AVONDALE, AZ — Phoenix Raceway has announced its new Track President, meet Latasha Causey.
“Causey will become the first female African American track president in NASCAR history and the second woman to hold the position at Phoenix Raceway,” according to a press release.
“I have been fortunate to call The Valley ‘home’ my entire life, and I could not be more grateful to become the next leader of Phoenix Raceway,” stated Causey.
Causey is a founding member of the NASCAR Accelerators host committee, she served as Vice President & Community Development Officer for Bell Bank in Arizona and has held “various leadership roles” at USAA’s North Phoenix Campus, according to a Phoenix Raceway representative.
“Latasha’s track record speaks for itself as a highly experienced executive that prioritizes relationships and giving back to the community – also core values of ours at NASCAR,” said Chip Wile, NASCAR senior vice president and chief track properties officer.
Causey will assume her new role on November 28.
KEEP THIS IN MIND, IT’S RACE WEEK
- Country music star Jon Pardi is set to perform on November 6 before NASCAR’s Cup Series Championship Race in Phoenix! The concert is free to anyone with a ticket to the NASCAR race. Read more about this announcement, right here.
- NASCAR Racing Experience: NASCAR Championship weekend at Phoenix Raceway is bringing the ‘NASCAR Racing Experience.’ Fans can buy tickets for timed racing sessions that range from five to 48 minutes in duration. Ride-along programs are also available.
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