Michigan Int'l Speedway corporate staff changes

MIS ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES TO CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS DEPARTMENT MIS Promotes Josh Burgett to Director of Corporate Partnerships Department also hires Nick Covill as Corporate Partnerships Executive BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 23, 2008) -- ...

MIS ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES TO CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS DEPARTMENT

MIS Promotes Josh Burgett to Director of Corporate Partnerships
Department also hires Nick Covill as Corporate Partnerships Executive

BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 23, 2008) -- Michigan International Speedway's corporate partnerships department has announced two changes to its staff.

Effective immediately, corporate partnership executive Josh Burgett was promoted to Director of Corporate Partnerships and will lead the department into its 40th season of racing in 2008.

Burgett, a Grass Lake, Mich. native, has over four years of corporate sales experience with MIS, most recently as a corporate sales executive since 2006. Previous to that, he served internships with the sales department and Americrown Corp., another subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation (ISC).

"This is a tremendous opportunity for Josh's professional career," track president Roger Curtis said. "He is a young, up-and-coming member of our staff who really understands the sales business in our sport."

Burgett holds a bachelor's degree from Siena Heights University (2004) and a master's degree from Eastern Michigan University (2006). While at Eastern Michigan, Burgett was involved with corporate partnerships, marketing and promotions for the athletic department. He currently resides in Manchester.

Additionally, the department has also announced the hiring of Nick Covill as a corporate partnerships executive. Covill previously was a territory manager for Ritz Craft Homes in Jonesville, Mich. The Grass Lake, Mich. resident earned his bachelor's degree from Miami of Ohio in 2001.

For companies interested in sponsorship or hospitality options for its employees, customers or potential clients, please contact the corporate partnerships department at 517-592-1161.

Michigan International Speedway tickets can fit anyone's budget. The speedway is hosting the ARCA RE/MAX Series on June 13, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Cool City Customs 200 on June 14, the NASCAR Nationwide Series CARFAX 250 on August 16 and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on June 15 and 3M Performance 400 presented by Bondo on August 17. Tickets are available for all events, including qualifying days.

To order tickets, camping, pit passes or hospitality packages, call the MIS Ticket Hotline at 800-354-1010 or visit MISpeedway.com.

-credit: mis

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