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Motorsports Law

John is licensed to practice law in both Indiana and North Carolina.

Unparalleled Depth of Knowledge

Over 35 Years of Motorsports Experience

Firm principal John B. LaRue has been practicing law for 30 years and has been actively engaged in motorsports since 1977. John is licensed to practice law in both Indiana and North Carolina.

  • Multiple National and Divisional Sports Car Championships

  • Multiple Professional Open Wheel Victories

  • Car Owner

  • Motorsports product manufacturer/supplier/distributor

  • Track Operator and Promoter

  • Series Administrator

  • Technical and Competition Rules Committee Member

  • Indy Racing League Team Manager – INDY

Respected Attorney

Over 30 Years of Legal Practice

This first hand competition experience in every facet of motorsports combined with over 30 years of legal practice provides clients with an unparalleled depth of knowledge of the motorsports industry. Services include, but certainly are not limited to:

  • Sponsor/Vendor/Supplier Contract & Lease negotiation, drafting, review and enforcement.

  • Representation of Drivers, Critical Personnel and Team Principals/Owners in Contract negotiation, drafting, review and enforcement.

  • Protest/Appeal and Sanctioning Body relations.

  • Driver Career Development.

  • Minor Driver Emancipations for Motorsports.

  • Race Car and Equipment Sales/Lease Contracts.

  • Race Car Preparation/Engineering Contracts.

  • Trade Secret and Confidentiality Agreement negotiation, drafting, review and enforcement.

  • Licensing and IP.

  • Corporate and Entity formation and asset protection programs.

  • Wealth Preservation and Estate Planning.

  • Strategic Planning.

The world of motorsports can be treacherous for even the most astute business professionals. It has often been said that it is easy to make a million dollars in racing, just start with ten million dollars. Before spending, investing or otherwise exposing assets in this unique environment seek proper guidance. Our firm is available to answer your questions and provide professional counsel on all of your motorsports issues.

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