IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG), the parent company of multiple motorsports properties, announced today that Dale Gann has been promoted from Executive Vice President of Operations to Vice President and General Manager of Palm Beach International Raceway™ (PBIR). Gann joined the team at PBIR in March of 2009 and earned promotions in both 2012 and earlier in 2013, assuming additional directorial responsibilities for the facility as a whole including staffing, budgeting and event management.
Palm Beach International Raceway™ (PBIR) is proud to team up with the MCI Institute of Technology (MCI) in supporting a tradition of excellence in racing and promoting automotive education by sponsoring a contest for two free scholarships for the upcoming 2014 school year.
Two lucky winners will receive a complete 12-month professional training in either an automotive or allied healthcare program: Automotive Service Technology; Automotive Collision, Repair and Refinishing; Pharmacy Technician; Medical or Administrative Assistant; or Massage Therapy. For the student selecting an automotive program, Bennett Auto Supply will also provide one starter tool box kit.
Palm Beach International Raceway™ (PBIR) is pleased to once again team up with The Professional Racers Owners Organization, Inc. (PRO) to host the fourth annual PRO Winter Warm-up (#PROwarmup) on January 17 and 18, 2014. This event brings together all the top names in professional drag racing, under the lights at PBIR’s Drag Strip, as race teams test and tune their Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars in anticipation of the 2014 race season.