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Jan 10, 2002

F-USA Officials Gather For Second Road Race Summit

From a press release:<BR><BR>Formula USA to host second annual Road Race Operations Summit<BR><BR>Aurora, Ill. (January 10, 2002) - With the Daytona season opener of the Formula USA National Road Race Series, and the Championship Cup Series presented by Lockhart Phillips around the corner, Formula USA's road race officials from across the country are meeting this weekend, January 11-13, 2002 for the second annual Road Race Operations Summit in Fort Worth, Texas.<BR><BR>The focus of the second annual Formula USA summit is continuity of the Formula USA road race program nationwide, with communication, customer service and safety among the many topics. This continuing program will fly in dozens of full-time and part-time officials well in advance of the season, resulting in a cohesive race management team creating a familiar, quality experience for both racers and spectators at CCS and NRRS events. <BR><BR>"This summit helps to unify all of our NRRS and CCS staff and CCS associate regions nationwide to insure that the programs from one region to another are consistent. It also helps to raise the bar for safety and develop consistent safety procedures when dealing with anything from fallen riders, weather related decisions, and implementation of straw bales and Airfence-type safety barriers", said Bill Syfan, director of road racing for Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division. <BR><BR>"We also want to instill the entertainment value of what we do week in and week out. While concentrating on providing quality entertainment for spectators and growing opportunities for teams and sponsors, Formula USA's road racing will continue to grow exponentially over the next few years," added Syfan.<BR><BR>For more information, call Formula USA at 817-332-4822.