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NASCAR’s Phelps Elevated To Chief Operating Officer
April 3, 2018
Steve Phelps will oversee all NASCAR commercial and media operations in the role of chief operating officer, which was previously held by Brent Dewar before his promotion to the president last year.
NASCAR’s Phelps Elevated To Chief Operating Officer

NASCAR has promoted Steve Phelps to the role of chief operating officer. Phelps will oversee all NASCAR commercial and media operations. This role was previously held by Brent Dewar prior to his promotion to the president last year. Phelps will work out of NASCAR’s headquarters in Daytona Beach, Florida.
 
“Steve has worked passionately over the years to lead the sport and it’s clear his impact is felt in all corners of the industry,” said NASCAR President Brent Dewar. “We could not be more thrilled for him to step into the pivotal role of COO and we look forward to welcoming him back to Daytona Beach, where he’ll continue to work closely with myself and the other members of the executive leadership team, including the Board of Directors.”
 
Phelps' direct reports will be Executive Vice President, Chief Sales & Partnership Officer Daryl Wolfe, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer Jill Gregory, Senior Vice President, Broadcasting & Production Steve Herbst, Senior Vice President & Chief Communications Officer Eric Nyquist, and Vice President, Digital Tim Clark.
 
Phelps joined NASCAR in 2005 after nearly two decades of sports business experience as a senior executive with the National Football League and Wasserman Media Group.