Gary Scelzi, a four-time NHRA champion, will be the keynote speaker for
the Mel Larson Night of Champions on Wednesday, April 11. Scelzi
replaces John Force, who asked to be excused from the engagement in the
wake of the death of teammate Eric Medlen.
The event, which will honor local NHRA team owner and businessman Ken
Black, is set for Bellagio’s grand ballroom. All proceeds from the
event will benefit the Las Vegas chapter of Speedway Children’s