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February 10, 2022

Live Fast Motorsports names Jessica McLeod as CEO

Live Fast Motorsports No. 78
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Live Fast Motorsports announced Thursday that Jessica McLeod has been appointed as the company’s new CEO. Jessica will be working directly with the company’s team owners, Matt Tifft, and her husband, co-owner and driver, B.J. McLeod.

“Jessica has been a crucial asset to LFM since the start,” Tifft said. “Her direction, hard work and dedication to the team have served as foundational assets leading us to successes in our team’s first year, 2021. Today as LFM starts our second year racing in the Cup Series, it feels right to give credit where credit is due, by naming Jessica with the well-deserved title and promotion of CEO.”

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Jessica and B.J. are from Wauchula, Florida, and have had many business ventures within NASCAR’s K&N, Trucks, Xfinity and Cup Series. In the Xfinity Series, Jessica and B.J. co-own a racing team, B.J. McLeod Motorsports (BJMMS), which fields three full-time stock cars, the Nos. 5, 78 and 99. Now, Jessica climbs from general manager to CEO at LFM.

Said B.J.: “LFM is honored to name Jessica as CEO. Jessica’s commitment to this team is surreal. She carries tons of behind-the-scenes responsibilities and is a great leader to every employee and crew member on this team.”