Jeff Motley

Jeff Motley was named director of public relations at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in January of 1999. In 2003, he was promoted to senior director of public relations at LVMS. In 2009, he was promoted to vice president of communications. In 2020, he added on the duties of vice president of communications for Sonoma Raceway in Northern California as well.

During his tenure at LVMS, the speedway has been featured by various national media outlets including Sports Illustrated and the USA Today in addition to all major networks. He oversees the speedway’s media and public relations outreach, publications, social media, website, pre and post event activities and charitable endeavors.

Before coming to Las Vegas, Motley was the communications manager for NASCAR. A 1990 graduate of Virginia Tech, Motley spent 10 years in the journalism profession. After an internship at The Washington Post and graduation from Virginia Tech, Motley spent four years as a sportswriter in Lynchburg, Va. In 1994, he was promoted to sports editor, a position he held until joining NASCAR.
Motley also has been a college football correspondent for FOX Sports Net, hosted his own daily sports talk show in Virginia, has been a contributing writer for numerous publications and currently co-hosts Gone Racin on Sirius/XM with former NASCAR driver Brendan Gaughan. Motley also serves on the executive board of the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, was a member of the Las Vegas Host Committee for Super Bowl LVIII and has served as media host for the WCC basketball tournaments, NCAA West Region men’s basketball semifinals and finals and NIT Final Four in 2023.
A native of Martinsville, Va., Jeff resides in Las Vegas.