JEFFREY BELSKUS has been named COO of the Indianapolis
Motor Speedway (IMS). Belskus had been IMS Exec
VP/Administration and Operations (IMS). In Indianapolis,
Bill Koenig reports that Belskus is now responsible "for
most of the major departments at the Speedway," and that one
priority "is to boost corporate support of the IRL"
(INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS, 1/22)....G. CLIFTON PENNELL was
named President of R.J. Reynolds' Sports Marketing
Enterprises. Pennell has been with RJR since '79 and has
been a Brand Marketing Senior VP since '85. He fills the
position of the late T. WAYNE ROBERTSON (STAR-NEWS, 1/21).