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CAR SETUP and MOTORSPORTS MECHANIC TRAINING:
Hedgecock Racing Academy
From one of the industries best known stock car fabricators,
Jay Hedgecock. The Hedgecock Racing Academy is the premier
stock car fabrication training and certification center
in the motor sports industry. The academy offers
9 week stock car training and certification programs teaching
the art form of stock car fabrication.
Hedgecock's program will teach you to build a stock car
from scratch and track test as a class. Whether you want
to be a driver, an owner, a fabricator, a mechanic, a crew
chief or work on the pit crew - understanding how to fabricate
a stock car from the ground up is the foundation to any
motor sports racing career.
Hedgecock Racing has been building stock cars for NASCAR
teams for over 20 years. The company will teach classes
and give certifications for stock car fabrication in a race
shop that has already achieved the following: Hedgecock
has built 1000+ race cars since 1983. Jay Hedgecock has
won over 200 races and his customers have won over 500+
races in his cars. Assisted and trained over 50 current
or past employees in the stock car racing profession. Built
cars for Petty Enterprises and Dale Earnhart, Sr. among
other major teams.
School of Automotive Machinists
The School of Automotive Machinists curriculum focuses strictly
on the design, theory, building and testing of race engines.
SAM's courses cover engine block machining, short-block
assembly and cylinder head porting that will teach you how
to extract maximum horsepower for all types of applications.
By combining lessons in the classroom with practical hands-on
experience in the lab, on the dyno, on the flow bench and
at the track, we offer the most comprehensive education
around. It's no surprise that our graduates help power the
top teams in NASCAR, NHRA, IRL and CART to victory every
race weekend. Whether you want to work for the country's
elite race teams or dream of operating your own performance
engine shop, it all starts with a sound education, and the
School of Automotive Machinists is the most respected name
in the industry.
Pauch Racing School
(Sprint Car Racing) (Chassis Setup)
You will learn chassis set-ups and the right line around
Get professional level knowledge about modern high performance
fuel injection systems in a structured environment and learn
about how to build and use aftermarket fuel injection systems
from industry experts.
Russell Racing School
Mechanics Training: A yearlong program training and working
with our experienced staff to become a racecar mechanic.
(Mechanics Training) (Racing School)
Racecar setup, mechanics training and driving school.
(Formula Racing) (Mechanics Training)
Mechanics Training: KRC mechanics training school.
Lanier Technical College
Program prepares the student for an entry level position
in a racing team shop. Focus is on many forms of racing
vehicles including sports cars, stock cars, drag cars, and
open wheel cars.
Regional Automotive Technology Center
Students can work towards one or more Certificates in MotorSports
Technology, a future Diploma, Associate Degree and/or pre-engineering
preparation in MotorSports Technology.
Learn the correct way to port cylinder heads using conventional
grinding techniques. The valve train will also be covered,
along with the
proper selection of camshafts, lifters, roller tappets,
timing chains, timing
belts, gear drives, thrust bearings, cam retaining plates
Composites Training, Inc.
Training center dedicated to teaching composites to those
Performance and Repair
Teaches complete disassembly, inspection, repair, and reassembly
of modern, modular constructed powertrain assemblies, including
principles of operations key to high performance in motorsport
Welding School by Lincoln Electric
School teaches you what Lincoln Electric knows about Motorsports
welding, classes are held at the World Headquarters in Cleveland,
University of the Aftermarket
Offers Automotive Aftermarket Professionals (AAP), the Master
Automotive Aftermarket Professional MAAP and the Certified
Automotive Professional (CAP) certification.
Engineering) (Data Acquisition)
Racecar Engineering and Data Acquisition Seminars and Workshops.
Instruction & Training
to have a career as a member of the elite "over-the
-wall" crews in the highest levels of stock car racing.
Racing Engine School
The "Engine School" is presented by ETC, with
scheduled appearances by David Reher and Bruce Allen of
Reher-Morrison Racing Engines at their facility in Arlington,
Hill's Drag Racing School
Roy Hill's Drag Racing School offers the following courses:
Classes: This course is ideal training for drivers and
crew chiefs using a new Jerry Haas chassis, built without
body or interior panels, specifically for this course.
Chief Classes: The Crew Chief School is instructed during
the driving schools.
Engine Classes: Learn engine blueprinting, preparing
blocks and heads, setting up critical clearances, how to
degree a camshaft, computing compression ratio and the engine
assembly process and more.
of Automotive Machinists
to build winning racing motors and have a career in the
high performance or racing industry. Former students have
worked with John Force Racing, Cosworth Engineering, Warren
Johnson Enterprises, McLaren Engines, Lingenfelter Performance
Engineering and about every competitive Nextel Cup team!
High Performance and Technology Programs
Work with many types of high
performance vehicles and high performance engines. Learn
to work with actual race cars and do the initial set-ups
at the University’s own race track.
Performance Motorsports program
NASCAR Technical Institute
NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI) can provide you with the
education you need to take your career to the next level.
NTI, a branch of Universal Technical Institute of Arizona,
is the exclusive educational strategic partner of NASCAR.
As the first technical training school to officially combine
a complete automotive technology training program with NASCAR
specific courses, NTI addresses the nation’s shortage
of automotive technicians by boosting the number of entry-level
technicians entering the workforce. Students get hands-on
experience in engines and repair, fuel and ignition systems,
power trains, brakes, transmissions, electronics and diagnostic
equipment. In addition, students are introduced to NASCAR
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