DAVE LOCKETT NAMED DIR. OF COMMUNICATIONS
PHOENIX – Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced today that Dave Lockett has been named Director of Communications. Lockett, who most recently directed public relations for the Pittsburgh Steelers, will oversee all communications for PIR effective immediately.
“We are excited to have Dave join the PIR team,” said Sperber. “His sports industry knowledge and experience with major events will be a true asset as we prepare for the 2012 NASCAR season and beyond.”
Lockett spent 13 seasons with the Steelers after previously working in corporate communications at the National Football League and with several New York-area PR firms.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the great people at Phoenix International Raceway,” said Lockett. “I look forward to playing an integral role in further developing world-class NASCAR events for the Phoenix area.”
Born in Montclair, N.J., Lockett graduated with a degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
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Since 1964, Phoenix International Raceway has served race fans as the premier motorsports venue in the Southwest. Watch the brightest stars in NASCAR take on PIR’s one-mile oval on March 4, 2012 in the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™. Tickets for the entire SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ NASCAR weekend at Phoenix International Raceway can be purchased online at PhoenixRaceway.com/Tickets or by calling 1-866-408-RACE (7223). For more information, visit PhoenixRaceway.com, Facebook.com/PhoenixRaceway and Twitter.com/PhoenixRaceway.
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