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The Belmont Abbey College Motorsport Network

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Abbey students meet leaders in motorsports

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Inaugural Motorsport Symposium ... See more

Motorsport’s storied past met its future drivers at Belmont Abbey College’s ... See more

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3 days ago
PRN's At the Track reaches milestone 200th episode, announces expansion to Midwest

Great work by a great guy and part of the Abbey family!
Congrats Lenny!

As the calendar turns to 2017, the premier grassroots racing show in the ... See more

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3 days ago
2017 Belmont Abbey College motorsport symposium

The Inaugural Motorsport Symposium & Wheeler Awards with be happening this ... See more

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1 week ago
The motorsport Daily

Today's Motorsport Daily

News & Commentary on business of racing by Patrick Wood

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2 weeks ago
New McLaren boss to rev up turnround of Formula One team

A big job to be sure but if there is someone who is up for it Zak Brown will ... See more

Executive Zak Brown admits finding a new title sponsor by next season is ... See more

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4 weeks ago
How NASCAR is Taking a Lifestyle Approach to Attracting Younger Fans Through Snapchat

“I want a child to walk up to his mom or dad and say ‘hey, I saw this ... See more

Its no secret that NASCAR, and the sports of stock car racing, has a unique ... See more

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1 month ago
The motorsport Daily

Latest Motorsport News....

News & Commentary on business of racing by Patrick Wood

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1 month ago
Role with Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR team great opportunity for Manheim Central grad

Great hometown story of our very own Sam Ulrich...congrats and thanks for ... See more

As far as internships go, it's hard to envision a better one for 2013 Manheim ... See more

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1 month ago
The motorsport Daily

News & Commentary on business of racing by Patrick Wood

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John Force Racing will ‘Advance’ with new sponsorship for Courtney Force

“The opportunity came to grow the deal and they were interested in Courtney ... See more

Advance Auto Parts stores will sponsor Courtney Force’s NHRA Funny Car in ... See more

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The Motorsport Management curriculum at Belmont Abbey College educates students to work in this highly complex environment with particular emphasis on the business, management, cultural and legal characteristics of the motorsport industry.

Students in the Motorsport Management curriculum integrate the skills and knowledge of the industry with the values of the College’s liberal arts curriculum. This combination of specific knowledge of motorsport, coupled with the creative, ethical, and analytic emphasis of the liberal arts produces talented professionals in the field of motorsport management.

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Ian Moye

XFINITY Media Relations Representative
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams

Class of 2012

The Abbey gave me the fundamental skills and ideas to grow my career to where it is now. Without the support of the professors and guest speakers, I wouldn’t have the success I have now.

Ian Moye XFINITY Media Relations Representative

Alumni Advisory Board

Tom Vesey – Charlotte Motor Speedway | Rhegan Flanagan – Hendrick Motorsports | Paige French – Retail Sports Management | Kate Beran – Penske Racing | Justin Swilling – NASCAR | Jessica Fickenscher – Speedway Motorsports | Jennifer Gibson – Wix / Affinia Corporation | Dan Guffey – Jeff Gordon Incorporated | Ian Moye – Ganassi Racing | Mike Laheta – NASCAR Hall of Fame | Jordan Anderson – Jordan Anderson Racing

Mike Laheta

Mike Laheta

Director of Partnership Marketing at the NASCAR Hall of Fame/Charlotte Regional Visitor’s Authority

Class of 2012
Hometown: Broadview Heights , OH

You weren’t just learning from the staff, which is a phenomenal experience, but you get to learn from industry, professionals, people who have done what you’re trying to do. Who have made a career of out this thing that you’re trying to pursue.

Industry Advisory Board

David Hynes – Victory Management GroupPatrick Brady – OriginateSteve Lauletta – Ganassi Racing | Steve Cole – John Force RacingMatt Long – Charlotte Motor SpeedwayJay Frye – IndyCar | Greg Fornelli – StockCar Steel & SRI Performance |
Brett Frood – Stewart-Haas RacingTom Knox – JMIJim Kahler – OHIO University Center for Sport Management

| Roger Slack – Eldora Speedway

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Daniel Guffey

Director of Social Media: Jeff Gordon Inc.

Class of 2010
Hometown: Charlotte, NC

The things that the program (motorsports) and the school teach you from an all-encompassing perspective…pushes you to be well-rounded…it definitely helps you to wear those many hats, and be prepared to take on a full load.

Executive Board

Patrick Wood – Executive Director | Mary Beth Chambers – Program Director | Bruce Mosley – Executive in Residence / Roush Fenway Racing | Humpy Wheeler – CEO / Speedway Benefits | Bill Thierfelder – President / Belmont Abbey College | David Williams – Vice President of Academic Affairs / Belmont Abbey College

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Jessica Fickenscher

Vice President of Special Projects for Speedway Motorsports Inc.

Class of 1998
Newfield, NJ

My educational and personal experiences at Belmont Abbey was the catalyst of my success in my career path. The professors and staff take a vested interest their students and support them every step along the way. I am confident that the information and knowledge I acquired is what got me to where I am today.

Humpy Wheeler

H.A. Humpy Wheeler

The Opportunity

Ten years ago when racing legend Humpy Wheeler brought the idea for an academic program built around motorsport, newly minted President Dr. Bill Thierfelder was intrigued. A decade later the Belmont Abbey College Motorsport Management program has evolved from a field of concentration to a full degree major and has become a viable resource for the racing industry. Our innovative program and its related alumni and industry advisors bring together a powerful group dedicated to moving the program into its second decade developing the next generation of motorsport leadership.

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