Bloomington, IN — (March 5, 2012) — Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, Indiana announces the beginning of a new era of ownership and management for the speedway and racing operations. Bloomington Speedway Partners, LLC (BSP) assumes immediate responsibility of daily business affairs of the speedway including the 2012 racing season.
The ownership group, comprised of local Bloomington businessman Jack Craig, veteran sprint car racing family Dan and Brenda Roberts, Bruce Leer, owner of Leer Motorsports and Dale Dillon, Principal of Dillon Racing. The collective experience in racing and successful business enterprises will enable the group to accomplish the goal of enhancing the fan experience and continue the great tradition of racing at Bloomington Speedway.
In an official statement, Dan Roberts of BSP stated, “we are committed to this community, the local fans and employees that truly make Bloomington Speedway such an outstanding racetrack. We’re looking forward to continuing the tradition of exciting short track racing and working with the stalwart team Mike and Judy have assembled at Bloomington Speedway.”
The Mitchell‐Priest family, owners of the speedway property express their gratitude to previous track owners, Mike and Judy Miles for the tremendous job they have done over the past 25 years and are confident the new promoters will continue the exceptional tradition of racing at the Bloomington Speedway.
Previous track operators Mike and Judy Miles will remain involved in an advisory capacity to ensure a smooth transition. In a statement, the Miles expressed their appreciation to everyone for their support and said “We know Jack, Dan, Brenda, Dale and Bruce will do a great job and we look forward to working with them.”
Bloomington Speedway has been a short track racing venue in the same location in
Bloomington, Indiana since 1923. The speedway is home to USAC Sprint Car and Midget Racing, UMP Modifieds, World of Outlaws Sprints and a variety of other competitive short track series and events.