Jan 25, 2001
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SFX Motor Sports Group announced the return of Doug Gonda to Formula USA with a January 25 press release headlined "SFX appoints Doug Gonda to Formula USA expansion efforts."
The release read, "Douglas Gonda has been retained by SFX Motor Sports to manage race track business development for road racing properties. Mr. Gonda will be responsible for all track negotiations and race scheduling for both SFX Motor Sports' Championship Cup Series (CCS) and the Formula USA National Road Race Series.
"Mr. Gonda has extensive experience in the business of motorcycle road racing over a period of nearly two decades. Aside from his background as an event organizer and promoter, Mr. Gonda has worked as consultant and business partner with AMA, CCS and WERA. Mr. Gonda was the founder of the National Championship Formula USA Series. The Formula USA Series was acquired by SFX from Mr. Gonda in 1999."
The release went on to quote SFX Motor Sports Group Senior Director of Marketing, Motorcycles, Dan Krolczyk as saying "Doug has been an important piece of the history of Formula USA road racing and of the new SFX Motor Sports road racing properties. We're happy to keep Doug involved in the expansion of road racing."
According to the release, SFX Motor Sports has 92 motorcycle road racing events scheduled across the nation in 2001, 31 operated through affiliate organizations and 61 produced and promoted directly by SFX Motor Sports.