BOB MILLER

1973 - Present

Full Time Employment with Pepsi-Cola Company – – Lead Technical Service Manager

1974 - 1978

12015069_969229106431924_2642384313370122622_oBegan working at the Reading Fairgrounds Speedway, Reading, PA in capacity of Race Official.

1978 - 1995

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Bridgeport Speedway: Official, Media & Public Relations working for George Wingate

1979 - 2005

Super DIRT Week event in Syracuse, NY, working in media relations

1982 - 1990

Worked in Media Relations at the Pocono Raceway for the Race of Champion

1983

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Bob Miller named Promoter of Bridgeport Speedway with 24 events presented in a highly successful year. Perhaps, Bridgeport Speedway’s most successful season in history.   Introduced the Bridgeport 4-Dozen, a wildly exciting 4-12 lap features in one nigh

1984

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Bob Miller returned for his second year as Bridgeport Speedway Promoter.

1983 - 1985

Media Director/Race Director for MODCAR, a traveling modified stock car series

1985 -2014

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Media Director, Race Director & Club Officer of the United Racing Club Sprint Car Series, the nation’s oldest traveling sprint car club

1986

Miller introduces URC to corporate sponsorship, Kendall Motor Oil named URC Tour Sponsor. In 1990, Miller brings a financially successful Pace Car sponsorship to URC with Liberty Pontiac.

1986 - 2014

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Miller began the successful Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show, presented at the Fairgrounds Square Mall in Reading, PA. . . the site of the former Reading Fairgrounds Speedway.

1989

Miller organizes a two race Canadian Tour for URC with stops at Drummondville and Granby.

1990

Miller has a list of sponsors, offering a URC record high $30,000 point fund that include DL Motors, Taylor & Messick, Hatboro Maintenance, EAFCO as well as the Triple Crown Championship and the first ever URC Sprint Twin 12’s at Bridgeport.

1990

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Miller created the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series joining forces with Grandview Speedway owner Bruce Rogers. This series features special events to showcase the 410 Sprints, World of Outlaws, DIRT Modifieds, Midgets and a wide variety of special events.

1993

First time ever. . . Bob Miller worked with SCRA (Sprint Car Racing Association) of Southern California and lured this wingless sprint car group from  California to Pennsylvania for a five race series.

1994

Miller brings URC to Grandview for a return to wingless sprint car racing under the EWSA (Eastern Wingless Sprints of America) banner.

1994 - 2012

Miller strikes a deal between URC & ESS to start a Sprint Challenge Series between the two organizations. The Series draws large car counts at Dundee, NY and SeaCoast Speedway in Delaware.

1997

URC celebrated their 50th season of presenting sprint car racing. In celebration, Miller organized a URC event at the Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway, the first race of a series that continues today and is known as. . . The Tournament of Champions, a nationally known 360 sprint car racing event.

1998

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Bob Miller/Thunder on the Hill receive Best Specialty Series Award presented by Open Wheel Magazine- -Daytona Beach, FL.

2000

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Miller delivers record 153 race cars in Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show

2000

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In conjunction with the Reading Eagle, Miller brings Mario Andretti to the Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show. Attendance was huge

2001

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Knoxville, Iowa- -Nominates Bob Miller as 410 Sprint Promoter of the Year.

2001

Miller receives the Bob Pouleson Award- – CFFC.

2001

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Miller started the BIG SHOW Racing Series. These special events are promoted as “really big shows” and have been very successful at Grandview Speedway, Bridgeport Speedway, Delaware International, New Egypt and Big Diamond Raceway.

2002

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame names Bob Miller as the 360 Sprint Car Promoter of the Year.

2002

Miller receives the Harry Johnson URC Founders Award.

2002

DIRT announces Bob Miller to oversee DIRT Southeast Big Block Modified Touring Series.

2003

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Miller booked the Super DIRT Series Modifieds for their first ever appearance at the Big Diamond Raceway in Minersville, PA. The event was wildly successful and took place again in 2004.

2004

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DIRT Southeast Series completed a twelve race schedule that visited Hagerstown, Big Diamond, Grandview, Bridgeport and Delaware International Speedway. A point fund of $12,500 was distributed with 151 drivers competing in the Series. Jeff Strunk was the Series Champion.

2005-2014

Miller becomes co-owner of the URC Sprints, transitioning the United Racing Club into the United Racing Company.

2006

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Thunder on the Hill pays out a four race purse of $280,000.

2007

Concluded the 18th season of Thunder on the Hill with 79 events presented since 1990, paying a total purse in excess of $2.6 million dollars.

2007

Miller works with Hagerstown and Big Diamond Raceway to bring the USAC National Sprint Tour to Grandview and the East.

2007

Miller unites Grandview, Bridgeport and New Egypt Speedway’s to form a three race FAN FUN Nights Promotion.

2007

Miller joins RFRHS Reading Fairgrounds Racing Historical Society as Race Director at the New Reading Fairgrounds for the Slingshot Nostalgia Nationals.

2008

Miller presents the 1st Annual Dirt Track Heroes & Car Show at the Phillipsburg Mall in Phillipsburg, NJ.  The event is very successful and draws record car counts

2009

Miller brings WoO Late Models to Grandview for first time visit, Tim Fuller wins.

2010

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Miller brings USAC to New Egypt Speedway, first visit by USAC to New Jersey in 32 years. Levi Jones wins.

June 28, 2011

The Rogers and Miller families celebrate the 100th Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event.

The Rogers and Miller families celebrate the 100th Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event.

June 28 Thunder on the Hill presents 100th Show. To date, there have been 95 Indianapolis 500’s, 52 Daytona 500’s & 100 Thunder on the Hill Events

2011

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Bob Miller named Race Organizer of the Year by USAC for his efforts with the USAC Eastern Storm.  Award presented in Indianapolis, Indiana

2012

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Miller hits career high, 319 events as Promoter combined at Grandview, Bridgeport, Delaware International, New Egypt, Big Diamond

2013

Miller achieves 40 years of service with PepsiCo

2013

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Unbelievable crowd turns out for first ever 410 Sprints & ROC Modified Traffic JAM blockbuster

2014

Miller ups career total to 370 events as Promoter combined at Grandview, Bridgeport, Delaware International, New Egypt, Big Diamond, Jax Raceway, FL, Putnam County, FL, URC since 2005. Thunder on the Hill reaches 114 events in 25 years.