ATLANTA — Record company executive, Trans-Am driver and NASCAR Xfinity Series team owner Scott Borchetta is recovering in an Atlanta hospital following a crash in Sunday’s Trans-Am Series event at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.
Borchetta, 60, the CEO of Big Machine Label Group, crashed on lap 24 of the event and was extracted from his No. 48 Ford Mustang. He was transported to a hospital with undisclosed injuries.
“We ask everyone to please respect the Borchetta family’s privacy during this time,” the label asked in a statement.
Borchetta’s company also sponsors the Music City Grand Prix and the Big Machine Vodka SPIKED Coolers TA2 Series in which he competes with Trans-Am. Trans-Am officials also made a statement on Monday night.
“On behalf of the entire Trans Am staff and management, we want to wish Scott Borchetta a speedy recovery. Scott is a passionate and talented competitor, and his dedication to Trans Am is evidenced by his participation as a team owner, driver and partner. The safety of our drivers, teams and at-track personnel is our number one priority. We are deeply thankful to the safety and medical crews at the racetrack, as well as those at the local hospital who have provided excellent care,” read the statement attributed to Trans-Am president John Clagett and Tony Parella, CEO of PMH, which owns Trans-Am.
Big Machine Records Racing fields NASCAR Xfinity Series entries that are driven by Parker Kligerman.