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Palm Beach Driving Club Reaches Exciting Partnership With OpenTrack

Palm Beach Driving Club Reaches Exciting Partnership With OpenTrack

JUPITER, Fla. – Palm Beach Driving Club at Palm Beach International Raceway is proud to announce a new partnership with OpenTrack, the premier insurance company for high performance driving environments. OpenTrack offer’s insurance coverage for track days, providing a service for your car and your actions. The company provides single-event to 365-day coverage on any non-competition track day events. Track insurance covers Physical Damage Protection and Liability Protection. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Palm Beach Driving Club! Our primary goal at OpenTrack is to help drivers better enjoy their passion of driving on track and this partnership is a natural and obvious fit,” said OpenTrack Founder & CEO Ben Phillips. “We are excited to keep growing this community together and to help drivers feel faster, safer, and more confident on track!” Coverage with OpenTrack could offer a variety of benefits, including over $500k of coverage, flexible monthly or annual payment options, and a full year of continuous coverage. Other benefits can include webinars and training programs. With...

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Palm Beach Driving Club and Empire Social Lounge Announce an Exciting Partnership

Palm Beach Driving Club and Empire Social Lounge Announce an Exciting Partnership

JUPITER, Fla. – Palm Beach Driving Club at Palm Beach International Raceway is proud to announce a new partnership with Empire Social Lounge, South Florida’s premier Cigar & Whiskey Lounge. Located in Brickell, Miami and Dadeland, South Miami, Empire Social Lounge features a walk-in humidor, a full bar stocked with exclusive and hard to find whiskeys, member’s lounge, and private board room. The concept of Empire Social was born as a result of the efforts of Ryan Leeds and Jason Reznik. Inspired by the lessons his late father taught him, Ryan focused with Jason on creating a location that celebrates their love of cigars, good whiskey, luxury comforts, and relationships. “Our goal with Empire Social Lounge, was to create an atmosphere where patrons could slow down,” said Ryan. “We wanted an environment where friends and colleagues could spend quality time. We wanted a place where fathers and sons can create the same type of experiences that my father and I shared.” Empire Social’s location in Brickell is a sight...

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Louis F. Partenza Named IRGSE President and CEO

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla – October 24, 2017 – IRG Sports + Entertainment (IRGSE), a leading marketer and promoter of sports and live entertainment experiences, announced the promotion of Louis F. Partenza to President and Chief Executive Officer. Partenza joined IRGSE as the Chief Financial Officer in June 2015 and has served as interim CEO since May 2017. “I am honored and excited to assume the role of President and CEO,” said Partenza. “I look forward to working with the Board to grow the IRGSE family of companies and continue to drive our industry presence and deliver greater value to our customers, fans and sponsors.” During his career, he has helped lead a diverse set of companies on strategy, operations and finance and has a significant background in executive leadership within the sports industry. Prior to joining IRGSE, Partenza was the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the NHL’s Florida Panthers, Sunrise Sports and Entertainment and the BB&T Center. # # # About IRG...

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Palm Beach Driving Club Offers a World-Class Experience

JUPITER, Fla. —  Palm Beach Driving Club, the pre-eminent members-only club for automotive enthusiasts in the United States, is located at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Fla. The elite club offers weekly, year-round track programs to automotive enthusiasts and allows drivers to tailor the program to fit their lifestyle. The club’s membership is made up of drivers of all levels of experience with a desire for practice sessions and races under the guidance of professional drivers. The club hosts street-car enthusiasts, as well as amateur and professional race teams. There are sessions for novices and advanced drivers with no two nights ever the same. Palm Beach International Raceway is a 2.2-mile road course, built in 1964 and repaved and reconfigured in 2008. It features a fast 6/10-mile back straightaway and several challenging corners. The track has served as a home for multiple driving schools, and a test facility for both IndyCar and NASCAR drivers. Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay and NASCAR veteran Kyle Petty are among the drivers...

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Oriol Servia Finishes 21st at Indianapolis 500 Late Crash Dashes Hopes of a Top Finish

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (May 28, 2017) – Oriol Servia, representing Palm Beach Driving Club, finished 21st in Sunday’s 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 after a late crash ended his shot at a top finish. Servia, driver of the No. 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Honda, passed eventual race winner Takuma Sato for fourth place with 26 laps to go. Sato regained the position a lap later, but Servia was still in prime position for a top finish on lap 184 when James Davison squeezed him low setting off contact and a multi-car accident. The veteran driver, who sported a Palm Beach Driving Club logo on the front of his helmet, then retired from his ninth Indy 500 and his 200th IndyCar race overall.     Servia started the race in 12th place, but dropped back to 20th on the first run. After some adjustments to the car, he steadily climbed through the field, back to 12th by lap 86. He remained in the top half of the field until getting caught up in the...

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Oriol Servia Completes Final Indianapolis 500 Practice

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (May 26, 2017) – Oriol Servia, representing Palm Beach Driving Club, completed his final practice for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 by running 224.969 mph during Friday’s Carb Day. Servia, driver of the No. 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Honda, will start 12th in Sunday’s race after posting a four-lap average speed of 230.309 mph in qualifying around the famed 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The veteran driver, who has a Palm Beach Driving Club logo on the front of his helmet, will start two spots ahead of teammate Graham Rahal. Scott Dixon is the pole sitter for the event called the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Servia was 17th fastest on Friday after cutting his practice short with a fuel tank issue. Still, he remains optimistic for Sunday’s race.  “We had a problem in the fuel tank with the lines but nothing big,” he said. “I’m glad we found it today and not on race day.  That is what Carb Day is for. Time flies but we got it in...

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