DARLINGTON, S.C. – International Speedway Corporation officials today announced that Chip Wile has been named President of Darlington Raceway effective immediately.
Wile accepts the role from his most recent position as Director of Business Development for the Motor Racing Network. Current Darlington Raceway President, Chris Browning, has resigned to pursue other career opportunities.
Wile joined MRN in 2012, bringing with him over a decade of experience in the motorsports industry servicing partners such as Caterpillar, Verizon, Exide Technologies, and Dollar General. His responsibilities at MRN included developing and overseeing new business opportunities; acting as the network’s primary liaison to ISC’s sponsors and integrated media sales; directing MRN’s overall marketing and promotional efforts; and managing its annual budget. Wile received his bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Georgia.
“We are excited to announce Chip Wile as President of Darlington Raceway,” stated John Saunders, ISC’s President. “He is a respected and seasoned motorsports executive and is well prepared to accept the leadership position at Darlington Raceway. We were fortunate to have such a high-caliber individual to transition into a strategic position within our organization. We congratulate Chip on his new position and look forward to his continued success within our organization.
“I would also like to thank Chris for his many years of service at Darlington. We wish him much success in his future endeavors.”