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BRYAN SPERBER

President
PHOENIX RACEWAY

For nearly 30 years, Bryan R. Sperber has been an integral part of the motorsports and entertainment industry at its highest levels, spearheading change and innovation from coast to coast. Currently the President of Phoenix Raceway, Bryan leads the strategic and operational vision for one of the most popular venues in the sport.

Throughout his 15 years as president of Phoenix Raceway, Bryan has guided the track through significant capital expansion, overseen the addition of a second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, as well as helped secure the return of the Verizon IndyCar Series to the Raceway. The highlight of his tenure at Phoenix Raceway is the current $178 million modernization project – the Phoenix Raceway Project Powered by DC Solar – which will create a best-in-class facility in Phoenix that will serve as a destination for motorsports fans everywhere.

An active and connected leader in the Phoenix and Arizona business communities, Bryan has been cited as a “Power Broker” by Arizona Sports & Leisure Magazine four times during his decade and a half at Phoenix Raceway. He also was named to the Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” in 2006 – after only four years as track president.  

Prior to arriving at Phoenix Raceway, Bryan was the president of Watkins Glen International, where he was the youngest track president in NASCAR, being elevated at age 30 from the Director of Sponsorships at International Speedway Corporation (ISC). 

Away from the track, Bryan has been an involved member of the Phoenix community through a number of local organizations, and is a member of the Arizona chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He is president of the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame, and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Fiesta Bowl.

A graduate of Florida State University, he and his wife Lara, live in Phoenix with their son, Aaron.