MSG to Host Safety Seminar at Performance Racing Industry Trade Show on December 8

MSG to Host Safety Seminar at Performance Racing Industry Trade Show on December 8

The Automobile Racing Club of America, 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, will serve as one of three Keynote Speakers on Saturday morning, December 8.

“It’s an honor to host a Motorsports Safety Group Seminar during PRI,” Dr. Cormier acknowledged. “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 sixty-minute seminar, scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM in Room 236 of the Indiana Convention Center.

Joining Dr. Cormier will be Dr. Philip Surface, who will present information regarding Crash Dynamics and the Importance of Time. Dr. Surface is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with professional interests in adult reconstructive (total joint replacement) surgery, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, hand surgery, trauma, and pediatric orthopedic conditions.

In addition to Dr. Cormier and Dr. Surface, Dr. Lara Carlson will share results of her efforts in pioneering research on Physiological, Thermoregulatory, and Hydration in Drivers. Dr. Carlson is an Associate Professor in the College of Westbrook College of Health Professions at the University of New England. She brings with her not only expertise across the entire landscape of strength conditioning and physiology in both the collegiate and professional ranks, but also studies she's guided that directly affects the performance of racer athletes.

“We are excited to be back hosting another seminar at PRI in 2018,” Dr. Cormier commented. “We covered a lot of ground the last two years and look to take a little deeper dive this year.”

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 formed the Motorsports Safety Group to create a means by which to promote health, wellness and preventative practices within the sport of auto racing. 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. The Motorsports Safety Group’s support of the ARCA Safety Initiative was announced at the PRI Tradeshow in December of 2016. For more information, please visit