Sydney Davis Yagel moves to PMH VP of Event Operations
November 16, 2021
SOUTHLAKE, Texas (November 16, 2021) – Parella Motorsports Holdings (PMH) named Sydney Davis
Yagel as Vice President of Event Operations, overseeing SpeedTour events and other select programs
within the portfolio.
After announcing the PMH and SCCA Pro Racing partnership expansion last week, the hiring move
ensures that these events and series will continue to operate at the highest levels, meeting and
exceeding appropriate sporting standards and will have an immediate and positive impact for all
stakeholders, partners, staff, contractors, and fans.
“I am very excited to have Sydney join our team,” said Tony Parella, CEO of PMH. “She brings a wealth of
industry experience and a tremendous work ethic to PMH. She will be a welcomed addition to our
Yagel is moving on from three years as the General Manager at SCCA Pro Racing, where she was the
youngest and first female to serve in that role.
“I have been extremely lucky to work for some amazing organizations throughout my 14-year career in
motorsports,” Yagel said. “While it was difficult to leave my role at SCCA Pro Racing, I am very much
looking forward to growing and expanding the SpeedTour brand and PMH in the professional arena.”
In 2021, she was featured in an FIA Women in Motorsports booklet highlighting her work with the F4
U.S. and FR Americas Championships as well as marshal coordination for FIA World Championship events
held in the United States.
As a 29-year member of the Sports Car Club of America, Yagel has grown up at race tracks volunteering
in roles that led to being awarded the 2014 Race Administration Worker of the Year and 2016 SCCA
Member of Excellence.
“As a lifelong SCCA Member, Sydney has done many amazing things with the SCCA, including her recent
leadership and service as General Manager with SCCA Pro Racing,” said Michael Cobb, President and
CEO of SCCA, Inc. “And while we will miss her in our day-to-day operations, she will continue to be an
incredibly valuable contributor to and member of the SCCA family. We wish her only the best for much
Yagel will make her transition to PMH at the end of 2021.
About Parella Motorsports Holdings: PMH is a premier motorsport holding company that
includes wholly owned Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) and Trans Am Racing Company
(TARC). PMH also holds commercial rights to Formula Regional Americas Championship Powered by
Honda and Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda. Together with independent
properties such as International GT (IGT), the PMH portfolio of racing properties combine to produce
some of the largest and most diverse motorsport festivals at America’s most storied and prestigious