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Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park (The FIRM) Names New Managing Director
July 23, 2013
Ken Grammer, who most recently served as driver's club director at VIR, will oversee day-to-day operation of The FIRM while expanding both its motorsports and military training business units.
Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park (The FIRM) Names New Managing Director

Ken Grammer has joined the Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park (The FIRM) as its managing director.

Grammer comes to The FIRM from VIRginia International Raceway (VIR), where he served as its driver’s club director. Grammer will oversee the day-to-day operation of The FIRM while expanding both its motorsports and military training business units.

Grammer will manage enhancements to The FIRM’s 450 acre facility in north central Florida, including ongoing improvements to its road course, gravel and dirt motorsport trails, off-road tracks and courses, and its classrooms, tuning shop, private garages and firing ranges.

Used for both public and private special events, The FIRM is one of the most challenging and diverse motorsports parks in the country. Grammer will supervise the expansion of The FIRM’s road course and redevelop The FIRM’s driver’s club, while continuing to expand The FIRM’s off-road and defensive driving programs.

In addition to his work with VIR, Grammer has competed in several club and professional sports car race series, served as the director of operations for SCCA Pro Racing and managed championship winning race teams in SCCA, NASA and Grand-Am.

In 2008, Grammer served as the first managing director of New Jersey Motorsports Park. Grammer has also promoted and managed major motorsports events throughout North America and served as race director for several professional race series. Prior to his career in motorsports, Grammer worked for 20 years in the computer software industry.

For more on The FIRM, visit www.gorally.com.