Michigan International Speedway Makes Staff Promotions, Changes


BROOKLYN — Michigan International Speedway has made several staff changes in the facilities and operations department to improve the NASCAR and non-racing events at the track.

Among the changes:

Craig Hatch has been promoted to vice president of facilities and operation department after serving as the senior director of the department since 2012. In his position with MIS, Hatch and his team are responsible for maintaining the 1,400-acre property as well as the numerous buildings and vehicles. The department is instrumental in every race fan enjoying the facility and the look of the track, as well as getting the place ready for non-racing events. He will also oversee all new construction at MIS. Hatch is a Central Michigan University graduate and resides in Jackson, Michigan.

In addition, Tim Lamb was promoted to director of event operations. He will oversee the sign and event equipment requirements in regards to logistical planning and execution. Lamb will also be instrumental in the track’s compliance with all Occupation Safety and Health Administration and Environmental Protection Agency regulations. Lamb started full-time in the entertainment department at MIS in 2001. He has also worked at Kutcha’s Party Rental and in merchandise for Americrown for two years.

Gary Cox is taking on added responsibilities as the facility manager. In his new role, he will assist Pat Feekings, facilities director, in the maintenance, construction, housekeeping, and landscaping at the speedway.

Jamie Nichols was promoted to manager of event operations. He will oversee the sign shop and assist Lamb in the execution of the events.

In addition, Eric Hadden was named the event operations digital print coordinator. He is in charge of all printing and sign needs at MIS. 

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