Ice Miller’s Richards Receives TRAC Star Award
Indianapolis, Ind. – Mark Richards
, a partner with Ice Miller LLP, was honored with the TRAC Star Award last week for his lifetime achievement in the racing industry. The award is given annually at The Racing Attorney Conference presented by the Indianapolis Bar Association Sports and Entertainment Law Section and the North Carolina Bar Association.
Mark has been involved in counseling racing clients for over 25 years. As legal counsel to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Mark has been involved in numerous high profile transactions and legal matters, including the formation of the IndyCar Series, the launch of the Brickyard 400 NASCAR race, the United States Grand Prix Formula One race, and the Moto GP motorcycle race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as well as the unification of the sport of open wheel racing in 2008. Among other things, Mark has negotiated driver agreements, promoter agreements, sponsorship, naming rights and entitlement agreements, licensing agreements, endorsement agreements, television agreements, engine and chassis lease and supply agreements, and numerous other types of agreements. Mark has had the opportunity to work on many of these agreements from multiple perspectives, having represented race tracks, racing leagues, race teams, race drivers, and sponsors.
“With his deep knowledge of the racing industry and love for the sport, Mark plays an essential role in our Firm’s racing practice,” said Steve Humke
, chief managing partner of the Firm.
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