John Force Racing Names New Chief Commercial Officer 

Ted Van Zelst headshot

John Force Racing has hired Ted Van Zelst as chief commercial officer (COO). In this new role, Van Zelst will be responsible for creating new partnerships, enhancing business-to-business relationships with existing partners, and developing successful activation.

“Having the opportunity to work with John Force Racing, the biggest name in drag racing and one of the biggest names in all of motorsports, is an honor,” said Van Zelst, who will be based out of the Brownsburg, Indiana shop. 

Van Zelst joins John Force Racing with 25 years of experience, most recently serving as the president/CEO of Zeker Solutions, a consulting agency. He has also held senior leadership positions with NASCAR, the Detroit Pistons, WWE, and the New York Islanders. 

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