PENDLETON, Ind. (May 10, 2000) - ASA ACDelco Series officials announced today that veteran motorsports executive Lex Dudas has been promoted to General Manager of Operations for the American Speed Association and the ASA ACDelco Series. The move...
PENDLETON, Ind. (May 10, 2000) - ASA ACDelco Series officials announced today that veteran motorsports executive Lex Dudas has been promoted to General Manager of Operations for the American Speed Association and the ASA ACDelco Series. The move to promote Dudas will include new duties for the Pennsylvania native, including those based around operations on event weekends.
“Lex’s experience in management and operations, as well as what he has accomplished with the series in his year here, has made this promotion a very easy decision,” commented Rex Robbins, the president and founder of the American Speed Association. “We’re going to rely on Lex to play a greater role in the day-to-day running of ASA and we are confident in his abilities as we move forward. We are excited to give him this opportunity and know that it will benefit all parties involved.”
Dudas was originally hired by ASA in March of 1999 and has served as the sanctioning body’s Director of Corporate Planning and Development in Pendleton, Ind. He has been an integral part of the administrative management team, charged with the responsibility of helping guide ASA and the ACDelco Series into the future, specifically focusing on the new Vortec ASA 5700 powerplant used by all competitors in the 2000 season.
“I feel this is a great opportunity for me and the series,” said Dudas. “I have enjoyed my time with the series and am looking forward to continuing to help make the ASA ACDelco Series grow and become the premier series and best value in the motorsports market.”
Dudas’ career in motorsports is touted with high-profile positions, ranging from a 13-year period as Southeast Divisional Director for the National Hot Rod Association (1978-’91) to General Manager for Indianapolis Raceway Park (1991-’95). In addition to his duties at Indianapolis Raceway Park, Duda.s served as Group General Manager of NHRA Owned Facilities for those same five years. He has also held the position of Director of Operations for Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1996-’97) and General Manager at Pikes Peak International Raceway (1997-’98).