T. E. McHale

Torrance, CA

For 18 seasons (1978-95) covered the beat for the Mansfield News Journal, including all events at Mid Ohio. Moved to contract work as a Pit Note Specialist in-market advance man for CART in 1996, then News Manager at CART from 1997-01, Communications Director for the Trans-Am Series 2002, and Manager of Motorsports Public Relations/Communications at American Honda 2003-2020. Was pivotal in creating the relationship through which Honda became the presenting partner of RRDC’s Safe is Fast program. McHale passed away from colon cancer in December 2021. He was 68 and an honorary member of the RRDC since 2015.

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