Racecar technicians maintain high-performing engines, fabricate needed parts, check automotive systems, and make repairs to keep racecars running fast.
VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW
Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see a day in the life of a Racecar Technician.
– pit crew essentials
– onboard technology
Perfect! They happen to have an opening for your specialization, and you are invited to an interview. Before the interview they ask you to prepare a response to the following prompt:
If you were hired, what two ideas do you have to help our racecars go even faster?
Engineers will be on the hiring committee, so you need to be specific. Answer in terms of kinetic energy, mass, and speed. Research to develop an answer based on your area of specialization that you chose above. NASCAR wants only the best racecar technicians, so be sure your response includes lots of details, ideally with concrete evidence (like graphs, pictures, videos, etc.) to prove that you have what it takes.
Create a presentation, which will be shared via your Zoom interview next week. Good luck!
Optional: Share your presentation in our Student Showcase to build your resume!