Dr. Cormier to speak at PRI

Dr. Cormier to speak at PRI

Motorsports Safety Group Founder Co-Keynote Speaker at MSEF Seminar

TOLEDO, Ohio (Nov. 28, 2017) The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA), the ARCA Safety Initiative presented by G-Force Racing Gear, and the Motorsports Safety Group are heading to the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show.

Dr. Jason Cormier, Founder of the Motorsports Safety Group, has been named as one of two keynote speakers at the Motorsports Safety Education Foundation PRI Seminar, scheduled for Saturday morning, Dec. 9.

“It’s an honor to be asked to present at the MSEF Seminar during PRI,” said Dr. Cormier. “I’m looking forward to pass along part of the information I shared with the ARCA community this summer through the ARCA Safety Initiative, to the broader Performance Racing Industry community.”

Dr. Cormier will deliver a presentation regarding head injury and concussion during the two-hour seminar, scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. in room 245 of the Indiana Convention Center. Dr. Cormier, one of the country’s leading neurosurgeons, will present material specifically related to head injury, and preventative measures for race drivers and crew members. Recent head injuries to drivers in the sport have inspired Dr. Cormier to discuss conditions involving concussions and other types of head injury. As a renowned neurosurgeon, Dr. Cormier remains at the cutting edge of medicine, specializing in injury to the head, neck and spine, including performing highly diverse complex spinal and brain surgery.

Joining Dr. Cormier as co-keynote speaker will be Jennifer Faye, Vice President of SFI. Faye will present information regarding seats and seat belts during the seminar. The SFI Foundation, Inc. (SFI) is a non-profit organization established to issue and administer standards for the quality assurance of specialty performance and racing equipment. The SFI Foundation has served the automotive aftermarket and the motorsports industry since 1978.

In addition to Dr. Cormier and Ms. Faye, a panel of current race car drivers will participate, including 2017 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards National Champion Austin Theriault, and Larry Dixon, a three-time NHRA Top Fuel World Champion.

The MSEF “Crash Preparation Education and Awareness” conference will be held in conjunction with the 30th Performance Racing Industry Trade Show, and the 2017 ARCA Racing Series Championship Awards Banquet in downtown Indianapolis. The MSEF “Crash Preparation Education and Awareness event is open to all credentialed PRI attendees.

Motorsports Safety Group is the collaboration of forward thinking minds geared towards continuing efforts that serve to foster improvements in the safety of racing. The goals of Motorsports Safety Group embody the interests of the group and its partners, ensuring the safety and health of racing teams and their loyal following.

Dr. Cormier crafted this strategic partnership with the ARCA Safety Initiative Program to form a “Motorsports Healthcare Education Plan,” a high profile, interactive activation designed to reach millions of race fans throughout the country. Motorsports Safety Group, with now an international presence, look forward to a long-term relationship with the ARCA racing family. 

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