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Communications and Marketing Departments Restructured

SCCA PRO RACING, USRRC RESTRUCTURES COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING SERVICES DEPARTMENTS BRATTEN JOINS PRO RACING STAFF ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 2, 1998)—SCCA Pro Racing and the United States Road Racing Championship communications and...

SCCA PRO RACING, USRRC RESTRUCTURES COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING SERVICES DEPARTMENTS

BRATTEN JOINS PRO RACING STAFF

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 2, 1998)—SCCA Pro Racing and the United States Road Racing Championship communications and marketing services departments have been reorganized, with both departments now under the direction of John Clagett, Vice President, Communications and Marketing Services for SCCA Pro Racing and the USRRC.

Clagett, 40, a University of Colorado graduate who started with SCCA Pro Racing in 1984, oversees all aspects of the SCCA Pro Racing and USRRC public relations and marketing services departments in addition to his duties as liaison between the NTB Trans-Am Council and SCCA Pro Racing.

SCCA Pro Racing Public Relations Manager Greg Rubenstein has been appointed SCCA Pro Racing and USRRC Director of Public Relations, and will lead the operation of the SCCA Pro Racing and USRRC Public Relations staff.

Rubenstein, 32, joined the SCCA Pro Racing staff in March, 1994, after earning a B.A. from the University of Oregon and an M.A. from the University of Colorado.

In the Marketing Services department, Sharmini Suppiah, 26, has been reassigned to serve as SCCA Pro Racing and USRRC Marketing Services Manager. Suppiah will handle contingency sponsor accounts and services for the SCCA Pro Racing NTB Trans-Am, World Challenge and SRFPS, along with the USRRC Can-Am and GT Championship. A University of Colorado graduate, Suppiah joined the SCCA, Inc., Rally/Solo staff in August, 1995, before moving to SCCA Pro Racing as Marketing Services Manager in October, 1997.

Eric Prill has been promoted to serve as USRRC Public Relations Manager. Prill, 24, will conduct day-to-day public relations activities for the Can-Am and GT Championship, and will also continue to serve as publicist for the U.S. F2000 National Championship. A Miami University (Ohio) graduate, Prill joined the SCCA Pro Racing Staff in December, 1996, as the U.S. F2000 Publicist.

David Bratten has been hired to serve as SCCA Pro Racing Public Relations Manager. A Monmouth College (Ill.) graduate, Bratten completed his MS in Sports Management at Georgia Southern University in 1997, while serving as graduate intern with the Denver Broncos public relations department.

Bratten, 24, will be responsible for various public relations activities for the NTB Trans-Am Series, the World Challenge and the Spec Racer Ford Pro Series.

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