The business of racing

Millions of dollars are spent on racing. This page features posts about the business side of racing with an emphasis on understanding the return on those dollars.

AAPEX 2020 To Be Virtual Experience

AAPEX 2020 To Be Virtual Experience

Just after the news broke that SEMA would not go on as planned in 2020, the AAPEX show that also runs in Las Vegas at the same time as SEMA, announced that it would be a virtual show in 2020. Many...

Anaheim 1 Press Day Photos

Anaheim 1 Press Day Photos

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the opening round of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross Series in Anaheim, CA. My roles at the races are quite extensive. Working for Engine Ice, I check in...

What Does an Agent Do?

What Does an Agent Do?

The Business of Racing is extremely complicated and full of amazing people with amazing jobs. Jason Weigandt of RacerX sat down with Lucas Mirtl of WMG to discuss his role as an agent in the...

Supercross 2020 Schedule Announced

Supercross 2020 Schedule Announced

Earlier this month, Feld Entertainment announced the Monster Energy Supercross Schedule for 2020. With 17 rounds in 18 weeks, the series crosses the country with stops in 13 states along the way....

Endurocross is Back

Endurocross is Back

Well, it looks like Endurocross is back. As I reported a couple of weeks ago the original founder of EnduroCross and a well-known promoter got together to save the series. Three rounds in 2019 with...

Is Enduro-X Still Alive?

Is Enduro-X Still Alive?

Hot off the news last week that the 2019 Endurocross series was canceled comes the news that the series might have a resurgence. It was just announced that the original Endurocross founder Eric...

ABC Compounding and Arlington SX

ABC Compounding and Arlington SX

On the Friday before the Arlington Supercross I was able to attend a small meeting and tour at ABC Compounding of Texas. This is the facility that packages both Plastic Shine and Helmet Renew for...