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Jim Cassidy, NASCAR’s chief international officer, leaves organization


during qualifying for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 23, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Daniel Shirey

Jim Cassidy, who was serving as NASCAR’s chief international officer, has left the organization after three months in the position, NBC Sports has confirmed.

Cassidy, who had been with NASCAR since 2000, was named to the new position January 30. He has previously served as the vice president of racing operations.

In his role, Cassidy oversaw all international competition and commercial operations, including the Pinty’s Series in Canada, the PEAK Mexico Series and the Whelen Euro Series.

NASCAR did not say who would replace Cassidy but issued the following statement regarding his departure.

“Jim Cassidy has spearheaded a number of key initiatives throughout his time with the sanctioning body. We thank him for his many years of outstanding contributions, and wish him well in all future endeavors.”

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