The New Jersey F1 race has added Long Beach founder Chris Pook to its management team.
Pook has been named as “Special Assistant to the Chairman”, Leo Hindery. The organisation says that Pook will “provide consultation with respect to all aspects of construction, planning and execution of the Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial race.”
It quotes his long time pal Bernie Ecclestone as saying: “I am happy to be working with Chris again after some 20 years. Chris has a history of great success in Formula One, which I’m confident he’ll bring to the Grand Prix of America race. We look forward to working with him to bring F1 racing to New Jersey and New York.”
Hindery said: “The F1 Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial just gainedanother invaluable team member who will ensure the race will be like nothing the region has ever witnessed. Chris is a leader with decades of experience in American motorsports. We are delighted to add someone with his accomplishments and level of expertise to the Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial team.”