Nashville Superspeedway, Dover Motorsports, Inc. announced that long time sports and entertainment executive, Erik Moses has been selected to serve as its next track President. He is the first African American to serve as track president in NASCAR history.
Dover Motorsports announced the hiring before Saturday's Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway. Moses said:
"Our partnership with NASCAR is for them to put on the race and bring the circus to town. Our job is to make certain that the big top is ready. Make certain that everybody in and around middle Tennessee and the rest of that area understands we're going to have a Cup Series race and they can look forward to the type of experience that NASCAR fans expect and deserve."
"We are very excited and fortunate to hire an outstanding leader and executive such as Erik, who has tremendous experience in all areas of sports, events and live entertainment," Dover Motorsports CEO Mike Tatoian said Saturday.
"Erik's addition to our company and the outstanding reputation he has in the industry punctuates our commitment to revitalizing Nashville Superspeedway and serving the Middle Tennessee community."
Moses most recently served as the founding president of the XFL‘s DC Defenders (2019-20). He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and Duke University School of Law. Moses has served as an adjunct professor in Georgetown University’s Sports Industry Management Program since 2010.