On December 18th, 2018, Dr Surface spoke at an event during the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis as part of the Motorsports Safety Group. The event, sponsored by the ARCA racing series, took place during the annual trade show that is considered one of the world’s largest gatherings of racing industry executives, engineers, racers, scientists and vendors.
Dr Surface spoke on crash kinematics and safety systems, which is an area of particular professional interest and expertise of his.
Dr. Surface is a member of the International Council of Motorsports Sciences, and serves on the MotorSports Safety Group Advisory Board. Dr. Surface has over 30 years experience in motorsports, serving as driver, team owner, & mechanic/crew member in multiple sanctioning bodies at both amateur and professional levels. His experience includes over 20 years competing in, and working for the NHRA.