DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – From intern to president, Frank Kelleher has climbed to one of the highest rungs on the Daytona International Speedway ladder.
NASCAR named the 38-year-old Ormond Beach resident the track’s new president on April 6. Kelleher takes over for Chip Wile, who will now oversee operations for all 13 of NASCAR’s tracks.
Kelleher is a veteran of the racing industry and NASCAR. His career began as an intern at Daytona in 2002, which turned into a job offer. He’s been with NASCAR/ISC ever since.
Kelleher also has first-hand knowledge of Daytona’s pavement. A champion go kart racer, he competed at Daytona years ago.