U.S. Motorsports Association Launches Formation of New Jersey Motorsports Coalition

May 11, 2020

 

Monday, May 11, 2020

 

NEW JERSEY--Today, the U.S. Motorsports Association, announced the formation of the New Jersey Motorsports Coalition, to focus on the safe resumption of motorsports across the state.  The coalition brings together the state’s racetracks, sanctioning organizations, and related businesses impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown.  

 

N.J. Motorsports Coalition is on a mission to re-open racing, responsibly.  The group has submitted a letter to Governor Phil Murphy requesting participation in the newly formed commission on reopening New Jersey’s economy.  The coalition is also making a cohesive effort to implement health guidelines and social distancing requirements as they reopen.  

 

Racing plays a vital role in sparking the return of tourism, mostly to rural communities, who are starving for economic stimulus.  Racetracks have space and infrastructure that can be used as a learning site for all community events and mass gatherings to follow.  Sporting events, fairs, festivals, and other outdoor recreation can learn from the racetrack as New Jersey looks towards a reopening plan.    

 

“We all agree that racing has a huge responsibility in making a safe return.  This coalition is focused on doing things right, while also having a voice in the process of reopening,” said Brad Scott, President & COO of New Jersey Motorsports Park, and Chairman of N.J. Motorsports Coalition.  “Local race events generate new revenue and spending that otherwise would not exist, which is important to restarting our economy.”  

 

Initial Members of the New Jersey Motorsports Coalition Include: 

 

BMW CCA Club Racing

Bridgeport Motorsports Park

Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway

NASA Northeast

New Jersey Motorsports Park

NJMP Field of Dreams, LLC

Island Dragway

CTS-V Racing

Embley Family Racing

Metal Fab Pro Race Shop

Yamaha Champions Riding School

TRC Carburator

East Coast Stock/Super Stock Association

East Coast Road Racing Club

Modern Street Hemi Shootout Series

Motorsports Enthusiasts (MoE HPDE)

National Racing Network (NRN)

BBY Racing

Old Bridge Township Raceway Park

Media Dimensions LLC

Oliver Communications Group

Family Fend Racing

Clarus Group, LLC

Aaron Weaver/Dreamweaver Racing

South Jersey Region SCCA

Sports Car Driving Association

South Jersey Region Autox Summer Series

Schultz Engineered Products

Northern New Jersey AutoX

 

ABOUT UNITED STATES MOTORSPORTS ASSOCIATION:

USMA was founded by a coalition of industry businesses, race tracks, and sanctioning organizations to advocate for all forms of grassroots racing across all 50 States.  Since the activation of the USMA five years ago, our team supported by corporate partners and over 100,000 registered members, has been instrumental in solving many governmental issues for racing. We have introduced hundreds of state and local officials to their racing community. We work tirelessly to advocate for motorsports, solve issues, and build key relationships between grassroots racing and government.

 

To learn more about the work of the U.S. Motorsports Association please visit: SaveRacing.com

 

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