Clouds of vaporized rubber at the starting line, flaming exhaust headers, and a roar like nothing you've ever heard before. Living legends, road warriors and fearless young guns all clashing in a packed-house showdown of high-octane power and fury. This is racing with all the guts of a 750 HP V 8 engine. This is racing the way it was meant to be. This is what fans want. No complex point systems. No prima donnas.
Nicknamed Smoke, Tony Stewart is an American professional stock car racing driver and current NASCAR team owner. He is a 4 time NASCAR Cup Series Champion – 3 times as a driver and one as an owner. Stewart is one of the most decorated drivers across all motorsports with racing titles in IndyCar, midget, sprint and USAC Silver Crown cars as well. He is the only driver in history to win a championship in both IndyCar and NASCAR. In 2019, Stewart was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Don Hawk is the first CEO to oversee the Superstar Racing Experience. Hawk joins SRX after previously working as chief racing development officer for Speedway Motorsports Inc. Hawk is a fixture in racing, having served as manager of AK Racing during Alan Kulwicki's Winston Cup championship season of 1992 before becoming president of Dale Earnhardt Inc. After leading DEI's expansion into a successful NASCAR team, Hawk served as director of regional racing development for NASCAR. Most recently, Hawk had formed his own sports management firm.
Pyne is a global business executive and founder of Bruin Sports Capital, where he serves as CEO. Pyne is also Non-Executive Chairman of Courtside Ventures which specializes in early stage sports, media and technology investments. Previously, Pyne was the President of IMG Sports and Entertainment and a Board Member. Prior to IMG, he was Chief Operating Officer and on the Board of NASCAR. Pyne attended Brown University where he played football and earned All-Ivy League and All-New England honors.
A 30-year industry veteran, Montag is Chief Executive Officer of The Montag Group based in White Plains and New York City. Montag represents a wide variety of clients in various fields including broadcasting, coaching, culinary, and team sports. Montag has been an Executive Producer on three documentaries, including Amazon Prime's 'All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines', Showtime's 'Perfect In the 76', and ESPN's 'The Class That Saved Coach K', which aired with the launch of the ACC Network in August 2019. Montag spent 30 years at IMG, joining the company in 1985.
Ray has more than four decades of experience in the automotive and racing industries. He has worked with the biggest names in motorsport history, including Gordon, Andretti, Foyt and Earnhardt, and was a vital force in resurrecting the International Race of Champions (IROC) series, won three NASCAR Sprint Cup championships as a crew chief for Jeff Gordon, and partnered with Daimler Chrysler to bring Dodge back into NASCAR racing and built Evernham Motorsports into one of the most successful teams in NASCAR. Evernham has also held many roles in the television industry, including serving as a NASCAR analyst for SPEED, ESPN, ABC, FOX and NBC and hosting his own television series, AmeriCarna, on the Velocity channel. In January of 2018, Ray received the most significant honor of his career when he was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.