COVID-19 Pandemic Brings “Pause” To 48th Annual RPM Reno Western Workshops

Story By: RACING PROMOTION MONTHLY – RENO, NV – The 48th Annual RPM Reno Western Workshops set to take place at the Eldorado Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada, December 3rd and 4th have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

On Sunday after noon, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak implemented regulations in the state, placing Nevada under “Pause”, further restricting the opportunity to host any events. Governor Sisolak stated that, “no large gatherings will be approved during the pause and if a larger event was approved to have taken place in the next three weeks they must be canceled.”

In the upcoming weeks, RPM will present “virtual” Workshop sessions online looking ahead to the 2021 season.

The dates for the 2021 version of the RPM Reno Western Workshops have been announced along with the event moving to the Silver Legacy part of the “The Row” in Reno. The dates will be December 1, 2 and 3, 2021.

The 48th Annual RPM Workshops will continue in Daytona Beach, Florida and award the 45th Auto-Racing Promoter of the Year Award. The Workshops will take place at the Plaza Resort & Spa beginning on February 7 and concluding on February 9, 2021. Roger Slack, who promotes Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, was the 44th recipient of the prestige award in 2020.