IRL: Kelly Racing Names General Manager

Kelley Racing Expands Indianapolis, IN (April 6, 1999) -- The Kelley Racing Team continues to row with the announcement of a general manager today. Jim Freudenberg brings fourteen years of motorsports experience to the Pep Boys Indy Racing ...

Kelley Racing Expands

Indianapolis, IN (April 6, 1999) -- The Kelley Racing Team continues to row with the announcement of a general manager today. Jim Freudenberg brings fourteen years of motorsports experience to the Pep Boys Indy Racing League team.

Jim's responsibilities will include overseeing sponsorship development, marketing, public relations, hospitality as well as overseeing the team's profitability to make Kelley Racing a viable contender for years to come.

Jim is the former General Manager of MCI Racing. His other experiences include being part of the management team for the Phoenix and Montreal F1 races, Toronto and Vancouver Molson Indy's, Detroit Grand Prix and Homestead Motorsports Complex. Freudenberg's other activites include a business relationship with Danny Sullivan and the creation of a company called Fast Promotions which handled driver merchandising and charity events.

Jim Freudenberg -- general manager "I am enthusiastic about this opportunity. Tom and Jim Kelley have an outstanding team. I am anxious to work with the professionals with the team and assist the team in reaching new and enduring heights."

Tom Kelley -- owner "Jim is a great addition to our team. We are constantly striving to achieve great results in our businesses and we know that people make the difference. Jim's talents and experience will go a long way to help the team bring race wins and championships to this team."

Jim Kelley -- owner "Each time we enter a new business, we look for people who have the skills to make it successful. Racing is a whole new business for us. Jim Freudenberg will help us make better sense of the business side of the sport."

upcoming track activity:

Kelley Racing will test in Indianapolis April 6, 10-12. The team's next race is May 1 in Charlotte. For more information on Kelley Racing check out our web site at www.kelleyracing.com.

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