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Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Announces Promotions
July 12, 2018
Jessica Fickenscher, left, has been promoted to senior vice president of special projects, and Gerry Horn, right, has been named senior vice president and general manager of the Performance Racing Network (PRN).
Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Announces Promotions

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. officials have announced the promotion of two long-time executives. Jessica Fickenscher has been promoted to senior vice president of special projects for Speedway Motorsports, and Gerry Horn has been named senior vice president and general manager of the Performance Racing Network (PRN).

“We are fortunate to have dedicated and experienced leaders like Jessica and Gerry positioning our company to be best-in-class. It is a privilege to recognize their hard work and efforts to put fans first. I know Jessica and Gerry will excel with their new responsibilities as we strive to exceed expectations for our fans and corporate partners,” Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith said.

A 19-year veteran of Speedway Motorsports, Fickenscher will continue to facilitate capital improvement and property development projects across all eight of Speedway Motorsports’ premier NASCAR facilities, explore new fans first initiatives and supervise the company’s relationship with food services partner Levy Restaurants.

In addition, Fickenscher will oversee business and operations for Speedway Motorsports’ subsidiary U.S. Legend Cars International, a leading producer of fun and affordable race cars, as well as INEX, the sanctioning body for U.S. Legend Car racing worldwide.

As senior vice president and general manager of PRN, Horn will oversee all business operations including sales and marketing, affiliate relations and recruitment, and new business development for the Speedway Motorsports subsidiary which produces radio programming for over 700 stations worldwide.

Doug Rice will continue as president of the network, serving as the lead voice on PRN’s 12 Speedway Motorsports Monster Energy Cup Series races and overseeing production of PRN’s syndicated radio, digital and social media programming including "Fast Talk,” "The O'Reilly Auto Parts Pit Reporters,” "Garage Pass" and "zMAX Racing Country."