Rolfe Schnur, President/CEO of Future Stars Academy to Speak at CNYMS Banquet
Sodus, NY – Prior to the 2007 Annual Awards Banquet scheduled for Saturday November 1st, 2007 at the Historic Hotel Utica an informational meeting has been scheduled for 4:00 PM in the Lounge at the Hotel. Along with CNYMS, Inc. owner Mike Emhof, Rolfe Schnur will speak to all in attendance regarding promotional opportunities within motorsports as well as their future involvement with Central New York Mini Sprints.
Rolfe Schnur's career in motorsports started in New Jersey at the Flemington Speedway as a weekly writer for Area Auto Racing News. His motorsports journey has included a stint as a car owner in the DIRT Modified Series for 9 years and as the Director of Marketing at the Flemington Speedway. In 1990 he moved south to pursue his goal of designing and creating creative marketing and sponsorship programs.
In 1992, Rolfe teamed with female Busch Grand National Driver Shawna Robinson to create the Polaroid Racing Program that solidified Polaroid business with retailers and helped launch the Polaroid Captiva product. In 1995, Rolfe and Japanese driver Kenji Momota teamed to form a Craftsman Truck Series effort which proved to be a public relations bonanza. In late 1995, Rolfe joined the EasyCare Motorsports program which proved to be a very successful B2B venture. The program included a strong relationship with Joe Gibbs Racing. While serving as National Director of Motorsports Marketing for the firm Rolfe began his career as a seminar speaker with featured speaker status for NASCAR, IHRA, 600 Racing, DIRT Motorsports, The Drag Racing Promoters Workshop and Strategic Research Institute at the Lowe's Motor Speedway.
In November of 2006 Rolfe started the Future Stars in racing Training and Development Academy which trains drivers the skills they need to master outside the race car. CNYMS driver Jimmy Broderick is a member and will share the floor with Rolfe as he talks about pursuing a career as a race car driver at the 2007 Banquet.