Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today that industry expert Jon Flack has been appointed as president of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
The Indiana native joins the team following 15 years as Global COO and President Americas of Just Marketing International (JMI).
Flack has worked in multiple motorsport disciplines, including Formula One and NASCAR.
Flack’s first race with the team is this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto at Exhibition Place. Speaking about Flack’s appointment, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Team co-owner Sam Schmidt said:
The addition of Jon to the SPM team is the next logical step in creating an organization capable of winning championships while being industry leaders in the off-track experience for our partners. “He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of all forms of motorsports which will be tremendously beneficial to our growth. We are excited to have him on board.
Flack commented on his new position by saying:
I’m extremely honored to be joining Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. I’ve watched with interest the past 16 years as SPM have built the organization one step at a time, and I’m thrilled to support the next chapter of the company’s growth and diversification. My Indiana roots run deep so the opportunity to combine my passion for IndyCar with my marketing expertise was simply too good to pass up.