Originally written on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News  |  Last updated 12/14/14
Richard Childress Racing announced today the promotion of Torrey Galida from Chief Operating Officer to President of their championship motorsports team. Galida, who has been the COO since 2011, becomes the first person other than team owner Richard Childress to carry the title of president for the corporation. Childress will retain his title of Chief Executive Officer and add that of Chairman to his role. "Since coming on board with us in July 2011, Torrey Galida has been a great asset to RCR," Childress said. "He has helped guide us through many changes for the better and I feel he is the perfect person to continue doing that for our team. "This does not mean I am slowing down in any capacity at RCR. This just means I am freeing myself up to be involved in other, more strategic aspects of the company to benefit our overall operation and performance." Galida is a 20-year veteran of the automotive and motorsports industries. Before joining RCR, he served as General Manager for TRG M...
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