IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Matt Cleary joins Walker Racing

Walker Racing Names Matt Cleary as Marketing Communications Manager Matt Cleary has been named Marketing Communications Manager for Walker Racing. Cleary, a graduate of Hamilton College, brings a wide variety of experience in the motorsports ...

Walker Racing Names Matt Cleary as Marketing Communications Manager

Matt Cleary has been named Marketing Communications Manager for Walker Racing. Cleary, a graduate of Hamilton College, brings a wide variety of experience in the motorsports industry to the Walker organization, having worked with the PacWest Racing Group, Skip Barber Racing School, and Lime Rock Park before joining Walker Racing.

In his new role, Cleary will liaison with all team marketing partners, serve as the day to day contact for the media and will manage all team and driver appearances for Tora Takagi and Sarah Fisher. He will also be responsible for creating team media content, managing team and partner ticketing, overseeing the show car program, and will be responsible for Walker Racing hospitality at the track.

"Matt has a proven record of working with the media and with team partners. With his marketing background, he also will be bringing an eye for identifying additional business opportunities for the team and for our partners," says team owner Derrick Walker. "We think that is going to be a big benefit to our marketing efforts."

"I am excited about working for a team that is so straightforward in its mission to win races, no matter what form of racing," says Cleary. "I am also looking forward to working for Derrick Walker, as he has so much experience at this level of competition as an owner and previously as a mechanic, chief mechanic, and general manager for some of the most successful racing operations ever assembled."

Walker Racing is based in Indianapolis, Indiana and has begun its 12th season of competition in the CART FedEx Series. Tora Takagi pilots the #5 Pioneer/Denso Toyota Reynard Bridgestone entry.

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Series Automotive , IndyCar
Drivers Sarah Fisher , Tora Takagi , Skip Barber