SPEED SPORT 1 Management Team

Roger Werner

Former President and CEO of ESPN, Founder and CEO of Speedvision Network, Former CEO of Outdoor Channel Holdings Inc, Director and Advisor to the MotorTrend Group.

Nick Rhodes

CEO Obsession Media
Part of the start-up and growth teams for a series of TV channels, including Prime Ticket (Fox Sports Net), La Cadena Deportiva (Fox Espanol), Speedvision (Fox Sports 1), and OLN (NBC Universal Sports). He also served as President and COO of the video software platforms Levels Beyond (Signiant) and CCO of Kiswe Mobil.

Dan Teitscheid

President/GM SPEED SPORT 1
Former President & Board Member – MAVTV Motorsports Network; Former Vice President, Distribution – MTV Networks; Former Sr. Director, Distribution – The Walt Disney Company/ESPN/ABC Media Networks Group.

Joe Tripp

CEO & Managing Partner, SPEED SPORT
Award-winning motorsports media veteran, digital media and brand innovator and entrepreneur. SPEED Channel, FOX Sports, Raceway Media, SPEED SPORT.

Chris Witmayer

CTO - Obsession Media
Emmy Award winning broadcast engineer, innovator, and entrepreneur. NASCAR, NFL Films, IBC Innovation.

Ralph Sheheen

Award winning broadcast announcer on major network and racing series including NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, Supercross and more on FOX Sports, NBC, CBS, ESPN and SPEED Channel.

Chris Graner

Co-Founder SPEED SPORT Streaming Network
Motorsports streaming pioneer, developer and innovator. Developed Riivet streaming media platform and manages over 2500 live streaming broadcasts.

Jim Roller

VP, Productions SPEED SPORT
A 40-year veteran of motorsports coverage, producing shows for every major network. Jim has received two Emmy Awards for his work.

Will Ihle

Director, Production and Technology Operations - Obsession Media
Multi Emmy Award winner and Bronze Clio recipient for engineering and content delivery, 20 years with Clear Channel Radio and NASCAR.
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