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Michigan Speedway President Roger Curtis Leaving After A Decade

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 30 / 16

Curtis, who has been at MIS for a decade, will see his duties replaced in the interim by ISC COO Joie Chitwood III as the corporation finds his replacement.

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