Marcus G. Smith

Developer Biography

Marcus G. Smith is the Executive Vice President of National Sales and Marketing for Speedway Motorsports, a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. The company owns and operates the following premiere facilities: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Infineon Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway.

Smith joined the company in 1996 as a sales associate at Lowe's Motor Speedway. In 1999, after the successful completion of the first naming rights agreement in the motorsports industry, the renaming of Charlotte Motor Speedway to Lowe's Motor Speedway, Smith was promoted to manager of new business development for SMI and named vice president of business development in 2001. He was elected to the company's Board of Directors in February 2004.

He is the son of renowned promoter Bruton Smith.

Contributed by Jeanne (76519) on May 12, 2008. [revised by : Jeanne (76519)].