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LAGUNA HILLS, CALIFORNIA, July 25, 2017 — Underscoring its commitment to provide the motorsports industry with the very best policies and management support, leading entertainment and live event insurance solutions provider Take1 Insurance today announced the appointment of Laura Hauenstein to the position of Vice President, Broker and Underwriter of Motorsports, reporting directly to Take1Executive Vice President Scott Carroll.

“We are thrilled to welcome Laura to the Take1 motorsports team,” Carroll said today.

“Her reputation for providing customers with outstanding service and support is second to none in the motorsports industry, among amateur, semi-professional, and professional drivers; race team owners; sponsors; track owners; leagues; and sanctioning bodies."

Laura Hauenstein comes to Take1 Insurance from SLE Insurance Brokerage, LLC, where she served as President of the firm that she founded to provide general insurance placement and niche specialties in Motorsports, Equestrian, and Transportation. Prior to this, and for 11 years, she served as President of WSIB Motorsports Insurance.

“Take1 Insurance is the entertainment and live event industry’s leading insurance solutions provider,” Hauenstein said today. “We share the same commitment to meeting the needs of motorsports customers with custom designed policies that reflect real-world needs. I’m thrilled to be a part of the Take1 team!“

About Take1 Insurance

U.S. Risk‘s Take1 division has been servicing the insurance needs of the film and television production industry and has expanded significantly to meet the needs of audio-video and communications industry clients as well. The company’s experience includes underwriting film and television production companies, DICE (documentary, infomercial, commercial, educational) producers, touring entertainers, concert/playhouse venues, concert promoters, video game developers, and specialty rental operations focused on audio, visual, lighting, sound, grip, and production. For additional information, visit



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