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NASCAR Driver Zach Herrin Announces Partnership with Lambda Legal

NASCAR driver Zach Herrin has announced a partnership with Lambda Legal, the leading national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ+ people and everyone living with HIV through litigation and public advocacy. As an openly gay NASCAR driver, Herrin said he is honored to support the important work of…
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JAMS to Resolve Cases in the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s Anti-Doping Program

JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, will “strengthen the integrity of United States horseracing by hearing cases under the newly created Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s (HISA) Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) Program.” The industry-first program, administered by the Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit (HIWU), seeks to establish nationwide, uniform and…
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Five Olympic Rowers Protest US Rowing’s Gender Identity Policy in Newsweek: ‘Our Sport is Discriminating Against Females’

The letter in Newsweek begins: USRowing rejected fairness for female rowers of all ages and levels with the release of its updated Gender Identity Policy on December 1. We are a group of former Olympic rowers, and we are enraged that USRowing would adopt a policy that so blatantly discriminates against female athletes in rowing. The…
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Indy Autonomous Challenge Announces Sponsors Ahead of CES 2023 Head-to-Head Autonomous Racing Competition

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) today announced that ASPIRE, Cisco, and Luminar will serve as premier sponsors of the Autonomous Challenge @ CES at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Scheduled for January 7 during CES 2023, the Autonomous Challenge @ CES returns to Las Vegas featuring nine teams seeking to break autonomous racing records. ASPIRE drives the creation of future transformative technologies as…
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Options and Non-Contract Contracts: Explaining Motorsport’s Silliest Silly Season

(Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of an article written by Kutztown University sports law professor Kerri Cebula, JD about legal Issue in motorsports. The full article appears in Sports Litigation Alert.) In sports with a collective bargaining agreement, the rules for negotiating a player contract are clear.  There is a proscribed time for…
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Kelsey Copeland Joins LPGA Legal Team

After spending almost three years as Senior Corporate Counsel at NASCAR,Kelsey Copeland has left for the same position at the LPGA. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Copeland earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport and Entertainment Management, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina in 2014, and went on to gain her…
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Company Becomes Title Partner of Williams eNASCAR Team

Williams Racing partner, Duracell, has entered the world of virtual racing by becoming the title partner of the Williams Esports eNASCAR team. Duracell, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-performance alkaline batteries, speciality cells and rechargeables, is collaborating with Williams Racing across a variety of high-profile marketing initiatives. The next step is a first…
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Hackney Publications Recognizes Robinson Bradshaw as a Leader in the Sports Law Field in Its Annual ‘100 Law Firms’ List

Hackney Publications has announced that its readers have identified Robinson Bradshaw as one of a handful of law firms that are leaders in the sports law field in its annual Roster of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About.” Besides recognizing law firms for their achievements, the portal serves as a resource for those…
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Readers of Hackney Publications Recognize Nelson Mullins as a Leader in Sports Law in Its Annual ‘100 Law Firms’ List

Hackney Publications has announced that its readers have identified Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as one of a handful of law firms that are leaders in the sports law field in its annual Roster of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About.” Besides recognizing law firms for their achievements, the portal serves as…
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Diversity Development – Jusan Hamilton Set to Become First Black Race Director for Daytona 500

By Chase Wilhelm NASCAR.com  As NASCAR ushers in a new era for the sport, Cup Series race director Jusan Hamilton is preparing to make history of his own in Sunday’s Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). When drivers take the green flag for The Great American Race, Hamilton will be the…
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