In his new role, Walter will oversee daily operations of the motorsports campus, which includes the famed 1.5-mile superspeedway as well as zMAX Dragway and The Dirt Track at Charlotte. He will report to Smith.
Built in 1960, Charlotte Motor Speedway is home to one of the most diverse calendars of motorsports anywhere, including NASCAR, NHRA, World of Outlaws and Legend Car racing.
"At Speedway Motorsports, we take great pride in our people and strive to promote leadership from within," said Charlotte Motor Speedway President Marcus Smith. “During his time with the company, Greg has proven himself as a dedicated leader with a passion for excellence and a strong vision for our future. I am confident that he will embrace this new role with enthusiasm and look forward to all that he will bring to Charlotte Motor Speedway."
Walter joined Speedway Motorsports in 1999 as vice president of sales for Atlanta Motor Speedway before being promoted to the national team in 2014.
"Charlotte Motor Speedway has always been the gold standard," Walter said. "The people who work at the speedway and the passion they have makes all the difference. I'm humbled to be part of the team and look forward to getting to work to ensure that Charlotte Motor Speedway remains the benchmark for motorsports entertainment."