Hoyos has been involved in the development, racing and business aspects of motorsports for over thirty years. As a former drag racer and the owner and operator of Driven2Win Drag Racing School, Hoyos brings extensive experience in drag racing to his new title at Palm Beach International Raceway. As a two-time NHRA PRO-FWD Champion and Bonneville veteran, Hoyos is widely recognized and well respected in the drag racing community.
Once named, Turbo Magazine’s “Driver of the Year”, Hoyos has worked in leading high profile multi-million dollar race teams and marketing programs for the U.S. Navy, Ford and Chevrolet Racing Divisions.
Hoyos also founded and currently operates Driven2Win Drag Racing School and Driving Experience. The program provides corporate entertainment, team building, instructional racing and ride and drive programs in professional prepared race cars. As the official drag racing school of Palm Beach International Raceway since 2010, Hoyos has become very familiar with the track, their staff and the race fans. Hoyos’ wife, Marla, will take over the day to day management of Driven2Win as Nelson joins the PBIR team full time April 1st.
Alan Miller is an experienced drag strip operator with over 30 years in the industry. Miller was formerly a track General Manager working for NHRA at their company owned tracks, has worked with Pullin Television/SPEED as Track Technical Consultant for ‘Pinks All Out’. He has worked as a track consultant for many drag strips across the country, including Famosa Dragway in Bakersfield, CA and PBIR the past three years.
“We are excited to welcome Nelson and Alan to our team at PBIR,” said Jason Rittenberry, President & CEO at Palm Beach International Raceway. “With Nelson’s experience as a racer and Alan’s ability to relate to our racers on a grassroots level this was the best choice to lead the rebuilding of our drag strip operations. Alan will be a big help to Nelson during this transition.”
For more information on Palm Beach International Raceway and Drag Racing programs and events, please go to www.RACEPBIR.com.