Key Personnel

Kevin Buckler

Kevin Buckler

Chief Executive Officer


Career Highlights: 2005-Finished fifth in the GT class in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and put his Porsche GT3 on the pole at Laguna Seca. 2004 – Finished fifth in the Rolex Series GT class with a win at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a pole position for the Paul Revere 250 at Daytona, and a total of eight top five finishes. 2003 – The only team to field three Porsche 911 GT3 RS machines in every event of the ALMS schedule, co-drove to a second place finish at Road America, third at Road Atlanta, fourth at Infineon as well as Petit Le Mans, fifth at Laguna Seca and finished the season in fifth in the driver standings; Earned overall and GT class victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Had three podium finishes in four Rolex Series starts. Also finished fifth in the GT class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Had two GT class podiums in ALMS competition. 2002 – Scored first career ALMS win at Mid-Ohio and repeated at Mosport, eight podium finishes. Porsche Cup on the strength of two GT class victories in the Rolex Sports Car Series – including the Rolex 24 at Daytona and a total of four podium finishes. Earned a GT class victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Finished third in ALMS GT championship with two wins and eight podiums. 2001 – Made five Rolex Series starts in the GT category, earning class podiums at Mod-Ohio and Road America. 2000-Had four podium finishes in the Rolex Sports Car Series driving in the GTU class. Finished third in the class point standings. Early career – Earned one victory and four podiums in IMSA GT3 competition from 1994-98.

Personal: Married to Debra, has three daughters KT, Alysa and Kelly. Is the owner of TRG, and also owns a boutique wine business, Adobe Road Winery.

Debra Buckler

Debra Buckler

Chief Financial Officer


Graduated from Drake University with a Business degree and majored in corporate finance.  Magna cum Laude, and graduated in 3.5 years.   Formed The Racers Group with Kevin Buckler in 1993, and has been the CFO since inception, along with the CFO of Buckler Family Vineyards, LLC and TRG-AMR North America, LLC. Over the years, has worn many “hats” including obtaining a California Real Estate License and a California Motor Vehicle Dealers License.   3 Daughters, ages 17, 15, and 13; and loves cooking, and summers spent with the family enjoying the water.

Bob Page

Bob Page

Chief Marketing Officer


Leading new innovation ideas in motorsports marketing, hospitality, and creating effective B2B relationship building within the world of sports car racing. TRG is focused on creating VIP experiences where high net worth individuals and corporations can network with one another to create highly effective business relationships!

If you want to separate your company from the crowd, be innovative, connect with the right audience, impress even the most traditional exec, and convert / activate on your marketing dollars you need to understand what TRG is doing in the world of sports car racing.

Ryan Budlong

Ryan Budlong

Creative Director


Ryan hails from Cary, North Carolina. Following graduation from East Carolina University Ryan took off to New York City to spread his creative wings. After about 5 years of learning the ins and outs of the creative world in the hustle and bustle of the the big city he ventured out to Northern California. Ryan owned and operated his own design firm for 6 years designing an array of promotional, advertising, marketing and entertainment collateral. It was in 2013 that Ryan was brought on by TRG-AMR to supervise and direct all creative operations, ranging from livery designs, vinyl applications, web development, apparel and print graphics, as well as, many other aspects of the company which required his creative insight and expertise.

Ryan Werner

Ryan Werner

Business Development


Born in San Diego, California, but raised in Baja California, Mexico. Ryan grew up in a competitive sports environment, surrounded by olympic athletes as family members. Majored in International Sports Marketing in Guadalajara, with additional Sports Management courses from University of Real Madrid in Spain. He entered the motorsports world on his first summer job as a college student with an Off-Road racing promotions company, supporters of the Baja 1000. Although his awareness for racing grew after witnessing the F1 Singapore GP, while he was doing an internship with Lagardère Sports and Entertainment at their Asian headquarters.

He has been granted the opportunity to work with other professional sports like soccer, tennis, golf, boxing, swimming, and his personal favorite – football.

He now oversees TRG’s projects, partners and clients in Mexico & Latin-America.

Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith

Part Department Manager


Danielle Yocum

Danielle Yocum

Hospitality Director


Alicia Busch

Alicia Busch

Logistics Coordinator