Chicagoland Speedway Welcomes New President, Craig Rust

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Joliet, IL and Watkins Glen, NY – June 9, 2009 – International Speedway Corporation today announced it has named Craig Rust, current president of Watkins Glen International, as president of Chicagoland Speedway effective June 15. In addition, the Company announced it has named Michael Printup as president of Watkins Glen to replace Rust. Current Chicagoland President Matt Alexander will leave the Company to pursue other opportunities.

Rust has been president of Watkins Glen since April 2002, and helped build the famed road-course into one of ISC’s premier facilities. He has been involved in motorsports since 1996, holding a number of positions including Director of Sales and Marketing for Auto Club Speedway and president of the former Nazareth Speedway. Rust will relocate with his family to the Joliet, IL, area over the next few weeks.

Printup will assume responsibility for all operations of Watkins Glen. He has held various positions within ISC over the last nine years including Vice President of Americrown Services Corp. and 380 Development LLC, wholly-owned subsidiaries of ISC. Most recently, Printup served as the Sr. Director, Facility Development for Michigan International Speedway. He and his family will relocate to New York over the summer.

"We are fortunate to have individuals of such high caliber to transition into key positions within our organization," said ISC Senior Vice President of Business Operations W. Grant Lynch, Jr. "Craig is a proven leader in the Company and we look forward to his ongoing contributions at Chicagoland Speedway. In addition, Michael has demonstrated a tremendous aptitude for leadership in a number of previous roles within ISC. We congratulate both individuals on their new positions and look forward to their continued success."

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