pleased to announce additions to our line up:

Ticketing and Electronic Waivers

Mobile devices – the future is here.  Digital instead of print – what are the requirements ? Trends  – what does it cost fans to attend the races ? How can promoters embrace the change – will there be savings?

  • Keale Blache | EVP | Ticket Socket
  • Lauri Eberhart | Attorney | Apollo Sports Law Group
  • Clay Harshaw | Asst. Professor | Winston-Salem State University

Facility Security

Safety is key – keeping fans safe.  Working with public officials – how to develop a plan for the event.  Cyber security – can wireless be trusted ? Tracks, sanctions and teams – are your systems secure?  

  • Jason Dierdorff | Owner | Ascension Protective Services
  • Aaron Hmel | Director of Operations | PittRace
  • John Kindervag | Field CTO | Palo Alto Networks

Driver Development

Performance – on and off the track.  What trends are being used by the top drivers.  Developing talent – what age to start ? Technology – does it replace actual seat time.

  • Tom Deery | President | World Racing Group
  • Steve Hoinville | Managing Director | Motum Simulation
  • Jim Leo | President | PitFit Training


The move to digital – are fans embracing the change ? Content is key – what is the best format to tell the story.  Where to be – what platform works ?

  • Bones Bourcier | Columnist | SPEED SPORT
  • Ralph Sheheen | President | Turn 3 Media

The 8th annual Race Track Business Conference presented by National Speedway Directory will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at the Indiana Convention Center.

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.