NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 4, 2021 (Newswire.com) - Today, the Music City Grand Prix is thrilled to announce additions to its previously announced ownership group for the inaugural urban street race in Nashville Aug. 6-8, 2021.
Among those joining the group include notable GRAMMY Award-winning artist Justin Timberlake, who, in 2011, backed late British driver Dan Wheldon's winning effort in the Indianapolis 500 through a sponsorship with his clothing company William Rast. The ownership group will also include former Delta Airlines Chief Operating Officer Gil West and NASCAR team owner and driver Justin Marks. Just last month, Marks' Trackhouse Racing team announced a new addition to his team - GRAMMY Award-winning Latin artist Pitbull.
"I am incredibly proud of the ownership group we have assembled," says Matt Crews, CEO of Music City Grand Prix. "Our group combines game changers in the world of business, music and motorsports. Each brings something unique to the table that will be invaluable as we merge motorsports, music and food into a one-of-a-kind event. This event will be one to remember and one to be celebrated year after year in the heart of Music City. We look forward to the team's unique perspectives and the magic that soon will become the inaugural Music City Grand Prix."
Other Owners Include:
Teddy Phillips - CEO of Phillips and Jordan, Inc.
Kevin Clayton - President & CEO of Clayton Homes
Scott Borchetta - President & CEO of the Big Machine Label Group
Brad Lager - Chairman & CEO of Herzog Contracting Corporation
JR Hand - President & CEO of Hand Family Companies
Darby Campbell - Owner & President of Safe Harbor Development
Stanton Barrett - Movie Director, Stunt Coordinator, Race Car Driver
Drew Kitchen - Attorney, Maynard Cooper
Andy Moats - EVP/Music Sports & Entertainment at Pinnacle Financial Partners
Amish Purohit - Alpha Development
John Thompson - CEO of MTA Distributors
Ace Harrington- COO of MTA Distributors
For anyone interested in securing seats now before the general public, the Music City Grand Prix is offering two distinctive membership initiatives filled with fantastic annual benefits. For details, please visit www.musiccitygp.com/membership.
About Music City Grand Prix
Music City Grand Prix is a three-day international festival of speed and sound featuring an NTT INDYCAR® SERIES event. The event aims to create a comprehensive world-class international destination event that highlights Nashville, Tennessee, the Music City and the Mid-South region. It will include music, food, culture and entertainment centered on the speed, technology, skill and excitement of up-close urban INDYCAR racing. As a privately funded event, Music City Grand Prix is owned and operated by 615GP, LLC. More information is available at www.musiccitygp.com.
Source: Music City Grand Prix