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The Race Goes Green Conference

16 April 2009

Location: Long Beach, California, USA


An MIA Cleaner Racing Conference

Green High Performance and Other Innovative Solutions
From The Advanced Engineering Sector

16 April 2009
9:00AM – 5:00PM – includes practice for ALMS
Long Beach Convention Center

Global corporations seek innovative products that reduce the impact on the environment. There are new and emerging business opportunities for companies with “green” performance products. As a result the race is on to find new solutions to increase energy efficiency.

Join us for a unique one-day conference, featuring senior executives from the car makers, the automotive aftermarket, the aerospace and motorsport communities, to discuss how motorsport and advanced engineering can help solve the fuel economy challenge.

The purpose of the conference is…

  • To share information on the latest developments in powertrain, materials, aerodynamics and vehicle dynamics
  • To bring together leaders from motorsports companies, car manufacturers, aerospace companies, new energy companies and their technology suppliers for networking and business development
  • To discuss current and future technology trends and the associated business opportunities 

Speakers currently confirmed include…

  • Mike Jackson - Chairman and chief executive officer of AutoNation
  • Bob Peirce - British Consul General, Los Angeles
  • Don Taylor – National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)
  • John Waraniak – SEMA
  • Herb Fishel - formerly GM Motorsport (USA)
  • Chris Kersting - President SEMA
  • Nick Hayes - formerly RCR (USA) / Cosworth Racing (UK)
  • Pete Spence - Group VP, Technical Director for Toyota Racing Development USA Inc
  • Nick Wirth - MD of Wirth Research
  • Scott Atherton - President & CEO of American LeMans Series
  • Karl Koenigstein - Michelin's ALMS Technical Team Leader
  • Adrian Moore, Technical Director at Xtrac 


MIA Members - 2 free tickets (worth $990)


Extra tickets for MIA Members   




SEMA members


To confirm attendance, simply complete the online booking form or for information contact Clare Stone
on +44 (0)2476 692 600 or

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